Villeneuve Pironi: Racing’s Untold Tragedy

UK 12A Certificate
In cinemas
March 4, 2023
Buy it from
March 19, 2023
1 Hour 38 Minutes
From Sky Cinema
footage of motor racing crashes, upsetting scenes

Through captivating archive footage, interviews with Formula One World Champions Jacques Villeneuve, Alain Prost and Sir Jackie Stewart, alongside the Villeneuve and Pironi families plus their F1 and Ferrari contemporaries the in-depth story of their rise to glory culminating in that infamous and tragic 1982 Formula One season is revealed.

In the midst of modern racing’s most dangerous era, two daring Ferrari teammates were battling for the world championship, but at the San Marino Grand Prix, Pironi broke an unwritten team agreement, “stealing” victory from his teammate and close friend Villeneuve on the final lap.

VILLENEUVE PIRONI: RACING’S UNTOLD TRAGEDY is the story of two of the fastest racers in history, their brief and violent intertwined lives, and the emotional scars still felt today by their closest loved ones. Above all it is a life-affirming film that explores love, loss, and legacy, in a sport where passion overcomes fear.

Last updated
February 25, 2023

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