While the national team of Russia on football “trampled” in Saransk goal against San Marino in Montreal, participants of the championship “Formula 1” preparing for the qualification of the seventh stage – the Grand Prix of Canada 2019. Best of all, as it turned out in the end, prepared in a Ferrari.
Before qualification held three training sessions, the first of which is the best time showed Lewis Hamilton. Pilot Mercedes may be able to lead the Protocol, and the second training session, but hit the wall and broke the car appeared on the track only in the third session of the free races.
The best time in the second and third training showed the pilots Ferrari – Charles LeClair and Sebastian Vettel respectively. It is the German won the qualification Grand Prix of Canada a year ago, and only had four pole position in Montreal (he, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2018). His chief rival, Lewis Hamilton won six of qualifications in the Area (2007, 2008, 2010, 2015, 2016 and 2017).
In the first part of qualifying 2019 the fastest was Sebastian Vettel. Pass on are unable Sergio Perez, Kimi Raikkonen, lance Stroll, George Russell and Robert Kubica. Note that in the third workout on the car Strolla blown engine, but it had to be replaced and the loonie was able to take part in qualifying.
The second qualifying round was marked “red flags”. They caught fire almost at the end of the session, after the accident were Kevin Magnussen. The pilot Haas touched the “Wall of Champions”, and then moved into the fenders on the left side of the road, and then threw him into the barriers on the right side.
After the accident to resume Q2 did not, and therefore make the finals are unable Max Verstappen, Daniil Kvyat, Antonio Giovinazzi, Alex Elbon. And Roman Grosjean, who because of an accident Magnussen, and not able to show the time. Bad start of the weekend for team Haas. However Kevin showed up to the accident for the tenth time and if you avoid the fines, will start from 10th position. Best in Q2 was Lewis Hamilton.
As expected, the hottest struggle was in the third part of qualifying. In the end, everything ended with the victory of Sebastian Vettel and the new track record of 1 minute 10,240 seconds. And the Germans have improved their last year result. For the pilot Ferrari, this pole 56th in his career and first this season.
Total 206 thousandths lost Vettel the championship leader – Lewis Hamilton. From the third position will start another Ferrari, namely Charles LeClair. If not fines, then at the start will be located Daniel ricciardo, Pierre went Out, Valtteri Bottas, Nico Hulkenberg, Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz.
We will remind, after six stages Lewis Hamilton 137 points, Valtteri Bottas 120 points, and Vettel to 82 points. But for Ferrari, while unsuccessfully vystupaya this season, the main task is not to improve the position of Sebastian and win the race. Will they be able to interrupt the winning streak of Mercedes? Know 9 Jun. The start of the Grand Prix of Canada at 21.10.