Lewis Hamilton stormed to a Canadian Grand Prix victory on Sunday to become a magnificent seventh winner in seven Formula One races this season and seize the championship lead.
The Briton had to mount a ferocious charge after his second pitstop, banging in a series of fastest laps to reel in Red Bull's reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
Frenchman Romain Grosjean was second in a Lotus, a career bost, with Mexican Sergio Perez third in a Sauber after overtaking Alonso - a driver he may end up partnering next season if he continues to impress.
It was Hamilton's third win in Montreal, an island circuit where he took his first grand prix triumph in 2007, in five attempts.
In Image: McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, sprays champagne with McLaren Mercedes team principal Martin Whitmarsh behind as he celebrates his victory