Why Canada is completely wide open

Why Canada is completely wide open

With the Canadian Grand Prix one of the most unpredictable of the season in any year, David Coulthard reckons absolutely anything could happen this weekend

Montreal has thrown up some pretty unusual races in the past, which is due to a combination of the track breaking up, the tyres being right on the limit, and the harshness of the semi-permanent circuit on brakes and engines. Don't forget the 'wall of champions' either!

It's the complete opposite of Monaco in that there are lots of long straights and the top speeds are very high – over 200mph in a couple of places. But, paradoxically, the corners are generally slow and reward good traction, so just as we saw McLaren and Ferrari perform well compared to Red Bull at Monaco, I think we can expect that to be repeated at Montreal, but that just means there are five or six guys in with a chance of winning rather than one or two.

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