Vettel leads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice for Canadian GP

Vettel gets service in the pits
Vettel gets service in the pits

#5-Sebastian Vettel is already 2/10th of a second under Lewis Hamilton's pole time from 2016 as Ferrari ran 1-2 in final practice for the Canadian GP at Montreal. Vettel's lap of 1m12.572s was faster than his Ferrari teammate #7-Kimi Raikkonen by 0.292s and the man who has dominated the Canadian GP in recent years Lewis Hamilton in the #44 Mercedes by 0.354s.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas in the 2nd Mercedes rounded out the top-5.

How confident is Vettel? He's been waving to the crowd all around the track.

Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg, Williams’ Felipe Massa and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo were the other men to get with a second of Vettel, while Force India’s Esteban Ocon and Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz completed the top ten.

Despite a few near misses with the Montreal walls, it was a session of mercifully little drama for the drivers, with all of them completing at least 18 laps around the Ile Notre-Dame.

Results

POS NO DRIVER CAR TIME GAP LAPS
1 5 Sebastian Vettel FERRARI 1:12.572 +0.000s 20
2 7 Kimi Raikkonen FERRARI 1:12.864 +0.292s 19
3 44 Lewis Hamilton MERCEDES 1:12.926 +0.354s 22
4 33 Max Verstappen RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER 1:12.965 +0.393s 22
5 77 Valtteri Bottas MERCEDES 1:13.210 +0.638s 24
6 27 Nico Hulkenberg RENAULT 1:13.493 +0.921s 20
7 19 Felipe Massa WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:13.527 +0.955s 22
8 3 Daniel Ricciardo RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER 1:13.545 +0.973s 35
9 31 Esteban Ocon FORCE INDIA MERCEDES 1:13.635 +1.063s 26
10 55 Carlos Sainz TORO ROSSO 1:13.667 +1.095s 22
11 26 Daniil Kvyat TORO ROSSO 1:13.788 +1.216s 23
12 14 Fernando Alonso MCLAREN HONDA 1:13.885 +1.313s 18
13 11 Sergio Perez FORCE INDIA MERCEDES 1:13.956 +1.384s 27
14 8 Romain Grosjean HAAS FERRARI 1:13.994 +1.422s 19
15 30 Jolyon Palmer RENAULT 1:14.102 +1.530s 22
16 2 Stoffel Vandoorne MCLAREN HONDA 1:14.228 +1.656s 22
17 20 Kevin Magnussen HAAS FERRARI 1:14.392 +1.820s 18
18 18 Lance Stroll WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:14.409 +1.837s 25
19 9 Marcus Ericsson SAUBER FERRARI 1:14.883 +2.311s 25
20 94 Pascal Wehrlein SAUBER FERRARI 1:14.965 +2.393s 25

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