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Villeneuve's 1997 championship-winning Williams show car up for sale on F1 Authentics

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Jacques Villeneuve’s 1997 Williams FW19 has come up for sale on F1 Authentics, 25 years on from his title-winning season.

Villeneuve won the 1997 Formula 1 World Championship after a fraught battle with Michael Schumacher, with the pair coming together at Jerez in a stunning title-decider. The car stands as Williams' last championship-winning machine, designed by Adrian Newey under the formidable leadership of Patrick Head.

READ MORE: How I beat Schumacher to the title at Jerez '97 - by Jacques Villeneuve

Villeneuve achieved seven wins and eight podiums in the FW19 on his way to his sole title – Williams securing their ninth constructors' championship – and now a piece of history is up for grabs on F1 Authentics, with the FW19 show car featuring the original wheels, brakes, pedals and steering wheel.

Head here to enquire about the car and view the auction, and check out more incredible examples of Formula 1 memorabilia on F1 Authentics.

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