Ferrari special: How its greatest losses led to a new era

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Ferrari special: How its greatest losses led to a new era
By: Damien Smith , Journalist
Aug 14, 2018, 7:02 PM

From F1 Racing & Motorsport PRIME: Some said that romance in motor racing died with Ferrari darling Gilles Villeneuve in 1982. Six years later, Enzo himself was gone. On the 30th anniversary of that day, this is how Ferrari's legend only grew stronger in adversity.

One fatal misjudgement. That's all it took to jolt the trajectory of Formula 1 history during the super-power 1980s.

Had Gilles Villeneuve backed off and missed the rear of Jochen Mass's cruising March at Zolder in May 1982, who knows what glories would have abounded?

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Series Formula 1
Author Damien Smith
Article type Special feature