Gilles Villeneuve scores his maiden F1 win at the 1978 Canadian GP – with him on the podium are Carlos Reuteman (3rd) and Jody Scheckter (2nd)
This Sunday sees the 45th running of the Canadian Grand Prix. The race was first held in 1967, when Jack Brabham won in his own car. It’s been held on three circuits: Mosport Park eight times, Mont-Tremblant twice and Montreal, 34 times, making it a classic on the calendar.
Ferrari has won the race 11 times which is a 25% success rate. The first win was even a one-two finish at Mont-Tremblant, where Jacky Ickx and Clay Regazzoni crossed the line in that order in the 312B.
The Montreal track made its debut eight years later in 1978, built on...
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