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Massa and Hamilton lead the way in Canada free practice - Felipe takes first dibs at the top spot

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Hi everyone, this is F1Minute and today is the 6th June.

Massa led the way in Free Practice 1 in Canada, with Hamilton taking the top spot during the second session. The day was relatively uneventful, although some rain before practice began in the morning meant the first session was declared wet. There were plenty of drivers running off track but no major incidents. In FP2, both Kubica and Glock hit the wall, both Coulthard and Webber spun on track and both Massa and Piquet suffered mechanical troubles.

Elsewhere today, Bernie Ecclestone is in trouble for some remarks he made to The Daily Express, a UK newspaper, which the FIA African Council has found to be unnecessary and derogatory. Ecclestone’s quotes went something along the lines of Max not being able to do his job any better just because he had a few votes from extra Africa. The Council are asking for a withdrawal and an apology.

And finally, there are reports that the Belgian Grand Prix will be held at Spa until 2012 and maybe even 2015.

That’s all for today, I will be back with all the details of qualifying tomorrow in another F1Minute.