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Bill Neuve tries the Daytona 500

Jacques Villeneuve will try to compete in NASCAR’s opening season Daytona 500 next month, driving Team Hazeberg’s 27th Ford Mustang.

“There are some races in the world that stand out to me, such as the Indy 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Daytona 500,” says Birneuve. “It’s part of a very small group of special races, so give it a try if you get the chance.”

Bill Neuve ran a two-day test at the Daytona International Speedway earlier this week. Team Hezeberg is a new addition to the NASCAR Cup Series in collaboration with Toin Hezemance, Ernstberg, and Rehm Brothers. The team will compete part-time and will compete in road course races with Loris Hesemance as the main driver.

“I’m glad I was able to grab the handle of the next generation NASCAR at Daytona this week,” continued Bill Neuve. “It’s really impressive to drive. It was a good test with the new team. There was some work in setting up the qualifying, but it was comfortable and quick when running in the pack. The team here It’s the beginning of the journey, but we’re working hard and making progress. “

The 1995 Indy 500 and CART titles and the 1997 F1 World Championship winner Bill Neuve helped the team prepare for the season by testing with Hezemann at Charlotte Roval in October, as well as Daytona. I did. His resume includes four NASCAR Cup Series, the latest of which will be held at Sonoma Raceway in 2013. Billneuve started one Superspeedway under his belt and finished 21st in the 2007 race at the Talladega Superspeedway.

If Bill Neuve competes in the Daytona 500 on February 20, it will be his first start in the race. Bill Neuve tried at Bill Davis Racing in 2008 but failed to win a spot after crashing in qualifying.

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