Sky F1's Karun Chandhok & Jenson Button are at the SkyPad to reflect on the biggest moment from the Canadian GP – the Hamilton-Vettel incident.
Sky F1’s Karun Chandhok & Jenson Button are at the SkyPad to reflect on the biggest moment from the Canadian GP – the Hamilton-Vettel incident.
The Canadian GP was somewhat overshadowed by a controversial, and race-losing, penalty for Sebastian Vettel – but there were still several star performances, particularly from the duelling multi world champions and the Renault drivers…
Qualified 2nd, Finished 1st
This was not his finest weekend by any means – a mistake on his final lap in qualifying was costly and uncharacteristic – but you have got to hand it to Lewis Hamilton. Unlike Sebastian Vettel, and closest championship rival Valtteri Bottas this season, Hamilton has been able to deliver when it matters most.
After crashing out on Friday and making that error on Saturday, Hamilton said he was more determined than ever on Sunday, partly to thank his team for all their hard work in repairing his car after a reliability glitch. And Hamilton could not have done much more in his hunt of Vettel, staying close before really putting the pressure on after the first pit-stops – and you can see why the Englishman felt he forced the mistake from his great rival.