Jacques Villeneuve

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Jacques Villeneuve

Jacques Joseph Charles Villeneuve (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑk vilnœv]; born April 9, 1971) is a Canadian professional auto racing driver and amateur musician. Villeneuve currently competes in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, driving the #5 car for FEED Vict Racing in the EuroNASCAR PRO class. He is the son of Formula One driver Gilles Villeneuve, and is the namesake of his uncle, who was also a racer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Villeneuve has received more than 1,586,315 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 71st most popular racing driver.

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Among racing drivers, Jacques Villeneuve ranks 71 out of 782Before him are Lewis Hamilton, Luigi Fagioli, Ari Vatanen, Rubens Barrichello, Sebastian Vettel, and Michèle Mouton. After him are Roger Williamson, Jo Schlesser, Luigi Musso, Onofre Marimón, Colin McRae, and Jean Behra.

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Among people born in 1971, Jacques Villeneuve ranks 24Before him are Pete Sampras, Niko Kovač, Jari Litmanen, Fabien Barthez, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Kim Jong-nam. After him are Unai Emery, Shannen Doherty, Sacha Baron Cohen, Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, Martin Freeman, and Henrik Larsson.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Jacques Villeneuve ranks 75 out of 840Before him are Justin Bieber (1994), Loreena McKennitt (1957), Mike Myers (1963), A. E. van Vogt (1912), Mylène Farmer (1961), and Carrie-Anne Moss (1967). After him are Joshua Slocum (1844), Edward Dmytryk (1908), Denys Arcand (1941), Shawn Mendes (1998), Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (1943), and Victor Garber (1949).


Among racing drivers born in Canada, Jacques Villeneuve ranks 2Before him are Gilles Villeneuve (1950). After him are Jacques Villeneuve (1953), Lance Stroll (1998), George Eaton (1945), Allen Berg (1961), and James Hinchcliffe (1986).

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