Formula 1: 2011 Canadian Grand Prix – Circuit Guide

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Montreal's circuit gilles villeneuve for the fia formula 1 2011 canadian grand prix
Montreal's circuit gilles villeneuve for the fia formula 1 2011 canadian grand prix

The 2011 Canadian Grand Prix takes place in it’s most usual venue, at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, which is a purpose-built, street-like circuit built upon Montreal’s man-made island, Île Notre-Dame.

You can discover the vital statistics about the race circuit for 2011 in this page.

The course diagram to the right shows the key points in the track for the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix – including the DRS Detection point, and the two DRS Activation Zones.

2011 Canadian Grand Prix Circuit Guide – Circuit Gilles Vileneuve

  • Lap Length: 4.361 KM (2.71 Miles)
  • Lap Record: 1:13.622 (Rubens Barrichello, Ferrari, 2004)
  • Total 2011 Race Laps: 70
  • Total 2011 Race Distance: 305.270KM (189.685 Miles)
  • Pitlane Speed Limit: Practice 60 km/h; Race 100 km/h
  • Tyre Selection: Soft (yellow stripe) and Super-Soft (red stripe)

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