(CNN) -- Lewis Hamilton is the new leader of the Formula One drivers' championship after his victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.
Hamilton leapfrogs his team-mate Jenson Button and Red Bull's Mark Webber, who drops from first to third.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull are close behind in one of the tightest championships in years.
McLaren increased their lead in the constructors' championship to 22 points over Red Bull.
Drivers' Championship (after eight rounds):
1. Lewis Hamilton (GB) McLaren 109 points
2. Jenson Button (GB) McLaren 106
3. Mark Webber (Aus) Red Bull 103
4. Fernando Alonso (Sp) Ferrari 94
5. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 90
6. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 74
1. McLaren 215 points
2. Red Bull 193
3. Ferrari 161
4. Mercedes GP 108
5. Renault 79
6. Force India 35