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Max Verstappen remains on top in FP2 in Canada

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Max Verstappen dominated Friday practice at the Cana Grand Prix, with the fastest times in both sessions and a 0.130s margin over his nearest rival Kimi Raikkonen by the end of the day.

Canadian Grand Prix Dominant Mercedes practices in both Friday sessions without the softest tyres available this weekend. Mercedes the only has five limited sets of hyper-softs, two sets fewer than any other team, they will run with hyper-soft on tomorrow final practice session.

Verstappen completed the 4.36 km lap at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 1 minute, 12.198 seconds on Friday second practice session, a full second better than his best time in the morning. That was 0.13 seconds faster than Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen.

Verstappen’s Red Bull teammate, Monaco winner Daniel Ricciardo, was third. Then came three-time defending Montreal winner Lewis Hamilton, and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas.

Hamilton is looking for his fourth straight and his seventh overall win in Montreal. The four-time Formula One champion leads this year’s standings with 110 points in the first six races, 14 points ahead of Vettel.

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