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 Post subject: Jacques Villeneuve, Formula 1 Champion, joins Venturi Team
PostPosted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:38 am 
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Villeneuve is the first Formula 1 world champion to drive the Formula E car and will become the first to compete in the fully-electric racing series when he takes to the grid for Venturi in the Beijing ePrix on October 17.


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“I got in the car and immediately enjoyed it,” he said. “It drove like a proper single-seater and I was happily surprised by the feeling in the car and the team atmosphere was great. So it was an easy decision to do the full season. It’s a series that will keep getting faster and if you look at the rest of the racing world they try to make them slower, so that’s definitely a positive.”


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As one of the most famous names in the series, Villeneuve is determined to be fighting at the front: “The aim is to be competitive and we’ll see where we are in Beijing. Some guys look quite quick already with the new technology but this is not a holiday, I’m here to compete.”


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