Tag Archive: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

May 22

Promising start in the Porsche Cup for Valérie Chiasson!

“I am happy with this first weekend in the series”

2016-05-21_0335 This past weekend at Mosport (Canadian Tire Motorsport Park) in Ontario, Quebec driver Valérie Chiasson made her grand debut in the Porsche GT3 Cup Canada series.

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May 13

Hometown hopeful Jesse Lazare eager to race in Montreal

Finally able to go home to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Jesse Lazare There’s something to be said for having a home-track advantage, something Jesse Lazare hasn’t experienced in his last three years in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Valérie Chiasson in Porsche GT3 Cup Canada this season!

Porsche Prestige car is a 2014 GT3 Cup model and was prepared by Éric Côté’s GT Racing Team 

Michel Dansereau As the top Canadian Touring Car novice driver at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in 2014 and the first female driver to earn an overall podium at the Grand Prix du Canada in 2015, Valérie Chiasson will mark another “first” this year as the first woman to contest a full season in the Canadian Porsche GT3 Cup.

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Apr 25

Valérie Chiasson named Representative of the FIA “Women in Motorsport” Commission

This season, Quebec driver Valérie Chiasson will contest multiple motorsports events in North America.

Monaco24avril While her full program will be announced shortly, Valérie is actively preparing herself and has multiple activities on her schedule, including a cycling race this past weekend to help benefit the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.

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Nov 04

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve: home to 2016’s hottest ticket

One of the most interesting races of this year’s calendar took place at Montreal in June

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 001-2010 Following Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the United States Grand Prix on Sunday, the 2015 Driver’s Championship is officially decided, and with just three more races remaining this season it’s already time to start looking ahead to next season’s action. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Exclusive Autosport triumphs

Dussault (23) won Race 1 of the F1600 Super Series double-header
2015-06-06_2815Exclusive Autosport claimed a fifth consecutive victory in the F1600 support race category at the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday 6th June, this time with hometown racer Patrick Dussault taking the spoils in a one-off appearance for the leading F1600 team.

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Jun 06

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton bounces back after FP3 woe

To claim his 44th career pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix


2015-06-06_1082 Full qualifying times for round seven of the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship (F1), the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton beats the rain… then crashes in it

Lewis Hamilton proves fastest again in the dry half of FP2, only to crash into the barriers during a torrential downpour


2015-06-05_1298Lewis Hamilton maintained his place at the top of the timesheets during a weather-affected FP2 for the Canadian Grand Prix, despite ending his day in the barriers after an erroneous decision to head out on track during torrential rain.

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Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton, Mercedes dominate FP1 despite spin

Mercedes emerges 1.5secs clear of the pack


2015-06-05_0582Not even a spin can stop Lewis Hamilton stamping his mark on proceedings in Canada during FP1.

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Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Vettel happy grid girls returning in Montreal

“I was not very excited in Monaco”

2014-06-08_0644Sebastian Vettel has defended his stance about the Monaco ’grid boys’.

Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Montreal balancing act for Button, McLaren

Jenson Button admits that McLaren isn’t likely to find the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as accommodating as the sinous streets of Monaco

2015-02-28 - McLaren Honda - Barcelona - Jenson Button 05 Button admits that this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix is a very different prospect to Monaco, where he finally broke the McLaren-Honda team’s points duck at the sixth attempt.

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Jun 03

Canadian Grand Prix: Roberto Merhi heads to Montreal with Manor Marussia for the Canadian GP

The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal is a firm favourite for the fans and teams alike

2015-06-03 - Roberto Merhi After a successful race in Monaco, the young Spaniard is now heading to Montreal with the Manor Marussia F1 team to compete in Round 7 of the Formula 1 World Championship, the Grand Prix du Canada, this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Canadian Grand Prix: Ricciardo ready to get aggressive with ‘fun’ circuit

Daniel Ricciardo returns to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve this weekend as the last man to win a Canadian Grand Prix

IMG_7156 2014 Canadian Grand Prix winner Daniel Ricciardo says he needs no added encouragement to enjoy the annual F1 trip to Montreal… Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Uncle Jacques Villeneuve at the FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX

In Formula 1600 with sponsorship from Historia

2014-03-09_0360 “A wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to a real one,” says the event promoter. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

A ninth consecutive participation in the largest sporting event in the country

The Formula Tour 1600 again at the Canadian Grand Prix program

2014-06-08_0027The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce a ninth consecutive participation of North American drivers Formula 1600, the program’s most important sporting event in the country, 5, 6 and 7 June. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Ferrari looking beyond 2014 title ‘miracle’ – Montezemolo

Ferrari is turning its attention towards 2015, president Luca di Montezemolo has hinted.

IMG_0620 Having faltered at the very start of the new era of turbo V6 engines, the fabled Italian team is now a distant third in the championship, between dominant Mercedes and chasing champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

No Mercedes ‘go slow’ despite Canada problems

Mercedes is not imposing team orders, even though the dominant team’s winning streak ended in Canada.

2014-06-08_0999 At the wheel of the W05, Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were just as dominant at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, but they both struck technical trouble in the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Clark scores maiden Touring Car podium in Montreal

‘Driving Awareness’ racer takes Second at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 

2014-06-07_0076Stuart Clark made a successful career debut at Montreal’s famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as the Canadian Touring Car Championship rookie raced his way to a second place podium finish in the Touring Class in Race 1 on Saturday 7th June.

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Jun 08

Mathieu Audette wins at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

CTCC Victory at the Grand Prix du Canada…

  2014-06-07_1398 The Audette Racing Team contested this weekend’s two Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) rounds at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal, as part of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada.

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Jun 08

Renault to have ‘new power unit’ in 2015

The tension between the world champion team Red Bull and its engine supplier Renault remains high.

IMG_4664Before the Montreal weekend, the French marque’s Remi Taffin announced that, in Canada, the Renault V6 would finally reach “100 per cent” of its potential. Read the rest of this entry »

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