Top F1 Controversies over the years
Here, we will take a look at the top controversies in F1. Formula 1 has developed as a sport which is spreading its wings of popularity to many part ...
Here, we will take a lookat the top controversies in F1. Formula 1 has developed as a sport which isspreading its wings of popularity to many parts across the globe. Beingan extremely expensive and technicalsport, it has still produced some great competition over the years encouraging countries like India to incur those heavy expenses and build a track for the Indian F1 aficionados. Just like any other sport, F1 hasnt been shy of its controversies.We will go through some of these high-profile controversies which rocked the F1 world.
#5 Luigi Faggio and Juan Manuel Fangio, France, 1951
In this era, drivers were allowed to swap cars with their teammates. Here, Alfa Romeo instructed Faggio to give his car to Fangio, when the latter lost control of his car at the beginning of the race. Faggio obliged, but the whole issue didn’t bode well with him and he quit the team soon afterwards.