Lewis Hamilton Returns to Circuit Where it all Began

Lewis Hamilton had claimed his maiden pole and victory at the Canadian Grand Prix in 2007. He returns seven years later and is raring to continue his fine form in the ongoing F1 season.

updated: June 05, 2014 15:23 IST
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Montreal: Lewis Hamilton will seek to regain the lead in this year's drivers world championship this weekend when he returns to one of his favourite circuits for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.

The 29-year-old Briton, who this week declared he had made his peace with Mercedes team-mate and world title rival Nico Rosberg following a tempestuous weekend in Monte Carlo, claimed his maiden Formula One pole and victory in the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix.

He added further victories in 2010 and 2012 and finished third at the tight and demanding Circuit Gilles Villeneuve last year, confirmation that his fast reflexive and instinctive driving is well suited to the bumpy and unforgiving street track.

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