Video Duel: Remembering The Talented Gilles Villeneuve

May 8, 2012

May 8th, 1982 marks 30 years since the death of Gilles Villeneuve; one of the most-talented and fearless drivers the sport ever witnessed… Here, we bring you a short video-clip tribute narrated by the ever-colourful (and opinionated) Jeremy Clarkson to assist in documenting this incredibly entertaining jousting match (for 2nd place) between Rene Arnoux and Villeneuve at the ’79 French Grand Prix…

-Blake J.

Pic of the Day: Gilles Villeneuve sliding his Ferrari 312 T4

October 25, 2011

From the 1979 F1 Season when Ferrari ended up winning its 4th Constructor’s Title in 5 years, this moment in time captures the amazing Gilles Villeneuve applying some opposite lock during one of his 3 Grand Prix wins that season (teammate Jody Scheckter also accumulated 3 wins in ’79). The 510 bhp, flat-12 engine must have made for rather interesting, challenging and entertaining drives from behind the wheel when pressed hard…!

-Blake J.

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