Jacques Villeneuve

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Wolff and Horner slammed for producing poor car, lobbying the FIA

1997 F1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve disagrees with Red Bull boss Christian Horner’s suggestion that the budget cap should be increased. The teams are working on a $140 million spending limit this season that must be spread between development, damage repair, freight and more. It therefore means that everyone has to be more pragmatic with


‘That doesn’t help’: Ferrari fans fired warning about Charles Leclerc

1997 Formula 1 champion Jacques Villeneuve is not sure that Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc can beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to the championship this season. Leclerc won two of the opening three rounds of the season in Bahrain and Australia as Verstappen and team-mate Sergio Perez both suffered reliability failures in the opener, before the Dutchman


Ex-F1 champion claims Hamilton is responsible for Bottas’ unacceptable form

Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas is the latest to feel the wrath of 1997 champion Jacques Villeneuve after the recent double-header in Azerbaijan and Canada. Bottas had out-qualified Zhou Guanyu in all of the opening seven rounds of the season, out-performing him in every race bar one, when he retired from the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix


Hamilton critic gives verdict on his Canada GP performance

Having been berating Sir Lewis Hamilton’s performances at the start of the 2022 season, Jacques Villeneuve is more than happy to accept that it is only fair he now gives the Briton some credit. Hamilton qualified fourth in a wet session on Saturday in Canada, and went on to finish third in the race, earning


Wolff responds to claim that Russell is Mercedes’ number one driver

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has reiterated that Sir Lewis Hamilton and George Russell and on equal standing at the team after 1997 Jacques Villeneuve suggested otherwise. Hamilton has out-qualified Russell three times in the opening five rounds of the 2022 season, but the 24-year-old has out-performed the seven-time champion in all of the last


Lewis Hamilton insists he doesn’t listen to ‘silly comments’

With the 2022 Formula 1 Championship not starting how Lewis Hamilton would’ve hoped, the British driver has already faced comments as to whether he should’ve retired from the sport following his 2021 controversial disappointment. Five months on from the controversy that was the 2021 season finale, the Seven-time World Champion has faced comments from Red

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