AUGUST 4, 2002
Villeneuve back to CART?
Forsythe is an important CART shareholder and the series is struggling at the moment with Michael Andretti, the biggest name in the series looking as though he will switch to the Indy Racing League next year. Getting Villeneuve into CART would certainly help to give the series more credibility.
It should perhaps be pointed out that Forsythe is close to Craig Pollock (and an investor in BAR) and it could be that Forsythe's offer is not for CART but rather for a Forsythe-Pollock team (formerly Arrows). This is speculation but it does make a certain amount of sense - if Forsythe is Pollock's mysterious North American backer...