Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s 2015 Canadian Grand Prix at the Gilles Villeneuve circuit in Montreal.
Hamilton started the 70-lap race from pole position and led all laps en route to victory, his fourth in career in Canada.
“I love Montreal!” he said on the podium.
“I love the city, I love the track. It’s a good result after what happened in Monaco. My first Grand Prix win came here in Montreal, so it’s really great”.
His teammate Nico Rosberg finished second after he was told to slow down a bit to save fuel and his cool his brakes.
Finland’s Valtteri Bottas scored team Williams-Mercedes its first podium of 2015.
Another Finn, Kimi Raikkonen finished fourth in his Ferrari despite a wild spin at the hairpin corner on lap 28, two laps after he had stopped to change his tires.
His teammate Sebastian Vettel drove a very strong race to make it from 18th on the grid to fifth.
Sixth place finisher Felipe Massa also drove an inspired race. He took the start from 15th place in his Mercedes-powered Williams.
Pastor Maldonado scored his first points of the 2015 season by crossing the line in 7th in his Lotus-Mercedes.
Nico Hulkenberg in his Force India, Daniil Kvyat (Red Bull Racing) and Romain Grosjean (Lotus) completed the top 10.
It was (another) disastrous day for McLaren-Honda as both cars retired. “Unrelated exhaust issues for both cars,” the team explained on Twitter.