Tag Archive: Canadian Grand Prix

Apr 11

Race promoter Francois Dumontier is worried about the future of the Canadian grand prix

Promoter worried about Canada GP future

2013-06-06_0009 He told French-language La Presse newspaper that Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve needs to urgently conclude its talks with F1 authorities about extending the current contract beyond the June race. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Next challenge is fatherhood for F1′s Horner

“So Kimi is off to Ferrari for 2014; it hurts a little bit”.

2013-06-09_0607With three and almost four consecutive years of world titles now under his belt, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner’s next challenge will be fatherhood. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Podium for Lazare at Canadian GP weekend

Jesse Lazare makes Canadian GP debut

13-06-08_0055Canadian racer Jesse Lazare crossed the start finish line in his www.doordoctor.com / Yokohama Tire Van Diemen on Sunday’s FF1600 race to finish third.

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Jun 11

Webber slams ‘pay driver’ van der Garde

Webber was unimpressed with van der Garde’s talents.

2013-06-07_0000Mark Webber has slammed Giedo van der Garde for being “a pay driver with no mirrors”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Downbeat Hamilton plays down Mercedes rift

“Please just let me drive, man”

2013-06-07_0073Lewis Hamilton has played down talk of a rift with Mercedes, insisting he simply has “stuff” on his mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Three words halted Vettel’s last-lap quest – report

“I wasn’t surprised” – Christian Horner

2013-06-09_0468Red Bull pulled Sebastian Vettel back into line with three simple words on the very last lap of the Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

McLaren ‘clutching at straws’ – Button

“I’ve never been so pleased to get out of a car”

2013-06-07_0694McLaren’s woes have only deepened, despondent lead driver Jenson Button said after the Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Future of Canada GP still hangs in balance

“Negotiations are moving forward between all parties and the tone is favourable”

2013-06-09_0419Quebec premier Pauline Marois met with F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone on Sunday and vowed to work hard to safeguard the future of the Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

F1 marshal killed after Canadian GP

“The worker dropped his radio and attempted to pick it up”

2013-06-09_1405The F1 world is mourning its first fatality in over a decade, after a track marshal was killed in the wake of Sunday’s Canadian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

CTCC salutes Bob Armstrong in Montreal

Bob Armstrong first became involved with motorsports in the late 60s

Bob Armstrong 2008-06-05_0033Racing at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve always creates special memories but this weekend will be unique for CTCC participants as they commemorate the life of Bob Armstrong who recently passed away. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Future unclear for Canadian GP

“I remain optimistic” – Francois Dumontier

2013-06-09The Canadian grand prix will be run and won this weekend without the future of the Montreal race being clear. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

The Gilles Villeneuve Circuit is getting a makeover

Less than a week before the Formula One circus arrives in Montreal

2013-05-31_0012There were dozens of workers all around the circuit on Notre-Dame island this morning during our first visit to the site for the 2013 Grand Prix.

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May 29

Tweaked Pirelli tyres will not debut next time out in Montreal, it emerged on Wednesday.

No Canada debut for Pirelli tyre tweak

2012-06-06_0028Previously, it was believed Bernie Ecclestone had pushed through the planned changes for the Canadian grand prix, despite the opposition of some teams. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Pirelli to test new P Zero range for Canadian Grand Prix

New tyre is then set to be introduced from the British Grand Prix

2012-06-06_0061The Formula One teams will have an opportunity to test the new range of Pirelli P Zero tyres during free practice at the Canadian Grand Prix, while the tyres used for the actual race will remain in their original 2013 specification. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Marussia to announce Ferrari deal in Canada

“Ferrari genuinely wants more teams”

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona 00A 2014 Ferrari engine deal for Marussia is expected to be announced on the sidelines of the Canadian grand prix next month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Massa to recover in time for Canada

After incidents during the Monaco grand prix

2013-05-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Monaco - Felipe MassaFelipe Massa left hospital following checks on Sunday and should be fit for the Canadian grand prix in two weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Ferrari joins Lotus in tyre tweak criticism

Ferrari has joined Lotus in criticising Pirelli’s mid-season tyre tweak.

2013-05-12 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Fernando Alonso 04Following early-season criticism, culminating in the furore after Barcelona recently, Pirelli announced it is making key changes to its controversial 2013 tyres for next month’s Canadian grand prix and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Lauda hails Pirelli’s tyre change

“I hope they (the changes) are not too extreme.”

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Dr Dieter Zetsche - Niki LaudaNiki Lauda has hailed Pirelli’s move to alter the design of its 2013 tyres ahead of the Canadian grand prix next month and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Tyre change ‘like widening football goals’ – Boullier

“So we’re actually a little disappointed by this change”

Eric Boullier - photo © DPPI  François FlamandEric Boullier has revealed Lotus is “a little disappointed” with Pirelli’s decision to change its 2013 tyres mid-season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Canadian Grand Prix: Doubleheader for each support series

Ferrari Challenge,  Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, CTCC and Formula Tour 1600

Grand Prix F1 du Canada 2013The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada is pleased to reveal its complete schedule for the weekend of June 7, 8 and 9, at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

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