GPl Archives 3 April 2013 Issue #65 - Page 52

In the 1997 European Grand Prix, Jacques Villeneuve, already with the title in the bag, was asked by his engineer via radio to let the McLaren cars pass as “They’ve been very helpful” during the course of the season. Villeneuve obliged. At the 1998 Australian Grand Prix, the McLaren drivers David Coulthard and Mika Hakkinen caused a stir by switching position at the end of the race previous agreement. In contrast, the 1997 saw a more sophisticate where Ferrari driver Ed race light on fuel, allow of the superior Williams them up, to the benefit Schumacher who went