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Gilles
Villeneuve
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Formula 1

Driver Information

nationality
Canadian
age
74
birthday
18 Jan 1950
hometown
St. Jean-sur-Richelieu
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Driver Information

nationality
Canadian
age
74
birthday
18 Jan 1950
hometown
St. Jean-sur-Richelieu
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1982
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6
15th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 126C2
Ferrari 1.5 turbo
Goodyear
4
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
1981
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
25
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 126CK
Ferrari 1.5 turbo
Michelin
15
2
3
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
2
3
1
1
25
year
series
team
points
position
1980
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6
14th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T5
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
15
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
0
0
0
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Lancia Beta Montecarlo
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
0
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T4B
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
1
0
0
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
1
1
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1979
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
47
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Ferrari 312T4
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Ferrari 312T4B
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
15
3
7
1
6
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
15
3
7
1
6
47
year
series
team
points
position
1978
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
17
9th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ferrari 312T2
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
16
1
2
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
1
2
0
1
17
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW E21 320i
BMW 2.0
Goodyear
1
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Ecurie Canada
0
4th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 77B (Ford BDN)
1
0
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Team Valvoline
6
11th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevron B39-01 (Ford BDA Swindon)
4
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
6
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 77B (Ford BDN Morris)
6
3
4
4
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
3
4
4
1
114
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Wolf WD1
Chevrolet 5.0
4
0
1
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
0
16
year
series
team
points
position
1977
Marlboro Team McLaren, Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
McLaren M23
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Ferrari 312T2
Ferrari 3.0
Goodyear
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Ecurie Canada
0
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 76B (Ford BDA)
1
1
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
1
1
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Project Four Racing
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 752 (Hart)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Ecurie Canada
80
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 76B (Ford BDA)
4
4
4
3
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
4
4
3
3
80
year
series
team
points
position
1976
Ecurie Canada
120
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 76B (Ford BDA Morris)
5
4
4
5
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
4
4
5
3
120
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 75B (Ford BDA)
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 75B (Ford BDA Swindon)
6
1
2
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
1
2
1
1
69
year
series
team
points
position
1974
Ecurie Canada
0
32nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 74B (Ford BDA)
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
March 74B (Ford BDA Greatorex)
6
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
6
0
1
0
27
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Titan
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1982
Racing
4
0
1
0
0
1981
Racing
15
2
3
1
1
1980
Racing
15
0
0
0
0
1979
Racing
18
4
8
2
7
1978
Racing
16
1
2
0
1
1977
Racing
19
3
7
5
1
1976
Racing
11
9
9
9
7
1975
Racing
7
1
2
1
1
1974
Racing
7
0
1
0
0
1971
Racing
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Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1979
Formula One - World Championship for Drivers
2nd
1979
Formula 1 Race of Champions
1st
1977
Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship Series
1st
1977
Molson Diamond 6 Hour Trans-Am and World Manufacturers Championship
2nd
1976
CASC Player's Challenge Series
1st
1976
Formula Atlantic IMSA
1st
1976
Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres
1st

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2198.45
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02
Formula 1
2135.95
-
03
Formula 1
2028.35
-
04
Formula 1
2014.4
-
05
Intercontinental GT Challenge
2007.9
-
06
NASCAR Xfinity Series
1994.3
-
07
United Sports Car Championship - GTD
1989.65
-
08
Formula 1
1988.75
-
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1948.45
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10
IndyCar
1944.1
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