Tag Archive: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

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 »

Jul 11

Inside Look: The Man Behind Porsche’s International One-Make Series

Hotel rooms and airports may be more familiar than Michael Dreiser’s own bed at times.

2013-06-30Traveling around the globe managing 18 of the 20 Porsche racing series makes for extensive travel and a web of relationships even LinkedIn would have trouble connecting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Exclusive Autosport dominates Grand Prix of Canada

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport finished with two wins (Thomas McGregor), two second place finishes (Jack Mitchell Jr.) and two pole positions

2013-06-08_1216In their first year of operation, Exclusive Autosport (The Canadian Factory Spectrum Team, owned by Exclusive Management Inc.) dominated the podium, and thrilled fans, at the prestigious Formula Tour 1600 event at the F1 Grand Prix of Canada this weekend at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

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Jun 10

Amazing race weekend for Lombardi Honda Racing at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Scoring four podiums and a first victory in 35 years at Montreal

2013-06-07_1287Drivers of the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire have been anticipating their second appearance at the Grand Prix du Canada.

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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

Force India scuffle followed di Resta’s criticism

“I’m not going to say much because I’ll say something I probably shouldn’t.”

2013-06-06_0092Rumours of a pit garage fight have marred Force India’s 100th grand prix weekend celebrations. 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 09

David Ostella takes the checkered in wild race two

Masters Drivers Borgeat, Mantella Finish on Platinum Cup Podium

2013-06-09_0161Four SpeedMerchants drivers finished with medals around their necks or trophies in their hands after Race Two at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Team owner Jim Hoddinott sprayed champagne along with his teammates for the first time this year under a sunny Montreal sky. Rookie driver David Ostella avoided the traffic.

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Jun 08

Chris Green dashes away with 2013 Grand Prix du Canada victory

Two Masters Championship Contenders Finish in Top Five

2013-06-08_1466Misting rain mixed with sprays of champagne to end the day at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

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Jun 08

F1 penalties await Mercedes at June 20 tribunal

Rumours a fine in the order of EUR 5 to 10 million will be imposed against Mercedes

2013-06-07_0978There is a growing consensus in the paddock that Mercedes will be penalised when the FIA’s brand-new international tribunal meets to discuss the secret Barcelona test on June 20. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Rookie Ostella ready for Grand Prix du Canada

Experience is especially key in Montreal

David OstellaFresh off of his first victory in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series, rookie David Ostella will make his way to Montreal this weekend for the Grand Prix du Canada at the 4.36-kilometer, 14-turn Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

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Jun 05

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix preview (updated²)

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Montréal.

 

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Jun 04

Double the action for 2013 Grand Prix du Canada

Rounds Three and Four Set for Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

2012-06-08_0322Two is always better than one, especially in the world of racing. Last year the Grand Prix du Canada featured one Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race, but this year drivers will compete twice at the historic Circuit Gilles-Villenueve. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Ste-Rose Honda confident going into rounds 3 and 4 at Montreal

Karl and Nick Wittmer feel ready to compete

2013-05-04_1199Ste-Rose Honda racing team is ready to compete at the Montreal Grand Prix Formula One event this weekend at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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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 04

A very busy Grand Prix du Canada for Rémy Audette !

CTCC and Formula 1600…

2012-07-20_0225Four races in total await the Audette Racing Team. They fully intend to achieve top 5 finishes in all races and have not discounted a podium top spot ! Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Lombardi Honda Racing eyeing the Touring Car victory

Grand Prix du Canada this weekend…

LombardiHondaRacingAfter an excellent start to the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) season, the Lombardi Honda Racing Team heads into the first Quebec outing of the year, taking place this weekend as part of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, with confidence and enthusiasm. 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 31

Laval-based enterprise to offer technical assistance to Formula One teams

Their areas of expertise are engineering, repair and manufacturing

M1 Composites logoWith offices and workshops located in Laval, Quebec, M1 Composites Technology Inc. (M1 Composites) will offer specialized technical assistance to Formula One teams during the Grand Prix of Canada held June 7-8-9 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

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