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Modern F1 'a fake show' - Villeneuve

Villeneuve has been out of the sport since 2006 Sutton Images Enlarge Jacques Villeneuve has criticised the current state of Formula One, saying the modern sport has become "artificial" thanks to sponsors and rule changes. The 1997 world champion - who is set to race in FIA World Rallycross in 2014 - is critical of the controversial double points plan, but also innovations such as DRS, which came in during the 2011 season. Villeneuve has been out of the sport since losing his BMW drive in 2006 and believes the sport has changed for the worse since then. "I don't get modern Formula 1. They started going the artificial way to create a fake show," he told BBC Radio Five...
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