Updated: Monday, 09 June 2014 02:41 | By Agence France-Presse

Marussias crash out in Montreal

The safety car was called out on the first lap of the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday after the Marussia team's two cars collided.


Marussias crash out in Montreal

The field approaches the first turn during the start of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on June 8, 2014 - by Stan Honda

France's Jules Bianchi, who scored Marussia's first points in Monaco, ended up in the wall after being hit on turn five by his British team-mate Max Chilton with debris strewn across the track.

Both drivers were forced out of the race.

World champion leader Nico Rosberg of Mercedes started off pole position ahead of fellow German Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull and the Mercedes of Briton Lewis Hamilton.

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