…and also in 1982 there were 11 different winners in 16 races. It’s hard to even imagine it after last seasons 4 winners in 21 races and 2015′s and 2014′s 3 winners in 19 races. Keke Rosberg, who won the driver’s championship that year only won once in the season.
On this day, in 1982, Gilles Villeneuve died in a car accident during the Belgium Grand Prix in Zolder. Even if he never became World Champion of Formula 1 and even if he “only” won 6 wins in Formula 1, he is considered as a legend of this sport, for his determination and for his courage