Jacques Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Only nationality keeps Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso'
1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve says that he would not be surprised if Toro Rosso sweep their driver lineup clean in the near future.
Sep 7, 11:26
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
McLaren poised to announce 2018 Renault deal
McLaren are poised to announce their switch from Honda to Renault power for the 2018 season.
Sep 4, 09:51
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve says 'no' to podium interview job
Jacques Villeneuve says that he has repeatedly turned down offers to conduct the post-race interviews on the Formula 1 podium.
Sep 1, 19:41
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve confirms Williams spat
Jacques Villeneuve confirms his spat with his former F1 team Williams.
Jul 24, 12:17
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Lance Stroll's private testing not fair'
Jacques Villeneuve hits out at the private testing programme being enjoyed this year by controversial F1 rookie Lance Stroll.
Jul 5, 13:37
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve not sorry for Lance Stroll criticism
Jacques Villeneuve refuses to apologise for his harsh outspokenness about his countryman Lance Stroll's performance in F1 this year.
Jul 5, 13:27
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll: 'Critic Jacques Villeneuve always negative'
Lance Stroll says that he is not affected by the harsh criticism of his Canadian countryman Jacques Villeneuve.
Jun 30, 09:59
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Father, Williams say Lance Stroll deserves Formula 1 seat
Lance Stroll's father and boss say that the under-fire 18-year-old has now proven he deserves to be in Formula 1.
Jun 13, 11:29
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Lance Stroll worst Formula 1 rookie ever'
Jacques Villeneuve ramps up his criticism of countryman Lance Stroll, following a difficult opening third of the 18-year-old Canadian's rookie Formula 1 season.
Jun 12, 10:25
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Stoffel Vandoorne not yet good enough'
Stoffel Vandoorne is yet to prove he is "good enough" to thrive in F1, according to Jacques Villeneuve.
Jun 10, 11:13
Sir Jackie Stewart walks in the paddock during previews to the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 17, 2015
Jackie Stewart: 'Don't assess Lance Stroll until 2018'
F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart defends struggling rookie Lance Stroll.
Jun 6, 10:04
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Jacques Villeneuve slams Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 critics
Jacques Villeneuve hits out at drivers critical of Fernando Alonso's decision to tackle the Indy 500 next month.
Apr 21, 10:05
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Huge pressure on Mick Schumacher's shoulders'
Jacques Villeneuve tips a bright future for Mick Schumacher if the young German can "deal with the pressure".
Mar 30, 09:23
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Lance Stroll debut could be dangerous'
Jacques Villeneuve changes his tune about the F1 debut this weekend of his 18-year-old Canadian countryman Lance Stroll.
Mar 23, 09:14
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Mercedes interested in Sebastian Vettel'
Sebastian Vettel will be on Mercedes' list when the great German team comes to thinking about the 2018 driver lineup, according to Helmut Marko.
Mar 23, 09:08
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Stoffel Vandoorne only has to beat Fernando Alonso'
Jacques Villeneuve plays down the impact McLaren-Honda's current situation will have on Stoffel Vandoorne.
Mar 14, 08:21
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Report: 2017 power units only slightly louder
Formula 1 is continuing to nudge up the volume of its controversial 'power units'.
Mar 13, 18:53
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve happy with 'new' Formula 1
F1 purist Jacques Villeneuve says that he is happy with what he is seeing at the Barcelona test.
Mar 10, 08:29
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll defends private Formula 1 testing world tour
Lance Stroll plays down the secrecy of his unprecedented private test programme as he prepares to debut in 2017.
Feb 21, 08:39
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa in talks to be F1 television pundit
Felipe Massa reveals that he should still be a familiar face in the F1 paddock next year.
Nov 30, 08:59
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Lance Stroll not like Pastor Maldonado'
Jacques Villeneuve insists that it is not fair to compare Lance Stroll with other F1 'pay drivers' like Pastor Maldonado.
Nov 10, 14:35
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll: '2017 good time to make Williams debut'
Lance Stroll says that he thinks 2017 is a "good time" for him to make his F1 debut.
Sep 16, 10:09
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve no longer Kimi Raikkonen critic
Jacques Villeneuve says that he is no longer a critic of Kimi Raikkonen.
Sep 5, 14:52
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Manager backs Max Verstappen over Jacques Villeneuve row
Max Verstappen's manager moves to put a lid on a war of words between the 18-year-old driver and 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.
Sep 5, 07:58
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Max Verstappen slams Jacques Villeneuve after criticism
Max Verstappen hits back with fury at criticism from 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.
Sep 3, 10:45
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve tips Nico Rosberg for 2016 title
Jacques Villeneuve thinks that Nico Rosberg will bounce back from losing his world championship lead for the first time in 2016.
Jul 26, 17:43
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve slams Formula 1 driver 'babies' over safety car
Two former grand prix winners are leading the criticism of F1's new tendency to start any wet race behind the safety car.
Jul 14, 14:29
The president of the International Automobile Federation, Jean Todt, arrives for a press conference at the Argentine Automobile Club on August 1, 2013
Jean Todt plays down need for radio ban rethink
Jean Todt plays down the need for F1 to revisit the controversial ban on certain pit-to-driver radio communications.
Jun 23, 11:04
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Max Verstappen's Monaco mistakes unacceptable'
Max Verstappen's performance in Monaco would have been a sacking offence had another driver committed the same errors, according to Jacques Villeneuve.
Jun 2, 16:14
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve slams safety car start in Monaco
Jacques Villeneuve slams Formula 1's race director for starting the 'jewel in the crown' Monaco race last Sunday behind the safety car.
Jun 2, 08:49
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Stefan Johansson: 'GPDA letter a mistake'
F1 veteran Stefan Johansson blasts today's drivers for their recent open letter.
Apr 11, 14:32
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Formula 1 must restore credibility'
F1 must return to its glorious roots or risk collapsing, according to 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.
Mar 26, 09:08
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Afraid drivers should quit Formula 1'
Jacques Villeneuve slams F1 drivers who are calling loudly for the introduction of the 'halo' cockpit protection system.
Mar 18, 08:27
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton reacts after the qualifying race at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, Hungary,on July 25, 2015
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Lewis Hamilton must be driver, not rapper for 2016 title'
The outcome of the 2016 world championship will depend in large part on whether Lewis Hamilton is sufficiently focused, claims Jacques Villeneuve.
Mar 1, 14:30
General view as the cars round the harbour and swimming pool complex during practice for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco on May 23, 2013
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Monaco is hell to work'
Former Williams driver Jacques Villeneuve reveals that the Monaco Grand Prix is "hell to work", suggesting the whole weekend is difficult.
May 23, 06:39
Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda smiles as he walks through the paddock after practice for the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on March 27, 2015
Jacques Villeneuve blasts Fernando Alonso McLaren move
Jacques Villeneuve blasts Fernando Alonso's decision to join McLaren Honda, claiming that the Spaniard "may have ended his career".
Apr 25, 15:14
Max Chilton of Marussia drives during a practise session for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 22, 2013
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Manor Marussia should be in GP2'
Jacques Villeneuve says that Manor Marussia are "not worthy" of a place in Formula 1.
Apr 25, 14:48
Sergio Perez of Mexico and Force India speaks with members of the media during previews ahead of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 8, 2014
Sergio Perez: 'Max Verstappen must trust talent'
Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen must trust his own talent and ignore media perceptions during his debut season, according to Force India driver Sergio Perez.
Dec 20, 17:35
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage during a practise session of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on April 23, 2004
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Michael Schumacher accident was bad luck'
Former Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve believes that Michael Schumacher's skiing accident was "bad luck".
Feb 27, 11:11