One of the more fascinating aspects of 2006 will undoubtedly be how Jacques Villeneuve fares at BMW Sauber. There's no escaping the fact that the new management has inherited a driver that the company would not have put very high on its wish list, and that was made pretty clear by the tardy announcement that the Canadian was actually staying.
Jacques always had a contract that lasted into 2006, but there were times when it seemed that he wouldn't even see out '05 with the Swiss team, so messy did the situation become.
"I don't understand why the criticism is so strong," he was fond of saying. "But I've had good training at BAR over the last few years for that..."