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Montreal circuit undergoes changes for Canadian GP

The Gilles Villeneuve Formula 1 circuit is undergoing upgrades in preparation for this year's Canadian Grand Prix. Due to the changes to the technical regulations which have resulted in faster cars this year, the safety features of most F1 circuits have needed tweaking. While the layout of the Montreal circuit will not be altered, the safety features of the track will be revised. Most of the guardrails and some 5,000 tyres will be removed and replaced by TecPro barriers. These red-and-white barriers made of polyethylene are filled with plastic, foam and sometimes sand, and offer a significantly better energy dispersion when a car slams into them. The FIA has also asked for the the...
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