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Opinion: Can Stroll ever silence his harshest critic?

With rookie Sergey Sirotkin joining Williams in 2018, Lance Stroll becomes team leader in only his second Formula 1 season. His most vocal critic has been Jacques Villeneuve, but are his disparaging remarks really justified? In 1996, a 24-year-old Canadian rookie with a famous surname took grand prix racing by storm. He stepped into the Williams team, armed with the best car in the field, carrying the momentum of a convincing title-winning season in a different category from the year previously. He benefitted from a rigorous test programme, finished on the podium on his Grand Prix debut, ended the season 19 points behind his teammate and went on to become world champion a year later....
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