Formula 1 drivers don’t go around driving their Formula 1 cars on the streets, despite what Sylvester Stallone would have us believed. They need road cars just like everybody else, but some make more peculiar choices than other when it comes to choosing a road legal ride.
In a high octane, super speed sport like Formula 1 racing, the potential for atrocious accidents with heavy consequences is ultra-high. That is why safety is increased from season to season. However, throughout its long history, there have been many crashes, injuries, and even deaths during the races.