Gilles Villeneuve

Gilles Villeneuve

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve, better known as Gilles Villeneuve, (January 18, 1950 - May 8, 1982) was a Canadian racing driver. An enthusiast of cars and fast driving from an early age, he started his professional career in snowmobile racing in his native province of Quebec. He moved into single seaters, winning the US and Canadian Formula Atlantic championships in 1976, before being offered a drive in Formula One with the McLaren team at the 1977 British Grand Prix. He was taken on by reigning world champions Ferrari for the end of the season and from 1978 to his death in 1982 drove for the Italian team.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135965530
  • 9786135965537