Under the floods that fell in Montreal, Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) achieved first pole position for the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix today, Saturday.with German Nico Hulkenberg surprisingly arriving in second place and Spaniard Fernando Alonso in third place.
Verstappen, winner of the last two Formula 1 world championships, still looks intractable and He added his fifth column Of the eight possible So far this season.
The Dutchman will also do well An opportunity on Sunday to extend his lead in the general classification About the Mexican Sergio Czech Perez, his Red Bull teammate, was ruled out of the final part of the session and will have to return from 12th place.
“I think the car has improved. We made the right decisionsSo I'm very happy to start from first place,” he congratulated himself Mad Max After getting out of his car at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, where thousands of fans patiently endured torrential rain.
In the middle of a Chaotic classificationGerman Hülkenberg managed to sneak into the middle of the fight Between Verstappen and Alonso to achieve Second place on the grid.
“It was fun, it was good. Obviously this comes unexpected, but I'm very happy and very proud,” said the Haas driver.
For his part, veteran Alonso, from Aston Martin, has once again demonstrated his restored reliability this season and achieved a result that allows him to aim for his fifth podium of the season, in which he ranks third in the overall standings.
Britain's Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, from the Mercedes team, will start from fourth and fifth positions on the grid on Sunday, when the sun is expected to return and the drivers will be able to race on a dry track. (Dr)