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Why does the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Canada have a Wall of Champions?

The Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal is a fast and exciting race. The circuit is known for "The Wall of Champions" and although the Grand Prix has been around since 1978, the so-called Wall of Champions only came into existence in 1999. How does the wall after the last chicane on the circuit get its name? Article continues under ad The Wall of Champions of F1 When you are almost finished with a lap on the Canadian circuit and drive the long straight to start/finish, you first have to go through the particularly fast final chicane. On the right hand side at the exit of this curve combination is the wall that has been called The Wall of Champions...
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