Rolling the dice: F1's strategy dilemmas in Canada

Rolling the dice: F1's strategy dilemmas in Canada

Safety cars and rain might have stayed away in Canada, but as Adam Cooper explains, the manner in which a variety of strategies converged in the final laps made for a fabulous and fascinating grand prix

The Canadian Grand Prix has a tradition of providing excitement, but this time around there was no rain and no safety car intervention to stir up the action.

Nevertheless we still got a fabulous race, in which teams tried a range of strategies with varying degrees of success. The fact that the man on pole finished fourth, while the guy who started 15th managed to beat him in third, demonstrates that this was no ordinary grand prix.

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