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Verstappen takes ‘pole’ for Canadian Grand Prix in ‘wet’ and bumpy qualifying session – Formula 1

Verstappen takes ‘pole’ for Canadian Grand Prix in ‘wet’ and bumpy qualifying session – Formula 1

Rain marred a qualifying session for Sunday’s race. The Dutch dominated and set a new record

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Not even the rain caused any surprises in qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen smashed the competition and took pole position this season – the third in a row and the 25th of his career. The Dutchman ended the session, which was marked by several accidents and continuous rain, by setting a new record in the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, achieving the largest ever difference between the first and second classified ads in a qualifying session (1.2 seconds), surpassing the old mark (0.756 seconds). ).

Nico Hülkenberg was the big surprise of this Saturday session, managing to put Haas alongside Max Verstappen on the front row of the starting grid for tomorrow’s race. The German achieved the second best time in the session, and so he put its driver on the front row of the grid for the second time, after Magnussen, last year, in the Brazilian Grand Prix.

The second row of the starting grid, until you see, will be made up of Spaniard Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin) and Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes). George Russell (Mercedes) and Esteban Ocon (Albin) will start from the third row, while Lando Norris (McLaren) and Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) close the fourth row and Oscar Piastri (McLaren) and Alexander Albon (Williams) close the fourth. First 10 places in the Canadian Grand Prix.

On the downside, they surprised Sergio Perez (Red Bull) and Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), who weren’t even present in the third quarter.

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