Canadian Grand Prix: Race facts and stats

CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 09: Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso STR14 during the Canadian GP

Ferrari crossed the line first in Montreal, but ended up second to arch rivals Mercedes. We pull out the best facts and stats from an eventful 2019 Canadian Grand Prix.

  • Lewis Hamilton’s win on Sunday was his seventh Canadian Grand Prix victory – the first time he’s ever won any Grand Prix seven times in his career

  • It is Hamilton’s fifth triumph in seven races in 2019, which is his best-ever start to a Formula 1 campaign

  • Sebastian Vettel led his 100th career race today, joining Hamilton and Michael Schumacher as the only men to achieve the feat

  • Home hero Lance Stroll went from Q1 elimination on Saturday to ninth place on Sunday, just as he did in Canada 2017, and as he did in Australia and Azerbaijan this year

  • By finishing fourth, Valtteri Bottas failed to make the Canada podium for the first time since 2014. He did, though, have the consolation of scoring an extra point for the fastest lap of the race

CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA - JUNE 09: Lance Stroll, Racing Point RP19, makes a pit stop
  • Daniil Kvyat’s 10th place for Toro Rosso was his third straight points finish – that’s the best run he’s had since the end of 2015 with Red Bull

  • Max Verstappen climbed from ninth on the grid to fifth place for Red Bull, the first time he has finished lower than fourth since last year’s Russian Grand Prix

  • In eighth place, his team mate Pierre Gasly recorded his third consecutive points finish

  • Daniel Ricciardo recorded his best Renault result to date in sixth. It was also the team’s best finish in Canada since 2011

  • With Charles Leclerc taking third place behind team mate Vettel, Ferrari had both cars on the Montreal podium for the first time since 2005



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