Gilles Villeneuve

PROFILE & CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Profile

NationalityCanada
Date of Birth18-Jan-1950
Date of Death8-May-1982
Died during GP of Belgium (Qualifying) at Zolder.

Career Totals

GP Contested67
Poles2 (2.99 %)
Podiums13 (19.40 %)
Wins6 (8.96 %)
Points101 (107)
Best WC Rank2
WC Titles0

Milestones

1st GP GBR  1977
First Pole USW  1979
First Podium AUT  1978
First Win CAN  1978
First Point BEL  1978
First WC Title-
Last GP SMR  1982
Last Pole SMR  1981
Last Podium SMR  1982
Last Win ESP  1981
Last Point SMR  1982
Last WC Title-

Season Results

Season Overview - 1981

  • 1981
    • 1982
    • 1981
    • 1980
    • 1979
    • 1978
    • 1977
RaceUSWBRAARGSMRBELMCOESPFRAGBRGERAUTNLDITACANLVG Totals
Grid577172711883169113-
Laps in Lead---14-467---1----86
Fastest Lap1
FinishDNFDNFDNF7411DNFDNF10DNFDNFDNF3DSQ-
Points00003990000004025

CAREER PROFILE

Annual Results

Year Constructors Cars TeamTeammatesPoles Wins Points Rank LIL RIL FL Pod. Dbl. Tpl. GS
1982 Ferrari 27 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Andretti, M.; Pironi, D.; Tambay, P. 00 6 16 40 2 0 1 0 0 0
1981 Ferrari 27 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Pironi, D. 12 25 7 86 4 1 3 0 0 0
1980 Ferrari 2 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Scheckter, J. 00 6 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
1979 Ferrari 12 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Scheckter, J. 13 47 (53) 2 308 7 6 7 1 1 1
1978 Ferrari 12 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Reutemann, C. 01 17 9 99 4 1 2 0 0 0
1977 Ferrari; McLaren 11; 21; 40 Marlboro Team McLaren; Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Giacomelli, B.; Hunt, J.; Lauda, N.; Mass, J.; Reutemann, C. 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals - - - - 26 101 (107) - 534 18 8 13 1 1 1
LIL: Laps in Lead RIL: Races in Lead FL: Fastest Lap Double: Win + Pole Triple: Win + Pole + Fastest Lap Grand Slam: Win + Pole + Fastest Lap + Race in Lead

Race Completion Performance

Year Entries GP Pole Win 2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th DNQ DNS DNF DSQ In the Points Points Rank
1982 5 4 001000000 1 1 2 1 1 6 16
1981 15 15 120110010 0 0 8 1 4 25 7
1980 14 14 000002212 0 0 6 0 4 6 14
1979 15 15 134001021 0 0 3 0 8 47 (53) 2
1978 16 16 010110112 0 0 6 0 4 17 9
1977 3 3 000000000 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 68 67 265223355 1 1 26 2 21 101 (107) -
DNQ: Did Not Qualify DNS: Did not start DNF: Did not finish DSQ: Disqualified