NASCAR: Jacques Villeneuve tries his luck at the Daytona 500

Jacques Villeneuve wants to return to the track for the Daytona 500 next month.

Journalist Bob Pockrass who covers the NASCAR series for FOX Sports said Villeneuve made the announcement during his visit to the media center on Wednesday.

The last time Villeneuve, who is now 50, got behind the wheel of a car in the NASCAR Cup Series was in 2013. He will be making his fifth appearance in a this series. He never did better than a 21e position during a race.

Formula 1 world champion in 1997, Villeneuve tried his luck at the Daytona 500 in 2008, but was unable to qualify.

The race for this edition of the Daytona 500 is scheduled for February 20.

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