The British driver Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, the seventh event of the Formula One World Championship, thanks to a five-second penalty imposed on the German driver Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), the first to cross the finish line.
The German driver failed a braking on lap 48, when he was leading, left the track and, upon re-entry, almost hit Hamilton, who came in second. The commissioners considered that it was a dangerous maneuver of the Ferrari driver and they applied a five-second penalty.
It was enough for Lewis Hamilton to win, as he crossed the finish line 1.342 seconds after Vettel, and reinforced his leadership in the World Cup.
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