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Max Verstappen took a dominant Pole Position in the slippery Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, ahead of the phenomenal Fernando Alonso, who secured his first front-row start since Germany 2012. 

The rain made for a sensational day of qualifying in Montreal, with all three sessions forcing drivers to drive at their highest level in very tricky wet conditions. 

Verstappen looked untouchable for most sessions, consistently setting the fastest laps in both the intermediate and the wet conditions. 

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Alonso was also fantastic throughout, setting impressive laps in all three qualifying sessions and securing a position in P2 ahead of fellow Spaniard Carlos Sainz.

Lewis Hamilton will also be pleased, taking his best grid position of the season ahead of teammate George Russell, whose gamble on the dry tyres at the end fo Q3 did not pay off. 

Haas has their best qualifying in F1 at Montreal, securing P5 and P6 with Magnussen and Schuhmacher, respectively, putting themselves in a good position to score good points tomorrow. 

Ocon starts in a solid P7 but will be disappointed to have been comprehensively beaten by his teammate. The Aston Martin duo will be more disappointed, however, with a misjudgement in tyre pressures seeing both cars eliminated in Q1. 

Leclerc will plan his resurgence from the back of the grid, whilst Perex will look to recover from a costly mistake.