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No race in Formula One history finished in the way the 1999 Canadian Grand Prix did. It proved to be an incident packed day, during which the great and the good made some costly errors. In addition a turn of phrase was coined that remains in Grand Prix folklore to this day.
Badger has dusted off the history books to look back at a few of the classic grand prix for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Here we're remembering the first race at the venue, which saw the country's greatest racing talent take a memorable home victory.
When he burst on to the F1 scene in 1989 many people had Jean Alesi down as a future world champion. As it turned out he would only win one grand prix, and he did it in Canada 20 years ago. It was his 31st birthday, and one he will never forget.
In recent years Canada has been a staple McLaren winning ground. Not so in 2013: McLaren took home ... the Badger abacus says ......
Another classic from the archives. Nigel Mansell probably doesn’t look back on the 1991 Canadian Grand Prix with fond memories; Nelson Piquet on the other hand almost certainly does.