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Villeneuve To Return To Indianapolis 500 In Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Entry

Jacques Villeneuve Canadian Champion To Make First Indy Car Start Since 1995 Victory At Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014) -- Former Indy car and Formula One champion Jacques Villeneuve will compete in the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 in a car prepared by Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, his first participation in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" since winning the event in 1995. Villeneuve's entry in the 2014 Indianapolis 500 marks the 20th anniversary of his first start in 1994, in which the French-Canadian driver finished second and claimed Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year honors. Villeneuve, 42, won the race and the CART season championship the following year. "To have the opportunity to return to Indy car racing and the Indianapolis 500 is something I never thought possible," Villeneuve said. "The memories ... FULL STORY »

Jacques Villeneuve to drive No. 51 TAG Heuer Eyewear Chevrolet at Sonoma

Rendering of the 2013 NSCS No. 51 TAG Heuer Eyewear Chevrolet - Phoenix Racing SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 16, 2012) – There will be a familiar name to road course racing next weekend as Jacques Villeneuve takes over the No. 51 TAG Heuer Eyewear Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing at Sonoma Raceway. The 42-year-old native of Montreal, ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier, No. 31 BRANDT Chevrolet Impala Bristol Motor Speedway Preview

Justin Allgaier driver of the No. 31 BRANDT Chevrolet Impala JUSTIN ALLGAIER QUICK FACTS No. 31 BRANDT Chevrolet Bristol Motor Speedway Food City 250 August 24, 2012 Starts Poles Wins Top-Fives ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott Runs Out of Fuel on Final Laps at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Brian Scott Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR Nationwide Series NAPA Auto Parts 200 TRACK: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve DRIVER: Brian Scott CAR: No. 11 Dollar General Toyota Camry START: 10th FINISH: 24th LAPS: 81 / 81 POINTS POSITION: 9th Post Race Highlights: · ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch’s Canada Travel Yields a 10th-Place Finish

Kyle Busch Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images for NASCAR "No. 54 Team Records 12th Top-10 of the Season" Date: ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett, No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Post Race Report

Michael Annett CIRCUIT GILLES VILLENEUVE RACE REPORT Michael Annett No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang · Michael Annett started the originally scheduled 200-mile event at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in the 33rd position · ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

Jacques Villeneuve Once again, it was Jacques Villeneuve, with a lap speed of 96.891 mph, showing the fastest way around the road course Cirucit Gilles Villeneuve (named after his father) during the final NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 practice session. IZOD Indycar Series driver, Alex ... FULL STORY »



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2012 NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.17.12
Jacques Villeneuve, with a lap speed of 96.309 mph, was the fastest during the first NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada. Second fastest was Sam Hornish, Jr., with a lap speed of 96.065 mph, and was followed by Owen Kelly (96.036 mph) who was ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images for NASCAR
Kyle Busch Seeks Road-Course Win in Third Different Country
Posted 08.14.12
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 14, 2012) - For the sixth time in NASCAR history, the Nationwide Series will bring their garage across the border to Montreal, Quebec, Canada for the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at the famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve track. Kyle Busch will make his second attempt at the 2.709-mile ...FULL STORY »
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Jacques Villeneuve, No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger R/T Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Preview
Posted 08.14.12
Jacques Villeneuve No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger R/T NAPA Auto Parts 200 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Saturday, August 18, 2012 TV: ESPN at 2:00 pm ET Radio: MRN / Sirius 90 No. 22 Dodge Challenger News and Notes · This Week’s Challenger… J acques Villeneuve and the No. ...FULL STORY »
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Jacques Villeneuve Finishes Sixth With Last Lap Incident At Road America
Posted 06.25.12
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (June 23, 2012) – Jacques Villeneuve, driver of the Penske Racing No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger, finished sixth in Saturday afternoon’s Sargento 200 at Road America. This event marks the first of two scheduled races during the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) that Villeneuve will ...FULL STORY »
Nelson Piquet Jr. Wins Sargenta 200 At Road America
Nelson Piquet Jr. makes history winning NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America
Posted 06.24.12
Nelson Piquet Jr put his mark in the history books on Saturday night as he became the first Brazilian to win one of NASCAR’s top tier championship races. He took a a resounding victory at the Sargenta 200 at Road America in his first NASCAR Nationwide Series of the 2012 ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) 2012 Sargento 200 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.24.12
Jacques Villeneuve (No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger) Finished 6th “It had nothing to do with me and the 7 car (Danica Patrick); it was just (Max) Papis down the straight.  I guess he wanted to get behind Danica and hit me, put me in the grass just when we hit ...FULL STORY »
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2012 NNS Sargento 200 Q&A with SRT Motorsports (Dodge) Driver Jacques Villeneuve
Posted 06.22.12
Jacques Villeneuve (No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger) YOU HAD AN EXCITING RACE HERE AT ROAD AMERICA LAST YEAR.  “We had, ultimately, quite a good weekend even though the end of the race was a little bit too exciting.  It’s great to be back with the team and Discount Tire and ...FULL STORY »
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2012 NNS Sargento 200 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.22.12
"Road course ringer," Jacques Villeneuve, with a lap speed of 109.107 mph, was the quickest during the first NNS Sargento 200 practice session at Elkhart Lake's (WI) Road America. Second quickest with a lap speed of 108.581 mph, was Nelson Piquet, Jr., followed by Max Papis (107.763 mph) who was third ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) 2012 NNS Sargento 200 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.20.12
DODGE QUOTES: “I like road racing, but I just haven't had much luck.  Our Alliance Truck Parts Dodge has been fast all year.  Road America is such a wild card race.  You almost hope to just get through the race with a good points day.  I haven't been to Road America ...FULL STORY »


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