Tag Archive: Jacques Villeneuve

Nov 06

Rosberg missing aggression for 2014 ‘combat’ – pundits

“And that’s the only way you win a world championship.”

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg (2) Lewis Hamilton has produced championship-winning performance alongside former title favourite Nico Rosberg in the latter stages of 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Wolff thinks Le Mans sabbatical for Alonso possible

It is possible Fernando Alonso will take a sabbatical in 2015, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

2013-06-08_0128 It is the burning question of the F1 driver ‘silly season’ at present — now that Sebastian Vettel has left Red Bull apparently to replace Alonso at Ferrari, what will the talented but temperamental Spaniard do next? Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Bianchi ‘understands’ Ferrari signing Vettel

Jules Bianchi has acknowledged there will be no room for him at Ferrari in 2015.

IMG_4100 Earlier – before Sebastian Vettel stunned the paddock with his shock Red Bull exit – Frenchman Bianchi nominated himself as the “logical” candidate to replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Albatec confirms Double RX150 Champion Marc Scott for World RX of Turkey

Jacques Villeneuve away fulfilling media commitments

World RX - Albatec Racing Double British Rallycross RX150 Champion Marc Scott will make his World RX debut aboard Albatec Racing’s two litre, 16v Peugeot 208 next weekend, 11&12 October.

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Sep 30

Albatec’s Jacques Villeneuve to miss World RX of Turkey

The former F1 World Champion has clashing media commitments

Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve British rallycross team Albatec Racing has released Jacques Villeneuve from his contract to contest round 11 of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 28

World RX of Italy underlines Albatec 208’s potential

Jacques Villeneuve sixth overall in the final heat

Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve After a promising opening day in round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in Franciacorta yesterday, Albatec Racing backed it up with an equally strong performance today, with Jacques Villeneuve sixth overall in the final heat, with the fourth fastest individual lap time. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Kristoffersson leads Italy RX as Solberg hits trouble

Jacques Villeneuve and Albatec’s World RX Of Italy semi final hopes remain open

World RX of Italy Johan Kristoffersson is leading World RX of Italy after finishing as top qualifier at the half-way point in the Intermediate Classification stage.

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Sep 23

Albatec welcomes Villeneuve’s return for World RX of Italy

Jacques will join 40 of the world’s top rallycross racers

World RX - Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve After a two-race absence from the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, former F1 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve re-joins Albatec Racing aboard the team’s #25 two-litre, 16v Peugeot 208. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Record 41 Supercars for World RX of Germany

Villeneuve will return to World RX for round 10 at Franciacorta

World RX of Germany The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy is living up to its reputation as the FIA’s fastest growing motorsport series after attracting the biggest Supercar line-up of the season for this weekend’s Red Kiwi World RX of Germany (20-21 September).

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Sep 02

Albatec Racing geared-up for World RX of France

Jacques Villeneuve busy with television commitments replaced by David Binks

Albatec Racing logo Returning to Europe after making its global debut in Canada last month, Albatec Racing heads to France this weekend for round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Early debut for teen Verstappen ‘really bad’ – Salo

Mika Salo has added his voice to concerns about the 2015 debut of teenager Max Verstappen.

Mika Salo Finn Salo, who raced in F1 against the 16-year-old’s father Jos, backed 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve who has questioned whether Verstappen’s signing by Toro Rosso is good for F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Mercedes rethinking team orders after Belgium clash

Rosberg, booed in the podium and slammed by his bosses, refused to apologise.

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (20) The fallout of Sunday’s explosive clash between warring teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg is only just beginning to hit the ground. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Villeneuve slams Verstappen debut

Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Max Verstappen’s 2015 debut as “the worst thing ever for formula one”.

2014-08-10_0225 1997 world champion Villeneuve, who raced in F1 against Dutch youngster Verstappen’s father Jos, thinks Red Bull’s decision to promote a 16-year-old who hasn’t “paid his dues” will render the value of a race seat at the pinnacle of motor sport “meaningless”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Chilton fumbles as F1’s next ‘pay-drivers’ line up

“What everyone seems to think has happened is not the case”

IMG_6058 He didn’t want to say the words, but Max Chilton insists a Marussia kerfuffle in Belgium should not be interpreted as a simple ‘pay-driver’ in distress. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Albatec signs Ramona Karlsson for World RX Of Germany

The first female to enter the World RX arena

Albatec Racing - Ramona Karlsson Swedish rally star Ramona Karlsson will replace Jacques Villeneuve in an Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 in round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Albatec Racing returns to semi-final form in Canada

“It’s a very frustrating end to the weekend after we fought so hard” – Jacques Villeneuve

2014-08-08 - VendrediAlbatec Racing helped the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy make history in the first ever race outside Europe at the stunning Trois-Rivieres track in Quebec on Friday.

Aug 08

Albatec to field David Binks in Lohéac World RX

Jacques Villeneuve will be unable to race at the biggest event on the World RX schedule

2014-08-07_0099 British rallycross ace David Binks will step into Jacques Villeneuve’s Albatec Peugeot 208 at Lohéac, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Aug 07

Multiple Canadian Rally Champion added to RX line-up

The Canadian will take the seat of America’s Mitchell DeJong who was unable to compete following a listeria infection.

2014-08-07-1027 Six-time Canadian Rally Champion Antoine L’Estage has confirmed he will race at tomorrow’s World RX of Canada as a late entry in the RX Lites Intercontinental Cup.

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Aug 07

Albatec Racing secures St-Hubert backing for Trois-Rivières

“I am delighted to welcome St-Hubert aboard as a supporter for arguably the biggest event on the calendar” – Andy Scott

Albatec Racing - Jacques Villeneuve - St-Hubert Albatec Racing has secured support from Canadian food giant St-Hubert for tomorrow’s round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Aug 06

Schu manager Weber slams ‘complaining wimp’ drivers

“There are no more Michael Schumachers, Ayrton Sennas, Jacques Villeneuves.”

Willi Weber Schumacher 091220 Willi Weber, famous for making his fortune as Michael Schumacher’s ‘Mr 20 per cent’ manager, has joined those decrying the new face of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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