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Hamilton Wins Sixth Canadian Grand Prix

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Updated June 12, 2017

Hamilton Wins Sixth Canadian Grand PrixLewis Hamilton has won the Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time and the third year in a row, to cut Sebastian Vettel’s overall lead to 12 points and put Formula One champions Mercedes back on top of the podium.

The Briton led from start to finish on Sunday, after qualifying on pole at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the sixth time, to chalk up his 56th career Grand Prix victory and third of the season.

Hamilton’s Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas sealed a Mercedes one-two, finishing 19.7 seconds behind Hamilton, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo third for Red Bull for the third race in a row.

Ferrari’s Vettel, winner of three of the previous six races, finished fourth after losing places at the start and then dropping further down the field when he had to pit to replace a damaged front wing.

Top ten finishers:

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:33:05.153
  2. Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Mercedes +00:19.783
  3. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) Red Bull – TAG Heuer 00:35.297
  4. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 00:35.907
  5. Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India – Mercedes 00:40.476
  6. Esteban Ocon (France) Force India – Mercedes 00:40.716
  7. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 00:58.632
  8. Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Renault 01:00.374
  9. Lance Stroll (Canada) Williams-Mercedes 1 lap
  10. Romain Grosjean (France) Haas – Ferrari 1 lap

Reuters