Thursday, September 10, 2009

Grand Prix Return Not Yet Finalized

(Photo from 2008) No longer a feature: Canada's Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has been taken off the F1 calendar as NASCAR racing continues to be more popular Photo: GETTY IMAGES

From The McGill Tribune:

F1 race could be back in Montreal for next summer.

Despite rumors that Formula One will return to Montreal in 2010, a deal that would bring the city's Grand Prix back has not been finalized, according to parties involved in the negotiations.

"It's premature to say it's a done deal … Currently, there are discussions with two other levels of government, provincial and federal, and the promoters," said Garren Becker, a spokesperson for Mayor Gerard Tremblay's office. "We are still waiting to finalize the agreements since the City of Montreal is not the only one calling the shots."

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