The Canadian Grand Prix will remain at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for a further ten years.
After 30 F1 races the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is now one of the most popular venues. Here’s how the track has changed since its first race in 1978.
The Canadian Grand Prix will return to the F1 calendar in 2010 after being missing from the 2009 schedule. Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will host the 41st world championship round in Canada.
With so much attention focused on which teams might be racing in F1 in 2010, less is being said about what circuits might feature on the world championship calendar. Many circuits are facing pressure from falling audiences and Bernie Ecclestone’s unrelentingly high prices. There is significant doubt over the planned races at Hockenheim, Fuji and … Continue reading The state of the 2010 F1 calendar
Has Hermann Tilke ruined the F1 calendar? Let’s take a look at what he’s done for F1 track design in the last 14 years.
Last world champion: Jacques Villeneuve, Williams, 1997 Last Grand Prix winner: Jacques Villeneuve, Nurburgring, 1997 Last Grand Prix starter: Jacques Villeneuve, BMW, Hockenheimring, 2006 Last Grand Prix: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, 2008 Canada is a new addition to the ‘lost nations’: Its Grand Prix has just been cancelled, and it had a former world champion … Continue reading Formula 1?óÔé¼Ôäós lost nations: Canada
…Felipe Massa’s double pass on Heikki Kovalainen and Rubens Barrichello. Massa’s move came out on top, narrowly beating efforts from Nick Heidfeld and Lewis Hamilton. Here’s the video of the pass from the Canadian Grand Prix.
“Unworkable demands” blamed
The FIA has published an updated 2009 F1 calendar. The Chinese Grand Prix is now the third round instead of the 15th, and will be held in April. This means F1 will have visited the circuit twice within seven months, and next year’s Grand Prix may see different climactic conditions to what we have been … Continue reading 2009 F1 calendar shortened
As the 2008 F1 season ends on a high we now look forward to what should be one of the most fascinating off-seasons for many years. With radical changes to the technical rules, fraught political tension between the rule-makers and the teams, and two holes suddenly appearing in the calendar, these are the questions that … Continue reading F1 2009: 10 questions for the off-season
The official 2009 F1 calendar has been published with the Canadian Grand Prix mysteriously absent. That?óÔé¼Ôäós not the only change for next year, with Abu Dhabi arriving on the calendar as the new season finale. Has the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone done a better job with the 2009 F1 calendar than the 2008 schedule? Compare … Continue reading 2009 F1 calendar: better than ’08? (Poll)
The Canadian Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2009 F1 calendar in a shock move as the FIA published full details of next year’s schedule. No reason has been given for the deletion of the Montreal race, held at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
Yesterday we looked at the first four of the top street circuits listed in F1 Racing in March. All but one of those circuits were used within the last 20 years. The next four are the opposite: all but one were not used within the last 20 years, giving us a more definitive look of … Continue reading F1?óÔé¼Ôäós best street circuits part 2/3 (Video)
Lewis Hamilton will have to hand over his Belgian Grand Prix winner’s trophy to Felipe Massa (appeal pending). It will be small comfort to him that plenty of other drivers have had wins taken off them in the past. Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher and others have lost race wins after the chequered flag. More encouragingly … Continue reading Hamilton joins Senna, Prost, Schumacher and others who had F1 wins confiscated
The first details of the 2009 F1 calendar were published today with the F1 schedule set to return to 19 races ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ a high it has only reached once before, in 2005. As was expected the French Grand Prix is remaining at Magny-Cours. The Australian Grand Prix also appears as a provisional fixture. However there … Continue reading Provisional 2009 F1 calendar has good news for France, bad for America
A provisional 2009 F1 calendar is expected to be announced tomorrow by Bernie Ecclestone according to Nigel Roebuck. Among the changes for 2009 will be the first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, announced last year. And on Sunday rumours came to light that Magny-Cours, host of the French Grand Prix, will get a second stay of … Continue reading 2009 F1 calendar expected tomorrow with French round at Magny-Cours
Here are my notes on the Canadian Grand Prix including final thoughts on that pit lane crash, the BMW drivers shuffling position, and another unhapy race for Fernando Alonso. Add your observations below…
Before the Canadian Grand Prix when I asked if F1 had become too fast for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Cooperman nailed the problem on the head: A bigger issue at Canada has to be why the tarmac reacts in such a way that only the racing line is anywhere near grippy. Why, when a driver … Continue reading Canadian Grand Prix circuit may change for 2009 but will it be necessary?
Watch the Canadian Grand Prix review video with a recap of the race action and the championship standings.
Here are 21 pictures from Sunday’s action-packed Canadian Grand Prix including maiden winner Robert Kubica on the podium, Kimi Raikkonen’s mauled Ferrari and more great shots from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.