Formula 1 heads to Montreal this week for the seventh round of the 2018 season, the Canadian Grand Prix.
Where: Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Weather forecast: Temperatures in Montreal will vary over the race weekend with highs during the daytime of between 23 and 24 degrees. Friday is predicted to be sunny, while Saturday and Sunday are also forecast to be dry with some cloudy spells. Lows will reach around 12 degrees.
The circuit: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve
Circuit length: 4.361 km
Formula 1 debut: 1978
Number of laps: 70
Race distance: 305.270 km
Lap record: 1:13.622 (Rubens Barrichello, 2004, Ferrari)
Tyre allocation: Supersoft, ultrasoft, hypersoft
No, this is not déjà vu. Same #Fit4F1 colours, different track. Hypersoft may have made its appearance at Monaco, but Montreal will be the real debut. #CanadianGP https://t.co/YKyFDRhzRp pic.twitter.com/C7XLH7Cwd6
— Pirelli Motorsport (@pirellisport) June 4, 2018
DRS Zones: There are three DRS zones to look out for in Montreal. The detection area for the first DRS zone is after Turn 5 with the first zone between Turns 7 and 8. The second detection zone follows Turn 9 in the lead up to the hairpin at Turn 10. The second DRS zone is then on the long straight after Turn 12, while the third DRS zone follows immediately after the chicane at Turns 13 and 14.
Last five winners in Canada:
2017: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2016: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2015: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2014: Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull-Renault)
2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)
Broadcast schedule (all times HK):
Friday, June 8: Practice 1: 21:55 – 23:35
Saturday, June 9 Practice 2: 01:55 – 03:35; Practice 3: 22:55 – 00:05
Sunday, June 10: Qualifying: 01:45 – 03:15
Monday, June 11: Race: 01:30 – 04:15
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