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Villeneuve: It was very special

< ► > Formula 1 fans in the packed to capacity grandstands at the Canadian Grand Prix stood and cheered as Jacques Villeneuve lapped the track [very slowly] in the car his father Gilles used to win the race 40 years ago. Villeneuve drove his father's #12 Ferrari 312T3 from the 1978 world championship season during the driver's parade lap Sunday before the race. The 47-year-old drove around slowly, leading the current drivers who were in classic sports cars, waving to the crowd as he passed each grandstand. 'It wasn't driving, it was almost like walking,' said Villeneuve of the slow pace. 'But to sit in that car in front of this crowd – some of it from when I was racing,...
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