The Ferrari ace led from the start in Montreal, crossing the finishing line more than one second ahead of Drivers’ Championship leader Lewis Hamilton.
However, the German would not take maximum points away from the weekend, after he was penalised for dangerous driving.
Sebastian Vettel was slapped with a five second penalty after an incident on lap 48, meaning he finished three seconds behind Hamilton according to the official race classification.
Vettel was penalised for dangerous driving after he ran wide on turn four, before pushing Hamilton wide off the race line when he returned to the track.
But the German insisted to his team that he had no option but to try and take the racing line.
”I had nowhere to go,” Vettel said after hearing of the penalty. “Seriously.
“You go to the grass and you come back, where the hell are you supposed to go?
“They are stealing the race from us.”
Ferrari confirmed that they would be appealing the decision to give Vettel a time penalty.
The German was clearly upset after taking the chequered flag, and declared the result was “not fair”.
“No, no, no, no, no, no. Not like that,” Vettel said.
“This is the wrong world I tell you. This is not fair, I tell you.
“Seriously you need to be an absolute blind man let him pass and not control your car – where am I supposed to go?”
Hamilton now leads the Drivers’ Championship by 29 points ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Bottas finished fourth in Montreal, with the two Ferrari drivers Vettel and Charles Leclerc finishing the podium behind Hamilton.
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