WATCH: 10 of the most dramatic final laps in F1 history


Was Lewis Hamilton securing victory at the 2020 British Grand Prix, after one of his tyres let go half a lap from the end, the most dramatic final lap of all time? It’s got some stiff competition, as the video up top shows…

Dramatic last laps have made for some of F1’s most iconic images, be it Nigel Mansell collapsing next to the Lotus he was trying to push over the line in the searing heat of Dallas in 1984, or Rene Arnoux and Gilles Villeneuve knocking seven bells out of each other in their bid to finish second at Dijon in 1979.

Check out our round-up of 10 of the most dramatic final laps in the player above – and click here for 10 more dramatic final laps from the F1 archives.

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