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Gilles Villeneuve: The Life of the Legendary Racing Driver

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Gilles Villeneuve became a legend in his own time, a driver whose skill and daring personified the ideals of Grand Prix racing, the pinnacle of motor sport.

With his flamboyantly aggressive, press-on-regardless style in his scarlet Ferrari, he captured the imagination of a vast international audience as no other driver has in recent times.
Published April 10th 2003 by Virgin Books (first published June 10th 1989)
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Riccardo Paterni
I read it several years ago, re-read it years after and once again read it recently while working on the research the book I am currently writing that involves motor racing anecdotes supporting a management topic; well there are plenty here about a racing driver that was always able to interpret his role behind the steering wheel at the fullest. Not only that, his unique sense of an authentic and even naive way to see and live life, his way to basically continuing always to be a kid-at-hearth (f ...more
Sean O'Gorman
Another book that I read several years ago, I lent it to a friend who never returned it to me, and I'd kinda like it back. Gilles Villeneuve is one of my favorite drivers, and it was of great interest to me to learn more about the man and his fiery passion and driving ability. Hard to believe that someone so awesome had someone so lame as Jacques Villeneuve for a son.
Chris Swinden
Brilliant book, would recommend to anyone
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