Already Subscribed to Facebook, don’t ask me again. In Hungary, Maldonado span heading to the grid. Speed had two seasons in the sport and Karthikeyan had three in two stints. Unfortunately for Claudio Langes, that was the story of his sole F1 season for Eurobrun in , when he failed to pre-qualify for each of his 14 entries. Interested in General Knowledge and Current Affairs? Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Two races from the end of the season Eurobrun withdrew from the championship.
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The question remains then, is Maldonado a bad driver?
Memes, advice animals, and low-effort posts will be removed. Outside the top 10, he was classified in every position at least once. In his first race at the Australian Grand Prix, Karthikeyan qualified with the 12th position at the starting grid. Karthikeyan became the poster-boy of Force India. He was good by Indian standards, less than mediocre by world standards.
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My bad, I forgot his one and half seasons with HRT. Unfortunately, he also made a massive stink when he began demanding that he was signed as a race driver for the season.
Now share the story Too bad. At South Africa, she spun six times in practice and qualified nine seconds slower than pole sitter Nigel Mansell. Click here to stay informed and know what is happening around the world with our G.
Narain Karthikeyan remains the most successful Indian F1 driver in history. Gutierrez at least gets a sympathy award for getting flipped over by Pastor Maldonado in the Bahrain GP, but that is the extent of his notability as a race driver. It’s wost racist to get two people mixed up.
Look at the speed difference between him and the other Jordan and the other two similarly paced cars of Albers and Friesacher https: And they were forgettable, bar some minor controversies. Four more times he led races, but something always seemed to conspire against him being there when the flag fell, leaving him saddled with the horrible reputation of being the best F1 driver to never win a race.
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Despite evidence of the year Old’s undoubted pace and financial backing from his home land, there are major questions about his competence in close wheel-to-wheel action. Log in or sign up in seconds. He was ok in his first season in at Jordan, but he returned to the sport six years later and was demolished by all his teammates in the backmarker Karhhikeyan car and always got in trouble with the blue flags.
Bizarrely in Bahrain, the Lotus man was also found to be out of position on the grid starting in 18th, two places behind his allocated grid slot.
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Instead, I decided that I would look back from the past 10 years and choose whom I thought were the worst drivers to have driven during this period in F1s. Want to add to the discussion? It was then that Nelson spilled the beans and revealed to the FIA that he had intentionally crashed in the Singapore Grand Prix the previous year on the orders of team principal Flavio Briatore.
A week later in Kuala Lumpur suffered a puncture after a collision with Valtteri Bottas also in the opening exchanges, and in China he went off in the entrance to the pit lane, followed by another spin and a collision with McLaren’s Jenson Button on Lap However, Piquet received no punishment for his actions and simply walked away from F1s forever.