Gilles Villeneuve articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Jacques Villeneuve leads tribute to Gilles at the wheel of his Ferrari 8th May 2012, 17:18

The 30th anniversary of the death of Gilles Villeneuve was commemorated today at the Fiorano circuit.

On this day in 1982: Gilles Villeneuve killed at Zolder

Formula One lost one of its most beloved heroes on this day 30 years ago. Gilles Villeneuve was killed in a crash at Zolder in Belgium.

Ferrari prepare 312T4 for Villeneuve demo run 18th April 2012, 12:59

Ferrari have shaken down the 312T4 which will be driven to mark the 30th anniversary of Gilles Villeneuve’s death next month.

Jacques Villeneuve to drive Ferrari at ceremony to mark Gilles’ death 8th April 2012, 10:18

Gilles Villeneuve’s son Jacques will drive a Ferrari 312T4 at Fiorano to mark 30 years since Gilles’ death.

30 years ago: Villeneuve’s last and best F1 win 21st June 2011, 9:03

Gilles Villeneuve’s victory at Jarama on this day in 1981 was instantly recognised as one of the great Grand Prix wins.

On this day in 1981: F1’s fiasco at Zolder 17th May 2011, 8:54

F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.

The drivers who defied team orders 18th August 2010, 16:00

Here are three drivers who refused to let their team mates pass when ordered to – or overtook them when they weren’t supposed to.

Top ten… Home Grand Prix wins 23rd March 2010, 16:10

Over the years we’ve seen how performing in front of a home crowd can inspire greatness in racing drivers. Can Mark Webber emulate great drivers of the past like Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark and Ayrton Senna by winning his home Grand Prix? If he does expect a reaction from the Australian crowd similar to […]

What was the best underdog F1 win? Watch the videos and cast your vote… 1st March 2009, 22:58

Dozens of drivers were named by F1 Fanatic readers in the quest to find F1’s greatest underdog winner. Here’s the final ten to make your choice from – with videos of each race below to help you make up your mind…

What was the best underdog race win? 26th February 2009, 10:00

Carlos di Bello sent in this question via Skribit: What are the top ten races where superior driving overcame inferior mechanical means? I thought that was a good question to put to the collective wisdom of F1 Fanatic readers. What do you think was the best victory for a driver in a sub-par car? Here?s […]

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