2008 Canadian GP Preview

Dan DouglasContributor IMay 30, 2008

In 2007 the Canadian Grand Prix was as action packed as any Grand Prix ever, but this one had a twist with a difference.

BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica had a major shunt on the way down to the hairpin, L'Epingle, the slowest corner on the circuit. The rundown to this fantastically slow corner is near on 185mph and the slightest error can be catastrophic, as Robert Kubica found out.

This year its different.  Kubica is on the pace of the leaders, he's out qualifying and out racing his team-mate Nick Heidfeld.  Despite the fact they have the same car, Kubica took the first pole of his career in Bahrain earlier this year and continues to push ahead in a world championship campaign.

In Canada, Robert Kubica will be looking to improve his performance this year and improve on his result last year, hopefully by keeping all four Bridgestones on the track.

Lewis Hamilton will be looking hungry for Victory after he became the 5th British driver to win in Monaco, and since he took his first Grand Prix victory hear back in 2007.

Along side the Hertfordshire Hero is new Team mate Hiekki Kovalainen, who will be looking to bounce back from his string of bad luck after that memorable crash in Barcelona after his car left the track at 140mph and was embedded in a tire barrier.

Overall, this years Canadian GP will be a memorable one for sure. All the top drivers will be hungry for a victory and all the midfield pack looking for some points. Adrian Sutil will be looking forward to this as he was sadly put out of the Monaco GP by 'world champion' Kimi Raikkonen.

Tune in to ITV next weekend for another fascinating Canadian Grand Prix and another great 2008 race to the title.