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F1 more ‘lego’ than ‘extreme sport’ – Villeneuve

F1 more ‘lego' than ‘extreme sport' – VilleneuvePosted On 24 Jul 2014By : thisisf1Comment: 0000 Jacques Villeneuve has lamented the lack of 'heroes' on today's formula one grid. But the outspoken 1997 world champion says it is not just the drivers' fault, as the F1 of today does not bring out the 'wild animal' in them. 'The rules are too restrictive,' French Canadian Villeneuve told Schwetzinger Zeitung newspaper. 'I have always regarded formula one as an extreme sport, but not really anymore,' he said. 'The sport is no longer pure enough, because of the rules. Everything has become much too artificial,' the 43-year-old insisted. That, Villeneuve says, means an easier...
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