In the ongoing battle for the Formula 1 championship, Max Verstappen holds a commanding 53-point lead over his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez. Verstappen strengthened his position with a recent victory in Spain, while Perez finished fourth behind the two Mercedes drivers.
During the Canadian Grand Prix qualifying session, Lewis Hamilton showcased his prowess by topping the timesheets in both Friday practice sessions. The day, however, was marred by technical difficulties with the track’s CCTV systems, resulting in the cancellation of the first practice. As a result, the second practice was extended to 90 minutes to compensate for the lost track time.
The final practice session is scheduled to commence at 5:30 pm BST, followed by the eagerly anticipated qualifying session at 9:00 pm BST.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Formula 1 Canadian GP Qualifying
What is the current standings in the F1 drivers’ championship?
Max Verstappen currently leads the drivers’ standings by 53 points, followed by his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez. Verstappen’s recent win in Spain helped him extend his lead, while Perez finished fourth in that race.
Who topped the practice sessions during the F1 Canadian GP qualifying?
Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in both Friday practice sessions. He showcased his skills by leading the way in the mixed-up day of practice sessions.
Why was the first practice effectively cancelled?
The first practice session was effectively cancelled due to technical issues with the track’s CCTV systems. This forced the second practice session to be extended to 90 minutes to make up for the lost track time.
When does the final practice and qualifying sessions take place?
The final practice session for the F1 Canadian GP takes place at 5:30 pm BST. Following that, the qualifying session is scheduled to start at 9:00 pm BST.