MONTREAL, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Thursday, June 7, is the day the much
anticipated Bridgestone Open House Day will take place at the Circuit
Gilles-Villeneuve as one of the highlights of the festivities surrounding the
Grand Prix of Canada.
More than an exclusive access to pit-lane, this event provides the
opportunity for interaction, as employees from the Bridgestone Firestone
factory in Joliette will be on hand to explain and demonstrate how tires are
made. Visitors can also an exhibition of the works of the winners from the
fifth edition of the Bridgestone 2006 Photo Contest. The contest was open to
12 Canadian institutions throughout the country.
During Open House Day, race fans will also have the chance to admire a
replica of Michael Schumacher's 2003 Ferrar.
For those unable to obtain their free passes from the participating
Bridgestone retailers, they will be able to get them at the gate of the
Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. For more information on Open House Day or for the
list of participating Bridgestone retailers, please visit the Grand Prix
website at www.grandprix.ca or phone 514 350-0000.
Finally, we would like to assure you that representatives from
Bridgestone will be on site from 6h30 a.m. in order to accommodate medias
What : Canadian Grand Prix Open House Day
When : Thursday, June 7, 2007, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where : Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve's pit-lane
Access : Take Jean-Drapeau Metro Station. Follow the Bridgestone Open
For further information:
For further information: Paul Vaillancourt III; François Légaré, Torchia
Communications, (514) 288-8290; On-site: P. Vaillancourt, cell.: (514)
996-6224; F. Légaré, cell.: (514) 515-9416