A historic Racecourse named after the famous Canadian F1 driver Gilles Villeneuve, the race in Montreal is a firm favourite amongst the drivers and fans of the sport.

Following Monaco the Red Bulls were heading to a track that doesn't necessarily suit there car, but from free practice sessions, you could see they weren't going to give up easily. With powerful engines and plenty of opportunities for straight-line speed, this was surely where we were going to see the Mercedes and Ferraris shine. There was hope of a new engine upgrade for Mercedes that could have given them the edge over Ferrari but unfortunately for the team, this never came. 

In Qualifying, Sebastian Vettel showed the speed of the Ferraris and took pole position, the Mercedes were struggling which left Lewis Hamilton in fifth place on the grid, however, his teammate Valtteri Bottas took second place with the Red Bull of Max Verstappen behind him. 

At the start of the race, Vettel kept his lead, with wheel to wheel racing between Verstappen and Bottas behind him, Bottas managed to keep his position as they came out of turn 2. Local hero and Williams driver Lance Stroll lost grip meaning a loss of control with his car and he collided with Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley, this caused the safety car to be brought out.

There was a small racing incident between Carlos Sainz and Sergio Perez, Perez was knocked off the track causing him to lose his position in the race, the challenge was then on for him to make up his lost places. Up ahead  Ferrari was well suited to the track as he kept setting fastest laps at the start of the race widening the gap between him and the cars behind. 

A great pit stop for the red bulls meant Daniel Ricciardo came out ahead of Hamilton to move up to the fourth position, which he maintained for the rest of the race. 

It was Fernando Alonso's 300th gp but it may not have been one to remember as exhaust problems meant he had to retire on lap 43, with a stint at le man's next week the question is will we see Alonso in an F1 car next season?

Back on track and down to the last three laps there was a battle for fourth as Hamilton was closing in on Ricciardo, Hamilton had DRS but it wasn't enough Ricciardo managed to hold him off by setting fastest lap at the end keeping fourth. Vettel took the chequered flag, with Bottas in second and Verstappen in third. There were celebrations for the Ferrari team as this was their first win at the Canadian GP since 2004.

There is now a tense battle for the Drivers Championship as there is just one point in it between Hamilton and Vettel, Vettel leads at the moment but this could all change as the F1 season continues. 

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