Tag Archive: Jacques Villeneuve

Mar 27

Fernando Alonso is working hard to “destroy” his new teammate Kimi Raikkonen

Alonso trying to ‘destroy’ Raikkonen – Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve - photo - DPPI  Frédéric Le Floch That is the view of F1′s outspoken 1997 title winner Jacques Villeneuve, who acknowledged that the predictions of outright war between the two world champions have not yet been proved right. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve says Sebastian Vettel’s run of titles is definitely over.

No Vettel title in 2014 ‘for sure’ – Villeneuve

2014-03-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99026 “He’s not going to win this year for sure,” the French Canadian, who is set to return to the Indy 500 this year at the age of 42, is quoted by Italian publications including Autosprint and La Repubblica. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Martin Anayi Q&A

“The future of World RX is huge”

FIA World Rallycross - Martin Anayi This year will mark the inaugural season of the highly-anticipated FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy: motorsport’s fastest-growing World Championship, which is centred around incredible 600bhp machines which reach nought to sixty faster than a Formula One car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Albatec’s World RX star Villeneuve chases Indy 500 double

“I’ve always wanted to do the Indy 500 one more time”
2013-06-08_0039 Albatec Racing has released Jacques Villeneuve from his contract to contest the UK round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, after it emerged that the former F1 World Champion has been approached to contest the prestigious Indy 500, which clashes with the Lydden Hill round on Sunday 25 May. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Successful first World RX test for Villeneuve at Lydden

Aboard the 600bhp #25 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 07 Jacques Villeneuve today conducted his first proper test aboard the 600bhp #25 Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 in which he will contest the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Ken Block is latest star to join World RX

“I’m stoked with how the new liveries for my Ford Fiestas have turned out” – Ken Block

World RX - Ken Block car Hoonigan Racing Division’s Ken Block will compete in at least three rounds of this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Brundle slams Villeneuve for F1 ‘boot’

“They had privileged chances, success, cash.  Give something positive back”

2013-06-07_0020 Martin Brundle has scolded former F1 rival Jacques Villeneuve, after the 1997 world champion attacked the sport’s new V6 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

New era risks ‘destroying’ F1 – Villeneuve

“I think personally the rules are too restrictive; it’s not formula one”

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 07 F1′s all-new era risks “destroying” the sport, according to outspoken 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Easier F1 could suit smoking Raikkonen

Undoubtedly, however, it is Ferrari’s shakeup that has triggered the most discussion.

2014-01-31 - Scuderia Ferrari - Team - Kimi Raikkonen (3) Of F1′s eleven teams, only Mercedes and Marussia are heading into the 2014 season with unchanged driver pairings. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Former F1 Champion Jacques Villeneuve commits to World RX (+ video)

French-Canadian ‘excited’ about prospect of sideways 600bhp action

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 01 The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has added a former Formula 1 World Champion to what is an increasingly competitive driver line-up for its inaugural campaign, with Jacques Villeneuve signing up to compete in an Albatec Racing-prepared Peugeot 208. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Former driver Pizzonia backs Williams to improve

“Look at the history — it is a team that can win” – Pizzonia

Antonio Pizzonia portrait Former team driver Antonio Pizzonia has backed Williams to bounce back into competitive form. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Stars of Formula 1 join forces for second zoom photographic charity auction

GMM is proud to support ZOOM

Adrian Newey A range of photographs taken by F1 drivers and team principals, to be auctioned on Friday for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

McLaren, Lotus fight over major sponsor – report

That move has ruffled some feathers at Enstone

 2014-01-24 - McLaren Mercedes MP4-29 7In the context of the death of Jenson Button’s father, a new spat between McLaren and Lotus is unlikely to rate high on his list of concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Top Snowmobile Ice Racers to compete in Valcourt

Valcourt Grand Prix winners from the last 10 years will all be on site trying to win the illustrious trophy.

Grand Prix Ski-doo Valcourt logo Van Strydonk, Wahl, Chartier, MacDonald and Villeneuve to Highlight the 2014 Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt Presented by Intact Insurance Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Pic working with Craig Pollock, loses Caterham seat

Charles Pic will not be racing in formula one this season.

2013-06-05-0179 Having debuted for Marussia in 2013, and switching to Caterham last year, the latter team’s boss Cyril Abiteboul announced on Monday that the 23-year-old French driver has been left without a race seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

World waiting for next Schumacher news on Tuesday

“The family is not doing very well, obviously”

Schumacher - di Montezemolo - photo Getty Images More information about Michael Schumacher’s fight for life after his skiing accident will be forthcoming on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Top Performances

Steckly First To Three; Hathaway Ends Drought

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue Tight competition has been the name of the game since NASCAR moved into Canada in 2007 and the 2013 campaign was as hotly contested as any in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Jacques Villeneuve to compete at the 2014 GP of Valcourt

Intact Insurance named Presenting Sponsor of the Grand Prix

2013-02-15_0558Only a few days left to take advantage of the Pre-Christmas Offer for Trackside Suite Tickets

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Nov 23

Alonso would have won title for Lotus – Villeneuve

“He is always at a high level”

2013-06-08_00391997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve thinks Fernando Alonso would have won this year’s title at the wheel of the 2013 Lotus car. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Ecclestone backs Raikkonen over strike threat

 Jacques Villeneuve said Raikkonen is right to have finally run out of patience

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 06Bernie Ecclestone has backed Kimi Raikkonen’s threat to strike after the Finn revealed he has not been paid “a single euro” in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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