Jacques Villeneuve articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Jacques Villeneuve to drive Ferrari at ceremony to mark Gilles’ death 8th April 2012, 10:18
Gilles Villeneuve’s son Jacques will drive a Ferrari 312T4 at Fiorano to mark 30 years since Gilles’ death.
Mika Hakkinen vs Jacques Villeneuve 6th January 2011, 9:50
These two drivers beat Michael Schumacher to titles in the 1990s – but which is better?
Villeneueve: FIA ‘backflipped’ over ’11 team 20th October 2010, 10:53
Jacques Villeneuve has said everything was in place for his planned tie-up with Durango to run an F1 team in 2011 and he doesn’t know why the FIA turned down their application to enter as a 13th team next year. The 1997 world champion told Adelaide Now: We were working hard on Formula One, but [...]
F1 drivers in the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours 12th June 2009, 7:00
Senna, Mansell, Prost… the 2009 Le Mans entry list has some famous F1 names on it. Those three are, of course, ‘sons of…’ plus one ‘nephew of…’. But there are 23 other drivers racing at Le Mans this weekend who all have F1 starts to their name. Here’s a list of all of them, including [...]
Australian GP history 1996-2008 (Video) 25th March 2009, 7:00
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his look at the history of the Australian Grand Prix. Albert Park in Melbourne is a very different place from Adelaide’s streets. Where Adelaide had long straights and mostly 90-degree turns, Albert Park has more varied corners. But it still provided plenty of action, as we shall see in [...]
Formula 1’s lost nations: Canada 29th January 2009, 7:00
Last world champion: Jacques Villeneuve, Williams, 1997 Last Grand Prix winner: Jacques Villeneuve, Nurburgring, 1997 Last Grand Prix starter: Jacques Villeneuve, BMW, Hockenheimring, 2006 Last Grand Prix: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, 2008 Canada is a new addition to the ‘lost nations’: Its Grand Prix has just been cancelled, and it had a former world champion [...]
How Murray Walker made great F1 championship moments special (Video) 27th October 2008, 11:00
You never forget a great championship-deciding moment. But what can turn a memorable moment into an emotional peak is a well-delivered commentary. Whether shocking, joyous or poignant, these are some of the great high points, for me, of recent years. No surprise the commentary for much of them was supplied by Murray Walker – whether [...]
My favourite F1 showdown memories 24th October 2008, 12:00
There’s nothing like a championship-deciding, last-race-of-the-season nail-biter. This year we have the added piquancy of one of the title contenders racing on home ground – something I’ve never seen in almost 20 years of watching Grands Prix. Here are some of the most memorable title deciders for me – what’s yours?
How politics ruined racing 16th October 2008, 9:00
Guest article by Mark Stevenson
100 F1 race winners part 9: 1993-2001 13th August 2008, 7:00
David Coulthard and Rubens Barrichello, who scored their first wins in 1995 and 2000 respectively, are the first active drivers in this series looking at F1′s 100 race winners. Plus two famous one-hit wonder of the mid-90s: Jean Alesi and Olivier Panis.