Lewis Hamilton takes third consecutive Canadian GP win

His third consecutive win and sixth win in total, leading the race from start to finish, Lewis Hamilton proved that Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is his track.

The first place finish for Hamilton means he has closed in on the championship, now only 12 points away from Sebastian Vettel.

The race gave Mercedes their first one-two finish since Abu Dhabi last year and were joined on the podium by Daniel Ricciardo in third place.

The Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel had a hard race, after picking up front wing damage he slipped down to 18th before pulling it back and finishing 4th.

Rookie Lance Stroll picked up his first career points while Force India finished with both cars in the points.

RACE RESULTS

1 Lewis HAMILTON
Valtteri BOTTAS
Daniel RICCIARDO
Sebastian VETTEL
5 Sergio PEREZ
6 Esteban OCON
7 Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN
8 Nico HULENBERG
9 Lance STROLL
10 Romain GROSJEAN
11 Jolyon PALMER
12 Kevin MAGNUSSEN
13 Marcus ERICSSON
14 Stoffel VANDOORNE
15 Pascal WEHRLEIN
16 Fernando ALONSO
DNF Daniil KVYAT
DNF Max VERSTAPPEN
DNF Felipe MASSA
DNF Carlos SAINZ

 

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DISCLAIMER: All photos belong to Sutton Images

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