Villeneuve's Ferrari in Montreal

THE Ferrari with which Gilles Villeneuve won his famous victories in Spain and Monaco in 1981 has been sent to Canada for this year's Grand Prix. The Ferrari 126CK was not a great car but featured the very impressive Ferrari turbo engine and Villeneuve used all his considerable skills to win two amazing victories.

The following year he drove Harvey Postlethwaite's 126C2 but was killed in a qualifying crash at Zolder. The car was so good that despite Villeneuve's death and the accident which maimed Didier Pironi, the team still managed to win the Constructors' title thanks to the efforts of Patrick Tambay and Mario Andretti.

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