The promoters of the Grand Prix of Canada announced that phase will remain in the F1 calendar until at least 2029.
GP Canada first appeared in the Big Prizes in 1967, and since 1978, the race is invariably carried out at the circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. GP of Canada was absent in the calendar only in 1987 and 2009.
The previous contract for that the canadian stage was in force until 2024 inclusive.
“I can confirm that the Octane Racing Group for five years to extend the current ten-year contract signed in 2014, which guarantees the Grand Prix of Canada participation in F1 until 2029,” said the press Secretary of the company.
It is also reported that in the near future will begin the long-awaited modernization of the infrastructure of the circuit name Gilles Villeneuve.
The new contract also contributed to the emergence in the Big Prizes canadian lance Stroll, which in 2017 will defend the colours of Williams.
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