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.

01.06 – Germany Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas1:14.87419
02.44 – United Kingdom Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas1:14.95320
03.01Germany Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:15.54818
04.77 – Finland Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:15.55021
05.19 – Brazil Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:15.57821
06.03Australia Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:15.58920
07.14 Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:15.81417
08.25 – France Jean-Eric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:16.16224
09.22 – United Kingdom Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:16.18220
10.07Finland Kimi RaikkonenScuderia Ferrari1:16.21417
11.27 – Germany Nico HulkenbergSahara Force India1:16.30015
12.20 – Denmark Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:16.31019
13.11 – Mexico Sergio PerezSahara Force India1:16.47219
14.08 – France Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:16.68719
15.26 – Russia Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:16.71316
16.99 – Germany Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:17.31410
17.13 – Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:18.32810
18.04 – United Kingdom Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:18.3486
19.17 – France Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:18.3595
20.10 – Japan Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:19.9288
21.09 – Sweden Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:19.82010
22.21 – Mexico Esteban GutierrezSauber F1 Teamno time0

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