Canadian Grand Prix

  • Montreal discussing 10-year contract extension 17-06-2013 09:25 PM

    Montreal: Canadian Grand Prix organisers say they are discussing a 10-year contract extension as Formula One seeks long-term deals with key races ahead of a possible flotation of the series. Francois Dumontier, promoter of the race in Montreal, told the espn.co.uk website that an extension to 2024 was on the...
  • Montreal set for new 10-year F1 deal 17-06-2013 09:16 AM

    Montreal is geared up for a new 10-year formula one deal for the Canadian Grand Prix. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has been in talks with race organisers about extending the contract that is going to end next year. Montreal promoter Francois Dumontier said, "Ten years allows us to think long...
  • Alonso not giving up despite losing ground to Vettel 10-06-2013 12:25 PM

    Montreal: Fernando Alonso knows better than anyone there is no such thing as a safe lead in Formula One, either in races or the championship. Last year, the Spaniard led the championship by 40 points with nine races to go. He had scored points in 23 consecutive races, a mark...
  • McLaren endure a weekend to forget at Montreal 10-06-2013 12:11 PM

    Montreal: The Canadian Grand Prix has been a happy hunting ground for McLaren but Sunday's race marked a low for the British Formula One team. At the same Montreal street circuit where McLaren had produced four of the last five winners, there was only disappointment. For the first time in...
  • Vettel made up for past mistake in Canada 10-06-2013 11:56 AM

    Montreal: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday and made amends for an uncharacteristic mistake that cost the Formula One world champion victory two years ago. The 25-year-old German cruised to his first triumph in North America with a dominant performance to erase the disappointment of...
  • Force India's 100th GP earns them seven points 10-06-2013 11:19 AM

    Montreal: Sahara Force India celebrated their 100th race in style, scoring seven points with Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil finishing in seventh and 10th position respectively at the Canadian Grand Prix here. Starting 17th on the grid, Di Resta drove a magnificent race and climbed to 7th position which...
  • Hamilton finds a third way in Canada 10-06-2013 11:10 AM

    Montreal: Lewis Hamilton achieved a Formula One career first by steering his Mercedes to third place in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, even if the podium was a bitter-sweet one for the Briton. In his five previous visits to Montreal with McLaren, the 2008 champion had won three times and crashed...
  • Marshal death clouds Vettel's Canada win 10-06-2013 08:34 AM

    Montreal: Red Bull's triple world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday but his victory was overshadowed by the death of a marshal, the first fatality in Formula One in over a decade. The worker was killed after being run over by a mobile crane that was...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Canadian Grand Prix 10-06-2013 12:47 AM

    Montreal: Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, leading almost the entire way to extend his lead in the Formula One points race. Starting from the pole position, Vettel finished 14.4 seconds ahead of Fernando Alonso's Ferrari. Lewis Hamilton, the 2012 winner, was third after holding the lead...
  • Bottas upstages rivals to qualify third in Canada 09-06-2013 12:05 PM

    Montreal: Valtteri Bottas enhanced his reputation as one of the rising stars of Formula One when he upstaged some of the biggest names in the sport on Saturday to qualify third fastest for the Canadian Grand Prix. The 23-year-old from Finland showed maturity beyond his years when he guided his...
  • Massa disappointed with second consecutive crash 09-06-2013 11:44 AM

    Montreal: Felipe Massa emerged unscathed after crashing his Ferrari for the second race weekend in a row in Saturday's qualifying session for the Canadian Grand Prix. The session was halted while the wrecked car was removed from the track after the Brazilian slammed sideways into an energy-absorbing barrier when he...
  • Hamilton looks at the bright side after missing pole 09-06-2013 11:40 AM

    Montreal: If there is a silver lining in every cloud, Lewis Hamilton found his on Saturday with the consolation of qualifying on the front row of the grid for the Canadian Grand Prix. The Briton was furious with himself after making a tiny mistake on his final flying lap, which...
  • Raikkonen and Ricciardo demoted for pit lane error 09-06-2013 10:56 AM

    Montreal: Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen and Australia's Daniel Ricciardo were handed two place grid penalties for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix after pit lane offences in qualifying. They were penalised by Formula One stewards for jumping the queue to leave the pit lane after the second qualifying session had...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel grabs pole position at Montreal 08-06-2013 11:51 PM

    Montreal: Sebastian Vettel has earned pole position for Formula One's Canadian Grand Prix for the third consecutive year. The championship points leader drove the fastest lap in the final qualifying session with a time of 1 minute, 25.425 seconds. Lewis Hamilton also will be in the front row for Sunday's...
  • Red Bull's Webber fastest in final practice at Montreal 08-06-2013 09:22 PM

    Montreal: Mark Webber of Red Bull posted the quickest lap in an abbreviated and wet final practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber's best lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was 1 minute, 17.895 seconds. Adrian Sutil of Force India was second fastest at 1:18.248, followed by defending...
  • Mercedes boss says he approved 'private' tyre test 08-06-2013 08:44 AM

    Montreal: Mercedes boss Ross Brawn confirmed on Friday that he made the decision for his team to be part of a Pirelli tyre test in Spain that is being investigated as a possible breach of the sport's rules. But Brawn reaffirmed his belief that the team had done nothing wrong...
  • Fernando Alonso fastest in second Canada practice 08-06-2013 08:27 AM

    Montreal: Fernando Alonso, desperate to get his Formula One championship bid back on track, signalled his intentions to start with this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix by setting the fastest lap in practice on Friday. The Spaniard posted the day's fastest overall time when he lapped the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in...
  • Alonso sure Vettel's luck will change for the worse 07-06-2013 09:17 AM

    Montreal: Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel's luck is sure to run out some time this season and Ferrari need to make the most of any misfortune he suffers, Fernando Alonso said on Thursday. The Spaniard will start Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, the seventh round of the 19 race championship,...
  • Sebastien Vettel chasing elusive win in Canada 06-06-2013 11:46 AM

    Ottawa: Sebastien Vettel has been winning Formula One races all over the world for the past three years with ruthless efficiency. In chalking up three successive world drivers' championship victories, the German has added his name to the honour roll of winners at almost every track on the circuit. Only...
  • McLaren support under-fire Sergio Perez 05-06-2013 09:20 PM

    London: McLaren say they are 'fully behind' Sergio Perez even if the Mexican's aggressive driving style has angered some of his Formula One rivals this season. Lotus's Kimi Raikkonen, an ex-McLaren driver himself, called Perez an idiot and suggested the youngster needed a punch in the face after a collision...
  • Kimi Raikkonen closes in on F1 record scoring run 05-06-2013 08:04 PM

    London: Kimi Raikkonen has one of Michael Schumacher's Formula One records in his sights this weekend at the Canadian circuit where the now-retired seven times world champion won more races than anyone else. If Raikkonen finishes in the top 10 in Montreal, the Lotus driver will equal Schumacher's record of...
  • Massa gets new Ferrari chassis for Canada after Monaco crash 04-06-2013 09:44 PM

    Ferrari's Felipe Massa will have a new chassis for this weekend's Canadian Formula One Grand Prix after crashing heavily twice at the last race in Monaco, the Italian team said on Tuesday. Massa smashed into the barriers at the Sainte Devote corner in final practice and then during the race,...
  • We are knocking on the door of 1st podium: Force India 04-06-2013 06:05 PM

    Montreal: Encouraged by consistent results, Sahara Force India is hoping to break the podium jinx at Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, which will be the 100th race for the side. The Indian side is placed fifth in the Constructors' Championship with 44 points, seven ahead of formidable McLaren. Paul di Resta...
  • Lotus boss Boullier unhappy with Pirelli tyre changes 17-05-2013 09:46 AM

    London: Pirelli's decision to change the Formula One tyres after just six races penalises those who have done a better job than others in getting the existing ones to work, Lotus principal Eric Boullier said on Thursday. "Just imagine for a moment that because a football team can't run as...
  • Red Bull could benefit from Pirelli tyre changes 15-05-2013 08:21 AM

    London: Formula One world champions Red Bull could benefit from changes to be introduced at next month's Canadian Grand Prix that will make tyres tougher and longer lasting, supplier Pirelli recognised on Tuesday. The Italian company's motorsport director Paul Hembery hoped that would not be the case, however. "There have...
  • Vettel shows he's only human after all 14-06-2011 10:40 AM

    London: Sebastian Vettel's critical error on the final lap of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix will have raised a flicker of hope among his Formula One rivals, Australian team mate Mark Webber included. Since the start of the season, they have been searching for a chink in the 23-year-old German's armour...
  • Canadian GP: no points for Force India 13-06-2011 10:48 AM

    Montreal: Points eluded Force India at the rain-marred Canadian Grand Prix as Paul Di Resta ended 18th and Adrian Sutil failed to even finish the race here. Torrential rain showers were the story of the day in Montreal causing a delay of over two hours to the Canadian Grand Prix....
  • Karthikeyan dismisses Massa's allegation 13-06-2011 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Hispania Racing driver Narain Karthikeyan isn't too amused with Felipe Massa after the Canadian GP. Shifting the blame on the Indian driver for losing control of his car and places, the Massa said he was angry at Narain as his chances of finishing on the podium evaporated while...
  • Button wins rain-hit Canadian Grand Prix 13-06-2011 08:27 AM

    Montreal: Jenson Button celebrated his greatest victory on Sunday after overtaking Red Bull's Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel on the last lap of a rain-delayed Canadian Grand Prix thriller. Button, who earlier had squeezed team mate and fellow Briton Lewis Hamilton into the wall and out of the race,...
  • Vettel grabs pole at Canadian Grand Prix 12-06-2011 12:24 AM

    Montreal: Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel chalked up his sixth pole position in seven races at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday to maintain Red Bull's stranglehold on qualifying. The 23-year-old German will be joined on the front row by Ferrari's Spanish double world champion Fernando Alonso. Vettel's 21st career...