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How Would Gilles Villeneuve Fare in Modern-Day Formula 1

Formula One will never see another driver like Gilles Villeneuve. The French Canadian made his debut in the 1977 British Grand Prix for McLaren. Despite an excellent display, McLaren overlooked him the following year in favour of Patrick Tambay; his career might have been over before it had even begun. But Enzo Ferrari saw something in him that McLaren had not, and in a little over four years with the Scuderia, Villeneuve established himself as one of the greatest raw talents the sport has ever seen. Sadly, he lost his life in a horrific accident in qualifying for the 1982 Belgian Grand Prix at just 32 years old. Villeneuve started 67 races, won just six and started on pole only twice. But of all the drivers to have ever graced the grid, it...

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