Dave Billes

Inducted 1994 – Motorsport Builder – Road Racing


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.