Race, Historic
MAY 11th 2020

Damien Smith

Why F1’s most experienced driver Rubens Barrichello was a five‑star hero

On this day 12 years ago – May 11th 2008 – Rubens Barrichello lined up on the grid in his Honda at the Turkish Grand Prix and officially became the most experienced Formula 1 driver in history. It was his 257th start since his first grand prix for Jordan way back in 1993 and marked the moment when he surpassed Riccardo Patrese’s record.

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