Canadian GP (2017)

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Tech analysis: The changes that helped Mercedes dominate

Mercedes' problems in Monaco may well have been an isolated incident, especially as they didn’t affect both cars in the same way, but that didn’t stop the team from making changes for Canada.

Tech analysis: Ferrari's medium downforce update

Ferrari has undoubtedly made a significant stride forward in 2017 and seemingly has a car for all conditions but the team is obviously not resting on its laurels, as it introduced a revamped aero kit for the Canadian GP.

Williams: Stroll's Canada result "real vindication"

Williams F1 deputy team principal Claire Williams says rookie Lance Stroll’s ninth place at his home race in Canada has served as "real vindication" after a difficult start to the season.

Tech analysis: Canada updates help Red Bull close the gap

Red Bull endured a troubled start to 2017, but has made clear progress over the opening races of the campaign, with a further step seemingly made in Canada.

Haas unhappy with Sainz's "dull" crash excuse

Haas team boss Gunther Steiner thinks it ridiculous that Carlos Sainz has blamed the lack of visibility from his mirrors for the crash with Romain Grosjean at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Five things we learned from the Canadian GP’s Global Editor-in-Chief Charles Bradley gives his views as Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes returned to winning ways in Montreal.

Canadian GP promoter admits Sunday’s race was a perfect scenario

François Dumontier, President and CEO of Octane Racing Group inc. promoter of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, admitted that Sunday’s race was a perfect scenario.

Analysis: How Hamilton got his mojo back in Canada

Lewis Hamilton put the disappointment of Monaco behind him with a stunning performance in Montreal, while title rival Sebastian Vettel was forced into damage control after an early clash.

Canadian GP: Post-race press conference

DRIVERS: Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing)

Verstappen "lucky" in Turn 1 incident - Vettel

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel felt Red Bull rival Max Verstappen was "lucky" to avoid a puncture at the start of the Canadian Grand Prix when the Dutchman "ran over our front wing".

Kvyat says F1 stewarding a "stupid circus"

Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat described Formula 1 stewarding as a "stupid f****** circus" and strongly criticised race director Charlie Whiting after a double Canadian Grand Prix penalty.

Sainz gets three-place grid penalty for Baku

Carlos Sainz will lose three places on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix grid after having been penalised for his accident with Romain Grosjean in Canada.

Alonso: McLaren's straightline speed deficit "dangerous"

McLaren-Honda's straightline speed deficit to rival Formula 1 teams in the Canadian Grand Prix was "dangerous", according to Fernando Alonso.

Perez insists he's a team player after Ocon controversy

Force India's Sergio Perez says he's driving for his team's best interest, rather than focusing on his own, following teammate Esteban Ocon's complaint about his driving tactics in the Canadian Grand Prix.

Grosjean says Sainz's move was "dangerous"

Romain Grosjean labelled Carlos Sainz's move at the start of the Canadian Grand Prix as "pretty dangerous" after the duo collided after Turn 2.

Canadian GP: Top 10 quotes after race

Lewis Hamilton took his 56th career victory today - his sixth at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, and third of the 2017 season

Canadian GP: Hamilton dominates, dramas for Vettel and Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton slashed Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel's championship lead with a dominant victory in the Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal.

Canadian GP: Post-qualifying press conference

DRIVERS: Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)

McLaren triumphs in revived Montreal F1 teams’ raft race

McLaren ended its long victory drought in Formula 1 on Saturday night when it triumphed in the resurrected teams’ boat race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

McLaren chassis “very, very competitive” in Montreal, says Alonso

Fernando Alonso claims his McLaren chassis was “very, very competitive” in Canadian Grand Prix qualifying, allowing for the power deficiency of the Honda engine.

Wolff: Mercedes still hasn’t found “holy grail” despite Hamilton pole

Toto Wolff says Mercedes is still searching for clear answers on how to set-up its Formula 1 car correctly for Pirelli’s ultrasoft tyre, despite Lewis Hamilton claiming pole in Canada.

Wehrlein set for grid penalty after Q1 crash

Sauber is set to change Pascal Wehrlein's Formula 1 gearbox after his Canadian Grand Prix qualifying crash, meaning the German will be handed a five-place grid penalty.

Ricciardo: Having Mercedes power might be "scary"

Daniel Ricciardo has joked that it would be "scary" to have the amount of engine power the Mercedes Formula 1 team has with its qualifying engine modes

Raikkonen "paid the price" for ill-timed Q3 mistake

Kimi Raikkonen said he “paid the price” for making a mistake when it counted in the closing moments of Formula 1 qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Vettel feels Ferrari has pace to win despite pole defeat

Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari has the pace to win the Canadian Grand Prix, despite having been unable to match Lewis Hamilton in qualifying.

Hamilton: Senna helmet gift eclipses "all my trophies"

Lewis Hamilton says receiving an Ayrton Senna Formula 1 helmet from the Brazilian legend’s family after equalling his pole position record in Canada has eclipsed "all my trophies".

Canadian GP: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Lewis Hamilton storms to Canadian Grand Prix pole to equal Ayrton Senna's career total

Canadian GP: Hamilton flies to pole ahead of Vettel

Lewis Hamilton secured his sixth pole position in Montreal after flying to first place in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Canadian GP: Vettel leads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice

Sebastian Vettel headed a Ferrari one-two in final Formula 1 practice for the Canadian Grand Prix at Montreal.

Latest Mercedes spec a boost for Force India, Williams

The latest Mercedes Formula 1 power unit upgrade, available to customer teams at the Canadian Grand Prix, allows drivers to run higher performance modes for longer in race situations, according to Force India.

Sainz calls for consistency after near-miss reprimand

Carlos Sainz hopes stewards remain consistent in handing out penalties for blocking incidents at Montreal's final chicane, after he was given a reprimand for a ‘potentially dangerous’ near-miss on Friday.

Grosjean "fed up of spinning" in Canada practice

Romain Grosjean said his three separate spins during Friday practice at the Canadian Grand Prix were down to a brake-by-wire problem.

Canadian GP: Friday's press conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – James ALLISON (Mercedes), Maurizio ARRIVABENE (Ferrari), Guenther STEINER (Haas), Yusuke HASEGAWA (Honda), Paddy LOWE (Williams), Jody EGGINTON (Toro Rosso)

Vettel: Losing time behind Hamilton "annoying"

Sebastian Vettel said he spent an "annoying" portion of the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix stuck behind title rival Lewis Hamilton.

Alonso says Friday "totally wasted" after engine problem

Fernando Alonso said his first day of Formula 1 practice at the Canadian Grand Prix was "totally wasted" after an engine problem seriously affected his running.

Canadian GP: Raikkonen leads FP2 as Red Bulls hit trouble

Kimi Raikkonen set the pace in the second Formula 1 practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Canadian GP: Hamilton leads FP1, Alonso breaks down on return

Lewis Hamilton edged out Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel to the quickest time in opening practice for the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix.

Gallery: Key F1 tech shots at Canadian GP

A selection of the best technical images from the Canadian GP courtesy of Giorgio Piola, Sutton Images and LAT Images.

Canadian GP: Thursday's press conference

Drivers: Fernando ALONSO (McLaren), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Jolyon PALMER (Renault), Lance Stroll (Williams), Sergio Pérez (Force India), Marcus Ericsson (Sauber)

FIA expands corner-cutting clampdown in Montreal

The FIA has expanded its corner-cutting clampdown to the third chicane at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in a bid to deter drivers from trying to gain an advantage by running off track.

Timetable of the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix in Montréal

Here is the complete timetable of on-track events for this week’s Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix to be held at the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit in Montréal.

Alonso ready to return to "day job" in Canada

Fernando Alonso says he's ready to return to his "day job" as he rejoins McLaren for the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix following his maiden appearance in the Indianapolis 500.

Canadian Grand Prix unveils support races for 50th anniversary edition

A total of five different racing series will be in action during the weekend of the 50th anniversary edition of the Canadian Formula Grand Prix in June.

Canadian F1 Grand Prix to build first covered grandstand

The promoter of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada announced the erection of the first ever covered grandstand for the June race, which will mark the 50th anniversary of F1 racing in Canada.

Canadian F1 Grand Prix announces the return of the Trios

Organisers of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix announced Thursday that that an additional section in Grandstand 11 is being put on sale.

Tickets go on sale for 2017 F1 Canadian Grand Prix

The organiser and promoter of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix announced that the tickets for the 2017 event would go on sale this Thursday.