June.12 – The Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi come to an end seventh place, he started from 13th on the grid and following running second for 25 laps following the restart. Following an unglamorous qualifying session saw him line up 13th, Kobayashi made professional use of his Sauber on the rain-soaked Montreal track, managing to stay out on his initial wet tyres for the first 25 laps.
“Originally I qualified 13th so then it is not bad to finish seventh, but on the other hand I started second after the long red flag and looking from there the result is disappointing,” said Kobayashi. We have scored points and in the end this is most important. We have proved we are good in the wet, but when the track became dry my pace wasn’t good enough to defend my position.”
He was go down at the back Massa and Schumacher, Kobayashi was hit from at the rear by Nick Heidfeld, who was running faster and was caught out by Kobayashi running slightly offline. The Japanese then lost places to Jenson Button and Vitaly Petrov, before Massa, recovering from losing his front wing, used his DRS to beat Kobayashi across the line by 0.04 seconds.
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