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MONTRÉAL, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau (SPJD) unveiled at a press convention at present the remaining idea of the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve paddocks renovation venture.  The key venture, which entails the building of a brand new, modern and multi-function constructing, can have a $48 million finances, $30 million of which can come from the Metropolis of Montréal and $18 million from the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Occupation du territoire (MAMOT).

Renovation of paddocks (CNW Group/SOCIETE DU PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU)

Thought to be the largest vacationer occasion in the nation, the Canadian Grand Prix receives an incomparable publicity internationally. The present Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve infrastructures have exceeded their serviceable lifespan and are in want of an improve. System One World Championship necessities have modified considerably since the first Grand Prix in 1978, notably in phrases of internet hosting the F1 groups and the technological wants associated to the garages, management tower and media areas.    

The venture will allow the consolidating of all of the providers into one constructing, which presently isn't the case. Moreover, the SPJD has labored with its companions to plan a modern, accessible constructing on the innovative of know-how, one which can be utilized for different functions apart from the Grand Prix.

It must be famous that, as half of the renewal of the settlement to stage the Canadian Grand Prix from 2015 to 2029, the Société du parc Jean- Drapeau (SPJD) made the dedication to renovate and increase the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve infrastructures. The target of the venture is to improve the gear in the paddocks, which have been inbuilt 1988, and carry it as much as the requirements required by the Fédération Internationale de l'Car (FIA) and the System One World Championship (FOWC), whereas rising the capability of the loges above the garages to five,000 folks, up from the present capability of ,800. The constructing might be outfitted, amongst different issues, with a freight elevator which can be utilized to carry vehicles or heavy furnishings to every of the ranges of the constructing. It would even have a glassed-in elevator for the clientele.

The brand new paddocks might be arrange on three storeys, divided in the following method:

  • st storey: F1 staff garages, management tower and places of work for the employees
  • 2nd storey: Loges, management tower, podium and media areas
  • threerd storey: Loges and terrace

Building will start instantly after the 2018 Grand Prix is over, and the venture might be accomplished in April, 2019. Right this moment, the SPJD issued a public name for tender to seek out an entrepreneur for the venture. 

Influence throughout building work

Whereas work on this venture is occurring, it isn't anticipated to have any affect for athletes coaching
at the Olympic Basin, which is situated behind the paddocks. As for Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve customers,
just a few sluggish-down measures might be applied on this space, for everybody's security. However the work
isn't anticipated to lead to any further closures of the observe. 

About the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau

The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau is a Metropolis of Montréal para-municipal group whose mission is to handle, administrate, develop, shield and animate Parc Jean-Drapeau

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