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Sports Verstappen continues to dominate Canadian practice

20:35  09 june  2018
20:35  09 june  2018 Source:   afp.com

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Max Verstappen completed an impressive clean sweep on Saturday morning when he topped the times in the third and final free practice ahead of Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

The under-fire Dutchman, who had threatened to butt his inquisitors during an impetuous outburst at a news conference on Thursday, wound up fastest in all three sessions that followed.

He was quickest in final practice with a best lap of one minute and 11.599 seconds, outpacing nearest rival four-time champion German Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by 0.049 seconds.

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Vettel’s Ferrari team-mate Finn Kimi Raikkonen was third, just 0.051 seconds adrift of the pace, ahead of championship leader and defending four-time champion Briton Lewis Hamilton who was one-tenth down for Mercedes.

The top four were separated by just one-tenth of a second with Verstappen's Red Bull team-mate Australian Daniel Ricciardo fifth after a troubled morning ahead of Finn Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes.

Verstappen's performance was a grim-faced response to the criticism he had faced after being involved in six incidents in the opening six races, a sequence that led to him being quizzed about his form by reporters.

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The session was the first in which the Mercedes team, the only one of the leading trio not to be using a new upgraded engine, used the "hyper-soft" tyres and they struggled to manage the extra-grippy rubber.

"We have got the pace in the car to challenge for pole, but we are not really getting the best out of the hyper-softs," said Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff.

Mercedes chose to bring only five sets of the fast and slick hyper-softs compared to rival teams with eight, a tactical move that may hand the initiative to Red Bull or Ferrari.

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