The worst accidents in Formula 1 history
Crashing the world's fastest car is no joke
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Back in the early days of Formula 1, to be a race-car driver was to have a death wish. Despite constant improvements in the safety of the cars and the tracks, many drivers continued to lose their lives for the sport they loved. Today’s ultra-light carbon fiber cars shatter at the slightest impact, but usually keep the driver relatively safe inside the "halo." But that's not to say there haven’t been a few nasty crashes in recent years.
Click through the gallery to remember the worst crashes since the dawn of Formula 1.
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