A brief dip in the circuit Gilles Villeneuve


Montreal Grand Prix Racetrack
  • Circuit length: 4.361 km (2.71 mi)
  • Turns: 15
  • Lap record: 1:13.622 by Rubens Barrichello, Ferrari (2004)

The circuit Gilles Villeneuve is located at the park Jean-Drapeau on Notre-Dame Island (Montreal). An artificial island created by mans for Expo 67 event. In 1977, following the growing success of Gilles Villeneuve F1 career, the Town of Montreal decided to have their own formula 1 circuit. Therefore, the Notre-Dame localization was the less expensive and the fastest option to build the racetrack.

Gilles Villeneuve

The circuit has the name of a Canadian racer, native from the region of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Quebec Province). The town of Montreal has decided to name the ´┐Żle Notre-Dame circuit in 1982, at the effigy of the great formula 1 racer, Gilles Villeneuve, after his tragic death during qualification in Heusden-Zolder at the Zolder (Terlaemen) circuit.

Montreal Grand Prix of Canada 2011


Grand Prix racing flag

The Grand Prix of Canada is Montreal summers event. Prepare to see some exciting racing action in between the 10-12 June 2011. The circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Montreal F1 track is one of the most demanding for F1 racers.

Grand Prix Festival on Crescent St. Montreal

This event attracts a crowd of more than 400,000 people to Montreal. Without any doubt, the F1 festival in Montreal is greatly anticipated. Devoted fans, across the world, come to Montreal to watch the F1 race. The trials, qualifications and the race are not the only solicited activities. A bunch of related activities is offered across the F1 Grand Prix site and is available to all visitors. The festival never seems to end as it carries on to Crescent St. in Montreal, night after night, during the F1 weekend.

The popularity of this F1 Race coincides with the limousine''s busiest period of the year in Montreal. Whether you need transportation from the Montreal-Trudeau airport to downtown Montreal, or from your hotel to the Grand Prix of Canada racetrack, Montreal Limo CPS can accommodate your limousine needs. The limousine industry is not the only one to face the high demands during that short period. Hotels, restaurants, merchants and other convenience premises are also confronted with this situation.

The key to success is still to reserve your limousine needs, restaurant, evenings and hotel room always in advance, especially for the Grand Prix weekend in Montreal.

Call us to reserve your limo at 514-444-8868. The Montreal Limo CPS team will be glad to assist with all your transportation needs.

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Timetable F1

FRI 10 JUNE 2011

  • Practice 1: 10:00 - 11:30
  • Practice 2: 14:00 - 15:30

SAT 11 JUNE 2011

  • Practice 3: 10:00 - 11:00
  • Qualifying: 13:00

SUN 12 JUNE 2011

  • Race: 13:00

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