GILLES VILLENEUVE RUMORS

Canadian GP to remain on 2017 F1 calendar

Canada looks to have secured its place on the 2017 calendar.Until now, the popular Montreal race had been in doubt over delayed circuit improvement promises.But the city's mayor Denis Coderre tweeted in French on Tuesday: "Agreement in principle with (F1) and (race organizer) Octane."There will be a grand prix of Canada in 2017."And the French-language Quebec newspaper La Presse...
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10 days ago

Vettel best in final practice before Canadian GP qualifying

MONTREAL (AP) Ferrari's Sebastien Vettel was the fastest in the final practice session on Saturday before the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel completed the 2.71-mile (4.36-km) Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 1 minute, 13.919 seconds. That's already faster than Lewis Hamilton's qualifying time from last year. Red Bull rookie Max Verstappen was second-fastest in practice, coming...
Via Associated Press
June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

F1: Heineken Sponsorship Deal Confirmed

By Adam Tate, Associate Editor In a special press conference held today from Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Dutch brewery Heineken finally unveiled its new and much speculated sponsorship deal with Formula One. The deal runs through 2020 but has an option to extend through 2023 and is reportedly worth up to $250 million. A major tenet of the deal will see Heineken serve...
Via Motorsports Tribune
June 09, 2016

Video tribute to F1 legend Gilles Villeneuve will give you goosebumps

On paper, Gilles Villeneuve was never an F1 champion. In his six years in Formula One, he won six races and finished runner-up in the 1979 championship to his Ferrari teammate Jody Scheckter. His son Jacques Villeneuve won the World Championship in 1997, 15 years after Gilles was killed in a crash at Zolder on May 8, 1982. In his all-too-short career, however, Gilles Villeneuve helped...
Via FOX Sports
May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

F1600: Exclusive Autosport Triumphs at Canadian Grand Prix

Patrick Dussault Victorious in F1600 Super Series Support Race Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (June 07, 2015) – Exclusive Autosport claimed a fifth consecutive victory in the F1600 support race category at the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday 6th June, this time with hometown racer Patrick Dussault taking the spoils in a one-off appearance for the leading...
Via On Pit Road
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Groundhog Day: Animal wanders onto track at Canadian GP

MONTREAL (AP) A groundhog that scampered onto the track during the Canadian Grand Prix showed the quickness of a Formula One driver when it scurried away and avoided the oncoming racecars. The rodent had wandered onto the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve when Felipe Massa came bearing down with two other cars in pursuit. Massa swerved to avoid it, and the scared animal returned to safety...
Via Associated Press
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

F1 Canadian GP: Qualifying results from Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

What to watch: Your weekend racing schedule

Summertime is the right time for motor racing, as just two weeks after the Monaco GP, Indy 500 and the Coke 600 comes another great weekend for motor sports. High speeds with close walls is the theme for the weekend, with Formula One back in action for the Canadian GP at Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve, IndyCar returning to oval racing at Texas Motor Speedway along with the NASCAR trucks...
Via FOX Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAT: L.P. Dumoulin awarded 2014 Gilles-Villeneuve Trophy

TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. — Earlier this week, 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion Louis-Philippe Dumoulin was awarded the Gilles-Villeneuve trophy. It marks Dumoulin’s second time receiving the award, as he also received it in 2001. “Since 2001, I am proud to be associated with this trophy,” Dumoulin commented. “At the time, we had achieved multiple podiums in Fomula...
Via Rubbings Racing
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAT: Dumoulin Awarded Gilles-Villeneuve Trophy

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec – On September 20th, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin was consecrated the 2014 champion of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. Since then, he has been giving a series of interviews and participating in various trial sessions throughout North America. Back in Quebec for a short amount of time, it is with great honor that the driver of the #47 Dodge WeatherTech Canada...
Via On Pit Road
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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