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Last race winner Lewis Hamilton is thrilled ahead of round 8. F1 returns to Montreal – the city where Lewis claimed his first win in F1. Lewis Hamilton is looking ahead to travel to North America for one of his favorite target on the F1 calendar.

Talking about the next race weekend in Canada Hamilton said: “I won my first GP in Montreal – 2007 seems like such a long time ago, but I still have some absolutely fantastic memories of that weekend: the pole position, the crazy number of Safety Cars, the uncertainty in the final laps, and then, at last, crossing the line, which just a massive feeling of relief and amazement at the same time. It was fantastic.

“Returning for 2010 is great, because it’s such a fast, demanding and unforgiving circuit – I love racing here. It’s an incredibly tough track – even if you can avoid the walls, which are really close and exciting at some places, the surface is very treacherous offline because of all the marbles. It’s a place where you don’t want to make even a tiny error.

“And the city is a fantastic place too. It’s great to be heading back to North America after two years away. The people in Montreal really embrace their race and there’s a lot of support for the drivers and the teams. I can’t wait to get back there.”

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