Formula 1 and motorsports enthusiasts can score Circuit Gilles Villeneuve tickets for the F1 Grand Prix weekend! Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is located at 1 Gilles Villeneuve Circuit, Montreal, QC H3C 1A9 and is one of the premier motorsports facilities in Canada and the world. The track has a long history of hosting several types of race cars including the NASCAR Xfinity Series, IndyCar Series (under CART and Champ Car World Series sanctioning), sports cars and Formula One. The race circuit was built in 1978 and was originally known as the Île Notre-Dame Circuit. It became the home of the Canadian Grand Prix in 1978, a race that was won by local hero Gilles Villeneuve.
The track was renamed to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 1982, after the multi-time Formula 1 Grand Prix winner perished in a crash during the Belgian Grand Prix weekend. The track is known for its close walls and boasts several famous distinct corners along the track. The Wall of Champions at Turn 14 in particular has bitten some of the world’s best race car drivers during races and qualifying sessions. Race fans can buy Circuit Gilles Villeneuve tickets at several different grandstand locations with each one providing its own unique view of the on-track action.
The overall track record was set by Sebastian Vettel in his Ferrari SF90 during the 2019 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix weekend at 1:10.240. Dario Franchitti holds the track record in IndyCar competition with a time of 1:20.238, set in his Lola B2/00-Honda CART Champ Car in 2002. The NASCAR Xfinity Series track record is 1:40.865, which was set by Alex Tagliani in 2012.
The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve seating chart provides several excellent grandstands and general admission areas that are strategically placed to give racing fans the best view of the action. Fan favorite seating areas include grandstands 11 and 12 near the Senna “S” turns, the Family Grandstand and general admission area at Droit du Casino corner, grandstands 15 and 24 at the Hairpin Curve and the Main Straight, which provides an excellent view of the Wall of Champions and the start/finish line. Several other grandstands and club seating areas are also available including the Paddock Club, Podium Club, Platinum Club and Senna Club. TicketSmarter’s virtual box office tools will help you find the perfect seats for our next race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve!
The main draw of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve schedule has always been the annual Canadian Grand Prix. The F1 Grand Prix weekend takes place in June during the first or second weekend of the month. The Canadian Grand Prix schedule consists of a three day weekend with various practice sessions, qualifying and the grand prix race.
The grand prix weekend starts with a morning and afternoon free practice session on Friday for the Formula 1 drivers. Saturday will see the drivers participate in a final practice session in the morning, followed by qualifying in the afternoon. The grand prix itself will start at 1 pm local time on Sunday.
Between the Formula 1 on-track sessions, a group of support classes will also hold practice, qualifying and race sessions throughout the weekend. Fans will get to watch the Ferrari Challenge, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge and Formula Tour 1600 series at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with their Formula 1 ticket.
The track used to hold several other races in the past, but have focused solely on the F1 Grand Prix in recent years. CART and the Champ Car World Series raced at the circuit from 2002 to 2006. A NASCAR weekend that featured the Xfinity Series and Pinty’s Series was held from 2007 to 2012. The Grand Am Rolex Sports Car Series also held a 200 mile race at the circuit during NASCAR race weekend.
Ticket prices will fluctuate depending on the event and where your seats are located. On average, the cost to attend a live event at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is $741.75. Seats located in the back of the venue are always the cheapest option and can cost as low as $46.00 a ticket. Premium seating with unobstructed views of the event can go for as high as $8112.00 for a seat near the action.
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has 4 exciting live events scheduled.
Formula 1: 2023 Canadian Grand Prix - 3 Day Pass and Formula 1: 2023 Canadian Grand Prix - Sunday are scheduled to come to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve doors usually open 45 minutes before the event on June 16th, 2023 at TBD. Guests should arrive at the venue 30 - 60 minutes early to find parking near the venue.
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