Canadian GP: Webber tops final practice

Mark Webber

Mark Webber set the fastest time in a another rain hit Montreal Formula 1 practice session. Webber snuck in a fast time on a drying track at the waning moments, so the times are really not indicative of who is quickest.

Half the session was lost to barrier repairs, required following a heavy crash at Turn 11 in a Ferrari support race.

With Formula 1 regulations stipulating a minimum two-hour gap between practice and qualifying, and television schedules precluding a delayed start to qualifying.

Red Bull's Mark Webber and Williams driver Valtteri Bottas have been reprimanded by the Canadian Grand Prix stewards for failing to slow down sufficiently under yellow flags during the opening practice session of the weekend at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

Following Pastor Maldonado's Turn 3 crash, Webber and Bottas were investigated for not adhering to double waved yellow flags, with the stewards ultimately deciding to hand out the reprimands after studying footage and discussing the incident with both drivers.

The reprimand serves as Webber's second of the 2013 campaign, meaning if one more is picked up before the season concludes he will be given a 10-place grid penalty.


Pos Driver Team Time Behind Laps
1. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1m17.895s +0.000s 7
2. Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1m18.248s +0.353s 8
3. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m18.732s +0.837s 7
4. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m18.977s +1.082s 10
5. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1m19.131s +1.236s 6
6. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m19.457s +1.562s 7
7. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1m19.496s +1.601s 6
8. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m19.750s +1.855s 9
9. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m19.790s +1.895s 9
10. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault 1m20.316s +2.421s 8
11. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m20.596s +2.701s 9
12. Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1m21.035s +3.140s 12
13. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m21.364s +3.469s 7
14. Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 1m21.652s +3.757s 9
15. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 1m22.021s +4.126s 14
16. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1m22.720s +4.825s 15
17. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m23.058s +5.163s 7
18. Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 1m23.132s +5.237s 14
19. Sergio Perez McLaren-Mercedes 1m23.309s +5.414s 8
20. Charles Pic Caterham-Renault 1m23.620s +5.725s 12
21. Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 1m24.317s +6.422s 12
22. Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 1m26.195s +8.300s 9

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