Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is located on the island Île Notre-Dame in Montreal, Canada.
The track only has one layout and specific tips for racing on this track can be found by expanding the button below.
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Chicanes Throughout the Track
Good passing places but also narrow: leave room to your fellow competitors and no dive bombing, please. If you are not clearly along side when braking, it is better to wait for another opportunity to attack. You won’t have to wait long.
If you are clearly being overtaken it is often smarter to give up the position and fight again on another lap, rather than forcing a slow and dangerous side by side into a chicane.
Turn 2 Right: Virage Senna
Dangerous corner, especially at race start. It’s easy to crash into other cars there – you might want to consider attacking elsewhere.
Turn 10 Right: L’Epingle (Hairpin)
This is probably the safest spot to overtake. Attack under braking, stay side by side in the hairpin and complete the pass on exit; there is room for two cars, just be careful not to drift outside onto your competitors on exit.
Of course, attacking at the hairpin might leave yourself open to a counter-attack on the following, long straight