Montréal, Friday July 24th 2020 – We regret to confirm that the 2020 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix unfortunately will not be presented.
‘’Though it is disappointing and difficult for us to face this conclusion it is a decision we must accept. The health and safety of our employees, volunteers, partners, and of our faithful fans are and always will be our top priority. ‘’ – Francois Dumontier, President Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix
‘’We are disappointed that we won’t be racing in Canada this year and know our fans will miss the excitement the race in Montreal always provides. We want to thank the incredible team at the Canadian Grand Prix led by Francois Dumontier, as well as the stakeholders involved for all their efforts and support in recent months against very challenging conditions. We can’t wait to be back next year and we know all our fans will be excited when we return.” – Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO, Formula 1.
A Montreal-based Canadian company, Octane Racing Group Inc. is the promoter of FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA through an agreement made with Formula One Administration Limited and Formula 1 World Championship Limited (which, together, hold the commercial rights to F1).