Name: Gilles Villeneuve
DOB: Jan 18 1950
Place Of Birth: St-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Most Races For: Ferrari - 66
No. Of Races: 67
- After Gilles Villeneuve’s victory in the 1978 Canadian Grand Prix, no Canadian has won that race till date, as of the 2008 season end.
- The racetrack at Montreal, used for the Canadian Grand Prix, was renamed in his honour, in 1982, following his death.
"If someone said to me that you can have three wishes, my first would have been to get into racing, my second to be in Formula 1, my third to drive for Ferrari.”
– Gilles Villeneuve
Most successful drivers to have raced with Gilles Villeneuve