With the ever-present threat of rain, the first session was busier than usual with teams and drivers maximizing track time.
But the rain also stayed away throughout the second session, which saw Ferrari and Red Bull fast on the fuel-efficient races.
Long-term race pace was good for Max Verstappen’s Red Bull, while team-mate Sergio Perez was a second off the pace, which team boss Christian Horner attributed to differences in setup between the driving style.
The Alpines and Sebastian Vettel’s Aston Martin also looked quick over long distances.
Matt Kew joins Martyn Lee to analyze all the main themes from the first two practice sessions of the Canadian Grand Prix.