Digital Archives | Feb 26, 1980 | 10:12

Gilles Villeneuve becomes a world celebrity

The 'little guy from Berthierville' becomes Canada's Formula 1 champion. Photo: Reproduced with the permission of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

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Digital Archives - Gilles Villeneuve becomes a world celebrityFeb 26, 1980 | 10:12Digital Archives Gilles Villeneuve becomes a world celebrity Video
Digital Archives Gilles Villeneuve becomes a world celebrity Feb 26, 1980 | 10:12The 'little guy from Berthierville' becomes Canada's Formula 1 champion. Photo: Reproduced with the permission of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.
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