Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Motorsport Images > Motorsport > Formula One > 1970s F1

Monte-Carlo, Monaco. 5th - 7th May 1978: Gilles Villeneuve, retired due to a front tyre bursting, action

Monte-Carlo, Monaco. 5th - 7th May 1978: Gilles Villeneuve, retired due to a front tyre bursting, action


Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Cards
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Motorsport Images

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Motorsport

Monte-Carlo, Monaco. 5th - 7th May 1978: Gilles Villeneuve, retired due to a front tyre bursting, action

1978 Monaco Grand Prix.
Monte-Carlo, Monaco. 5th - 7th May 1978.
Gilles Villeneuve (Ferrari 312T3), retired due to a front tyre bursting, action.
World Copyright: LAT Photographic.
ref

Motorsport Images is a photographic agency and archive covering motorsport and motoring

Media ID 8838555


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this print from the 1978 Monaco Grand Prix, we witness the intense action and unfortunate retirement of Gilles Villeneuve. The picturesque backdrop of Monte-Carlo, Monaco sets the stage for this thrilling race that took place from 5th to 7th May. Behind the wheel of his iconic Ferrari 312T3, Villeneuve's determination was evident as he pushed his car to its limits. However, fate had a different plan for him on that fateful day. As he navigated through the challenging circuit, disaster struck when his front tyre suddenly burst. The image captures the moment of disappointment etched across Villeneuve's face as he realizes his race has come to an abrupt end. Despite his best efforts and undeniable skill behind the wheel, sometimes uncontrollable circumstances intervene in motorsport. This photograph is a testament to both the highs and lows experienced by racing legends like Gilles Villeneuve. It serves as a reminder that even in glamorous locations like Monte-Carlo, where dreams are made or shattered within seconds, anything can happen on any given race day. Preserved by LAT Photographic with world copyright protection, this image stands as a timeless tribute to one of motorsport's most memorable moments – an unforgettable chapter in Gilles Villeneuve's illustrious career.

MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Gilles Villeneuve - 1979 British Grand Prix
Gilles Villeneuve - 1979 British Grand Prix
HMS Indomitable, 1943
HMS Indomitable, 1943
Madagascar green-emerald giant pill millipedes (Zoosphaerium neptunus) Andasibe-Mantadia
Madagascar green-emerald giant pill millipedes (Zoosphaerium neptunus) Andasibe-Mantadia
1956 British GP
1956 British GP
1973 Monaco Grand Prix: Francois Cevert 4th position, action
1973 Monaco Grand Prix: Francois Cevert 4th position, action
Francois Cevert, 3. 0 Tyrell 006 - Cosworth V8: Finished in 4th position, 1 lap down for Elf Team Tyrell
Francois Cevert, 3. 0 Tyrell 006 - Cosworth V8: Finished in 4th position, 1 lap down for Elf Team Tyrell
Manchester Ringway Airport DAC01_01_008
Manchester Ringway Airport DAC01_01_008
1981 British Grand Prix
1981 British Grand Prix
open-uri20120929-20827-1qv3wvu
open-uri20120929-20827-1qv3wvu
Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago, Sandy Point
Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago, Sandy Point
open-uri20120927-26164-1le64ho
open-uri20120927-26164-1le64ho
1960 Monaco Grand Prix
1960 Monaco Grand Prix

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed