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Annually in June
For three glorious, adrenaline-charged days in June, Montréal welcomes F1 motor racing fans from around the world to cheer on the best drivers on the planet.
The Grand Prix du Canada, the Canadian segment of the Formula 1 World Championship, never fails to provide an exhilarating weekend of thrills, fun and excitement! A must-attend annual international event, The Grand Prix is synonymous with festivities and is the unofficial kick-off to summer in the city.
This is a stunning 70-lap competition covering 4,361 metres of the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, named in tribute to the Québec driver and winner of Montréal’s first Grand Prix in 1978 who died in Belgium in 1982. While driving at speeds reaching over 300 km/h in the straightaways and manoeuvring through 14 tight chicanes, even the best driver’s dexterity and braking skills are put to the test on this challenging track!
As if the official race, F1 drivers' parade plus qualifying and open testing sessions weren’t enough, diehard racing fans can watch Ferrari, Porsche and Formula 1600 Challenges, tour the support paddocks, and whoop it up in a number of thematic zones.
Visit the official merchandise zone, enjoy the Beach Zone with games, a DJ and bar-terrasse, or even the Family Zone to keep young racing fans revved up and happy between the on-track activities.
Why not see if you have what it takes to be an F1 driver in a series of challenges designed to test fitness, reflexes and more? Or race against other fans on the Circuit itself with a realistic race simulator!
At the Montréal Grand Prix, the excitement isn’t just on the track, thanks to numerous fun-filled onsite activities.
June 7 to 9, 2019: Sun, Fri, Sat, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
$90 to $575