Race, Historic
Updated: SEP 09th 2020

Laura Thomson

The five most accident‑prone F1 drivers

We all have our moments – a little trip here, a little scrape there. But while our clumsy indiscretions go, for the most part, without consequence, for Formula 1 drivers, the stakes are much higher.

In fact, when they’re flying around convoluted circuits at speeds in excess of 150mph the slightest loss of concentration could have very serious repercussions. And while most drivers tend to stay as far away from the tyre wall as they possibly can, for a few the draw is almost magnetic. Here’s our shortlist of the most accident-prone F1 drivers…


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