Canada, we need to have a talk. I love your Timbits with every strawberry-glazed fiber of my being. I do not love your music. It's bad enough when you foist the likes of Celine Dion and Justin Bieber upon an unsuspecting world. It's even worse when your Formula One drivers decide to release an album.
How do you develop a nation's motorsports culture? Let a bunch of promising drivers race each other in Radical SR3s. How do you promote such a backwater series? Let a bunch of old F1 drivers race with them — for a total assload of cash.
Penske Racing will bring back 1997 Formula 1 champ Jacques Villeneuve for two Nascar road races in June and August. Meanwhile, Kimi Raikkonen spent Tuesday bending the nose of Robby Gordon's car in Virginia. Jean Girard, blanc courtesy phone.
This is the Villeneuve family in the summer of 1979. Joan and Gilles are joined by their kids Melanie and Jacques around Gilles's Ferrari 312T.
"My name is Jacques and I am a racing-car driver just like you except I am from Formula Un. I am the greatest one in the whole world." This must be what Jacques Villeneuve is thinking as he contemplates a career as a NASCAR driver. The French Canadian will test a Bill Davis Toyota Pick-up on Monday with a view towards…
Jacques Villeneuve commented that the psychological disadvantage conferred by driving underperforming cars could undo Mark Webber's chances of winning. Webber, who famously spanked Damon Hill's time around the Top Gear test track and then got stomped by a newly mustache-free Nigel Mansell (is it bad that we care more…