18:24

Hamilton's euphoria

“Honestly, I feel amazing. I am so happy,” Lewis Hamilton said after qualifying fourth.

“P4 has never felt so good if I am being honest. Maybe when I was like in my first year racing in 2007 when I got my first P4 in quali, it felt great then."

Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 9, Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal, Canada, Race
18:19

The obstacles Verstappen must overcome

It may seem like the Red Bull driver has a clear sight to the finish line already, but these are the big issues he may face in tonight's race...

Max Verstappen (NLD) Red Bull Racing celebrates his pole position in qualifying parc ferme. Formula 1 World Championship,
18:13

Alonso sends warning to Verstappen

“The goal is to lead the race in Lap 1, so Turn 1 maximum attack! 

“Then after that they [Red Bull and Ferrari] can go and they can fight but it would be sweet to lead the race,” Alonso said.

(L to R): Pole sitter Max Verstappen (NLD) Red Bull Racing in qualifying parc ferme with second placed Fernando Alonso (ESP)
 

 

18:03

Are Ferrari title hopes finished?

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18:02

Alonso rolls back the years

Fernando Alonso, aged 40, starts second on the grid.

It's his first time on the front row in a decade.

Ten years ago at the 2012 German Grand Prix, THIS was the grid with Alonso at the front!

Fernando Alonso (ESP) Alpine F1 Team. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 9, Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal, Canada, Race
18:00

Leclerc starts from the back

Ferrari championship hopeful Charles Leclerc will start from P19 due to engine penalties.

But he reckons he can finish as high as fourth...

Charles Leclerc (MON) Ferrari. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 9, Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal, Canada, Qualifying
17:55

Full qualifying results

It was an eventful one!

Fernando Alonso (ESP) Alpine F1 Team A522. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 9, Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal, Canada,
17:53

Good evening!

Welcome to our live updates of the 2022 F1 Canadian Grand Prix.