Video: Greatest overtake ever claimed by another Canadian

Nic Cackett

The final stages of the 1979 French Grand Prix are widely considered to include the finest examples of overtaking ever captured on film. Until now.

The epic F1 battle between Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux round the Dijon-Prenois circuit has finally been surpassed after 31 years by a humble dirt track racer in Quebec.

Hats off to for unearthing this towering moment of motorsport history. We look forward to referring to it over the next three decades.

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