The most embarrassing moments in the F1 history

The most embarrassing moments in F1 history

Formula 1 has had many embarrassing and controversial moments throughout its history. In this article, will walk you through some of these observations.

   Formula 1 and throughout its history have faced difficult and embarrassing times.
Controversies continue, from doping to racing to spying on competitors.
A look back at those moments and lists five of them below.

Barrichello takes Schumacher to victory. – 2002 Austrian GP
He completed two World Championships with Ferrari, Michael Schumacher The 2002 season started strongly with four wins in the first five races.

At the sixth round in Austria, team mate Rubens Barrichello was on his way to his first win of the season before Ferrari stepped in and asked Schumacher to take the win. Barrichello accepted and Schumacher won, much to the chagrin of the fans in attendance.
An awkward podium ceremony ensued as Schumacher claimed Barrichello was on top of the podium, and the team moved on to secure Schumacher’s season-opening victory. Team order
was banned after the race, but the FIA ​​relaxed the rules after a controversial order between Alonso and Felipe Massa in 2010.

Spygate Scandal
The 2007 Formula 1 season saw an intense race for the title between Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen, with Kimi Raikkonen in the lead.

However, most of the year was overshadowed by the Spygate scandal after the FIA ​​discovered that the McLaren team had secret information about Ferrari and its cars.

The case continued for several months before the FIA ​​fined McLaren $100 million, which remains the largest fine in the history of the sport.
Woking team removed from manufacturer with The 2008 engine and chassis were sent to the FIA ​​for pre-season inspection. Both Alonso and Hamilton continued to win championships, but rivalries and scandals within the team led to Alonso’s failure after one year.

Hamilton reveals his best moment and moment. of F1 cars
6 racing cars. – 2005 US GP
The 2005 US Grand Prix was a major blow to F1 in the US market, but it recovered within a few years.

At the time, F1 operated with two tire suppliers: Michelin and Bridgestone. The high-speed bank that makes up the final corner at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the road course put a lot of pressure on the Michelin tires, leading to big blowouts all weekend long.

   All cars in the field of
went out for Sunday’s pit stop, but after an attempt to add a chicane at the final corner failed, the Michelin racers (14 cars) pitted to retire. Only six cars remained on the
starting grid, including Ferrari, Jordan and Minardis.
Ferrari finished 1-2 and Tiago Monteiro took his only F1 podium.

   Renault crash settlement – 2008 Singapore GP
The controversy surrounding the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix officially emerged a year after the crash. During the race, Nelson Piquet Jr crashed and saw the safety car deployed shortly after Alonso’s teammate crashed.
Alonso won the race, giving Renault the first of their two wins that year. After Piquet Jr left the team midway through the 2009 campaign, the Brazilian told the FIA ​​that his team had taught him how to fail.
Renault initially said it would file criminal charges against Piquet Jr.
The FIA ​​banned Briatore for life for the accident, while chief engineer Pat Symonds received a five-year ban. However, the ban was overturned by the High Court in 2010.

Shortest race in history – 2021 Belgian GP
In the midst of a fierce title race between Max Verstappen and Hamilton, the F1 held the famous Spa-Francorchamps for the 12th round of the season.

Heavy rain hit the circuit during qualifying, causing a major crash for Lando Norris at Eau Rouge.
The rain got worse on race day, and conditions got even better on the break.
After more than three hours and one start, the race begins under the safety car. After the third race, the race was canceled and half the points were awarded to Verstappen, who was declared the winner.

As a result of following the rules requiring a double countdown, the result is the record for the shortest lap in F1 history. As usual on this list, F1 is in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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