After a cancellation in 2020 and a smaller version in 2021, the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is again in power for 2022.
On the eve of this tournament, which is very prized through native motor racing lovers, Antoine Joubert and Germain Goyer spoke with Dominic Fugère, basic supervisor of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, at the program Le Guide of the automobile on QUB Radio.
The two Jacques Villeneuve will likely be on website online
On the instance of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, the 2 Jacques Villeneuve (the brother and the son of Gilles Villeneuve) will every race of their class.
“With the 2 victories of Jacques, the son of Gilles, within the Euro NASCAR collection ultimate 12 months, it revived the Villeneuve fever in inventory vehicles. After that, he carried out really well at Daytona making an allowance for the method we had given him. And there, he’s again with us and I’m more than happy so that you could welcome the 2 Jacques Villeneuve, ”says Mr. Fugère.
“As for Jacques, Gilles’ brother, we’re going to run him in changed Legends. […] This will likely be a chance for us to take a lap of honor to underline his occupation in motor racing and to induct him into the Hall of Fame of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières,” added the honcho of the development.
James Hunt’s son additionally within the sport
Among the famend personalities provide on website online, we can not forget about Freddie Hunt, son of James Hunt, who will carry out within the Nissan Sentra Cup.
His file in automotive racing has not anything to do with that of his father. “He runs in collection in Europe, so we’re more than happy to have him right here in a sequence this is now a part of the furnishings,” feedback Mr. Fugère. He is overjoyed to had been in a position to reunite each the son of Gilles Villeneuve and the son of James Hunt.
An tournament that isn’t fully unanimous
Although it’s been rolling since 1967, the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières isn’t unanimously approved and is inflicting discontent amongst small teams.
Mr. Fugère made it transparent that he used to be overjoyed that those teams may categorical themselves freely, however that they remained marginal. “While we can have a number of tens of hundreds of other people within who can pay to return to our area and revel in two gorgeous weekends, we can have a couple of other people outdoor – ultimate 12 months, there have been slightly two tens – who will likely be heard, and such a lot the easier that they’re heard, however we need to put issues into standpoint.”
He additionally criticizes positive elected municipal officers for wondering the Grand Prix when none of them discussed it all the way through the election marketing campaign. He estimates at ten million greenbacks the commercial advantages generated through the development on the head of which he’s.
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