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Gilles Villeneuve Formula 1 driver
F1 Gilles Villeneuve profile

Gilles Villeneuve Formula 1 driver

F1 seasons
Gilles Villeneuve
HometownSaint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Date of birth1950 January 14
Date of death1982 May 08
First Race Silverstone 1977
Last Race Zolder 1982
Year active1977 » 1982
Best championship position 2nd 1 time
Grands Prix entered68
Best race starting position 1 X 2
Best race finishing position 1 X 6
Pole positions2
First row start8
Fastest lap8
Points finishes21

Championship position

Starting grid positions

Final race positions

Positions heatmap (starting grid / final race)

Statistics by age

Average pole and final position by age

More statistics by age for Gilles Villeneuve

Career chart profile

Seasons: nr of season from first GP until the last.

Juan Manuel Fangio started in 1950 and had last race in 1958. But he skipped 1952 season.

#Grand Prix: nr of GrandPrix in all seasons.

100% for Kimi Raikkonen even he did not start in 2010 and 2011 but in those seasons there were no new GrandPrix except in the other seasons he started

not 100% for Damon Hill. At debut in 1982 did not start the first three GP. In that season was the last race GP Kyalami.

GP entered: total number of races from all seasons.

Not 100% if a driver did not start at least a race, or entered in all but skip a season

Victories, Podiums, Pole positions, Fastest laps, Finish in points: percentage from total race entrance

Points: percentage from total points he could get if win all races, and bonus if availabe(ex 1 point for fastest lap)

Gilles Villeneuve, F1 teammates

Points Teammate(s)Race
Vict.Poles PodiumsFastLap
1982 15th 6 Didier Pironi compare drivers 5 1
1981 7th 25 Didier Pironi compare drivers 15 2 1 3 1
1980 14th 6 Jody Scheckter compare drivers 14
1979 2nd 47 Jody Scheckter compare drivers 15 3 1 7 6
1978 9th 17 Carlos Reutemann compare drivers 16 1 2 1
1977 Carlos Reutemann compare drivers, James Hunt compare drivers, Jochen Mass compare drivers, Brett Lunger compare drivers, Emilio de Villota compare drivers 3