F1 » Villeneuve/Durango still chasing F1 entry – possibly via NASCAR...

You just can't keep some people down, so they say, and that certainly applies to the indefatigable Villeneuve Racing/Durango F1 bid - even if it may now have to go via NASCAR first...

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James Montgomery

October 18, 2010 7:43 PM

I see there are some decent 21st century F1 cars for sale at the moment.... perhaps I should purchase one and see if I can bluff my way into F1 :P

Represent Jersey on the F1 side :)

Then once the team is up and running, I convince Bernie to host an F1 race in Jersey so we can have another Jersey Grand Prix!


October 18, 2010 8:15 PM

Why doesn't he join forces with Stefan GP, Anderson & Windy and buy HRT and have the most shambolic outfit in F1 history :p

He spent to long picking up the big bucks at BAR racing.


October 19, 2010 9:46 AM

james, as you are speaking of jersey (i presume that you live there), brings to mind a hill climb machine which was a kart, fitted with a 3.5 v8 rover engine. was it tony marsh who pedalled it?

James Montgomery

October 19, 2010 10:48 AM

I do indeed!

And yes that was him! We have had many bonkers machines on the hill climb events. A Skoda with a V8... everyone laughs when the comentator says Skoda because all you hear is the roar of it :)

However I do karting over here (and in UK).

I say Jersey GP because it was a non championship GP back in the 40's & 50's... Prince Bira, Fango etc use to race here... the roads are still the same, would be such a laugh to see a current F1 car take to that circuit now!


October 19, 2010 10:59 AM

memories! yes there were a couple of v8 skodas used in saloon racing. i think that alec poole raced one. i wonder if the one in jersey is one of the original racers. and for the uninformed, these were the rear engined 110s


October 19, 2010 4:48 PM

An astute move by M. Newvillage et al. NASCAR provides a clear path to F1 success. Methinks these gentlemen have overindulged in halucinogenic fungi prior to this planning session.

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