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Villenueve Back at Indy With Eye on Future
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jacques Villeneuve was supposed to be in Europe this week working on a potential deal to return to Formula One next season.

Then a chance to try to qualify for Sunday's Sprint Cup series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway came together at the last minute, so Villeneuve put those talks on hold to go racing.

The 1995 Indianapolis 500 winner and 1997 Formula One champion hasn't had a steady ride in a top series since 2006. While the 39-year-old Canadian is working on an F1 deal, he also is interested in finding a full-time ride in NASCAR.

Villeneuve will attempt to put Braun Racing's No. 32 Toyota in the field during Saturday's qualifying.

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