Canadian Grand Prix. Formula 1

Publication date: 22 May 2023

About the Canadian Grand Prix

The Canadian Grand Prix has been a part of the F1 World Championship since 1961. Since 1978, it has been held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (before 1982, it was known as the Circuit Notre Dame Island). As many drivers have pointed out, this circuit is unpredictable. Sharp bends, twisty stages demand dexterity and skill from the drivers, and good braking systems and streamlined performance from the cars. Moreover, it’s not always the winner who takes the lead immediately. This year will be the 42nd race at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

Official F1 website

2023 Canadian Grand Prix

The 2023 Canadian Formula One Grand Prix auto race will be held on 18 June.

History of F1 racing in Canada

The history of the Canadian Grand Prix began in the mid-1960s. For the first four years, the stages were held in the cities of Mont Tremblant and in the province of Ontario. As the Mont Tremblant circuit turned out to be too dangerous, the Canadian Grand Prix settled at Mosport International Raceway.

It remained so until a new circuit was built in Quebec City in 1978. The first victory on this stage came from renowned auto racer Gilles Villeneuve. After his death in 1982, the team decided to rename the circuit after him. The Canadian Grand Prix has been held at this circuit ever since.

In 2020 and 2021, this stage was cancelled due to a pandemic coronavirus infection.

In 2022, the Canadian Grand Prix was resumed and Max Verstappen emerged victorious. This was his first win at the Canadian Grand Prix. 

Results of the previous Canadian Grand Prix races

The year Venue Results
2022 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal (Canada) Max Verstappen (Red Bull team)
2021 stage was not carried out due to cononovirus infection 
2020 stage was not carried out due to cononovirus infection

2024 Canadian Grand Prix

According to preliminary information, the Canadian round of Formula One will remain on the calendar until 2024. At the moment, the exact date of the Canadian Grand Prix is not known.

Keep an eye on the dates of race and other events in our Sporting Events Calendar.


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