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Driver

Gilles Villeneuve

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Full NameJoseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve
Date of BirthWednesday 18 January 1950
Date of DeathSaturday 8 May 1982 (at 1982 Belgian GP)
Age of Death32 years, 3 months, 21 days
Born
St. Jean-sur-Richelieu
Chambly
Quebec
Canada
Websitehttp://www.villeneuve.com/
F1 Career
Active Years1977–1982
Races Contested68
Average ClassificationMedian: 6, Mean: 5.95 (Standard deviation: 3.88)
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.12 (Standard deviation: 5.71)
Fastest Laps8
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 7.58 (Standard deviation: 5.52)
Races Led18
Laps Led534
Race Distance Led2251 km
Debut1977 British GP
Maiden Win1978 Canadian GP
Last Race1982 Belgian GP
Championships
Drivers' Championship
1977 – not classified
1978 – 9th 
(17 points)
1979 – 2nd 
(47 points)
1980 – 14th 
(6 points)
1981 – 7th 
(25 points)
1982 – 15th 
(6 points)
Constructors' Championship
1977 – not classified
1978 – 2nd ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 14 of 58 points, 24%)
1979 – 1st ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 53 of 113 points, 47%)
1980 – 10th ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 6 of 8 points, 75%)
1981 – 5th ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 25 of 34 points, 74%)
1982 – 1st ( Ferrari / Ferrari
(scored 6 of 74 points, 8%)
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At RetirementNone
Records Ever BrokenNone
Family
BrotherJacques Villeneuve (Snr)
WifeJoanne Villeneuve
SonJacques Villeneuve

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
 James Hunt
1
1977
 Jochen Mass
1
1977
 Carlos Reutemann
18
1977–1978
 Jody Scheckter
29
1979–1980
 Didier Pironi
20
1981–1982
Team RacesYears
McLaren
1
1977
Ferrari
67
1977–1982
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
McLaren
1
1977
Ferrari
67
1977–1982
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
1
1977
Ferrari
67
1977–1982
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
8
1977, 1982
Michelin
60
1978–1981
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Texaco
1
1977
Agip
67
1977–1982
EntrantRacesYears
Marlboro Team McLaren
1
1977
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
67
1977–1982
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Gordon Coppuck
1
1977
Mauro Forghieri
66
1977–1982
Antonio Tomaini
15
1981
Harvey Postlethwaite
5
1982
Car ModelRacesYears
McLaren M23
1
1977
Ferrari 312T2
4
1977–1978
Ferrari 312T3
16
1978–1979
Ferrari 312T4
12
1979
Ferrari 312T4B
1
1979
Ferrari 312T5
13
1980
Ferrari 126C
1
1980
Ferrari 126CK
15
1981
Ferrari 126C2
5
1982
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 40
1
1977
Car 21
1
1977
Car 11
1
1977
Car 12
31
1978–1979
Car 2
14
1980
Car 27
20
1981–1982
Team SponsorRacesYears
Champion
47
1977, 1979–1981
Marlboro
1
1977
Texaco
1
1977
Agip
67
1977–1982
Arexons
51
1977, 1979–1982
Fiat
67
1977–1982
Goodyear
7
1977, 1982
Heuer
33
1977–1979
Ferodo
36
1978–1979, 1982
Michelin
60
1978–1981
Auto Becker
30
1979, 1981
Brembo
35
1979, 1981–1982
Koni
20
1979, 1982
Magneti Marelli
49
1979–1982
Maranello Concessionaires
15
1979
Pininfarina
35
1979, 1981–1982
Schmitthelm
15
1979
SKF
49
1979–1982
Speedline
49
1979–1982
Tayre
15
1979
Longines
34
1980–1982
Personal
34
1980–1982
AP Borg & Beck
15
1981
Olivetti
20
1981–1982

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