Everything you need to know about the Canadian Grand Prix

Formula 1 heads to Montreal this week for the seventh round of the 2017 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 22 and 24 degrees. There is a 60 percent chance of rain on Friday with showers expected, while Saturday and Sunday are forecast to be dry with some cloudy spells.

The circuit: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Circuit Guide:

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:

DRS Zones: There are two DRS zones to look out for in Montreal. The detection area for the first DRS zone is after Turn 9 in the lead up to the hairpin at Turn 10. The first DRS zone is then on the long straight after Turn 12, while the second DRS zone follows immediately after the chicane at Turns 13 and 14.

Last five winners in Canada:

2016: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2015: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2014: Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull-Renault)
2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)
2012: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes)

Broadcast schedule (all times HK):

Friday, June 9: Practice 1: 21:55 – 23:35
Saturday, June 10: Practice 2: 01:55 – 03:35; Practice 3: 22:00 – 23:10
Sunday, June 11: Qualifying: 00:45 – 02:15
Monday, June 12: Race: 01:30 – 04:00

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