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Sport Model Winnie Harlow forces Canadian Grand Prix to end early after checkered-flag blunder

04:30  11 june  2018
04:30  11 june  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins the Canadian Grand Prix

  Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins the Canadian Grand Prix Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has won the Canadian Grand Prix after leading the race from the pole to the checkered flag. With the victory, Vettel took a one-point lead over Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One standings.Vettel picked up his second career victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and the first for Ferrari in Montreal since Michael Schumacher won three in a row from 2002-04.Valtteri Bottas was second in his Mercedes, about six seconds back. Max Verstappen was third and the other Red Bull car, driven by Daniel Ricciardo, was fourth.

Sebastian Vettel won Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, and he didn’t even need to finish the race. The Formula 1 race was found itself in an awkward situation when Canadian model Winnie Harlow waved the checkered flag before the race actually was supposed to end . When the flag was

Sebastian Vettel won Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, and he didn't even need to finish the race. The Formula 1 race was found itself in an awkward situation when Canadian model Winnie Harlow waved the checkered flag before the race actually was supposed to end .

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Sebastian Vettel won Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, and he didn't even need to finish the race.

The Formula 1 race was found itself in an awkward situation when Canadian model Winnie Harlow waved the checkered flag before the race actually was supposed to end.

When the flag was waved early, a frustrated Vettel was worried that people would run onto the track with racers still driving at full speed. He said via eveningexpress.co.uk:

Max Verstappen fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP

  Max Verstappen fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP Max Verstappen has posted the fasted lap in the first practice at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix. Verstappen completed the 2.71-mile (4.36-km) lap at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 1 minute, 13.302 seconds. That was 0.088 seconds faster than defending champion Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes. Verstappen's Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo was third best, followed by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas.Hamilton is looking for his fourth straight and his seventh overall win in Montreal.

The Chinese Grand Prix ended two laps earlier than scheduled after the chequered flag was mistakenly waved before the end of the race. Incredibly, the embarrassing blunder greeted the leader, and eventual winner, Lewis Hamilton. Model Winnie Harlow caught up in chaos at Canadian Grand

Winnie Harlow accidentally ends Canadian GP EARLY after flag gaffe - Продолжительность: 4:05 ABC NEWS 225 просмотров. Winnie Harlow caused a premature end to the Canadian Grand Prix when she gave winner Sebastian Vettel the checkered flag on lap 69 instead of 70.

"I told my team on the last lap so people would not jump on the track to celebrate. Some of the marshals were already celebrating. They peaked a bit early."

Harlow would post on Instagram that race officials mistakenly told her to wave the checkered flag before the race had ended.

WHEN THEY TELL YOU TO WAVE THE FLAG A LAP TOO EARLY! You had one job sir!!! Hahaha but so grateful everyone was safe today and no one got hurt! @f1 ✨

A post shared by ♔Winnie Harlow♔ (@winnieharlow) on Jun 10, 2018 at 1:14pm PDT

She wrote:

WHEN THEY TELL YOU TO WAVE THE FLAG A LAP TOO EARLY! You had one job sir!!! Hahaha but so grateful everyone was safe today and no one got hurt!

She'd also tweet about the incident.

Between the GM executive crashing a $123,000 pace car and this, it hasn't been a great two weeks for honorary race participants.

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Verstappen fastest in both practices at Canadian GP .
Max Verstappen has driven the fastest lap in each of the first two practice sessions at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix.Scorching the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with the fastest times of the day will have that effect on a driver.

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