Formula One team by team analysis of Canadian Grand Prix; Daniel Ricciardo, Nico Rosberg on top

Jun 09 2014, 11:04 IST
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SummaryTeam by team analysis of Sunday's Canadian Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal (listed in current championship order):

Team by team analysis of Sunday's Canadian Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal (listed in current championship order):

MERCEDES (Nico Rosberg 2, Lewis Hamilton retired)

Rosberg started from pole and extended his overall lead from four to 22 points with his fifth second place in seven races. Mercedes failed to win for the first time this season. Hamilton suffered his second retirement of 2014, this time with a rear brake problem after banging wheels with Rosberg.

RED BULL (Daniel Ricciardo 1, Sebastian Vettel 3)

Ricciardo's first Formula One victory and third successive podium after two third places. Red Bull's first victory of the season, ending their longest win drought (six races) since 2009, and second in a row in Canada after Vettel last year. Ricciardo, now third overall, is the first Australian winner since Mark Webber in 2012. Also Renault's first win with the new V6 turbo.

FERRARI (Fernando Alonso 6, Kimi Raikkonen 10)

Alonso picked up some lucky points thanks to retirements ahead of him and took heart in Red Bull's improvement since the start of the season. Raikkonen said he had a problem with the brakes and handling of his car.

FORCE INDIA (Nico Hulkenberg 5, Sergio Perez 11/retired)

Perez, on a one-stop strategy, ran as high as second place and challenged for the lead before having problems with an electrical issue and then colliding with Massa, for which he collected a five place grid penalty for the next race. Hulkenberg was also on a one-stop and continued his record of scoring in every race so far this year.

MCLAREN (Jenson Button 4, Kevin Magnussen 9)

Button went from eighth to fourth in the space of two laps at the end. Magnussen spent 22 laps behind Vergne. McLaren pulled clear of Williams.

WILLIAMS (Valtteri Bottas 7, Felipe Massa 12/retired)

Massa set the fastest lap of the race and was chasing Perez for fourth, and his best result of the season, when he rammed into the back of the Force India on the final lap, a crash the stewards blamed on the Mexican for changing his line. Bottas suffered from high brake and engine temperatures.

TORO ROSSO (Jean-Eric Vergne 8, Daniil Kvyat retired)

Vergne hailed his race as possible the best of his F1 career so far, and gained a position on Alonso at the start. He scored his first points since the opener in Australia. Kvyat suffered a drive train failure and stopped

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