Canadian GP tickets go on sale

Octane Racing Group is pleased to announce that as of today, Wednesday December 16, tickets for the 2010 FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX are now on sale. As previously announced, those who wish to attend the FIA Formula One World Championship round which will take place June 11-13, 2010 at Parc Jean Drapeau's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, will be able to order tickets on a first come, first serve basis. Fans should contact the ticket office without delay as the best seats in house are in high demand.

"Since it was announced that Formula One is returning to Montreal in 2010, we have been able to measure the level of enthusiasm raised by F1 with the number of people who have registered on-line to book tickets during the past two weeks, as well as the number of orders received by fax at our Montreal offices," explained François Dumontier, President of Octane Racing Group. "However, as previously stated, we are going to honor the promise made to our 2008 ticket holders who will receive priority treatment. We also want to thank all the new fans who have shown a desire to enjoy the FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX experience this coming June."

Fans can contact personnel at the ticket office from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., except December 25 and January 1st, by calling 514 350-0000. They can also order online anytime at

Event organizers will first fill order requests from 2008 ticket holders who have until January 15, 2010 to reorder tickets to attend the 2010 FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX. Following this, ticket requests received since November 30, and all those who contact the ticket offices as of now, will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis, whether they have ordered tickets by mail, fax, phone or online. Those who have already contacted the ticket office and those who will as of now, will be able to speak directly to one of our attendants in order to book their tickets.

Corporate packages are now on sale at the same 2008 prices
The event organizers also have great news for corporations and race fans that wish to buy corporate packages to attend the 2010 FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX. Corporate packages, like grandstand tickets, are on sale at 2008 prices. Corporate packages offer group (private suites) or individual (full or partial tables suites) tickets in three different types of corporate suites that are located between the start/finish line and the corner one turns. The corporate suites are beautifully decorated and packages include on site admission, drinks, and meals, closed-circuit television, the official program, free shuttle service, and many more benefits. Seating in corporate suites offers fans the best of the on-track action in one of the most exciting part of Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

To learn more on the different corporate packages available or to make reservations, contact Julie Rioux-Paquette or Marie-Claude Boucher at 514-350-4731 or order the Grand Prix brochure on line at Always a popular option, corporate packages for the 2010 FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX are being sold rapidly.

A Canadian company based in Montreal, Octane Racing Group Inc. is the promoter of the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF CANADA following an agreement reached earlier this year with Formula One Administration limited and Formula One World Championship Limited (together the F1 Commercial Rights Holder). (press release)

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