As demonstrated by Tony Brooks in his first race in 1956. Brooks was thrown clear of the car and fortunately avoided serious injury.
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As demonstrated at the completion of the opening lap of the 1973 British Grand Prix. Jody Scheckter had gone off and came back across the circuit. Andrea de Adamich injured his ankle and recovered but ultimately retired from Formula One.
As demonstrated by the field in the 1975 British Grand Prix when heavy rains caused Wilson Fittipaldi (No. 30), James Hunt (No. 24), Brian Henton and others to spin off, stopping and ending the race.
Blow a tire
Like Nelson Piquet did in 1981. Despite tearing down some fencing, Piquet came back and won the next F1 race.
Race a pretty car
Seriously, sad to see one of these Jordan 191's damaged - Andrea de Cesaris was the driver.
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Collide with a rival
As demonstrated by Michael Schumacher (L) and Damon Hill (R) in 1995.
Have a suspension failure
As demonstrated by Jarno Trulli in 2004 after a crash that sent his Renault upside-down.
Go dirt tracking
As demonstrated by Sebastien Vettel (front) and David Coulthard at the 2008 British Grand Prix.
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Bring a bad tire
Like Pirelli did in 2013 in a race that saw multiple tire blowouts, such as one on Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes (pictured).
Like Kimi Raikkonen did at the 2014 British GP in a heavy Lap 1 crash in his Ferrari.