Lewis Hamilton flanked by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg after qualifying at the 2016 Canadian GP
Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the 2016 Canadian Grand Prix by 0.062sec, beating team-mate Nico Rosberg to top spot on the grid. Hamilton's timing on his pole lap was 1min 12.812sec. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the third-fastest time, two-tenths slower than the Mercedes pair.
Fourth place on the grid went to Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo, who lost time on his best lap when he grazed the Wall of Champions. Ricciardo's Red Bull Racing team-mate, Max Verstappen, will start the race fifth. Sixth spot on the grid went to Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari.
Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa were seventh and eighth fastest. Nico Hulkenberg took Force India to a ninth spot in Q3, while Fernando Alonso managed to make it to tenth spot for McLaren.