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Villeneuve slams climate protest ‘idiots'

Jul.5 Jacques Villeneuve has slammed the 'idiots' who broke through spectator fencing to sit on the racing line and disrupt Sunday's British GP at Silverstone. Fellow world champion Lewis Hamilton actually defended the anti-oil protesters, although Mercedes helped the 37-year-old to walk that back in a subsequent team statement. But yet another world champion, quadruple title winner Sebastian Vettel, also sided with the environmental crusaders. 'I think these people are not acting out of frustration, they are desperate,' said the Aston Martin driver. 'I can understand their fears and concerns very well.' He acknowledged, however, that such actions 'endanger the people involved in the race...
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