How the Villeneuve Formula E dream died
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How the Villeneuve Formula E dream died

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Jacques Villeneuve's return to full-time competition lasted three rounds. SCOTT MITCHELL analyses how the 1997 F1 world champion's spell in Formula E unravelled - and why it wasn't as bad as results suggested

Roll your eyes, tut and sneer "what a surprise". To many, the collapse of Jacques Villeneuve's Formula E programme seemed inevitable.

A point-less three races suggest a pointless return to single-seaters for the 1997 Formula 1 world champion, who (unless he finds a route back in the future) exits the series with the parting memory of missing the Punta del Este race because he broke his Dallara's tub in a qualifying crash.

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