(Photo by Simon Galloway / Sutton Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Marshals remove the damaged car of Kevin Magnussen, Haas VF-19, from the circuit during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. It should be a hot, long, interesting and exciting race tomorrow. Featured Columnist June 7, 2019 Comments. We were fast, we made it to Q3, and I was improving. Lähteet [muokkaa | muokkaa wikitekstiä] ↑ Formula 1 Pirelli Grand Prix du Canada 2019 Formula 1® - The Official F1® Website . (Photo by Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: George Russell, Williams Racing, is interviewed after Qualifying during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Unfortunately for the Spaniard, he was then called to the stewards for impeding Albon in Q1 and handed a three-place grid drop for tomorrow. The session was made slightly more interesting for us by juggling around the running order in Q2 as a result of Valtteri being pulled into the weighing scales. I still feel positive about tomorrow: it’s my home race and I’m going to give it my best shot. The performance shown in FP3 highlighted that we were moving in the right direction. (Photo by Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images). Unfortunately, in Q2 qualifying Kevin (Magnussen) crashed heavily, and that compromised Romain’s (Grosjean) lap as well, as he was right behind him. (Photo by Zak Mauger / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Charles Leclerc, Ferrari during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Le duo de champion de monde s'élanceront sur la première ligne juste devant Charles Leclerc et Daniel Ricciardo. Formula 1 on Sky Sports - get the latest F1 news, results, standings, videos and photos, plus watch live races in HD and read about top drivers. ", "We have mixed feelings about today’s session. Unfortunately, we were not able to make the same step in Q2 and we have missed the cut for Q3 in what was a very tight session, so we need to review the data and understand where we can improve going forwards. Temperatures are set to be toasty at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, too, with around 25 degrees Celsius predicted when the race gets underway. But, as I said, it doesn’t seem we can catch a break in the moment. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1526810873155-0');}). (Photo by Andy Hone / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Carlos Sainz, McLaren MCL34, leaves the garage during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. “It was a perfect turnaround compared to yesterday and a good quali result in the end. Overall, I'm happy with the job we've done and it leaves us in a good position for the race. As for tomorrow’s race, we can still hope for a strong performance, as it was clear from FP3 that the teams improved the performance of their package overnight.”, CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso STR14 during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. All Drivers Hall of Fame . Gasly made Q3 safely by running the soft tyre, and managed a credible P5 once there. “It was a solid Saturday for us and I was happy with my laps, so I don’t feel too bad with the result. Congratulations to Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari for their record-breaking lap here, and also to Daniel Ricciardo, who claims fourth on the grid for Renault at the track where he took his very first win five years ago. GP de Grande-Bretagne 31 juil. On the flip side, both cars have a free tyre choice, which should provide a few more strategy options for the race. (Photo by Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Nico Hulkenberg, Renault F1 Team during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. But the team has shown the right spirit and today’s result is a boost for everyone. RaceFans > 2019 F1 season > 2019 F1 statistics > 2019 F1 qualifying data. I’m really happy for the team today. Instead, it was Vettel who swept through, using Ferrari’s horsepower advantage to claim his first pole since Germany last year, and by a comfortable 0.206s in the end. “That was a good day for us and I’m really pleased for the team. Canadian F1 Grand Prix 2019 Qualifying: Results, Times from Friday's Practice Rob Blanchette @ @_Rob_B. George completed a good long run on the Prime tyre in FP2 and so we will look to use that experience to aid us in the race. Valmistajien pisteet Sija Valmistaja Pisteet 1. Max was comfortably within the Q3 cut-off on his final lap but unfortunately the red flag caused by the Haas immediately stopped the session and he was unable to complete the lap. It's going to be a hot race, which will make it difficult with the management of the brakes because they suffer a lot here. Présenté par Eurosport France : Formule 1 Bringing up the rear were the two Williams, George Russell out-qualifying 2008 Canadian Grand Prix winner Robert Kubica for the seventh time in as many races this year. I was fighting too much with the car and struggled to focus on performance. Q1 went okay, then in Q2 I played for the full aggressive strategy – going for one-timed laps. “It feels bloody good in qualifying. We maximised the package which is all we can do. For now, we’ll enjoy this moment as a fourth in qualifying is huge for us.”, “We can be very happy with today’s qualifying result. The gaps are very small and we thought we had more of a margin than we did. We have a great opportunity to have a big points haul.”, CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Daniel Ricciardo, Renault R.S.19 during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. On long-run race pace though, it looks like advantage Mercedes... "I think we gave it everything today, so I'm not disappointed. As if that wasn't cause enough for celebration, Ricciardo managed to grab fourth with a stellar lap, out-qualifying his replacement at Red Bull in the process. Russell continued his perfect qualifying record over his team mate, grabbing P19 by eighth-tenths of a second. ", "It was a positive qualifying. I had a lockup into turn ten and lost time there. (Photo by Andy Hone / LAT Images). It could be very hot on Sunday, and this may make tyre management tricky, especially on the softer tyre compounds. It was quite tense in terms of concentration and obviously you try to put everything in that one lap or in those two attempts that you have. I need to learn from today, move on and come back stronger tomorrow. Qualifying in Canada. Traffic on his fast lap compromised him, however, and left him in the drop zone, forcing him to head back out on a new set softs. The temperatures are expected to rise and tyre degradation will be a key factor for everyone. Our race pace has looked good recently, so hopefully a strong result is on the cards tomorrow.”, “I never thought I’d be so happy for a fourth place in qualifying; it feels like a pole position! However, I made a mistake on my last run in Q3 and didn’t put together the lap we deserved today, which is a shame and I’m sorry for the team. 2019 F1 qualifying data. It could be a long afternoon for the team, but at least Russell will gain more valuable mileage as he continues to impress in his rookie season. “It was good to be back with two cars in Q3 recording P8 and P9. They both start on the advantageous medium tyre too, after Ferrari finally managed to nail their strategy through Q2. I like this track and we’ll be ready to grab any opportunity out there.”. We’ll probably start from the pit lane tomorrow, but they deserve better.”, “It was all okay until it all went wrong. (Photo by Steven Tee / LAT Images). Toutes l'actu sur la Formule 1, les résultats, les commentaires, les avis et analyses en un même lieu. Ferrari topped the timing sheet in final practice courtesy of Vettel, but would their speed advantage hold when Mercedes turned their engine modes up for qualifying? Red Bull Racing - Honda 124 4. Verstappen It’s fair to say that we were on a knife edge regarding progressing into Q3 with both cars at the end of Q2, but the red flag definitely didn’t harm us. Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+ - Valtteri Bottas and Renault Sport F1 Team RS19 – Daniel Ricciardo. On the other hand, Kimi had a tough day and missed out on Q2 for the smallest of margins. (Photo by Joe Portlock / LAT Images). I missed out on doing any laps in final practice and we had to go back to the old spec engine, which is several tenths down on performance. It was very tight up at the front and we definitely had to push very hard to get what we got today. FORMULA 1 PIRELLI GRAND PRIX DU CANADA 2019 - RACE RESULT … I need to pull something similar out of my pocket tomorrow.”, “Overall a tough and disappointing day. F1 qualifying, LIVE – Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Latest updates as Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull battle for pole position in Montreal. It’s my best qualifying of the season and we’re in a good position for tomorrow. The 2019 Canadian Grand Prix (formally known as the Formula 1 Pirelli Grand Prix du Canada 2019) was a Formula One motor race held on 9 June 2019 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Just a couple of hundredths made the difference in the end, so to find ourselves out in Q1 because I didn't maximise the car's performance hurts a lot – especially knowing how much hard work the whole team have done to improve the car recently. I needed to turn things around and I was back on the pace in FP3. Find out the full results for all the drivers for the Formula 1 2019 Canadian Grand Prix on BBC Sport, including who had the fastest laps in each practice session, up to three qualifying … We have free choice of tyres so now it’s up to us to put everything together and have a good result. The 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship was the motor racing championship for Formula One cars which marked the 70th running of the Formula One World Championship.It is recognised by the governing body of international motorsport, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The performance of the car was better than we expected over the whole weekend to now. I'm glad I've been able to split the Ferraris today and tomorrow is going to be an interesting race. F1 - GP du Canada 2019 - Qualifications. Despite this, both drivers did another good job today and now we concentrate on preparing for the race tomorrow. Accueil F1 F1 Canada 2019 Qualifications : Vettel sonne la charge, Ricciardo 4e ! We'll give it everything we've got tomorrow and see what happens. It was the 7th round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship. Exiting in Q2 was clearly disappointing but he will be one to watch tomorrow as he fights back through the field. "Coming here, we knew that we would have better chances and we were able to confirm that. Latest. "Sebastian put together a great lap. The biggest upset of Q1 was for Racing Point, losing both cars, Sergio Perez ending up 16th – having been as high as P9 this morning – while local hero Lance Stroll had a big sideways moment at the final Turn 13-14 chicane on his last effort to finish P18 and extend his Q1 exit streak to 11 Grands Prix. Romain Grosjean, 15th, Did not set a time in Q2, “It wasn’t the best of luck again. Overtaking is possible on this track and we've seen great racing here in the past, so I'll go flat out and try to get as many points as possible. We knew Ferrari would be strong here and it's going to be a close fight in the race. We are flat out and the most important thing is we keep pushing. I didn’t have any tow and tried to squeeze everything I had out of the lap. We’ll take it from there. Hamilton’s first effort had sent him top of the charts, and as he went round again in the final seconds, he was turning the timing screens purple. The potential was there and he produced it at the right moment. Yesterday the overall feeling was slightly better but certainly I found it difficult to gain grip which is very strange. Viitattu 8.6.2019. My second lap was pretty messy - I had a number of lockups and didn't do a great job in the corners. F1 - GP du Canada 2019 - Grille de départ. We won’t give up; there’s still a long way to go and I want to come away from Montreal with some points.”, “It’s wasn’t an easy day with the engine change having a big impact on the final result. I was a long way off Carlos yesterday so I’m much happier today. I don’t know if we’d have made it into Q3, but maybe just outside the top 10. And with Leclerc well-placed in third and Bottas all the way down in sixth, signs are auguring well for the Scuderia to get their season back on track on Sunday at the circuit named for one of the team’s great heroes. Both Ferraris and both Mercedes managed it, while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, after a promising Q1, decided to give it a go. That’s how it goes sometimes and you can never predict someone being in the wall. I wanted to put the car as high as possible but these things can happen when pushing the limits of the track. An engine failure on Lance’s car at the start of final practice proved costly and robbed Lance of any running ahead of qualifying. I will analyse this and hopefully be stronger in this department at the next race. We're starting on the Mediums, like the cars around us, and our long runs look positive. Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada. We, quite clearly, confirmed that progress today. (Photo by Andy Hone / LAT Images), Qualifying: Bottas suffers wild spin at beginning of Q3. We now switch our focus to preparing for the race which looks likely to be very exciting.”, CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34 during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. – but the last weeks have been very tough for us.” – Sebastian Vettel. "The track was in much better condition today, but it was still tricky to get the tyres in to the correct window for a qualifying lap. “Tomorrow we’re not starting where we wanted because of a penalty which is disappointing, but I’m confident we have a good chance of moving forwards and getting some points. Formula 1 2019 race calendar and TV coverage guide Homegrown hero Lance Stroll will return to his home city desperate to impress the crowds. This is a new track for me and every lap gives me more confidence; I was improving my final lap in Q2 when the red flag stopped us. (Photo by Joe Portlock / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Kevin Magnussen, Haas VF-19 crashes in qualifying during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Charles also did a good job to take third on the grid. ", CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari Pole sitter and Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 celebrate in Parc Ferme during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Leclerc slewing wildly out of the final corner meant that the Monegasque could only finish third, while a delighted Daniel Ricciardo claimed fourth place for Renault – something that would have been particularly satisfying, given that he ended up 0.006s ahead of Pierre Gasly in the seat the Australian vacated at Red Bull last year. Out with Verstappen and Grosjean went the Toro Rossos of Daniil Kvyat and Alexander Albon in P12 and P14, along with Giovinazzi in 13th. ", "It looked like it was going to be a fight on Friday and so it's proved today. Pos. EXCLUSIVE: The Top 10 F1 drivers of 2020 - as chosen by the drivers, ‘It hurts, but I’m not giving up’ - Albon resolute as he breaks silence on losing Red Bull race seat, VOTE: What was your favourite race of 2020? Anything can happen tomorrow and we’ll race to find out, as simple as that. Out with them went 2005 winner in Canada Kimi Raikkonen, who was just 0.108s off Alfa Romeo team mate Antonio Giovinazzi in P15 – but that was enough to see the Italian make it through to Q2. Starting 11th or maybe tenth depending on what’s going on with the Haas will be tricky as I have to clear the midfield before closing the gap to the leaders. Sebastian put in a stunning lap and deserves to be on pole. I went on the power a little too early, and everything followed from there. Q1 – Both Racing Points out, along with two previous Canadian Grand Prix winners. We’re expecting warm conditions again for the race, so managing thermal degradation on the soft and medium compounds is set to be very important when it comes to race strategy. I hope we can keep the pace and we will push as much as we can to challenge the top three.”, “It was a frustrating qualifying for Max today. We’ll do our best, not get ahead of ourselves, and target a sensible race. We got stuck on the weighbridge and we had to quickly bolt the tyres on and go out on my second run, so it was a bit of a shame because we didn’t get to start the lap the way we wanted to. This trend continued into Qualifying with both cars navigating Q1 without any issues. That was Raikkonen's first Q1 exit since Austria 2015 and only the second time this season he has been out-qualified by his younger colleague. And yes, the performance in FP3 was better but unfortunately FP3 is FP3 and qualifying is qualifying.”, “It was a positive qualifying session. He set a blistering time on his final lap, and managed to split the two Ferrari cars on a day when the Scuderia had the edge. Going by our pace on Friday, we wouldn’t have expected to be where we are today, but we made some good steps overnight to get back in the fight. Williams’ George Russell declared the track conditions “hideous” as he headed out for Q1, but the circuit evolved quickly throughout the opening segment, meaning that the times tumbled in the final minutes. It would have been a nice position for tomorrow.”, Kevin Magnussen, 10th, Did not set a time in Q3, “I just hit the wall – broke the rear suspension, then it shot me over to the pit wall in a big crash. FORMULA 1 JOHNNIE WALKER BELGIAN GRAND PRIX 2019 - QUALIFYING 30 Aug 01 Sep 2019 Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa-Francorchamps I remember in 2017 I came back from a difficult qualifying to score my first F1 points in Montreal. But for now, we can enjoy today’s result! I was just trying to push everything, as I knew it was going to be tight. Hulkenberg, Norris and Sainz in P7, P8 and P9, meanwhile, meant that the full gamut of Renault cars were represented in Q3, marking a strong day for the French power unit maker. Grosjean, Q3 – Vettel secures 56th pole position ahead of Hamilton, as Ricciardo goes P4. However disappointing that seemed, with free tyre choice and a track where overtaking is eminently possible, all is not lost for the race itself, with points not out of the question. We knew this track would be one of the most challenging for us, but we got the most out of it so everyone in the team should be proud.". He had good pace in Q1 and we elected to go on the medium tyre, which would have been our start tyre, mirroring the strategy of Ferrari and Mercedes. He deserves it. EXCLUSIVE: The Top 10 F1 drivers of 2020 - as chosen by the drivers, ‘It hurts, but I’m not giving up’ - Albon resolute as he breaks silence on losing Red Bull race seat, VOTE: What was your favourite race of 2020? However, I believe with our starting positions, combined with the encouraging long runs we made on Friday, we’re looking good to fight for some solid points tomorrow. Bottas discounted himself from the battle by spinning early in Q3, and thus only had one run to set a time. A scintillating final effort from the German saw him stop the clocks at 1m 10.240s, while team mate Charles Leclerc was 0.680s behind him in third, as Hamilton claimed his 10th front row appearance in Canada, to tie the record for a single circuit held by Michael Schumacher at Suzuka. Pierre made it comfortably through to Q3 on the soft tyre. Tomorrow’s race will be long and very tough. We improved the car from yesterday and it would have been nice to start from inside the top 10, but we were missing a couple of tenths today to be comfortably in there. McLaren were fortunate with the timing of the red flag in Q2, meaning they got both cars through to Q3 for the first time since Bahrain. “It was just unlucky today and these things happen in Formula 1. His second effort, meanwhile, saw the Finn oversteering on the run out of the final corner before locking up at Turn 6 and the hairpin, consigning him to a lowly P6 spot at the grid. (Photo by Andy Hone / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, congratulates his team mate, Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, on pole position during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Q2 – Red flag for big Magnussen crash sees Verstappen drop out This track is fun, I’ve always enjoyed it here. Celle-ci, il a été la chercher avec l'adrénaline. We had P1 for a short moment, but Ferrari were just quicker. Formula 1 Live - Canada GP 2019: 1st Qualifying Formula 1 Live Results, Live Formula 1 Race Results by ScoresPro.com We didn’t expect it to be this fast, as this has been one of our weaker circuits, at least that’s what we had anticipated. I’m full of adrenaline to be honest. "We tried twice but we were just not fast enough over the two laps in Q1, it’s as simple as that. The timing was right, our procedures were good and I did everything I could. The guys and girls in the garage did a great job to fit the new power unit in time for qualifying, but I just felt on the back foot going into the session. Starting towards the back is never ideal, but at least overtaking is possible here. It’s not a bad result though as the race is very long, so we’ll keep our options open and do our best to move forward tomorrow.”, “I’d say it would have been very tight to get into Q3 today. On the other side of the garage, Sergio didn’t get together a tidy lap and also dropped out of qualifying early. FORMULA 1 PIRELLI GRAND PRIX DU CANADA 2019 - QUALIFYING 07 09 Jun 2019 Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Montréal. It’s a track where you can overtake, so strategy will be very important. ", Toto Wolff, Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, "Credit to Ferrari, they had the fastest car today and were very strong on the straights. Mercedes 295 2. I was pretty close to third place, but I think P5 is a good starting position for tomorrow and I think we can be happy with that. 08 June 2019. (Photo by Mark Sutton / Sutton Images). GP du 70e Anniversaire 7 août 2020 au 9 août 2020 . Having looked competitive in all of the practice sessions, it’s frustrating not to convert our promise into representative grid positions. I was lucky that I didn't hit the wall, but it put me on the backfoot for the second run. Williams propped up the leader board once again at a track they didn't expect to suit the FW42. But P8 is a nice result and it gives me a good starting position for tomorrow. F1 2019: Canadian Grand Prix - Qualifying Highlights - YouTube McLaren - Renault 30 5. 2020 Season Driver Standings Constructor Standings Archive 1950-2019 F1 Awards . He then took a different strategy by running three timed laps and a strong final lap put him P5 on the grid for tomorrow’s race, which now promises to be an exciting Canadian Grand Prix.”, CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Hamilton as he so often has, nearly pulled it out of the bag. They couldn't compete with Renault in Q3 and Sainz aborted his final lap to take the gloss off what had been a good day. Today was an improvement but it could’ve been even better - I didn’t do a great lap at the end of Q3. Timing wasn't with Red Bull today. Languishing down in P11, the Dutchman had to go again and was caught out by the late red flags caused by Magnussen's crash. We’ll just keep on working hard to get back to where we should be. Perez likewise fell at the first hurdle, which left the team scratching their heads as to where their top 10 pace from practice had gone... “The pace was there to go through to Q2 and beyond. ", LISTEN: Lando Norris, Sebastian Vettel and George Russell star in our best bits from Beyond The Grid in 2020, F1 ESPORTS: Opmeer crowned driver champion as Red Bull defend teams’ title, WATCH: Daniil Kvyat's most memorable moments in F1, © 2003-2020 Formula One World Championship Limited. "We are very pleased with today’s result. Up at the front, meanwhile, less than 0.030s separated Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in P1 from Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas in P3 – with Sebastian Vettel in between – while Nico Hulkenberg impressed to go P6 for Renault, ahead of McLaren’s Carlos Sainz – although the stewards were set to investigate after the session some alleged impeding by the Spaniard on the Toro Rosso of Alexander Albon. It was all pretty close today, we just missed a little bit. Kvyat We were forced to switch back to PU1 – the one used in the previous six events rather than benefitting from a fresh power unit with the phase two update. We worked hard overnight to improve the balance of the car and George especially was happy with the changes that were made. Recherche . With Hulkenberg an encouraging seventh, the team will be hopeful of a first double points finish of 2019. “I can’t be too unhappy about that as my lap wasn’t bad, but I maybe left a tenth on the table. (Photo by Simon Galloway / Sutton Images). With the margins so small in the middle of the pack, it certainly cost Lance getting into Q2. Without these problems, I’m sure I could have gone further in qualifying. The feeling in the car when it just keeps coming and you feel the grip and go for it, that was one of those laps, so really, really nice. I really enjoyed it. Magnussen's qualifying ended in spectacular fashion, as he caught the Wall of Champions on his final flying lap in Q2, careering across the track to make heavy contact with the opposing wall. The preparation lap was also difficult, with a lot of cars going into the final corner so close together, which wasn't ideal. (Photo by Zak Mauger / LAT Images), CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 08: Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo Racing C38 during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 08, 2019 in Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Canada. Times were incredibly tight in Q1, however, with a fraction over a second separating P1 and P18. The car was feeling good and our long run pace looked strong on Friday, so I'm confident that there will be some opportunities in the race tomorrow. He was very quick today and just put everything together. The Official F1® YouTube Channel – See more at www.Formula1.com Stroll So it proved, but it was Giovinazzi who - despite a lack of track time after his crash in FP1 - made it out at the expense of his more experienced team mate. We will keep pushing and do our best to bring home a strong result.”. His preparation lap was ruined by traffic and he could only manage a lowly sixth. The answer was an emphatic yes, with Vettel taking his first pole of the season by a healthy two-tenths of a second. Albon googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1526810873155-0');}). We have to stay focussed. (Photo by Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images), "Qualifying wasn’t exactly a straightforward session, with an interruption at the end of Q2 that affected the final runs. But a slow final sector meant his record-breaking seventh pole position in Canada would have to wait. On the one hand, Antonio had a positive day and recovered well from yesterday’s lack of running. We didn’t quite have enough pace on the medium and caught traffic so needed to run again in Q2 on the soft.