Weekend review and results round-up

Canada's return to the Formula 1 calendar was always tipped to bring action and drama, and that's exactly what the field provided - not even requiring the circuit's famous safety car interludes and big impacts to create a thriller

Weekend review and results round-up

Instead it was tyres, their fragility in some conditions, and the big difference between the two compounds that generated the action, and ultimately a one-two for McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, even though Red Bull's more cautious strategy had perhaps looked wiser on paper given the level of tyre degradation in practice.

Red Bull's eventual slump to fourth and fifth was a low-key end to a weekend that began with the squad still right in the spotlight as the fall-out from Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber's Istanbul tangle dominated the Montreal build-up.

F1 and NASCAR aside, the motorsport world took a break this weekend to give due precedence to the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours, in which Peugeot appeared to be in complete control until its race fell apart in a string of reliability problems, allowing Audi to grab its most unlikely win yet.

The F1 sessions

Button tops first Canada practice

Vettel pips Alonso in second practice

Hamilton quickest in final practice

Hamilton ends Red Bull's pole run

Hamilton heads McLaren 1-2 in Canada

The F1 headlines

Michelin warns about tyre deal delay

Red Bull duo agree to disagree on crash

Schumacher now looking towards 2011

Alonso insists title still a realistic aim

Red Bull says no rush to run F-duct

Hamilton frustrated with car and track

Teams face Montreal tyre dilemma

Alonso pleased Massa is being retained

Schumacher baffled by qualifying issues

Hamilton reprimanded after qualifying

McLaren defends Hamilton call

Ecclestone: No F1 in HD before 2012

Horner: Red Bull stronger after Turkey

Pirelli's F1 tyre deal edging closer

Schumacher cleared in Massa clash

Alonso encouraged by Ferrari recovery

The motorsport action

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims win as Peugeot crumbles

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Hamlin takes another win at Michigan

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