Maybe it was already mentioned, maybe not. But I played some old school WO today on PS3, and Altima VII is the EXACT same track with a few minor differences. But overall, it would appear as though it is the same Canadian track that was from the original and that also appeared on the SE of Wipeout 3.

It didn't sink in until tonight. But I went and played Altima 2048, and the similarities are too alike to be coincidence, especially considering the addition of the pit lane in WO3 SE.

Observe, and image the track from 2048: