Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole and conserves Monaco momentum.

Nico_Rosberg-Canadian_GP-2014-F01Rosberg edged Mercedes team-mate Hamilton to take pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix, the German driver was faster by only 0.079secs as the Mercedes team continued to compete on a level above the rest.

The biggest surprise of the qualifying was Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel who took P3 ahead of the Williams of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa.

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo had to settle for sixth, while Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was seventh ahead of Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne and McLaren’s Jenson Button.


Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. 06 – Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:14.874 19
02. 44 – United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:14.953 20
03. 01Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:15.548 18
04. 77 – Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams Martini Racing 1:15.550 21
05. 19 – Brazil Felipe Massa Williams Martini Racing 1:15.578 21
06. 03Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1:15.589 20
07. 14 - Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:15.814 17
08. 25 - France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:16.162 24
09. 22 – United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren Mercedes 1:16.182 20
10. 07Finland Kimi Raikkonen Scuderia Ferrari 1:16.214 17
11. 27 – Germany Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1:16.300 15
12. 20 – Denmark Kevin Magnussen McLaren Mercedes 1:16.310 19
13. 11 – Mexico Sergio Perez Sahara Force India 1:16.472 19
14. 08 – France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team 1:16.687 19
15. 26 – Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:16.713 16
16. 99 – Germany Adrian Sutil Sauber F1 Team 1:17.314 10
17. 13 – Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Lotus F1 Team 1:18.328 10
18. 04 – United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:18.348 6
19. 17 – France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 Team 1:18.359 5
20. 10 – Japan Kamui Kobayashi Caterham F1 Team 1:19.928 8
21. 09 – Sweden Marcus Ericsson Caterham F1 Team 1:19.820 10
22. 21 – Mexico Esteban Gutierrez Sauber F1 Team no time 0

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