June 8, 2006

BMW announces BMW-Sauber F1 Team Pit Lane Park for Montreal Grand Prix

Whitby, Ontario – BMW Canada has announced details of the BMW Sauber F1 Team Pit Lane Park to be located in downtown Montreal during Canadian Grand Prix week.

From Thursday June 22, through Saturday June 24, the Pit Lane Park will offer F1 fans free access to the world of Formula 1 racing. Spanning 5,400 square metres, with a capacity of up to 1,400 visitors at a time the Pit Lane Park will feature authentic BMW Sauber F1 Team pit garages and a 90-metre-long stretch of track leading to a 23-metre turning area flanked by grandstands.

The star of the show is the BMW Sauber F1.06 Formula 1 race car, offering fans up-close access to the sound, speed and dynamics of state-of-the-art racing machinery. As an additional highlight to the Pit Lane Park schedule in Montreal, BMW Motorrad’s renowned stunt and racing champion, Christian Pfeiffer, will be performing a series of incredible demonstration rides aboard the new BMW F800S motorcycle.

Located adjacent to the Bell Centre at Boulevard Rene Levesque and Rue Drummond, Pit Lane Park hours of operation are 12 pm. – 10 pm. on Thursday and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Public information about Pit Lane Park is available at www.BMW-SauberF1.com by clicking on the Paddock toolbar.

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