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The immortal appeal of Gilles Villeneuve

What is it that makes Gilles Villeneuve such an appealing figure to fans of Formula One? Here is a man that in his time in the sport won a relatively meagre six times and started from pole position just twice. Yet, despite this, to many around the world Gilles Villeneuve is considered one of the finest racing drivers to have ever graced F1, ranked alongside other greats such as Jim Clark, Juan Fangio and Ayrton Senna. But what is it about the diminutive French-Canadian that has made him into such a fan favourite, despite racing for just four and a half seasons in Formula One? Simply put, it was the fact that even from his earliest origins, racing around the streets of Berthier and Joliette...
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