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Gerald Donaldson

Gerald Donaldson was born in Almonte, Ontario, and is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art. He worked in advertising and freelance journalism and has for many years covered Formula One (F1) racing internationally, as a TV commentator, journalist and author. He has written many books about the sport, including highly acclaimed biographies of Gilles Villeneuve, James Hunt and Juan Manuel Fangio. He is a member of the F1 Paddock Hall Of Fame and the Canadian Motorsport Hall Of Fame.

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Publications

Fangio: The Life Behind The Legend. Virgin Books, 2003.
Gilles Villeneuve. The Life Of The Legendary Racing Driver. Virgin Books, 2003
James Hunt: The Biography . Virgin Books, 2003
Formula 1: The Autobiography (Editor). Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002

Awards

FIA F1 Paddock Hall Of Fame, 2019
Canadian Motorsport Hall Of Fame, 2020
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

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