Transcript of Conversation Between Jacques Villeneuve and His Race Engineer, Jock Clear

Conversation largely between the team’s race engineer, Jock Clear, and Jacques Villeneuve. Villeneuve rarely speaks over the radio: his occasional transmissions are indistinct and lost in static. He and Clear are close friends. The transcript starts after ten laps, when Pedro Diniz has crashed, and before Schumacher’s first pitstop at the end of the 21st lap. Villeneuve followed him in […]

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French Grand Prix 1997 – Race

The fact that both Williams cars finished in the points will be of no consolation to anyone at the team – especially to drivers Jacques Villeneuve and Heinz-Harald Frentzen or, more significantly, to Frank Williams and Patrick Head. Only Frentzen could come away feeling that he had done a reasonable job, finishing second to Schumacher. Villeneuve meanwhile had a miserable […]

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