Marcus Ericsson feels his Sauber C34 car will be able to gain an advantage on the Montreal circuit as it will can optimise its performance on the high-speed track.

The Swedish driver endured a difficult race last time out at the Monaco Grand Prix by finishing 13th and is looking to make an improvement in Canada.

Ericsson feels the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve's long straights will be an advantage to the Ferrari-powered Sauber machine who lost out to its Renault and Honda-powered rivals in Monaco.

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"Montreal is one of the tracks that should suits our car better mainly because of the long straights," Ericsson said. "As we do have a high top speed, it could be positive for us. Besides the engine power, braking stability as well as a good change of direction will be important.

"I like the track, it is a combination of a street and permanent circuit. It is a traditional race with a lot of history and I will enjoy to race there."

After the tight and twisty Monte Carlo street circuit the Swedish driver is looking forward to returning to a more traditional Grand Prix circuit where chances for overtaking should be much higher.

"The many long straights also make overtaking easier on this track. Due to the track characteristics, I think our performance should be stronger in Montreal," Ericsson added.

The Canadian Grand Prix will act as round seven of the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship, scheduled for the 5-7 June.