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    Gilles Villenuve tribute for his 62th birthday

    Today it's a birthday of Ferrari hero and my idol Gilles Villeneuve. He would have been 62 years old.







































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    Salut Gilles !!!




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    Wow, amazing stuff Forza 27! Thanks a lot for posting all the lovely pictures.

    RIP Gilles.

    The future is RED

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    Great pictures
    Happy Birthday Gilles, wherever you are.

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    Great, great stuff.

    Thanks for posting this Forza 27
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    Happy Birthday...

    Forza Gilles.

    reminds me. McLaren did this survey on who their most important drivers were. Gilles came in the top 25 i think, even though he only did a test.
    Gilles would definitely top any likewise Ferrari list.


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    Fantastic Photos aswell!!!

    wallpapered.


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    R.I.P Gilles




    Quote Originally Posted by scuderiafan View Post
    reminds me. McLaren did this survey on who their most important drivers were. Gilles came in the top 25 i think, even though he only did a test.
    Gilles would definitely top any likewise Ferrari list.
    I'm sure he raced for McLaren too didnt he???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs Alonso View Post
    R.I.P Gilles




    I'm sure he raced for McLaren too didnt he???

    i thought he only did a test, and was then signed by Ferrari?


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    He had a short career with McLaren before joining Ferrari IIRC.
    Grazie Felipe

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    yeah, i was wrong.

    One deal for up to five races in a third car during the 1977 season.[14] Villeneuve made his debut at the 1977 British Grand Prix, where he qualified 9th in McLaren's old M23, splitting the regular drivers Hunt and Jochen Mass who were driving newer M26s. In the race he set fifth fastest lap and finished 11th after being delayed for two laps by a faulty temperature gauge
    what blackout?
    http://webcache.googleusercontent.co...&ct=clnk&gl=uk


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    Nice work Forza 27!


    Gilles bio with pics

    http://www.f1-grandprixhistory.net/Villeneuve.html


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    RIP Giles and thanks Forza 27 for the fab pictures

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    Thanks everyone I have lots pics and I only decided to post here some of them.

    It's great to remember our legend in this way

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    Fantastic thread!

    What a beautiful car that was, and a great driver in there too!

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    Great pics!

    I was fortunate enough to see Villeneuve drive and a snap of him and his autograph are prized possessions.
    Clowns!

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    Great pictures Forza27, RIP in Gilles, you are missed. Happy Birthday, keep power sliding around that track up there amicio mio.

    Wish was born 5 years earlier.
    CAVALLINO RAMPANTE PER SEMPRE

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    Isnt it wonderful, how few things do stand the test of time, generations, and everchanging ways of the world.
    6 victories and every inch of racing behind the wheel of a Ferrari, does stir an emotion that as far as I am aware of, has stood every test thrown at them, only to emerge even more beutifull and out of reach.

    Gilles, all in one, nothing short of magic, miracles and stardust from grid to Heaven.

    "..baby, baby tell me waht you re after...I dunno, I just want to get there faster..."


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    When Gilles was unloading his stuff in the front yard across from his parents , wondering how he was going to make a living and then he gets the call from Maranello
    It was a heartbreaking
    Now I ride in the big fine car
    It was mind aching
    I'm the talk of the boulevard
    So keep your chin up boy
    Forget the pain
    I know you'll make it
    If you try again
    There's no use in quitting
    When the world is waiting for you
    SUPERTRAMP -GONE HOLLYWOOD

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    4 Ever The Greatest

    Before I became a Ferrari fan I became a Gilles Villeneuve fan when I saw him winning the 1981 Monaco Grand Prix.
    And then a year later well.....everybody knows who would have been world champion 1982.
    Gilles tried to win every corner of every race he started in with a car control never seen since.Gilles was what racing is all about.
    Just imagine what he would have achieved in a Ferrari F2002 or F2004.....
    Thank you for the great tribute and reminding me why I became a Ferrari fan.
    Gilles per sempre , Forza Ferrari !

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