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The Canadian Grand Prix has been taking place since 1967 and has proved to be the most-watched Grand Prix in the world. The 2023 edition of the race will take place on Sunday, June 18 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

It is one of the most anticipated events in the Formula One calendar, as it offers a thrilling mix of high-speed straights, tight corners, and challenging braking zones. The track is named after the legendary Canadian driver, Gilles Villeneuve, who won his first Grand Prix here in 1978 for Scuderia Ferrari. A win here for Red Bull will take them to their 100th win in the F1 circuit.

What is the schedule for the Canadian Grand Prix 2023?
Friday, June 16

First Practice: 11:00 pm - 12:00 am IST

Saturday, June 17
Second Practice: 2:30 am - 3:30 am IST 
Third Practice: 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm IST

Sunday, June 18
Qualifying: 1:30 am - 2:30 am IST
Grand Prix: 11:30 pm to 1:30 am IST

What are the specifications of the track used for the Canadian Grand Prix 2023?
The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is a 4.361 km (2.710 mi) motor racing circuit in Montreal, Canada with the total race distance being 305.27 km. The lap record here is held by Valtteri Bottas, who completed a lap in 1:13.078 in 2019. 

Where to watch the Canadian Grand Prix 2023 in India?
The Canadian Grand Prix will not be broadcast on any channel in India.

Where to watch the live stream of the Canadian Grand Prix 2023 in India?
The live stream of the Canadian Grand Prix 2023 is available only on F1 TV Pro in India.

How does the F1 Drivers' Standing and Constructor's Championship stand?
In the Drivers’ Championship, Max Verstappen sits at the top with 170 points, followed by teammate Sergio Perez at No.2 with 117 points. Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso stands at No.3 with 99 points with Lewis Hamilton at No.4 with 87 points and George Russell at No.5 with 65 points.

In the Constructors’ Championship, Red Bull racing continues at the top with 287 points followed by Mercedes at No.2 with 152 points and Aston Martin and Ferrari at No.3 & 4 respectively.