Day: June 9, 2018

Canadian GP: Ferrari surprised by Red Bull’s bold tyre choice

Sebastian Vettel has admitted Ferrari were surprised by Red Bull’s decision to qualify for the Canadian GP on the fast but fragile hypersoft tyres. Unlike Red Bull, both Mercedes and Ferrari reached the Q3 shoot-out on ultrasoft tyres – a slower but more durable compound than the new-for-2018 hypersofts. “We did what we wanted to […]

Sebastian Vettel savours special Canadian GP pole

Sebastian Vettel says his pole at the Canadian GP “means something extra” given Ferrari’s association with Gilles Villeneuve. The four-time world champion set a new absolute lap record of 1:10.764 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to pip Valtteri Bottas to pole by 0.093s. Max Verstappen was third for Red Bull, with Vettel’s championship rival Lewis […]