Brundle slams Villeneuve for F1 criticism 17 February, 2014 Jacques Villeneuve and Martin Brundle Martin Brundle has taken issue with Jacques Villeneuve, after the 1997 Formula 1 World Champion dissed the sport’s new V6 turbo engine era. As his new foray in the world rallycross series was launched last week, 42-year-old French Canadian Villeneuve slammed not only Formula 1’s new ‘greener’ guise, he also denounced the drivers of 2014 as “mediocre”. “(It) angers me when ex Formula 1 drivers stick a boot into Formula 1 for publicity,” Brundle, now a highly-respected commentator for British television, wrote on Twitter, without referring to Villeneuve by name. “They had privileged chances, success, cash. Give something positive back,” he added. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Content on GrandPrix247.com by: staff & contributors, Reuters syndication, GMM service, Getty Images, Formula 1 teams, sponsors & organisations.