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[NOTE: This race fact sheet was used during the CART/Champ Car years. They have not been updated since then. However, we left them up for the historical information.]

Montreal Champ Car Grand Prix

Track: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Type: 2.709-mile street course (13-turn flat layout).

Lap Record (up to 2006)
Cristiano da Matta (2002) - 1:18.959 (123.512 mph).

Race Record (up to 2006)
Bruno Junqueira (2004) - 1:39:12.432 (113.049 mph).

Past Race Winners
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
2002 Dario Franchitti 80 216.72 1:59:40.938 108.648
2003 Michel Jourdain 75 203.175 1:54:23.210 106.573
2004 Bruno Junqueira 69 186.921 1:39:12.432 113.049
2005 Oriol Servia 79 214.011 1:59:10.516 107.746
2006 Sebastien Bourdais 67 181.503 2:01:09.290 89.886

Other Quebec Area Venues and Results

Circuit Mont Tremblant, Quebec - 2.7 then 2.6-mile Road Course
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1967 Mario Andretti 36 97.2 1:05:40.75 91.353
1967 Mario Andretti 36 97.2 1:01:56.84 96.880
1968 Mario Andretti 38 98.8 1:02:37 96.49
1968 Mario Andretti 38 98.8 1:07:07 80.03
2007 Robert Doornbos 62 162.502 1:45:41.899 92.245

Sanair, Quebec - 0.826-mile Paved Oval
Year Driver Laps Miles Time Speed
1984 Danny Sullivan 225 185.85 1:39:49.43 111.707
1985 Johnny Rutherford 225 185.85 2:03:54.37 89.993
1986 Bobby Rahal 225 185.85 1:48:05.85 103.157

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The Track

Montreal Musings

1967: Mario Andretti leads every lap of both heats. 1984: Rick Mears nearly losses his feet in practice crash. 2002: First time a CART and F1 race takes place on the same track in the same year. 2006: Race red flagged after 6 laps due to heavy rain. Race resumed the following day. Race shortened by 5 laps due to time limit.
 
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