Hamilton claims Canada GP as Vettel stumbles

Hamilton claims Canada GP as Vettel stumbles”

But Hamilton, who laid to rest the demons of his miserable display in Monaco by claiming yet another career hat-trick - that of pole position, a lights-to-flag victory and the fastest lap - while leading Valtteri Bottas home for Mercedes' first one-two finish of the campaign, believes his win here could prove to be pivotal in his quest for a fourth title.

Hamilton's third win of the season, his sixth in Montreal and the 56th of his career, helped him reduce championship leader Sebastian Vettel's advantage to 12 points.

Lewis Hamilton's sensational record at the Canadian Grand Prix continued as he took a huge bite out of Sebastian Vettel's lead in the Formula One drivers' standings.

The 18-year-old Stroll, on the grid for the first time at his hometown race, finished a grand prix for only the third time in seven races this season but achieved his goal of earning his first points at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, where he watched the Canadian Grand Prix as a child.

Verstappen had an electric start and shot up the outside into turn one, while Vettel dropped two spots into fourth but he had not only lost places.

"It was contact, but three cars in turn one doesn't work". "Don't get me wrong, I think with the damage in the beginning, it was not ideal".

After the past three years had seen the German marque dominate, notching up 51 wins out of 59, having Ferrari not only step up to compete with them, but actually beat them in a straight fight, has proven to be a breath of fresh air.

Red Bulls' Daniel Ricciardo took the third position on the podium, marking his hat-trick of finishing third after similar results in Spain and Monaco. But though the damage was apparent from outside the auto, Vettel said he was unaware of it from inside the cockpit, and Ferrari's subsequent failure to notice it meant the German missed the chance to pit for a replacement under the early safety vehicle.

"[The soft] was not quite as good as I was expecting so pace was missing".

In that endeavour he was assisted by the opening lap appearance of the Safety Car, due to a collision between Carlos Sainz's Toro Rosso and Romain Grosjean's Haas. The stewards said they would look at it after the race. "We've understood the tyres, utilised the tyres a lot better this weekend, but I think there's still things we've understood but that you can't just fix in two weeks". He will head to Baku for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a fortnight's time with his championship charge now firmly back on track. "You always need weekends like this", he said.

Ocon felt aggrieved that Perez did not respond to the team suggesting he should let the Frenchman through to try to get past Ricciardo when they were running fourth and fifth. He then shared a sip with actor Sir Patrick Stewart, who was serving as the post-race master of ceremonies.

"I know what I did, what issues I had, at the time that I encountered them, so I don't have to go back over that". That triggered a chain reaction with Ricciardo and Perez called in over the next two laps.

With the Force India cars battling with each other, Vettel overtook Ocon in the 66th lap and then, after leaving the track in a chicane, passed Perez as well.

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