Tag Archive: Grand Prix du Canada

Jun 08

Valérie Chiasson just shy of podium in Grand Prix du Canada debut

Two “Top 5″ and First CTCC Rookie for the Lombardi Honda Racing Team…

2014-06-05_0019At the wheel of her Lombardi Honda Racing Civic Si, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson shone in her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), earning a fourth place finish in the first of two races and a fifthplace in the second, in spite of mechanical troubles. She also claimed top spot among the rookie drivers.

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May 06

Valérie Chiasson to contest the Grand Prix du Canada with Lombardi Honda Racing

First female driver confirmed for GP du Canada 2014…

2011-07-16_0006 After several successful seasons in karting, one runner-up Rookie title for her road racing debut (Toyota Cup Series) and another runner-up Rookie title in the Quebec ACT series, Québec driver Valérie Chiasson will realize her Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) debut at the Grand Prix du Canada, on the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit. She is presently the first female driver confirmed to contest the prestigious event on June 6, 7, and 8. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

A nice way to celebrate a 35th Formula 1 Race in Montreal

HPG Masters on June 6,7 and 8 program

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2014 Beauties of yesterday on track at Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 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 »

Jul 03

Representatives of Octane Racing Group, Cascades and Soverdi proceed to a tree planting

Green initiative from the Grand Prix du Canada and Cascades

Alain Lemaire, Cascades - Pierre Belec, SOVERDI - François Dumontier Octane Racing GroupFollowing an initiative put in place during the recent Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada Read the rest of this entry »

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 09

Four podiums for the Lombardi Honda Racing Team at the Grand Prix du Canada

Benjamin Distaulo Victorious in CTCC …

2013-06-07_1282The Lombardi Honda Racing Team and its driver Benjamin Distaulo won both Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) races presented this weekend as part of the Grand Prix du Canada.

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Jun 09

An excellent weekend for Rémy Audette

Four Grand Prix du Canada Races…

2013-06-07_1315Quebec driver Rémy Audette, of Audette Racing, contested no less than four races held as part of this weekend’s Grand Prix du Canada.

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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 05

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada: a promising edition for Montréal’s tourism industry

The most important tourist event in Canada

Tourisme Montréal logoWith just a few days to go before this year’s Formula 1 Grand Prix is set to run from June 7 to 9, Tourisme Montréal and the Hotel Association of Greater Montréal look to the 2013 edition with great optimism.

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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 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

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

LG Grand Prix Festival taking place June 6-8

Three-day festival returns with more excitement, activities and fun for all ages

LG Festival CrescentLG Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival to showcase cars, music and fashion for its 14th edition Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

A better environment with the Grand Prix du Canada (10)

New initiative by the organization and its partner

Grand Prix F1 du Canada 2013Use of recycled and recyclable materials and tree planting thanks to a partnership between Cascades and F1 Grand Prix du Canada Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

BRP and the F1 Grand Prix du Canada: A Perfect Fit

“We are very pleased to have BRP as a partner this year”  – François Dumontier

BRPBRP (TSX: DOO) is making its debut at the Formula One (F1) Grand Prix du Canada on June 7-8-9, 2013 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal, Québec.

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May 30

The mechanics behind Etienne Borgeat

Mental Visualization at the Forefront of Preparation

13-05-25_0034It took 12 years for Etienne Borgeat’s parents to understand the racing world. His father, a psychiatrist, and mother, a psychologist, could not quite grasp the engineering mechanics, but certainly understood the brain mechanics. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Canadian Pianist Alain Lefèvre to perform National Anthem at the Grand Prix du Canada

The renowned Quebec musician will also perform at ”The Grand Evening”

Grand Prix F1 du Canada 2013The Canadian national Anthem to be played by Alain Lefèvre at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Open House Day at the Grand Prix du Canada

Three Sold-Out Grandstands at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

2011-06-09_0155The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada is pleased to announce it’s highly anticipated “Open House Day”, which will take place on Thursday, June 6, at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

The Grand Prix du Canada to support Moisson Montréal

The largest food bank in the country

Grand Prix F1 du Canada 2013On June 7, 8 and 9, spectators are invited to make a donation and drop off non-perishable food items. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Return of The Grand Prix F1 du Canada June 6th Gala to Benefit Local Charities

The Grand Evening to open festivities at the Grand Prix du Canada

The Grand Evening logoThe Fondation de l’Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal and the Canadian Olympic Foundation to receive proceeds from the 4th annual “Grand Evening”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

A brand new touring car for Rémy Audette !

Audette Racing Team’s 2013 program…

Audette Racing - Rémy AudetteThe Audette Racing Team will contest the entire Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) season with Rémy Audette at the wheel of a brand new Dimensions Doors/Novatech Honda.

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Mar 11

The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada announces the return of the Trios

3 days, 3 grandstands, 3 viewpoints

 Grand Prix F1 du Canada 20132012-06-10_0764These special ticket packages offer a reserved seat in a different grandstand for each of the three-day event. The return of these packages is back by popular demand and is now offered in limited quantities, in three combinations; Gold, Silver and Bronze Trio packages. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

2013 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series Schedule Released

Features Grand Prix du Canada and Trois-Riviéres

http://imsachallenge.ca/images/news/2012_GT3Canada_Calabogie_0137.jpgIMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by MichelinPorsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series competitors have received an early Christmas present with the release of their 2013 season schedule. In its third year of existence, the thriving young series and its competitors will be challenged by several of Canada’s finest racing venues. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Sticky: Great promotion from Grand Prix du Canada management

Win the AUSTIN grand prix

GP Canada new logoAustin cowboy boothsTickets for the 2013 edition of the Grand prix du canada are on sale now!  The F1 world championship is returning to USA, the weekend of next Novermber 16, 17 and 18 on the brand new Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, State Capital of Texas. It is the penultimate Grand Prix of the 2012 season, an event that you may attend at our expenses, should you win the contest. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Ray Courtemanche Jr. racing in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

And in Formula Tour 1600 at Trois-Rivières this August 3-4-5

Ray Jr Courtemanche bonzairacing F16002012-06-10_0236Bonzaï Racing and driver Ray Courtemanche Jr. will take part in both Formula Tour 1600 races (Saturday @10am and Sunday @ 9am) as well as in the main race of this legendary event, the eighth race of the 2012 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, on Sunday at 3.30pm. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Jocelyn Fecteau earns a “Top 6″ at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

The next outing in the Canadian Touring Car Championship will take place in two weeks (June 23-24) at the ICAR Complex in Mirabel.

2012-06-10_01082012-06-08_1107The Media Racing Team was on the track this past weekend contesting the very first two rounds of the Canadian Touring Car Championship to be held as part of the Grand Prix du Canada at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. The two races allowed Jocelyn Fecteau, one of two team drivers, to harvest a “Top 6″ in the Touring category and Luc Lesage to score points in Super Touring.

(More pictures in Flagworld’s photo album of the 2012 Canadian Grand Prix)

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Jun 10

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama qualifying report from Montréal

Sun shines on Sean Johnston as he captures his first career pole

2012-06-09_02892012-06-09_0856Qualifying for the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series began this morning on a very different surface than the day before at the Grand Prix Du Canada in Montréal.

(More pictures in Flagworld’s photo album of the 2012 Canadian Grand Prix)

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Jun 05

Young Montréal teenager Lovely Andalay to sing the Canadian National Anthem at the Grand Prix du Canada

Montreal teenager to sing the National Anthem at the Grand Prix du Canada

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Lovely Andalay - photo lovelyandalay.comOctane Racing Group Inc. is pleased to announce that Lovely Andalay, 14, of Montréal, will be singing Canada’s national anthem during the official ceremonies preceding the start of the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, June 10th.

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