• 1950: Birth of Gilles Villeneuve.
  • 1953: Birth of his brother Jacques.
  • 1971 : Birth of his son Jacques.
  • 1972: His career begins, Gilles joins the Moto-Ski team.
  • 1975: First victory in his Formula Atlantic career at Gimli, Manitoba (Canada).
  • 1977: First race in Formula 1 at Silverstone, United Kingdom. Receives his second Champion title Formula Atlantic and signs at the prestigious Scuderia Ferrari in Formula 1.
  • 1978: First victory in Formula 1 in Montreal, at the Canadian Grand Prix.
  • 1979: The F1 victories continue in : South Africa, Long Beach and Watkins Glen.
  • 1981: Wins at the legendary circuits of Monaco and in Jarama, Spain.
  • 1982: Fatal accident on May 8th  may, during the qualifying session at the Zolder Grand Prix, Belgium.