Verstappen holds off Norris to win dramatic wet/dry Canadian GP

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a gripping wet-dry Canadian Grand Prix that developed into a five-car battle for the lead over the final 10 laps. Verstappen expertly managed a restart after a safety-car period with 11 laps to go to bolt into a decisive lead while McLaren’s Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri fought with the Mercedes of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton behind him. Verstappen pulled out nearly two seconds in one lap and controlled the race to the end from there.

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George Russell pips Verstappen to pole ahead of Canadian GP

George Russell took Mercedes’ first pole position of the season ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen at the Canadian Grand Prix. Russell and Verstappen set identical lap times of one minute 12 seconds dead but because the Briton banked his first he will start the race from first place. Lewis Hamilton could manage only seventh in the second Mercedes as Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri locked out the second row for McLaren. Both Ferraris failed to make the top ten shootout.

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Haas pair disqualified from Monaco qualifying after DRS infringement

Both Haas drivers have been disqualified from today’s Monaco Grand Prix qualifying session after their cars failed a legality check. The FIA’s Formula 1 technical delegate Jo Bauer informed the stewards both drivers’ VF-24s did not pass an inspection of the DRS opening. Nico Hulkenberg had qualified P12 ahead of teammate Kevin Magnussen who was due to lineup p15.

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Leclerc beats Piastri to take pole on home soil in Monaco

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix from McLaren’s Oscar Piastri. World champion Max Verstappen, struggling all weekend in his Red Bull, could manage only sixth place after hitting the wall at the first corner on his final lap. Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz was third, ahead of McLaren’s Lando Norris and Mercedes George Russell, whose team-mate Lewis Hamilton was seventh.

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Verstappen fends off McLaren duo for pole at Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen beat McLaren’s Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris in a tight battle for pole position at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Verstappen was just 0.074 seconds quicker than Piastri, who pipped Norris by 0.017secs with the final lap of the session. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was fourth, 0.224secs behind Verstappen, but 0.263secs quicker than team-mate Carlos Sainz who is right behind him.

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