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Driver

Gilles Villeneuve

 
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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 Contested
68  
Wins6
2nd Places5
3rd Places2
4th Places2
5th Places3
6th Places3
Average ClassificationMedian: 6, Mean: 5.95, Standard deviation: 0.62
Retirements26
Disqualifications2
Failures to start1
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions2
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.12, Standard deviation: 0.69
Fastest Laps8
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 6, Mean: 7.58, Standard deviation: 0.70
Races Led18
Laps Led534
Race Distance Led2251 km
Debut1977 British GP
Maiden Win1978 Canadian GP
Last Race1982 Belgian GP
Drivers' Championships
1977 - Not Classified
1978 - 10th   
(17 points)
1979 - 2nd   
(47 points)
  
1980 - 13th   
(6 points)
1981 - 7th   
(25 points)
1982 - 15th   
(6 points)
Total Points Scored101
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1981 US West GP,
2. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes, and Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1981 US West GP
Records Ever Broken1. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes, and Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
2. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
3. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes, and Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1979 Canadian GP,
4. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1980 French GP,
5. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes, and Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1980 French GP,
6. Most Consecutive 7th Place Finishes (2) – set at 1981 US West GP,
7. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes, and Fastest Laps (1) – set at 1981 US West GP

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
67
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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