Motorsport Week previews the event and provides the key statistics.
Southern Ontario last hosted the Grand Prix in 1977, when Bowmanville Ontario's Mosport Park was the site for the F1 auto race.
Mercedes have already set their sights on the second race of the season in Bahrain on April 8.
The circuit comprises some of the roads on the Ile Notre Dame that make up Parc Jean Drapeau, a leafy and secluded area named after the late mayor of Montreal.
"This is a power circuit, so it was our target and it definitely would have been helpful", Hamilton said. However, the race is probably best remembered for the last-lap crash between Sergio Perez and Massa and the ensuing drama surrounding it. "There's 21 circuits and it's impossible to be flawless on every single one".More news: Global leaders discuss economic growth at G7 summit
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Walls line much of the track situated on an island in the St. Lawrence Seaway and none are more famous than the "Wall of Champions" situated at the final chicane which has claimed victim to many top drivers over the years.
"I quite like the section between Turns 4 to 7".
Lewis Hamilton dominated proceedings as he claimed pole position by three-tenths of a second and romped to victory by nearly 20 seconds, as Valtteri Bottas completed a comfortable Mercedes 1-2.
That didn't happen and Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo took advantage of Mercedes' hesitation and won from P6.
The video, published on Tuesday, June 5, pages Scuderia Ferrari, says: "We are ready to Montreal".More news: HBO's Robin Williams Documentary Details The Late Comedian's Difficult Life
Lewis Hamilton's quest for a record-tying seventh Canadian Grand Prix victory will be tougher than he wanted.
Only once - when he was third in 2013 - has he not departed Montreal as either the victor or as a retiree.
The Canadian Grand Prix weekend hasn't even begun but already Lewis Hamilton knows he faces a hard task to stop Sebastian Vettel claiming victory this Sunday.
The pair, though, are comfortably in front of Nelson Piquet, with three wins, while a host of other drivers, including Sir Jackie Stewart and Ayrton Senna, triumphed twice.
The big loser could well be McLaren who have been the slowest in a straight line throughout this year and are unlikely to make up that deficit in other areas.
The biggest being the tyres, as the same Hypersoft, Ultrasoft and Supersoft compounds used in Monaco will be available again in Canada.More news: Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born trailer, cast and release date