Lance Stroll has been forced to move onto his second MGU-K of the season following an hydraulic failure during final practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday.

Stroll's engine gave way with a plume of smoke at the end of the back straight before flames emerged at the rear of his car early in FP3, forcing the Racing Point driver to come to a halt in the pit lane.

The team returned Stroll to the pits before confirming he had suffered an hydraulic fluid leak, preventing him from getting back out before the end of the session.

FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer confirmed in a bulletin issued after the session that Stroll had taken a fresh MGU-K after the session, moving onto his second and final part of the season. Any further MGU-K usages this year will result in a grid penalty.

Mercedes is yet to confirm whether the failure is related to the introduction of its 'Phase 2' engine that both its works and customer teams took heading into the weekend.



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