Safety car, Montreal, 2011

Showers expected through Montreal race weekend

2013 Canadian Grand Prix weatherPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Safety car, Montreal, 2011Unpredictable conditions face the teams heading into this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Showers are forecast throughout the weekend although there is a fair chance they will recede in time for the race.

Practice will begin in cool conditions on Friday with temperatures around 15C. Conditions will be overcast with periodic showers during the day.

Saturday will be similar but temperatures will pick up by around 5C. The threat of rain will diminish on Sunday but there is still the possibility of occasional showers.

Two years ago a prolonged downpour forced a lengthy stoppage to the race, which took over four hours to complete.

These radar images will give updated information about the weather during the race weekend:

There will be regular updates on the track conditions during each session on F1 Fanatic Live and the F1 Fanatic Twitter account.

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