Sebastian Vettel's 50th career victory in the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday saw him replace Lewis Hamilton at the top of the championship standings to cap an emotional day for the Ferrari team. "Of course we strive for perfection but fortunately, there was no harm done as far as it affected the result".
It was a dominant pole to checkered flag win on the Gilles Villeneuve circuit, named in memory of the former Ferrari legend, who claimed his first Grand Prix victory in Montreal 40 years ago to the day.
Mercedes has been off the pace the past two races.
Indeed Vettel now leads Hamilton by one point after the British driver was left to rue a Mercedes engine problem as he finished an underwhelming fifth.
"I'm sure the next couple of days it will get more and more painful because ultimately it was a poor weekend, but it could be a lot worse".
"However, in the two races we have lost 18 points so we have definitely fallen behind a little bit in that respect".
When asked if he has any concerns this year's auto might not be good enough to win the championship, Hamilton replied: "I don't let that get into my mind, no". I'm still here to win and still believe that we can.
But Vettel says it is inevitable that some races will be more uneventful than others, and delivered a staunch defence of excitement levels in F1.
Hamilton is confident of a revival. "We got Kimi on the start and then a nice overcut on Lewis, so I think we did everything we could". I've got the complete confidence in my guys and I am putting that energy towards them. It doesn't matter where I start on the grid, I don't look at any driver and say, 'I might lose to that person.' I think, 'How can I beat them? The German arrived in Montreal without a win in his last four races, but, after edging out Valtteri Bottas for pole and beating the Mercedes auto off the starting line, he did not put a foot wrong and was thoroughly deserving of Ferrari's first win at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for 14 years. I am going to keep doing that until I die. Hopefully when you guys are writing stories, I think previous year there was, oh Mercedes has the best auto and all those different things and ultimately I think we did the better job...
Mercedes were never in the victory equation, having not got engine updates ready in time for the race, while Ferrari and Red Bull both had new parts.
"It's probably the first time in a while that we have gained really good team points so it's a good weekend from that perspective and also good for Max", said Ricciardo.
But Trump's move had always been suggested by China, and Beijing was quick to applaud its announcement on Wednesday. Activists have said they were disappointed that Trump did not challenge Kim on the human rights situation.
Therefore, the only question becomes how much money he will end up making. "I never could have envisioned this". During the Dubs' championship parade in Oakland Tuesday, however, Myers backtracked from that statement.
Trump wants Kim to dismantle his nuclear arsenal entirely, thus giving up his only real deterrent and bargaining chip. And there is a possibility of something like that. "We would win that war thousand times out of a thousand", he said.
As a candidate for president, Trump vowed to block the merger , stating it would concentrate too much power in one company. The merged companies could withhold programming from competitors, pressuring consumers to switch to AT&T services.
Just meeting with Trump will also give Kim recognition as the leader of a "normal" country and as an equal of the U.S. leader. But Graham also called on his colleagues to go a step further and authorize use of military force if diplomatic routes fail.
Even if the measure does pass, it will require congressional approval to break up the existing state of California . With its 55 electors in the Electoral College, California has always been a stronghold for the Democratic Party.
Released at 1pm Eastern (10am Pacific), Fortnite is now available for download in the Nintendo Switch eShop online store. At present, Epic says there are no plans to bring the original "Save the World" PvE component of " Fortnite " to Switch .
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Beilein has been the coach of the Wolverines for the last 11 seasons, and already has the most wins in program history. Beilein led the Wolverines to the NCAA Tournament Championship game this past season, before falling to Villanova.
The nationwide alert advises us personnel to contact a doctor if they experience unusual or unexplained physical symptoms. The China incidents affect one of the most important of the seven USA diplomatic outposts in the country.
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One US Soldier Killed, Four Injured in Attack in Somalia
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India, Uzbekistan review bilateral ties
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