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Montreal's romance with Grand Prix racing: It's complicated

The official website of Formula One racing publishes a destination guide for each of the events held around the world, in far-flung and exotic venues like Monaco, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. 3,223 more words


A bluffer's guide to Formula One

So, you know the Grand Prix is a big deal — you’ve seen the crowds — but you don’t know much about it. Here’s a bluffer’s guide to help you survive a conversation about Formula One. 487 more words


Formula 1: Canadian Grand Prix preparations kick into high gear in Montreal

The unofficial kick-off to Montreal’s summer is quickly approaching, with preparations for the 2016 Canadian Grand Prix kicking into high gear on Île Notre-Dame.

While the city comes alive with street parties and numerous festivities all, the focus of racing fans will be turned toward Circuit Gilles Villeneuve from June 10-12. 840 more words


Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve bike path opens for the season on Friday

Cyclists, runners and inline skaters can start using the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve as of Friday, the Société du Parc Jean-Drapeau says.

The 4.4-kilometre Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is used by about 180,000 people every year. 35 more words

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Cyclists raise record amount for Quebec's Make-A-Wish Foundation

MONTREAL – The 9th edition of the 48-HOUR RIDE benefiting the  Make-A-Wish Foundation wrapped up at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Sunday.

The foundation grants wishes to children who are critically sick. 371 more words


Nighttime runners do it in colour

The first Canadian edition of a nighttime race featuring participants caked in fluorescent colour powder took place at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on Saturday to promote healthy living. 167 more words

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5. Track walk on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

I am a fan of motor racing. And like many other, I started by watching Formula 1 when I was in elementary school. I remember watching epic battles between Michael Schumacher and Mika Hakkinen. 770 more words