British Hamilton won at the stage of Formula 1 Grand Prix of Canada
The British driver of Mercedes Lewis Hamilton won the stage of Formula 1 - the Canadian Grand Prix, which was held in Montreal. On the way to victory, Hamilton did not encounter any obstacles. The second was his partner from Mercedes Finn Valttier Bottas, and the third became the Australian pilot of Red Bull Daniel Ricciardo.
Hamilton won the third Grand Prix of Canada in a row. In total, the British became the winner on the track in Montreal six times. The record for the number of victories at the Canadian Grand Prix belongs to the seven-time world champion German Michael Schumacher, who became the first seven times.
The Briton, starting with a pole position, was in the lead of the whole distance and first saw the checkered flag. This is his sixth victory in Montreal.
The second was another pilot from Mercedes Valtteri Bottas. At the beginning of the race, Bottas drove for some time in the third place, after he was ahead of the well-started Max Verstappen at the start. On the 11th round, Verstappen left the race because of technical problems. By that time, Hamilton had created a comfortable break from his partner Valtteri Bottas, and top-3 was closed by Daniel Riccardo of the Red Bull.
Bottas went to the second place and no longer gave it to anyone. Daniel Riccardo of the Red Bull came to finish third. As for the drivers of Ferrari, they had an unsuccessful race. Sebastian Vettel, who started the race from the second place, lost two positions at the start and dropped to the fourth place. It was in the fourth position that Vettel finished. Peres and Open completed the top six.
While Hamilton was approaching the triumph in Montreal with each round, Vettel returned to the top 10. For 20 laps before the finish, the German overtook a group of pilots fighting for the podium, but the need for another pit stop pushed him back. At the end of the race, Vettel broke into the fourth place from the seventh on fresh tires, having beaten two pilots of Force India.
Thanks to this success, the leader of the Mercedes significantly approached Vettel in the World Championship individual standings, and his team returned to the first line in the Constructors' Championship due to the first victory of the season. The British retained the second place in the overall standings. Hamilton's lag from the leader and current champion Sebastian Vettel is 12 points. Stay tuned for the latest news at OddsDigger!