René Fagnan from Auto123.com had talks recently with Peugeot representatives where he was told Jacques Villeneuve would not be driving in the 2008 Le Mans 24 hours. The Peugeot representative said "Jacques told us that, if he didn't have a NASCAR ride for 2008, he'd do Le Mans with us again. [...] It all went very well last June. Serge Saulnier, team boss, chooses the drivers and hasn't confirmed anything for next season. There were some contacts with Villeneuve but if he runs the whole 2008 schedule like it seems, it's clear it is going to be very difficult to run Le Mans. If it wasn't so, he surely would have found a seat with us"
Villeneuve ran the 2007 Le Mans 24 hours for Peugeot this year and was running 2nd place with co-drivers Marc Gené and Nicolas Minassian when their engine died with 90 minutes to go