A minute of silence in honor of Bob Armstrong
A new setting and an exceptional show to highlight the third edition
F1 Grand Prix du Canada “The Grand Evening”: Festive Montreal Summer at Its Best, returning Thursday June 7. On Thursday, June 7, Montreal will once again play host to the most exclusive event of the summer’s social calendar with the presentation of “The Grand Evening”, the official opening event of the 2012 Grand Prix du Canada, which will benefit local charities.
All seats sold out since 5 pm – only general admission tickets still available
Octane Racing Group announces that all grandstand tickets for the 2011 edition of the Grand Prix du Canada have been sold. As of 5 pm on Thursday, only one-day or three-day general admission tickets are available for the event.
Save the date now for June 9 between 9 a.m. and noon
The Grand Prix du Canada “Open House Day”: A delight for your eyes, ears and your camera lens. Octane Racing Group is pleased to announce the return of the popular Grand Prix du Canada “Open House Day” at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on June 9, from 9 am to noon.
Bernard Ecclestone and Michael Fortier to be Honorary Co-Chair of the event
Following the resounding success of last year’s inaugural edition, the Grand Prix du Canada announced today the return of the gala “The Grand Evening”. The exclusive social event, which will once again this year serve as the inaugural soirée of the 2011 Grand Prix du Canada, will be held on Thursday, June 9 at Windsor Station’s Salle des Pas Perdus.
Competition debut for the new Ferrari 458 Challenge in Canada to delight fans at the Canadian Grand Prix
Spectators at the next June 10, 11 &12, 2011 Canadian Grand Prix will once again witness two exciting and highly contested race events featuring cars from the North American Ferrari Challenge Series. Entering its 19th season of competition, the series will compete for the 13th time on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with their powerful and spectacular Ferrari 430s whose owner/drivers’ only professional status is their daily occupation.
First-ever visit of James Hunt’s McLaren M-26 and the return of Mario Andretti’s Lotus 79
Due to the tremendous success of the vintage Formula 1 cars with the fans at last year’s Canadian Grand Prix, organizers have decided to renew the invitation to the owners-drivers of Historic Grand Prix for the upcoming June 10, 11 & 12 event.
It’ll be a fast forward to the future for the Honda Indy Edmonton
“You can feel the fans love their event at the site but there’s a bit of work to do with the city,” said Francois Dumontier, head of the Octane Racing Group which was introduced as the new promoter of the event prior to the race Sunday.
Thursday, June 10 from 9 am to noon
A popular tradition returns to Montreal with the “Open House Day” at the Canadian Grand Prix. Octane Racing Group, promoter of the Canadian Grand Prix, is pleased to announce the return of ‘Open House Day’ at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Thursday, June 10 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
At the Canadian Grand Prix
For the Sainte Justine University Hospital Center UHC Foundation and Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal Foundation. Bernie Ecclestone and Michael Fortier, Named Honorary Co-Chair of “The Grand Evening” Presented by Mercedes-Benz at the Canadian Grand Prix
More than 300 delegates expected for the most important industry meeting in Canada
François Dumontier, President of Octane Racing Group, and Mark Harrison, Chair of the Canadian Sponsorship Forum, jointly announced today in Whistler, BC that the Canadian Sponsorship Forum will join force with the 2011 Edition of the Grand Prix du Canada.
June 11, 12 and 13, 2010 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Octane Racing Group is pleased to announce that as of today, Wednesday December 16, tickets for the 2010 FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX are now on sale. As previously announced, those who wish to attend the FIA Formula One World Championship round which will take place June 11-13, 2010 at Parc Jean Drapeau’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, will be able to order tickets on a first come, first serve basis. Fans should contact the ticket office without delay as the best seats in house are in high demand.
“If we can help him, that’s what we’ll do” -Dumontier
The new promoter of the Canadian grand prix has vowed to try to help Jacques Villeneuve secure a return to formula one in 2010. French Canadian Villeneuve, now 38-year-old world champion of 1997 who left BMW-Sauber and the sport three years ago, has been linked with the new Malaysian-owned Lotus team.
An agreement covering the years 2010-2014
Octane Racing Group Incorporated (Octane), of Montréal, is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with Formula One Administration Limited and Formula One World Championship Limited (together the F1 Commercial Rights Holder) to act as promoter of the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA as a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship in each of the years 2010 to 2014.
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