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Gilles Villeneuve’s very first driving course

Every aspiring race car driver must follow a driving course, a high-speed driving training programme course should we say, to obtain a racing licence. Gilles Villeneuve, the great Ferrari driver, was no exception. The goal of a driving course is to ensure that before he - or she - takes his - her - first race start, the wannabe racer has sufficient car control, knows the meaning of all the flags and is fully aware of all the procedures employed in motorsport. The course usually consists of a lecture on laws of physics that are applied to a racing car, the flags and the sporting rules and regulations. Then, the action begins with a certain number of laps around the track that are executed at...
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