Friday, August 28, 2009

NASCAR Returns To Montreal This Weekend

Jacques Villeneuve (left) and Ron Fellows laugh as they discuss practical jokes amongst teammates during a press briefing about the upcoming NASCAR race to be held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Thursday August 27 2009. Photograph by: Allen McInnis, Montreal Gazette

Former Champ Villeneuve Embraces NASCAR Run In Montreal -- USA Today

When Jacques Villeneuve was winning everything that open-wheel racing could offer, NASCAR didn't cross his mind.

A late 2007 foray into stock cars in the Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck series changed the mindset for the French-Canadian driver, who eagerly awaits Sunday's NAPA Auto Parts 200 Nationwide Series in Montreal. That it's a road race at a track bearing his father Gilles' name has much to do with that, but the former Formula One, CART and Indianapolis 500 champion also looks forward to learning more about a discipline he couldn't have imagined driving in Europe.

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More News on NASCAR in Montreal

Villeneuve gets a home do-over -- Edmonton Sun
Villeneuve looking forward to this weekend's NASCAR race, rain or shine -- Canadian Press
NASCAR organizers praying for sunny weather --
Keselowski represents new face of NASCAR --

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