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Canadian Grand Prix set to go ahead as planned in 2017

The Canadian Grand Prix is set to go ahead as planned next year after an agreement was reached between the event organizers and Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone this week. 248 more words

Montreal mayor says Canadian Grand Prix will go ahead in 2017

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre announced the Canadian Grand Prix will be back next June.

He announced Tuesday there was an agreement in principle between race promoter Groupe Octane and Formula One World Championship Limited. 129 more words


2017 Canadian Grand Prix event still to be approved by FIA

The Canadian Grand Prix, in doubt because of delays in promised track improvements, has an asterix beside its name on a provisional 2017 Formula One race schedule released Wednesday. 268 more words


Cyclists raise $1.9M for Quebec's Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Make-A-Wish Foundation held its 10th annual 48-hour bike ride at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve over the weekend.

This year 1700 participants took part in the event. 162 more words


Montreal Formula E roadwork contract approved despite route being kept secret

Ville-Marie borough council approved $4.6 million in roadwork on Monday to prepare for Montreal’s first Formula E all-electric vehicle road race in 2017, though the councillors who voted on the contract weren’t told which streets are to be redone with the money. 733 more words

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Editorial: Bumps in the road for car racing in Montreal

On paper, at least, Montreal will play host to two major car-racing events next summer: Formula One’s annual Canadian Grand Prix in June, plus a new all-electric series known as Formula E in July. 423 more words


Kimi Raikkonen: "It hasn’t been an easy weekend"

Kimi Raikkonen believes the Canadian Grand Prix was not easy after finishing down in sixth in Montreal on Sunday, read more here.

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