The Canadian Grand Prix preview

The Canadian Grand Prix preview

Two DRS zones, the promise of high tyre degradation, and a track layout that will not help Red Bull's cause. The Canadian GP is set to be a thriller. Edd Straw previews the seventh round of the championship

Canada is McLaren's biggest opportunity so far this season. Red Bull has won five out of six races, but the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve favours power and its unusual layout has a habit of closing up the competitive order at the front.

Lewis Hamilton is McLaren's trump card. The lessons of Monaco learned, this is a perfect opportunity for him to show the mark of a true great by bouncing back from a bad weekend on and off track with one of his trademark stellar performances. Three times he has competed in Montreal, three times he has had pole position and twice he has stood on top of the podium.

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