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Www. ORASH CANADIAN GRAND PRIX NET CIRCUIT GILLES VILLENEUVE, MONTREAL CIRCUIT DETAILS TYPE: LENGTH: PERMANENT 4.361KM TURNS: DIRECTION: 13 CLOCKWISE CAPACITY: 100,000 STATISTICS 1.13.622 FASTEST LAP BY RUBENS BARRICHELLO, FERRARI MICHAEL SCHUMACHER THE BEST CONSTRUCTOR IS Ferrari wiITH TEN WINS IS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL DRIVER WITH TEN WINS RENAMED AFTER GILLES VILLENEUVE AFTER HIS DEATH IN 1982 CHALLENGES 10 11 ! 12 9. 13 MEMORABLE MOMENTS ON DRY MOLSO 1981 1995 2007 2011 Having become the first Canadian to win his home GP in 1978, Gilles Villeneuve assured his hero status by finishing third in 1981.. Despite a damaged front wing! Adorned with the famous Robert Kubica survives a horrific accident after clipping a car ahead, becoming airborne and rolling several times. Remarkably, he would return in 2008 to claim his first F1 win Jenson Button produces a stunning drive in a rain- interrupted race, charging from last place on lap 41 to pass Sebastian Vettel for victory on the 7oth and final lap '27' once used by Gilles Villeneuve, Ferrari takes a poignant victory in 1995. courtesy of Jean Alesi, in what would remain his sole win in 201 starts LOCATION Located on a man-made island in the St Lawrence River, created originally for the city's Expo 67 event, the Circuit lle Notre Dame (later named Circuit Gilles Villeneuve following his death in 1982) is set in the heart of the cosmopolitan city, Montreal. With its large French-speaking community,. trendy culture and fascinating history, Montreal is regarded as one of the F1 calendar's most popular jaunts for drivers, teams and fans alike. HISTORY Following races at Mosport and Mont-Tremblant, safety concerns saw the Canadian Grand Prix move to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal in 1978, where it has remained since. One of the world's most watched annual sporting events, the Canadian Grand Prix is famous for its fast straights, hard braking areas and unforgiving walls, not least the 'Wall of Champions' at the final bend, which has caught out the likes of Michael Schumacher, Damon Hill and even Jacques Villeneuve. Www. For full coverage of Formula 1 including driver news, results, qualifying and fantastic images, NST visit

Canadian Grand Prix

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Long straights, hard braking zones, unforgiving walls… there is a good reason why the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is regarded as one of the toughest, yet most exhilarating circuits on the F1 calendar....


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