By Harry Schofield:
Sebastian Vettel outpaced Lewis Hamilton and took pole position for tomorrows Canadian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton was just a whisper off the pace just 0.206 seconds behind the Ferrari.
Chares Leclerc managed to keep up with Sebastian's pace in 3rd place.
Valtteri Bottas could only managed 6th place as he spun on his hot lap.
Kevin Magnussen crashed out in spectacular style in the “wall of champions” and ended his quaifying run, ending Verstappens’s chance of a good grid position .
The surprise of the weekend was Daniel Ricciardo who put his Renault in 4th position .
Williams again in the last grid slots 4 seconds of the pace, what goes on now for the team, talk of restructure with Sir Patrick Head, but with the flaws of this years car, no amount of updates will gain 4 seconds, a new car a new year is all Williams can aim for now.
I hope Ferrari have the race pace not just qualifying trim modes on the engine and gearbox, tyre temperature will be a big factor in tomorrow’s race with Ferrari traditionally have issues with front brake temperatures in the opening laps, causing a lot of unbalance in the car, that is why we see both Ferrari’s of Sebastian and Charles have moments in the opening laps of the race until tyre temperatures stabilise.
2019 Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying Results :
1 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:10.240
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 0.206s
3 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 0.680s
4 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 0.831s
5 Pierre Gasly Red Bull 0.839s
6 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 0.861s
7 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1.084s
8 Lando Norris McLaren 1.623s
9 Carlos Sainz McLaren 3.741s
10 Kevin Magnussen Haas no time
11 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:11.800
12 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:11.921
13 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing 1:12.136
14 Alex Albon Toro Rosso 1:12.193
15 Romain Grosjean Haas no time
16 Sergio Perez Racing Point 1:12.197
17 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 1:12.230
18 Lance Stroll Racing Point 1:12.266
19 George Russell Williams 1:13.617
20 Robert Kubica Williams 1:14.393
Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying:
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