Formula 1 accident: We remember the 5 most spectacular Formula 1 accident in 2016. From Fernando Alonso in Australia to Hamilton and Rosberg in Barcelona and Kimi Räikkönen in Brazil … do not miss the videos and pictures!
The 2016 Formula 1 season has left countless overtaking maneuvers, spectacular moves, statements, victories, defeats … and Formula 1 accidents . Despite being the most bitter, dangerous and chaotic part of the sport, you also have to rely on them, as it can end all the aspirations of a rider in a race and also give a good number of points to another.
This year we have witnessed strong impacts despite the fact that, fortunately, all the drivers have been able to continue competing. Fernando Alonso in Australia, which forced him to miss the Bahrain GP, to the strong blow of Räikkönen in Brazil in the rain. These are the five most spectacular F1 crashes in 2016 .
- Fernando Alonso at the Australian Grand Prix
While trying to overcome the Mexican Esteban Gutierrez, Fernando Alonso grazed the Mexican driver’s car and lost control of his McLaren. He gave several somersaults and flipped, but still was able to leave under his own car . He passed a medical examination appeared to be positive, but weeks later the FIA left him running in Bahrain for having a broken rib.
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- Kevin Magnussen at the Belgian Grand Prix
Kevin Magnussen suffered a heavy crash in the ninth lap of the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The Renault ( which run on Haas from 2017 ) lost control of his car at the exit of Raidillon and crashed into the guardrails, suffering a deceleration of 42G. Stunned and dizzy, Magnussen was able to get out of the car by himself. A small cut in an ankle was no problem for him to compete in the next race.
- Hülkenberg, Button and others in the Russian Grand Prix
The output of the GP of Russia was a mess, not only by the touch between Kvyat and Vettelthat sparked so much controversy, but also a touch between several riders at the end of the pack. A touch between Hülkenberg and Button ended the German trumpeting and spinning in the middle of the track, prompting other drivers from behind, such as Esteban Gutiérrez, Rio Haryanto or Marcus Ericsson to bump into him.
- Kimi Raikkonen at the Brazilian GP
The rainy Brazilian GP several victims claimed and one of them was the Finn Kimi Raikkonen , one of the occasions when the safety car left, when all the cars were rolling together, lost control of his Ferrari and finished against The barriers. Fortunately, and although they passed only a few inches from him, no partner beat him in what could have been a more brutal Formula 1 accident yet.
- Hamilton and Rosberg in the GP of Spain
The touch between Hamilton and Rosberg in the GP of Spain is the Formula 1 accident that could illustrate the 2016 season of Formula 1. The fight between the two Mercedes drivers reached its most critical point and least wanted to see the German manufacturer. At the start of the first European race of the year, when they took the third corner, Nico Rosberg closed the doors to his pursuer, Lewis Hamilton, causing the Englishman to get out of the ring, lose control of his car and both of them touch. 48 possible points, that day took home Mercedes 0. This caused us to see the first victory of Max Verstappen in F1 , and a great performance from Carlos Sainz at home .