Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne had a strong race in Canada but Russian team-mate Daniil Kvyat was forced to retire as Scuderia Toro Rosso endured a mixed weekend in Montreal. Vergne picked up his first points since the opening race of the year in Australia with an eighth place finish.
For the second year in a row, Vergne impressed at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. He made a good start to overtake the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso and proceeded to hold the Spaniard behind him throughout the first stint. He later held position ahead of the McLaren-Mercedes of Kevin Magnussen and took eighth at the flag.
“I'm extremely happy as I feel I gave my best today,” said Vergne. “It was a good race,...
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