Dave Billes

John Cordts in the David G. Billes Racing McLaren Elva M3 Ford

Inducted 1994

Dave Billes raced Corvettes from 1960 to ’65, then opened Performance Engineering Ltd., the best racing shop in Canada. From his shop came cars that carried Canadian racers to victory in almost every kind of racing from Can-Am to drag racing. Dave ran the Canadian Tire Indy car carrying “uncle” Jacques Villeneuve to victory at Road America, the first ever for a Canadian in an Indy car.

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