Jacques Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve is a Canadian ex-F1 driver who raced in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship between 1996 and 2006. He won the 1997 Formula One World Championship with Williams Renault, after surviving a controversial collision with Michael Schumacher at the 1997 European Grand Prix. Villeneuve also won the 1995 Indianapolis 500 and 1995 CART PPG Indy Car World Series. He is the son of the late, great Ferrari racer Gilles Villeneuve.

PROFILE

Nationality: Canadian

Place of Birth: Quebec

Died: 09/04/1971

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 1

Race Wins: 11

Pole Positions: 13

Front Row Starts: 23

Fastest Laps: 9

Podiums: 23

Points: 235

Grands Prix Entered: 165

Grands Prix Started: 163

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st

10/03/1996

First F1 Event

30/07/2006

Last F1 Event

First F1 Pole

Last F1 Pole

28/04/1996

First F1 Win

28/09/1997

Last F1 Win

10/03/1996

First F1 Podium

29/07/2001

Last F1 Podium