Wow Gilles!: Gilles Villeneuve, the Undying Legend

On 8 May 1982, the legendary Canadian racing driver Gilles Villeneuve tragically died at the Zolder track in Belgium. Over six years of Grand Prix racing with Ferrari, Villeneuve won six races and earned widespread acclaim for his remarkable performances. Though he never clinched a world title, he won hearts worldwide.

Wow Gilles! delves into the “reckless” life of Gilles Villeneuve, capturing his essence through the stunning photographs of Ercole Colombo and the evocative texts by Giorgio Terruzzi. These two exceptional narrators, both eyewitnesses to Villeneuve’s extraordinary life, guide us on a journey that spans from 1977 to 1982.

From Villeneuve’s F1 debut to his tragic accident in Belgium, this spectacular photo album allows readers to relive the romanticism of the sport during those years, with Villeneuve as a central figure. This book is a poignant tribute to a driver who, despite his untimely death, left an indelible mark on the world of racing.