fifa-world-cup-2018
  1. You Are At:
  2. Home
  3. Sports News
  4. Formula 1 News
  5. Canadian Grand Prix: Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest in third practice

Canadian Grand Prix: Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest in third practice

The 20-year-old Dutchman is looking to overcome a recent history of mistakes that left him threatening to head-butt anyone who asked about the crashes.

Reported by: AP , New Delhi [ Published on: June 09, 2018 23:10 IST ]

Red Bull's Max Verstappen during the Canadian Grand Prix 

Photo:GETTY IMAGES

Red Bull's Max Verstappen posted the fastest lap at the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix for the third practice session in a row.

Mercedes and Ferrari are right behind and will try to close the gap in qualifying on Saturday afternoon.

Verstappen completed the 2.71-mile (4.36-km) lap at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 1 minute, 11.599 seconds. That was about 5 one-hundredths of a second ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was right behind them, coming in 0.107 slower than Verstappen.

Verstappen had never led a practice session before sweeping them in Montreal. The 20-year-old Dutchman is looking to overcome a recent history of mistakes that left him threatening to head-butt anyone who asked about the crashes.

Promoted Content

Write a comment

monsoon-climate-change