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Canadian GP promoter explains new pits “almost a miracle”

Canadian Grand Prix promoter Francois Dumontier says finishing the new pit buildings has been a race against time in preparation for its official Formula 1 opening. With aging and temporary garages housing the F1 paddock for a number of years, the Canadian GP officials raised CAN$60m (£35.3m) of investment from the City on Montreal and Government of Quebec to develop a new pit building for 2019. Following a 10-month construction plan, Dumontier concedes due to a harsh Montreal winter fears grew over the project being completed on time but he is delighted to see the building work finished for this year’s F1 Canadian GP. “It was certainly a challenge. To construct something like this in...
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