The ups and downs of a French F1 trail-blazer

With scorching pace over one lap, René Arnoux blazed a trail through Formula 1 at Renault and Ferrari. His duel with Gilles Villeneuve at Dijon in 1979 is the stuff of legend. He tells all to Damien Smith.

That impish smile, the twinkle in his eyes: little René Arnoux was always a character - and as French as the Eiffel Tower.

René Arnoux, Renault RS01
René Arnoux, Renault RS01

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About this article
Series Formula 1
Drivers René Arnoux
Article type Interview