Hamilton tops final practice in Montreal

No one is going to beat Lewis Hamilton this weekend

Lewis Hamilton kept Mercedes on top in the third and final practice for Sunday's Canadian GP on the Isle of Notre Dame in the St. Lawrence Seaway in Montreal. He was the only driver to break into the 1m15sec bracket with a lap of 1m15.610s.

Another Mercedes powered car was 2nd quick and 3rd quick. Felipe Massa was 2nd for Williams ahead of the other Mercedes of Nico Rosberg.

The Mercedes both set their best times on the soft tire and were unable to improve on super-softs, unlike the majority of the field, because they were sandbagging – lifting a coasting to not show just how powerful their car really is. Some say they have 100 extra HP in hand.

Fernando Alonso was 4th for Ferrari and Daniel Ricciardo rounded out the top-5 for Red Bull. He was the highest placed inferior Renault powered car.

Results

Pos Driver Team/Car Time Behind Laps
1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m15.610s +0.000s 18
2. Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1m16.086s +0.476s 16
3. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m16.120s +0.510s 20
4. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m16.488s +0.878s 15
5. Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault 1m16.504s +0.894s 15
6. Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m16.528s +0.918s 22
7. Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1m16.684s +1.074s 20
8. Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Renault 1m16.820s +1.210s 21
9. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Renault 1m16.824s +1.214s 19
10. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1m16.884s +1.274s 15
11. Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m16.944s +1.334s 17
12. Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1m16.993s +1.383s 19
13. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m17.121s +1.511s 21
14. Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 1m17.188s +1.578s 19
15. Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault 1m17.224s +1.614s 21
16. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m17.360s +1.750s 23
17. Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 1m17.900s +2.290s 23
18. Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 1m18.518s +2.908s 25
19. Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 1m18.525s +2.915s 19
20. Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 1m19.865s +4.255s 23
21. Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 1m20.227s +4.617s 14
22. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1m22.388s +6.778s 6

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