F1 RACE – Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Live updates from Montreal

F1 RACE, LIVE – Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Latest updates as Sebastian Vettel looks to repeat last year and get first win of the calendar in Montreal

  • Sebastian Vettel is eyeing his first race win in 2019 as he is on pole in Canada 
  • Ferrari appear to hold the pace over Mercedes as they stole a dramatic pole
  • Lewis Hamilton starts in second and will look to steal a march from the start
  • Follow all the race action as it happens in Montreal right here with Sportsmail 

Ferrari will look to bring to an end Mercedes’ dominance this season as Sebastian Vettel starts on pole for the Canadian Grand Prix.

The German produced a stunning final lap in qualifying to take pole position off Lewis Hamilton, who completes the front row by starting in second.

There was disappointment for Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas as he starts in sixth while Max Verstappen starts further down the field still after a poor qualifying session. 

Follow all the race action as it happens in Montreal right here with Sportsmail’s live coverage. 

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1. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)

2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

3. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)

4. Daniel Ricciardo (Renault) 

5. Pierre Gasly (Red Bull)

6. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

7. Nico Hulkenberg (Renault)

8. Lando Norris (McLaren)

9. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

10. Daniil Kyvat (Toro Rosso)

11. Carlos Sainz (McLaren) – given a three-place grid penalty for impeding a rival

12. Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo)

13. Alexander Albon (Toro Rosso)

14. Roman Grosjean (Haas)

15. Sergio Perez (Racing Point)

16. Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo)

17. Lance Stroll (Racing Point)

18. George Russell (Williams)

19. Robert Kubica (Williams)

STARTING FROM PIT LANE: Kevin Magnussen (Haas)

QUALIFYING REPORT: Vettel takes pole in dramatic fashion!

JONATHAN McEVOY IN MONTREAL: Don’t change your spectacles, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel really did take pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix, 17 races and a lot of soul-searching after he last managed it.


Pierre Gasly starts in fifth while Max Verstappen’s qualifying woes sees him start in ninth. 

Can Red Bull disrupt the top order this evening? When Verstappen is in the mood… nothing can be ruled out.

JONATHAN McEVOY IN MONTREAL: Lewis Hamilton fancies an anxious wait to find out if he will be chucked down the Canadian Grand Prix after his car was taken apart with a hydraulic leak.


Hello and welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel starts on pole and is gunning for his first race win of the season with Mercedes boasting a flawless win record this season between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

There are plenty of twists and turns (quite literally) to come in Montreal so stick with me. 

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