Canadian GP
Jun 8

VIDEO: Massa, Perez Released From Hospital After High-Speed Crash

Felipe Massa of Williams and Brazil crashes out of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Williams and Brazil crashes out of the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa and have been checked and released from a hospital in Montreal after the two were involved in a heavy crash at the end of Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

While battling for fourth place, Massa clipped the right-rear wheel of Perez’s Force India which caused both drivers to veer off track. They were carrying a high rate of speed at the time of the collision and were unable to slow before slamming viciously into the barriers in Turn 1.

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Jun 8

F1: Ricciardo Earns First Career Win In Thrilling Canadian GP

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates after winning the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

celebrates after winning the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo may be coming out of the shadow of his more celebrated Red Bull teammate.

The 24-year-old Australian won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to earn his first career Formula One victory, joining four-time defending world champion on the podium and snapping Mercedes’ stranglehold on the circuit this season.

Ricciardo’s win was the first win this year for any driver other than , the pole-sitter and championship leader, and , a three-time champion. But the twin Mercedes Silver Arrows were forced to slow down midway through the race to keep their brakes from overheating, and Ricciardo was able to take advantage.

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Jun 7

F1: Hamilton Optimistic Despite Qualifying Error In Montreal

Lewis Hamilton (left) and Nico Rosberg (right) talk to media after qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

(left) and (right) talk to media after qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton had to face being beaten to pole for the second race in a row after a great effort by Nico Rosbeg secured the top spot in Montreal.

Hamilton was fastest in FP3, Q1 and Q2, but lost out when it mattered in Q3.

“It wasn’t a great lap to be honest,” said a frustrated Hamilton. “And to be honest I really should have got the banker lap in before, a bit like in Monaco, and I didn’t. Nico did a great job today.

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Jun 7

F1: Montreal Extends Formula 1 Deal For 10 More Years

The Canadian Grand Prix will continue to be held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve through 2024. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Canadian Grand Prix will continue to be held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve through 2024. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Canadian Grand Prix is staying in Montreal through 2024 after an agreement with the Group worth more than $200 million.

The grand prix’ future in Montreal was secured with the help of substantial governmental investment: $62 million from the federal government, $50 million from Quebec, $62 million from Tourisme Montreal, and at least $32 million from the City of Montreal.

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Jun 7

F1: Vettel Leads The Chase Of Mercedes In Montreal

Sebastian Vettel qualified third for the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

qualified third for the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel put his Monaco disappointment behind him to lead the chase of Mercedes in Montreal qualifying – albeit by a tiny margin from the Williams drivers and his own teammate .

Vettel said he took some risks to find time on his final run.

“The start of the last lap wasn’t great,” he said. “I still didn’t manage to get that first sector right, the first two corners I didn’t get along very well with today. After that I tried to take more risk and it worked, so sector two was very good through the two kind of chicanes, especially the second one; I found a significantly better line and more time compared to previous runs and kept it together until the end.

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