Before the race on Sunday, the vehicle Villeneuve used in 1978 will be driven by his 47-year-old son Jacques, the 1997 world champion, to lead the ceremonial parade lap. Some of the marshals were already celebrating.
Hamilton is looking to equal Schumacher's record of seven career Canadian GP wins. We all know we're on lap 69, but to someone who is a slightly more casual observer, they might think "oh, this must mean it's the last lap".
Having dropped one point behind Vettel in the drivers' standings, Hamilton says the result should not place added significance on the Mercedes engine upgrade when it is introduced - but he wants overall performance improvements.
Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz of Renault, Esteban Ocon of Force India and Charles Leclerc of Sauber also finished in the points. "Kimi I think was happier on one lap so probably he's one of the favourites, I'm not, but we'll see tomorrow".
They should have new pieces for the next race June 24 in Le Castellet in France.
Both men were taken to the medical centre and, following some concern about Hartley, he was taken to the nearby hospital for further checks.
A steward's investigation found neither driver at fault.
"This is a power circuit and there is power lost over an engine life".
"Yesterday the vehicle balance was great into Turn Ten", he continued, "and usually the last sector is my strongest at this track, but I was just struggling with massive bumps into Turn Ten". I had a moment of oversteer.
Verstappen's podium was his second of the year, and it eases some of the pressure he has felt with a series of mistakes that cost him and the Red Bull team in Azerbaijan and Monaco. "And for Scuderia Ferrari this track and this country means a lot, as this is the place where Gilles Villeneuve came from".
Hamilton's early pit-stop on an enforced two-stop strategy, due to an engine heating problem, had done him no favours, but when Raikkonen pitted after 33 laps the Englishman was able to hang on and regain fifth as the Ferrari rejoined.
Fernando Alonso would have hoped to make Q3 in his 300th Grand Prix weekend, but he had to settle for P14 after finishing Q2 more than a second off the pace.