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Formula 1 back in Montreal in 2010


Sep 8, 2008
After a one year ''pause'' , the Canadian Grand prix , held In Montreal , Quebec , Canada , will be back at the ''circuit Gilles Villeneuve'' for the 2010 season .

http://www.rds.ca/f1/chroniques/286981.html ( french Link, more details...)

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091127/ap_on_sp_au_ra_ne/car_f1_montreal_returns ( english link , if you have a better one , please post...)

I am so glad that we are going to have our race back...and i'm very happy that we held our own against the Mighty Bernie. The 5 year deal we signed is basically the same one we presented to Ecclestone in November 2008 . He wanted 165M$ for 5 years , and we were offering 75M$... Most race teams really wanted a race to be held in North-America , and we all know it wouldn't happen in the USA... The 75M$ in question is in large part taxpayers money , but the economic returns and the huge window that a F1 grand prix opens on Montreal will more than make up for it.

Today , i'm happy!!!
Francois Laprise

Derek Day

Nov 8, 2009
:woot2: Thank god we have another exciting race, we'll actually get to see overtaking. But if we lose Silverstone thats going to blow!!

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