F1 fans, Montreal anyone?

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Arthur PE, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. Arthur PE

    Arthur PE Senior member

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    received my tickets last week, reserved my room, been going for many years

    any others?

    Montreal, great city, one big party during race week
     


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    Joffrey Senior member

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    Nice. Went in 2007 and had a blast. A friend and I drove up from the DC area and rented an apartment for a little under a week.

    Been meaning to go to another race since my last one in 2009 (Abu Dhabi). May do Austin this year but I definitely need to do Montreal again soon.
     


  3. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    There is a fellow named fuuma on this forum. I think he is more of a NASCAR fan than F1, but he is into both. You ought to PM him.
     


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    I'm also a yearly participant.

    Certainly one of the best weekends of the year, hands down.

    Catch you on Crescent?
     


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    Savile Row Well-Known Member

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    Yes... Crescent Street and Salon Montreal et soirees du jazz.
    Rue Prince Arthur not too shabby either, with plenty of places to enjoy an authentic Cohiba.


    Unfortunately, I have yet to enjoy Montreal during Grand Prix.
    Gentlemen, I envy your sporting holiday.


    A votre sante' !
     


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    Just booked my tickets as well.

    Grandstand 31 (missed out on 34 this year)
     


  7. Arthur PE

    Arthur PE Senior member

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    4 weeks til the season starts

    I used to sit in 11, but now 21 (L'Epingle)
    they blow into this hairpin at 190 mph and brake to 60 mph
     


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    Last year I was too hung over to attend the practice. I was also too hung over to attend the qualifying. I was also too hung over to attend the race.
    Weekend Fail.

    On a brighter note, went to the Hugo Boss party (obviously not SF approved), and hung out with LH and JB.
    Awesome night.
     


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    Joffrey Senior member

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    Hung out or were in the vicinity of LH and JB?
     


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    Not a F1 fan but I am a Montrealer. The city is the best at that time of the year. Everyone is having a good time. Enjoy your time in La Belle Province!
     


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    Arthur PE Senior member

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    pretty cool Ferrari 2012 vs 2011 car comparison photo

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    Joffrey Senior member

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    Thought I'd revive this thread. Purchased my general admission tickets yesterday so my first f1 race in 3 seasons is official. Anyone else going? What's a good website or resource to look up restaurant, bar, club, neighborhood recommendations? What about sight seeing? I may skip the pitlate walk on Thursday so I'm considering doing some wandering around.
     


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    I'll be there. However, I've lost my tickets somewhere in my house.
    Nightmare!
     


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    Joffrey Senior member

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    You paid $30 for shipping? We're picking up ours at will-call. Good luck though!
     


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    xpress Senior member

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    I'm part of a local group-buy.
    Section 24, very top row.

    Gives us the ability to stand up without hindering anybodies view, and we can see when the toilets are empty.
    A huge plus.
     


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