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12 Jun 21:57 Thank for following LIVE commentary of the Canadian GP with us. What a race by Hamilton, he has now closed the gap to Rosberg to 9 points in the drivers' championship. 
12 Jun 21:42

F1 drivers' championship:

Rosberg 116

Hamilton 107

Vettel 78

Ricciardo 72

Raikkonen 69

Verstappen 50

Bottas 44

Massa 37

Perez 24

Kvyat 22

12 Jun 21:40 Provisional race classification: HAM VET BOT VES ROS RAI RIC HUL SAI PER ALO KVY GUT GRO ERI MAG WEH NAS HAR - Out: MAS PAL BUT
12 Jun 21:36 "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, that was for Muhammad Ali." Hamilton dedicates victory to the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali. 
12 Jun 21:35 Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel 2nd, Valtteri Bottas third. Nico Rosberg 5th
12 Jun 21:34 What drama! Rosberg loses it under braking on the last lap. 
12 Jun 21:30 4 laps to go: Hamilton now 6.9 seconds clear at the front.
12 Jun 21:30 Alonso's McLaren losing power, team says: Keep it going'.
12 Jun 21:29 Four laps to go. Hamilton leads from Vettel and Bottas in P3. 
12 Jun 21:27 Great defensive driving shown by Verstappen has he keep Rosberg behind him in the battle for P4. 
12 Jun 21:24 Gap now 6.8 seconds between Hamilton and Vettel. The German suffered another lock up and loses crucial time. 
12 Jun 21:23 61/70: Hamilton, Vettel, Bottas, Verstappen, Rosberg, Raikkonen, Ricciardo, Hulkenberg
12 Jun 21:22 Rosberg now up to P5, he's chasing Verstappen for P4. Good pace shown by the championship leader. 
12 Jun 21:18 Crucial mistake on lap 56/70: Vettel locks up at the final chicane - costs him over a second, gap is now 5.7 seconds to Hamilton. 
12 Jun 21:17 The 'Wall of Champions' has not taken any bits off cars so far in the race. 
12 Jun 21:15 Gap between Ham and Vet 4.4 seconds. 
12 Jun 21:15 Rosberg up to P6, just over 15 laps to go. 
12 Jun 21:11 Rosberg has a puncture...BOX BOX BOX says his engineer. 
12 Jun 21:11 18 laps to go. 
12 Jun 21:10 Gap between Hamilton and Vettel now 4.8 seconds. The German is gradually getting closer. Bottas is P3 and Rosberg P4. 
12 Jun 21:07 Hamilton 5.8 seconds clear at the front.
12 Jun 21:05 Verstappen back onto the track and rejoins in P5. 
12 Jun 21:04 Verstappen pits and changes to the ultrasoft tyre. 
12 Jun 21:04

Rosberg on the radio: "You've got to give me more information with all the warnings on my steering wheel"

Engineer: "Warnings are real"

12 Jun 21:01 Lap 43/70: HAM VET VES BOT ROS RAI RIC HUL SAI PER KVY ALO GRO GUT ERI MAG WEH HAR NAS - Out: MAS PAL BUT
12 Jun 20:57 Ferrari showing good pace and seem to be able to keep up with the Mercedes. 
12 Jun 20:56 Hamilton leads Vettel by 6.6 seconds
12 Jun 20:55 Rosberg passes Ricciardo, who heads into the pits for his second stop.
12 Jun 20:53 The race is set up nicely now: Vettel will have to chase Hamilton for the win. Both drivers unlikely to stop again. 
12 Jun 20:52 2.4 second stop by Ferrari, Vettel will come out in P2. 
12 Jun 20:52 Vettel pits, Hamilton retakes lead. 
12 Jun 20:48 Raikkonen takes on supersoft tyres. 
12 Jun 20:47 Raikkonen pits. 
12 Jun 20:47 Rosberg closing in on the Raikkonen-Ricciardo-Bottas battle who are fighting for P4
12 Jun 20:44 Perez finally pits. He managed 31 laps on the soft tyres. 
12 Jun 20:43 Raikkonen told "take it easy" ahead of Ricciardo. "I cannot take it easy in front of him!" says the Finn. 
12 Jun 20:42 Perez has done 28 laps on his soft tyres so far…hmmmm interesting. 
FINISH What a race! Join us again next week in Baku!
FINAL LAP Verstappen comes fourth!
FINAL LAP Vettel comes in P2! Bottas P3!
FINAL LAP LEWIS HAMILTON CLAIMS HIS FIFTH CANADIAN GRAND PRIX!
FINAL LAP Rosberg throwing the kitchen sink at Verstappen and messes it up and spins out!
Lap 69 One lap to go and it seems that the grid position will remain same.
Lap 68 Two laps to go!
Lap 67 Bottas looking lonely in third place. Not fast enough to catch the race leaders and is comfortably ahead of Verstappen.
Lap 66 A peculiar couple of lock ups for Roberg here...
Lap 65 Different lap! Same corner! Rosberg all over Verstappen once again but fails to overtake.
Lap 65 Alonso requesting for a pit stop! But the McLaren wants him to keep going.
Lap 64 Verstappen holds off Rosberg! The youngster is defending well against the Championship leader!
Lap 63 Rosberg as Verstappen in his sights now. The Dutch rookie better keep an eye on his review mirror...
Lap 62 Costly error from Vettel there as he locks up once again and runs across the chicane for a second time!
Lap 61 Verstappen on the ultra soft compound failing to catch Bottas in P3.
Lap 60 Rosberg sets fastest lap!
Lap 59 Will Hamilton go the distance on these tyres?
Lap 58 Hamilton pushing the car hard to keep Vettel at bay.
Lap 57 Rosberg completes a sexy overtake on Raikkonen, Verstappen is next on his hit list.
Lap 56 Vettel locks up just before the Wall of Champions, could it be crucial towards the end of the race?
Lap 55 Rosberg moves ahead of Ricciardo.
Lap 54 If Hamilton and Vettel pits, Verstappen will be eager to pounce on that opportunity.
Lap 53 Ricciardo all over Raikkonen at the moment!
Lap 52 Rosberg has a puncture and ordered to box by Mercedes! Rejoins the pack in P7.
Lap 51 Bottas doing well to keep his P3!
Lap 50 Verstappen behind Rosberg, who is in P4.
Lap 49 Vettel sets fastest lap again!
Lap 48 Grosjean reporting a problem with his wing as he loses front grip!
Lap 47 Verstappen comes out ahead of Ricciardo in P5.
Lap 46 Verstappen into the pits! Puts on ultra soft though! Bold move!
Lap 45 Rosberg struggling to get ahead of Bottas for P4, if he does get through it will be an interesting battle for P3.
Lap 44 Vettel sounds angry at Grosjean after the Frenchman fails to honour the blue flags.
Lap 43 It seems teams who planned for one stoppers have now resorted to a two stop strategy as the life on the compound on the soft compounds wasn't what it was expected.
Lap 42 Vettel sets fastest lap.
Lap 41 Vettel continues to cut time into Hamilton...
Lap 40 Williams reporting Massa retired due to a temperature problem.
Lap 39 Hamilton in the lead! 7 second lead on Vettel.
Lap 39 Ricciardo goes into the pits. Rosberg moves up into P5.
Lap 38 Massa retires! Vettel gives up the lead and goes into the pits!
Lap 37 Hamilton just set fastest lap, again.
Lap 36 Raikkonen now running in P8 behind Massa.
Lap 35 Rosberg needs to be aggressive here if he wants to improve.
Lap 35 Expect Vettel to be in the pits soon ...
Lap 34 Raikkonen in the pits! Puts on softs!
Lap 33 Button on his engine failure after he retired: "This is the engine we've been running for the last few races and we've just pushed it too far. It's a shame because I was saving a lot of fuel sat behind Fernando."
Lap 32 Rosberg still running in P7, he should be gaining some places soon though.
Lap 31 Perez pits now.
Lap 31 Vettel not happy about the Manor being in his way!
Lap 30 Raikkonen needs to up his pace as well as Ricciardo and Bottas are both catching up to him.
Lap 29 Bottas eating into Ricciardo's lap time here...P5 up for grabs.
Lap 28 Perez the only one in the top ten not pitstop yet!
Lap 27 Hamilton lapping well on these softs! Almost the same time as Vettel.
Lap 26 Verstappen doing well keeping his P3.
Lap 25 Hamilton pits and puts on softs! Vettel retakes the lead!
Lap 24 Bottas comes out right behind Ricciardo and attacks! Ricciardo keeps his spot.
Lap 24 Borttas joins his teammate on the one stop strategy!
Lap 23 Everyone one pitting now look on the one stop strategy.
Lap 22 Massa now goes into the pits now.
Lap 21 Ricciardo now enters the pits and is joined by Rosberg. Red Bull on the one stop strategy. So is Mercedes.
Lap 21 Vettel now 8 seconds behind Vettel.
Lap 20 Verstappen enters the pits! Puts on softs,
Lap 19 Palmer out!
Lap 19 Vettel now in P2! Verstappen eaten by the German
Lap 18 Vettel now closing in on his younger counterpart Max Verstappen.....how long can the youngster last?
Lap 17 Vettel completes the move on Ricciardo and is now running in P3.
Lap 16 Vettel eating into Ricciardo, an overtake will happen soon.
Lap 16 Hamilton looking to build a gap on the rival pack as he yet to pit.
Lap 15 Verstappen and Ricciardo keeping Vettel behind them now... for how long though?
Lap 14 Vettel currently running in 4th. Hamilton yet to pit.
Lap 13 Looks likely, Ferrari will be making an extra stop.
Lap 12 Vettel puts on the super soft tyre while his teammate Kimi Raikkonen does the same in a lovely two stopper from Scuderia.
Lap 12 Vettel pits! Virtual Safety car over now as well.
Lap 12 Virtual safety car out.
Lap 12 BUTTON OUT! His McLaren suffers an engine failure and catches alight!
Lap 11 Verstappen ordered to pick up the pace and not hold Ricciardo up.
Lap 10 Grosjean allowed to overtake his teammate Gutierrez.
Lap 9 Track looks very windy here at the moment. Vettel gains some time on Hamilton now, gap is three seconds.
Lap 8 Expected to be a one-stop race here in Canada.
Lap 7 Alonso and Button now running in P10 and P11 respectively.
Lap 6 Lewis Hamilton keeps on breaking the fastest lap! He is absolutely flying.
Lap 5 Exciting race we have going on here! Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull all in the thick of things.
Lap 4 Vettel now just over a second ahead of the World Champion, but Hamilton is cutting time on him.
Lap 3 Rosberg lining up Alonso as his next victim. The German will be a man on a mission trying to gain his places back.
Lap 3 Nico Hulkenberg completes a wonderful move on Alonso for P8!
Lap 2 Ricciardo and Verstappen hunting down Vettel and Hamilton while Raikkonen chasing the pack.
Lap 2 Vettel locks up and almost ruins his wonderful start.
Lap 1 Vettel, Hamilton and Verstappen the top three now. Rosberg running in P9!
START GREEN LIGHT AND WE'RE OFF! Vettel pulls away! Mercedes make contact! Rosberg goes off the track!
14:05 Formation lap done. They're all lining up now.
14:05 70 laps will be run today.
14:04 Plenty swerves and hard turns as drivers warm their tyres up.
14:03 Formation lap underway, no safety car start this time it seems.
14:00 We're about to get going! Only four other drivers opted for tyres other than ultra's.
13:57 Felipe Massa looks intense sitting in his Williams. Are the nerves getting to him?
13:53 Top eight are all starting on ultra soft compounds.
13:52 Teams and drivers now gearing up to get in their car and do some racing!
13:50 Canadian National Anthem being sung now at the track.
13:45 It's also Hamilton's 5th pole position in Montreal, clearly a favourite for the World Champion.
13:40 Rain expected to pour down before the race could even begin. Could be in for a wild one here.
13:35 Also one to look out for is McLaren driver Fernando Alonso after taking his car to Q3 once again!
13:30 Plenty of close calls yesterday at the Wall of Champions, especially from Ricciardo. Can the drivers keep it neat on that terrible turn?
13:25 Williams are expected to well on the power hungry Montreal circuit, but they have been underwhelming to the say the least since Friday.
13:20 The weather is overcast with a slight drizzle in Montreal, teams will surely be keeping their eyes up in the sky in case it pours down heavily.
13:15 With their respective grid penalties, Daniil Kvyat will start in P15 and Marcus Ericsson in P20.
13:10 Red Bull and Ferrari will be hoping to halt their progress in the early stages.
13:05 Just a recap: Lewis Hamilton will start the race on pole position, with his rival and teammate Nico Rosberg right behind him in P2.
13:00 Welcome to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the 53rd Canadian Grand Prix!
14:12 Vettel confirms P3.
14:11 Rosberg in P2 as he fails to put in a flying lap and bails after locking up.
14:10 Hamilton keeps pole!
14:09 Not many changes are expected now.
14:08 Massa in the pits now.
14:07 Raikkonen in P6, needs to improve.
14:06 Raikkonen and Massa finally enter the track.
14:05 This top 10 battle for pole looks set to be won by Hamilton or Rosberg, no-one seems close enough.
14:04 Everyone in their garages now expect Vettel who has a clean track ahead of him!
14:03 Ricciardo and Bottas retreat into the pits.
14:02 Hamilton goes fastest straight away! Rosberg follows closely behind him! Verstappen Third, Vettel in P4 and Ricciardo running in P5!
14:00 Q3 is underway and the battle for pole position commences!
13:45 Verstappen in P5 and Raikkonen in P6
13:52 Eliminated in Q2: Perez, Button, Kvyat, Gutierrez, Grosjean, Sainz.
13:51 Alonso currently making it into Q3! Perez looks set to be knocked out!
13:47 Raikkonen in P5!
13:44 Bottas goes fourth! Ricciardo in third!
13:43 Hamilton and Rosberg just set the fastest and second fastest time respectively!
13:42 Five drivers to get eliminated in this session.
13:40 Kvyat currently running in P1, however Red Bull, Ferrari or Mercedes haven't put in a lap yet.
13:38 Q2 underway again! The two Williams drivers lead the way.
13:36 Crane lifting Sainz's car off the track now. Session to get restarted soon...
13:33 Plenty of drivers haven't set times yet as the clock stops for the red flag.
13:33 What a pity! The Toro Rosso driver was looking quick the entire weekend so far...
13:32 Red flag! Carlos Sainz hits the wall and drags his car along the way!
13:31 Hulkenberg sets the first time! 1:17.808
13:31 Rosberg putting in the first flying lap of the round. Hulkenberg behind him.
13:30 We're underway in Q2! Grosjean leads the way after sneaking into the round.
13:20 Q1 done just as the rain pours down! Haryanto, Nasr, Ericsson, Wehrlein and Palmer all eliminated.
13:18 Puncture for Haryanto! aHe spins out and almost causes a serious crash....lucky
13:18 Haryanto, Nasr, Ericsson, Wehrlein and Palmer in the red zone now.
13:17 Kvyat also pulls himself out the drop zone!
13:17 Palmer kisses the wall! Close...
13:16 Grosjean creeps out the drop zone and is now in P15!
13:15 Grosjean desperately trying to get out here...
13:13 Suprisingly, Grosjean and Gutierrez are currently in the drop zone, wait, the Mexican goes up to P13 and drops Ericsson into the danger zone.
13:12 With Magnussen out, five drivers are set to be eliminated at the end of this session.
13:11 Also worth noting, Kevin Magnussen was ruled out of Q1 which is why he is not on the track.
13:10 Red Bull are on the track now to put in their flying laps.
13:06 Wow, Vettel, Hamilton and Rosberg all just traded that P1 spot only for Rosberg to come out on top with a 1:14.001.
13:05 Raikkonen puts in the fastest lap so far: 1:18.550, only to beaten by Fernando Alonso to go P1. 1:15.458
13:05 Ferrari and Mercedes struggling to get some space to put in a flying lap.
13:05 As expected, everyone out there on Ultra soft compounds.
13:00 Green light! Q1 is underway! Almost everyone goes out there to put in there first lap and save tyres.
12:55 Lots of buzz around the track, very vibrant Canadians out there.
12:50 Rain looks as if it has subsided, could have a dry track for the rest of the day.
12:45 However, will Red Bull use their B-spec engine and blow away their rivals? That engine looks like a real challenger...
12:40 Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will both be hunting down that pole position, but does Vettel have something to say about it?
12:35 Just a recap from what occurred earlier in the day: Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel topped the session, while Verstappen placed second.
12:30 We're back! Stand by as the qualifiers for the Canadian GP are set to commence shortly.
11:00 That's it! Join us again later for qualifiers for the Canadian GP! Can Magnussen get his car ready though? Cheers, join us later!
10:55 With the red flag shown the session is also ended as the rain continues to pour down.
10:53 Real shame for Renault as their bad luck continues in Montreal.
10:50 RED FLAG is being waved and the session is brought to a halt.
10:50 Medical car on their way but the Dane did utter on the radio that he is okay.
10:50 Magnussen in the wall! His left hand side of the car is completely wrecked!
10:45 Plenty of cars into the pits now with only three racers still out there.
10:41 Verstappen retreats back to his garage. Followed by Lewis Hamilton.
10:40 Ferrari have come out of nowhere here in this session and has outshined Red Bull and Mercedes.
10:37 Vettel sets fastest time again!
10:33 Pit crews are out ready to bring their cars in.
10:32 Here comes the rain ...
10:30 Kvyat spins out! Mrashall has to help him turn the car around. Luckily no damage!
10:30 Plenty of sparks flying out of Verstappens RB 12 there ....
10:28 Hamilton retreats back into the pits, however he gets back into his car and looks like he is ready to get going again.
10:26 Vettel improves his fastest time! 1:14.068
10:25 Alonso and Button both running in the top ten, could a Q3 berth be available again?
10:25 Ferrari doing very well here as Raikkonen is sitting ahead of Rosberg in P4 behind Ricciardo and Hamilton, who is in P2.
10:25 Vettel goes fastest!
10:24 This Montreal circuit is truly like a street circuit with the margin for error so little.
10:23 Felipe Massa almost hits the wall again! Close from the Brazilian.
10:22 Further down the grid, it looks like Manor and Sauber are both lapping similar times.
10:21 Hamilton improves his time but Verstappens time is still unbeaten!
10:20 Vettel now gets released on ultra soft, how will he do compared to his teammate?
10:17 Woah, Raikkonen goes ahead of Ricciardo into P3 with a quick lap.
10:17 Ferrari's Finn now out on the track on ultra soft after a stint on the softs.
10:16 Hamilton splits the two Red Bulls but proves that Red Bull has genuine pace going into this weekend...
10:15 Reports suggest that rain is expected in 15-20 minutes time.
10:15 Hamilton posts his first of 1:15.014 on ultra soft.
10:15 WOW! You just can't keep Ricciardo and Verstappen apart as they post identical times with 1:14.636! Very rare.
10:15 The Ferrari's are running on the soft compound tyres, the hardest choice available.
10:12 Nico Rosberg on ultras now, could quick here.
10:10 Ricciardo now goes fastest with a 1:14.955 on supersofts! His teammate Max Verstappen follows closely behind him ...
10:05 Raikkonen sets the first time of the day with a 1m18.089s
10:00 Green light! We're a go for the final practice session in Montreal!
09:55 Almost go time! Interesting to see what kind of tyres teams will use...
09:50 Will be interesting to see what kind data teams will gathering in this final practice session today...especially with qualifiers in mind.
09:45 Williams duo Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas will be looking to improve from their performances yesterday as they are expected to lap some quick times.
09:40 Ultra tyres looked like the prefered choice yesterday but Red Bull driver Max Verstappen did well on the soft compound, the hardest compound available.
09:35 With qualifiers taking place later today, teams are expected to be aggresive during this final practice session as they figure out the best tactics to go on about their business.
09:33 Just a recap of yesterday's action: Lewis Hamilton completely dominated FP1 and FP2, with little threat from anyone else on the grid, including rival and teammate Nico Rosberg.
09:30 Welcome back to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the final practice of the Canadian Grand Prix.
15:32 Please join us again on Saturday for FP3 followed by qualifying for the Canadian GP.
15:30 The chequered flag is out and FP2 is over with Hamilton quickest ahead of Vettel and Rosberg.
15:28 Hulkenberg's 24th lap on the supersofts is a 1:19, a good run for the Force India driver.
15:26 Hamilton cuts the chicane again and Palmer has a minor off at Turn 8. Nothing too dramatic.
15:23 Just ahead of them it is Sauber and Renault who again are not having a great day while Haas are mixing it up with them at the back.
15:21 After Haryanto's great show in FP1 he is slowest of all this session, 3.211s. He is also four-tenths slower than his Manor team-mate Wehrlein.
15:17 Alonso has a bit of a wobble that almost leads to a bit of a crash but he manages to avoid the wall.
15:15 Hamilton pits after 22 laps on his ultras.
15:12 After 24 laps on the ultra, Perez has moved over to the supersoft tyres.
15:10 Raikkonen is back in the pits, wheels off and there is a bit of working going on at Ferrari.
15:09 Hamilton is showing great race pace and is in the 1:18s on his 20th lap on the ultras.
15:08 The ultrasofts are proving to be long-lasting with Sainz onto his 22nd lap and Perez his 23rd.
15:06 Don't forget that this weekend both Haas and Renault have opted against using Pirellis super-softs in Montreal. A strange move and one that could bite in Sunday's colder temperatures.
15:03 Hamilton, Vettel and Rosberg are all laying down the laps but while the Mercedes pairing are focused on the ultras, Vettel is lapping on used softs. He is onto his 16th place on the tyres.
15:00 At the moment the drivers are putting in laps with the track temperature at 45'C but it cold be a very different story on Sunday. Not only is expected to rain, probably only in the morning, but it will be a very cold day.
14:58 Raikkonen pits after his seventh lap on the ultras. After backing off for a lap and launching into another hot lap he climbed one place to eighth, 1.022s down.
14:52 Heavy fuel loads are now the order of the session as Sainz on his 13th lap on the ultras is four seconds slower than his previous best.
14:49 Button has a close encounter with the Turn 3 wall and in fact brushes it with his rear right tyre. He goes seventh, 1.060s off the pace. Riakkonen goes ninth and Magnussen 16th.
14:48 And here comes Button as well as he starts a build-up lap on the ultrasoft Pirellis.
14:47 Raikkonen and Magnussen are both out on the ultras.
14:45 Another hot lap from Ricciardo but he stays in fifth place behind Verstappen.
14:44 We are still waiting for Button, Magnussen and Raikkonen to cover ultrasoft tyre runs.
14:42 Another improvement from Vettel as he goes P2, splitting the two Mercedes. He is 0.257s short of Hamilton's P1 time.
14:41 Ricciardo climbs up to fifth place, 0.956s off the pace.
14:40 Verstappen is fourth ahead of Bottas, Hulkenberg, Sainz and Perez. Massa and Ricciardo complete the top ten but the latter is on an ultra run now.
14:39 Vettel has improved to third place on the ultras, 0.663s down. He is fastest in the speedtrap at 338.
14:38 Hamilton adds his name to the list of those cutting the final chicane.
14:35 An off for Kvyat brings out the yellow flags as he cuts the corner. But it is all good and he continues on his way.
14:34 Grosjean goes P13, Gutierrez 14th and Palmer and 20th.
14:32 Rosberg ups his pace but it is not enough to stop Hamilton from taking P1. A 1:14.212 for the World Champion.
14:29 More ultrasoft runs being laid down as Rosberg goes quickest with a 1:14.751. Hulkenberg goes fifth and now Hamilton is out on the ultras.
14:25 Ultrasoft run puts Bottas up to second place, 0.272s down.
14:22 Massa enters the mix as he puts on the ultrasofts and jumps up to fourth place behind Hamilton, Verstappen and Ricciardo.
14:21 Hamilton is back into P1, 0.318s up on Verstappen. This is looking as if it could be a close fight at the front. Here's hoping it continues.
14:19 Verstappen edges Hamilton by 0.084s to retake P1, his seventh lap on the supersoft tyres.
14:18 But nothing is settled as Hamilton goes P1 on a 1:15.343. It is his ninth lap on the soft tyre.
14:17 Back at the front Verstappen has edged Ricciardo (again) with the gap 0.088s. Rosberg is up to third, Vettel fourth and Hulkenberg fifth. Alonso in the McLaren is P6.
14:16 A bit of a moment as Grosjean cuts the Turn 8/9 chicane and almost gets a Toro Rosso up his rear wing.
14:14 Verstappen is pipped by Ricciardo, a 1:15.530 for the Aussie. Both drivers are on the supersoft tyres.
14:13 Force India's early form continues as Hulkenberg takes P1 off Perez, make that P2 as Verstappen has gone fastest in the Red Bull. A 1:15.920 for the 18-year-old.
14:12 He slots into third ahead of Kvyat. The STR drivers are 0.1 and 0.2s off the pace respectively.
14:11 Kvyat has improved to third place while Rosberg has taken fifth on his first run. He is on the soft tyres. Now here comes Carlos Sainz...
14:09 The timesheet is changing fast as Vettel goes quickest only to be pipped again by Perez. The benchmark time is down to a 1:16.065.
14:08 Problems for Jenson Button. His McLaren is up on jacks, there is work going on and it doesn't look as if he will be leaving the garage any time soon.
14:07 P1 for Perez with a 1:16.203 as both Force Indias are running the super soft tyres. Vettel is on the softs, Kvyat, who is P4, on the supers and Massa and Hulkenberg the softs.
14:06 Now Hulkenberg goes P1 and Vettel improves his time but again is only second.
14:06 A new P1 as Hamilton does a 1:17.564, 0.2s up on Vettel's best. Massa slots into third place ahead of Nasr.
14:05 Jolyon Palmer, Daniil Kvyat and Sergio Perez head out at Ericsson gets it wrong and cut the corner.
14:04 Vettel pips the Manor with a 1:17.8, considerably quicker.
14:03 Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg join the party as Wehrlein does a 1:24.6 to take the P1.
14:02 Raikkonen pulls into the pits after just one lap while the other five remain out. Valtteri Bottas, Marcus Ericsson and Massa, in his repaired Williams, are also out.
14:01 Pascal Wehrlein, Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Nasr, Haryanto, Vettel and Hamilton all head out.
14:00 The pit lane light goes green and FP2 is underway in Montreal.
13:54 The track temperature is up to 45'C ahead of FP2.
13:47 It was a bad morning for Williams' Felipe Massa as he crashed early in the session. A DRS problem resulted in the Brazilian losing his car under braking into Turn 1 and crashing with heavy rear end damage. Williams revealed: "DRS didn't fully close causing Felipe Massa to lose the rear wing under braking."
13:41 It was a good session for Fernando Alonso, who was P10 for McLaren and their updated Honda turbo, while Rio Haryanto impressed in 18th place. His 1:18.103 was 3.348s slower than Hamilton's P1 time.
13:39 But perhaps the most impressive time came from Max Verstappen. He posted a 1:15.553 to finish 0.798s and did so on the slowest tyres, the soft Pirellis.
13:37 Lewis Hamilton was the pace-setter this morning with a 1:14.755 on the super-softs, that put him 0.3s up on Nico Rosberg while Sebastian Vettel was third fastest.
13:30 Welcome back to Montreal for the second of Friday's two 90-minute practice sessions.
11:35 Join us again later for FP2! Cheers
11:33 That's it! Hamilton tops the session, Rosberg behind him, Vettel in third and Verstappen in fourth! Could this be the final placing at Sunday's race?
11:30 Button told to box after he entered the track as the team reported that McLaren know what the problem is.
11:27 Smoke in Button's garage! Gave everyone a scare there.
11:24 Not many improvements here today from the first half of the session.
11:20 Vettel currently running in third fastest with Raikkonen in fifth.
11:18 Hamilton back on the circuit to try and sustain his P1 during the session.
11:15 Marcus Ericsson has a big lock up just before one of the turns there, could have been nasty.
11:13 Just under 19 minutes left in this session.
11:11 Majority of the track is now in the pits with Vettel still out there trying to improve his time.
11:06 Despite Rosberg improving his times he still can't catch Hamilton.
11:05 Eyes on Vettel now as he goes though the track on supersofts!
11:03 30 minutes to go as Hamilton almost clips Alonso on the final turn.
11:02 Plenty of drivers locking up now on the final chicane.
11:00 Verstappen goes second on the hardest compound tyre of the weekend! 1:15.553
10:58 Hamilton goes fastest! Supersofts doing impressively this session.
10:57 Bottas dangerously locks up and bails out of his flying lap. Close!
10:56 Rosberg pips Raikkonen, with a time of 1:15.746.
10:54 Sainz goes second with a blitz lap of 1:16.543 only to be outdone by Williams driver Bottas for P2.
10:51 Practice session leader Kimi Raikkonen remains in top spot with Verstappen behind with less than a second.
10:47 Kvyat putting in a hot lap on supersofts.
10:46 Finally some action again as Manor. Renault and Haas lead the way.
10:43 Rio Haryanto stepping out of his car now. In fact, no one is out at the time.
10:41 Lots of cars out there trying to use their current tyres before they have to be handed in.
10:40 Both Ferrari's out now on the supersofts.
10:38 We're back underway! 53 minutes left on the clock.
10:37 Session to get underway soon.
10:37 The car finally makes its way back to the Williams garage.
10:33 One hour left in this session and the red flag still being waved.
10:32 Luckily Massa seems to be ok, no injuries reported.
10:30 Red flag still being waved! Plenty of debris being cleaned off the tack despite it not being directly on the track.
10:28 He hit the barrier quite hard with the back of the car! No punctures detected before he went in.
10:27 Massa said he cancelled the DRS and lost the rear completely.
10:27 Accident! Massa hits the wall hard!
10:26 Bottas a on a flying lap as he just went fastest past the speed trap.
10:24 Massa now goes fastest with a 1:17.065 only to be beaten by Verstappen, lapping a time of 1:16.997 but only for him to be beaten by Raikkonen!
10:22 Ricciardo looking forward to the weekend and is not fazed if rain does make an appearance or not...
10:21 Haryanto pips Rosberg by 5 seconds and sets the second time of the day: 1m25.231s.
10:20 Haryanto on the supersofts as well. Can the Manor car utilise their impressive straight line speed?
10:17 Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne in conversation back at the McLaren garage...
10:16 Eyes also on Williams duo Felipe Massa and Valterri Bottas as they are both expected to do something amazing this weekend.
10:15 Daniil Kvyat eagerly watching what the techy guys are doing at the Toro Rosso garage.
10:13 Seems as if Magnussen's out lap was to measure the air flow of the Renault.
10:12 Kevin Magnusses joins his teammate out on the track now with the soft compound.
10:10 Also something to note is that the German driver is running on softs.
10:08 Rosberg sets the first time of 1:30.434!
10:06 Alonso out there in his jet black McLaren testing out the supersofts.
10:06 Red Bull out there on the soft compound but comes in for a pit.
10:05 15 cars already out there doing their thing!
10:03 Palmer was the first driver to make a move but stopped early for a practice start as Haas driver Romain Grosjean took the lead for his fist lap.
10:02 Green light! We're underway!
10:02 Drivers actually look quite intense for a practice session.
10:00 The crowd are looking quite vibrant in Montreal! As expected .... Teams giving last minute instructions now to their drivers.
09:55 Compared to yesterday, the sky looks clear! Hopefully no rain will creep up for the next couple hours.
09:50 There will be 90 minutes of action in this session!
09:45 Lewis Hamilton will also be looking to close down the 24 point gap his teammate Nico Rosberg has opened up on him during the opening races.
09:40 Ferrari have also used three engine tokens ahead of this weeks Grand Prix, so rivals will be keeping a keen eye on them.
09:35 With the threat of Red Bull duo Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen looming, can Mercedes keep them at bay at Sunday's? And just what kind data will the teams be collecting today as we approach FP1 and FP2?
09:30 Welcome to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve! We're about to get underway for the first practice session of the Canadian Grand Prix! All times are local.
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:18.612 1:31:05.296 1
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:16.297 5.011 2
3 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:20.993 46.422 1
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:18.689 53.020 2
5 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:21.637 62.093 2
6 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:18.514 63.017 2
7 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:17.761 63.634 2
8 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:17.054 1 LAP 2
9 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:18.136 1 LAP 2
10 Sergio Perez Force India 1:17.498 1 LAP 2
11 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:17.895 1 LAP 1
12 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:19.073 1 LAP 2
13 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:19.931 2 LAPS 2
14 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:18.599 2 LAPS 3
15 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:18.309 2 LAPS 2
16 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:20.361 2 LAPS 1
17 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:19.119 2 LAPS 2
18 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:19.092 2 LAPS 2
19 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:19.713 2 LAPS 2
R Felipe Massa Williams RETIRED 71 LAPS 2
R Jenson Button McLaren RETIRED 71 LAPS 0
R Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport RETIRED 71 LAPS 1
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:12.812 - 4
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:12.874 0.062 4
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:12.990 0.178 4
4 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:13.166 0.354 4
5 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:13.414 0.602 4
6 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:13.579 0.767 4
7 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:13.670 0.858 4
8 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:21.956 8.88 2
8 Felipe Massa Williams 1:13.769 0.957 4
9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:13.952 1.14 5
10 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:14.457 1.381 2
10 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:14.803 1.727 2
10 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 2
10 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:14.338 1.526 5
10 Jenson Button McLaren 1:14.508 1.432 2
10 Sergio Perez Force India 1:14.317 1.241 2
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:13.076 - 2
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:13.094 0.018 2
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:13.540 0.464 2
4 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:13.791 0.715 2
5 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:13.793 0.717 2
6 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:13.849 0.773 3
7 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:13.857 0.781 2
8 Felipe Massa Williams 1:13.864 0.788 3
9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:14.166 1.09 3
10 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:14.260 1.184 3
11 Sergio Perez Force India 1:14.317 1.241 3
12 Jenson Button McLaren 1:14.437 1.361 3
13 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:14.457 1.381 3
14 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:14.571 1.495 3
15 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:14.803 1.727 3
16 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:21.956 8.88 2
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:13.714 - 1
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:13.925 0.211 1
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:14.030 0.316 1
4 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:14.121 0.407 1
5 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:14.389 0.675 1
6 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:14.477 0.763 1
7 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:14.601 0.887 1
8 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:14.663 0.949 1
9 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:14.714 1.0 2
10 Jenson Button McLaren 1:14.755 1.041 1
11 Sergio Perez Force India 1:14.814 1.1 2
12 Felipe Massa Williams 1:14.815 1.101 1
13 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:14.829 1.115 2
14 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:15.026 1.312 1
15 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:15.148 1.434 2
16 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:15.444 1.73 2
17 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:15.459 1.745 2
18 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:15.599 1.885 2
19 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:15.635 1.921 2
20 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:16.663 2.949 2
21 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:17.052 3.338 1
DNS Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:13.919 - 5
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:14.158 0.239 3
3 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:14.316 0.397 5
4 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:14.332 0.413 4
5 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:14.334 0.415 5
6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:14.487 0.568 3
7 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:14.655 0.736 3
8 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:14.801 0.882 4
9 Sergio Perez Force India 1:14.886 0.967 3
10 Felipe Massa Williams 1:14.890 0.971 4
11 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:14.918 0.999 3
12 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:14.985 1.066 6
13 Jenson Button McLaren 1:15.023 1.104 2
14 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:15.199 1.28 2
15 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:15.444 1.525 3
16 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:15.656 1.737 3
17 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:15.704 1.785 3
18 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:16.078 2.159 3
19 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:16.085 2.166 3
20 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:16.326 2.407 3
21 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:16.622 2.703 5
22 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:16.901 2.982 3
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:14.212 - 6
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:14.469 0.257 7
3 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:14.738 0.526 5
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:15.156 0.944 4
5 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:15.168 0.956 4
6 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:15.213 1.001 7
7 Jenson Button McLaren 1:15.213 1.001 6
8 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:15.234 1.022 5
9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:15.321 1.109 5
10 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:15.410 1.198 5
11 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:15.450 1.238 6
12 Sergio Perez Force India 1:15.493 1.281 6
13 Felipe Massa Williams 1:15.513 1.301 5
14 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:15.559 1.347 4
15 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:16.093 1.881 3
16 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:16.255 2.043 4
17 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:16.582 2.37 4
18 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:16.591 2.379 4
19 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:16.902 2.69 6
20 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:17.001 2.789 3
21 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:17.023 2.811 4
22 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:17.423 3.211 4
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:14.755 - 4
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:15.086 0.331 5
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:15.243 0.488 5
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:15.553 0.798 4
5 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:15.618 0.863 5
6 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:16.301 1.546 5
7 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:16.464 1.709 5
8 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:16.543 1.788 4
9 Sergio Perez Force India 1:16.577 1.822 4
10 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:16.663 1.908 3
11 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:16.734 1.979 4
12 Jenson Button McLaren 1:16.788 2.033 5
13 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:17.008 2.253 3
14 Felipe Massa Williams 1:17.065 2.31 1
15 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:17.310 2.555 4
16 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:17.319 2.564 3
17 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:17.855 3.1 2
18 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:18.103 3.348 3
19 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:18.129 3.374 3
20 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:18.409 3.654 3
21 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:18.453 3.698 4
22 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:18.583 3.828 5
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