A thriller in prospect - wet or dry

A thriller in prospect - wet or dry

Montreal looks set to be a feast of overtaking in normal conditions - but the forecast suggests a wet race on Sunday. Mark Hughes looks at how things might unfold

Much of what was learned in the sunny Montreal Friday practices may well turn out to be of marginal value – given that the forecasts are saying 50-60 per cent chance of rain on race day.

But either way, this looks set to be a fascinating contest. We could have either a dry race with three, possibly four, competitive teams at a track where overtaking should be rife, especially with the first double DRS activation zone. Alternatively we could be about to step into the unknown of a wet race on Pirellis.

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