Jacques Villeneuve Q&A

Jacques Villeneuve was back in the points at Indianapolis, the BAR driver earning a sixth place in front of a large contingent of fans and notching his first score since his fourth at Silverstone. Villeneuve benefited from the clash between the Williams pair to claim sixth on lap two, and he later got past Kimi Raikkonen. However, Montoya later demoted him back to sixth. Adam Cooper heard the story of his afternoon

Jacques Villeneuve Q&A



"Yeah, it was a good day. The team did a great job all weekend. The car was very driveable, I could drive it very aggressively in the race as well, I could overtake with it. So it made it fun."



"Just in the race. I don't like it in qually, I don't like it in practice, but once the race starts, it becomes a fun track. It's fun with traffic, it's fun for overtaking, so on Sunday it's fun.



"It was nicer, but normally there's always a few guys that don't finish and you can get a point. Today we were competitive, but sadly only Ralf didn't finish [he did but Raikkonen didn't...ed], so we still only got a point.



"For us, yes. Our car doesn't work well with fuel. It's fun. If we don't do that, then there's no overtaking. We need a little excitement."



"They were working better before pitting. There was more grip after the pit stop, but our car works better with low fuel, so it balances out."



"It's obvious that they wanted to finish close together, but I'm not sure that it was planned that Rubens would get in front. I think Rubens surprised him a little bit, which is fun! They keep playing these games, and now Michael got caught out, so it's fun."



"Yes, but that one was fun, so who cares?"



"I love the track. With a good showing here, we should be more competitive in Suzuka."



"There's always something special from the Japanese GP, so every year we hope that the Japanese GP wouldn't be the last, so we'd get the special things earlier!"



"It's good to finish the season on a high. There's still one race to go, but it's good to come to the States and do a good race here."

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