F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher’s CUNNING win from pit lane – Check out top 5 incidents from British GP

F1 British GP: Check Out top five moments from British GP: The British Grand Prix will mark the tenth round in F1’s…

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher's CUNNING win from pit lane - Check out top 5 incidents from British GP
F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher's CUNNING win from pit lane - Check out top 5 incidents from British GP

F1 British GP: Check Out top five moments from British GP: The British Grand Prix will mark the tenth round in F1’s 2022 season as we head down to Silverstone this weekend. In this article, we will have a look at the top five moments from the British GP. Follow Formula 1 Updates and British Grand Prix Live on InsideSport.IN.

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F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher’s CUNNING win from pit lane – Check out top 5 incidents from British GP

Hamilton & Verstappen crash at Copse

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen both collided at the 2021 British GP at the Copse. The duo started the race from the front grid as Hamilton had a slightly better start than the Dutch driver until the pair made contact going into the ninth corner.

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher's CUNNING win from pit lane - Check out top 5 incidents from British GP
F1 British GP: Lewis Hamilton collided with Max Verstappen at the 2021 British Grand Prix.

As we approach the scene of the accident, Hamilton emerged from Luffield behind Verstappen however acquired on him as they went through Woodcote and pulled out to within as they moved toward Copse. Verstappen fell off the racing line to cover within the corner, then moved left and back towards the line as they arrived at the turning-in point. Hamilton was additionally ready to move marginally towards the racing line.

Both transformed into the corner, yet as they did the pair connected, Hamilton’s front-left wheel hitting Verstappen’s right-back. The contact sent the Red Bull spinning into the barriers, while Hamilton had the option to proceed.

Priest Protestor

The 2003 British GP saw a Priest running onto the track who turned out to be a protestor. Meanwhile, Neil Horan is a laicized Irish Roman Catholic priest is being alluded to as the dancing priest or the Grand Prix Priest after he ran into the circuit wearing a kilt and waving a strict flag that read ‘Read the Bible. The Bible is in every case right’.

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher's CUNNING win from pit lane - Check out top 5 incidents from British GP
F1 British GP: A priest ran onto the track while protesting at the 2003 British GP.

This remarkable episode occurred on the eleventh lap of the race on the Hangar straight course, one of the quickest sections of the race where vehicles travel at around 200mph. The priest protestor was running towards the cars on the track, a few drivers needed to steer around him until one valiant track marshal handled the priest and took him off the track. The priest was then sentenced to two months imprisonment for aggravated trespass.

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher’s CUNNING win from pit lane – Check out top 5 incidents from British GP

Jody Scheckter McLaren’s chaotic accident

The 1973 British GP is very well known for its first lap accident which saw 11 cars retire from the race. The cause one the accident was Jody Scheckter’s McLaren spun across the track at Woodcote corner at the end of the first lap.

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher's CUNNING win from pit lane - Check out top 5 incidents from British GP
F1 British GP: Jody Scheckter’s car being towed back to the garage at the 1973 British GP.

Scheckter lost control completely at the last corner and hit the pit wall and then bounced back onto the track causing the stack up and restart of the race. The crash is viewed as F1’s biggest ever mishap and finished the F1 career of Andrea de Adamich, who was seriously harmed.

The angry Grand Prix Driver’s Association wanted to punish the young South African whose rash driving was the main reason for this significant mishap, for which McLaren responded by pulling out Scheckter for the following four races.

Michael Schumacher wins the race from the Pitlane

The one and only race that was won from the pitlane was the 1998 British GP and only one driver could have pulled this feat which was none other than the seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher.

Mika Hakkinen who was on lead turned in the breaking down wet circumstances prompting the deployment of a Safety vehicle. Yet again Hakkinen failed and Schumacher took a lead over him and consequently acquired a 10-second stop-go penalty as it was during the Safety vehicle period.

Schumacher went to the pitlane at the last lap to serve it, however, while he was in pitlane having crossed the chequered flag, he came out on top in the race. However McLaren pursued this, and the race remained with Schumacher.

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher’s CUNNING win from pit lane – Check out top 5 incidents from British GP

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Nigel Mansell gives a lift to Ayrton Senna

In the 1991 British GP, Nigel Mansell did take home the victory but he was remembered for giving a lift to Ayrton Senna. Ayrton Senna’s McLaren ran out of fuel at the absolute last lap of the race and finished fourth having begun the race qualifying at second. The vital occurrence from the race was the point at which the opponents were seen together, Mansell gave a lift to Senna on his triumph lap.

Notwithstanding the attempts of a marshal to stop them, Senna proceeded to take the lift to the paddock by sitting on his opponent Mansell’s Williams, after the McLaren’s vehicle went out of fuel.

F1 British GP: From EPIC Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen collision at COPSE to Michael Schumacher’s CUNNING win from pit lane – Check out top 5 incidents from British GP

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