Jacques Villeneuve has signed to drive for Stefan Grand Prix in 2010. In a comment on the last story on this site, Mr. Stefanovic responded to an article I wrote stating “A man of Jacques’ experience would never have gone this far with the team unless they were guaranteed to race in Bahrain in less than two weeks time.”
To which he responded “Actually he did. Even without any compensation.”
This is excellent news for a new team like Stefan Grand Prix. To have someone on board who knows hows to win races and championships. There will be questions asked about Jacques sharpness and recent topline racing experience, but the old adage that all former champions say is,
“Once you have it, you never loose it.”
The same questions have been raised about Michael Schumacher but he has not continued racing in other categories like Jacques has. Those who remember Jacques racing mind and aggressive approach to racing are all excited and delighted that he has signed for Stefan Grand Prix. (You can tell that this writer has a soft spot for Mr. Villeneuve!)
All eyes are now ready for the launch tomorrow to see those Serbian Red cars and for the FIA to get it’s house in order.
NOTE: Oh, and yes, it was Mr. Stefanovic. The REAL one.