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Sport tops and flops: Substitute drivers in Formula 1

12:25  02 august  2020
12:25  02 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

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He was only the substitute in Spa-Francorchamps in 1991, but his Grand Prix debut ended into the most successful Formula 1 career to date: Michael Schumacher. The seven-time world champion is an example of how substitute drivers in Formula 1 take their chance to recommend themselves.

But there is another way. Because our photo gallery shows: Not every replacement has met the expectations placed on him. For some of them, the first Formula 1 race was therefore the last, while others could use it as a springboard.

In addition to Schumacher, other German-speaking Formula 1 drivers have impressed so much as substitute drivers that they later became regular drivers.

In our photo gallery, we show who has made it to the podium or even the top step from a stand and who was totally overwhelmed with his new role - without claiming to be complete.

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