WATCH: From pile-ups to dramatic weather – 12 times race restarts got chaotic


The restart of an F1 race is always exciting, with action aplenty as the cars get ready to return to action. But sometimes this can also result in nothing short of chaos…

From a traffic jam forming behind Nigel Mansell in Austria back in 1987 to the frenetic late-race restart at the 2023 Australian Grand Prix, there have been numerous dramatic scenes over the years.

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The weather has also sparked many a memorable restart, with legendary commentator Murray Walker particularly taken aback by the pile-up of cars on a damp track at Spa-Francorchamps in 1998.

Click play on the video player above to relive 12 times that race restarts got a bit chaotic!



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