Aston Martin team owner Lawrence Stroke is offering the former Formula 1 racetrack for sale in Mont-Tremblant, Canada.
It is reported by the expert magazine “Le Guide de Luato”. The course in Quebec Province was the site for GPs, the leading Canadian class in 1968 and 1970.
Billionaire Stroke acquired the route in 2000 and has since undergone several modernization measures to adapt the route to current FIA standards. A new timing tower and medical facilities have also been added.
According to The Le Guide de Luato ‘, the local government estimates a total value of 123 hectares at US $ 8.5 million. Offers can be submitted by 15 April.
According to the tender, the line is “fully functional” and offers “further development opportunities”. The local population fears that the route may be demolished in favor of new residential buildings.
The Canadian Cart Championship is currently being held in Mont-Tremblant, and the facility is also the headquarters of various automobile and motorcycle clubs.
The Canadian Grand Prix has been held since 1961 and took place mostly in Mosport Park in the early years. Only in 1968 and 1970 did Mont-Tremblant, Denny Hulme, and Jackie Aikes win Formula 1. Formula 1 has been a guest in Montreal since 1978.
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