Auto racer Gilles Villeneuve interview at Long Beach
Legendary racing car driver Gilles Villeneuve rose from humble origins in a small Quebec town to win hearts around the world in the second most popular sport on earth. A shy, slight, family man who didn't smoke or drink, he was Canada's first Grand Prix winner. His life was tragically cut short at 32 years of age, doing what he loved best. Please note that you won't find racing footage on our site; the International Automobile Federation does not licence F1 footage for use on the Internet.
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Program: Sports Weekend
Broadcast Date: April 21, 1979
Host: Ernie Afaganis
Interviewer: Ole Sorensen
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Last updated: June 20, 2013
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