News Details

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,...
Full Story »
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Jacques to drive Gilles Villeneuve's 1978 race winning...

It will be a very special moment for Joann Villeneuve when her son...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

F1 Race Analysis: Vettel channels the spirit of...

The pre-race shenanigans on a Formula 1 Sunday are typically quite samey,...
8mo ago from Crash.net

Marquez: F1 maybe a serious idea for me in a few years

Four times MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez drove a Formula 1 car for...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Canadian Grand Prix: Vettel dominates and takes points...

Sebastian Vettel gave a commanding performance to win the Canadian Grand...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

What we learned from the Sepang test

MotoGP burst back into life at the Sepang International Circuit in...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Marcus Ericsson: IndyCar is more of a driver's...

Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drive Marcus Ericsson believes the NTT...

IndyCar team bosses react to Patricio O’Ward...

Following Patricio O’Ward’s split from the Harding...

Patricio O'Ward: I never said no to Michael Andretti...

IndyCar refugee Patricio O'Ward has said he did not turn down Michael...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

2019 Rally Sweden: Tänak Secures Maximum Points...

Ott Tänak won Rally Sweden on Sunday afternoon in dominant style.
18h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Tanak wins in Sweden to lead championship

Estonian Ott Tanak won Rally Sweden for Toyota on Sunday to take the lead...
1d ago from EuroSport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

(Photo) Mesut Ozil jets off to Istanbul in-between...

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has apparently been spending time in Istanbul in...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal reignite Ever Banega hunt: £17m talks...

ARSENAL are ready to reignite their pursuit of Ever Banega as the club...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Gnabry: Ozil the best I've played with

Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry says Arsenal's Mesut Ozil is the best...
1h ago from SkySports.com

Why David Ospina is important for Arsenal this summer

Morning all, welcome to a brand new week and after an Ozil-heavy weekend,...
10h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Barcelona Test Day 1: Live Timing and Commentary

F1 Testing 2019: Follow the first day of the 2019... Read More »
11h ago from F1Hub.net

Morning summary: Sebastian Vettel tops the timesheet

Sebastian Vettel sets the pace after the first... Read More »
6h ago from GPBlog.com

LIVE: Day 1 of the winter test in Barcelona!

Our live blog will help you stay up to date with... Read More »
9h ago from GPBlog.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.