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The 10 drivers who caused the most damage to their cars in Formula 1 during 2021

Before the start of the season, there was speculation about how much damage it was going to cause Nikita mazepin in the team Haas of the Formul

The 10 drivers who caused the most damage to their cars in Formula 1 during 2021


Before the start of the season, there was speculation about how much damage it was going to cause Nikita mazepin in the team Haas of the Formula 1, for its complicated way of handling. However, the Russian was not the one who generated the most expense for his team, but his partner Mick Schumacher, according to a report made by the Dutch site F1 Maximaal. The son of the seven-time world champion totaled nearly $ 5 million.

The 22-year-old German driver finished 19th in the championship ahead of MazepinHowever, when it came to taking out his wallet, he was the one who caused the most headaches for the American team due to a series of damages caused. Your collision in Monaco In the third free practice the one that marked him for his entire season was key when it came to getting numbers.

In a quick left turn, Mick slammed hard against the guardrail and smashed the left side of his car and the front suspension. For that reason, he did not participate in the classification in that Grand Prix. Schumacher arrived at the Formula 1 with a history of a neat handling – which he had – but the young man had to overcome during the season various instances where his lack of experience played against him.

The podium with Leclerc and Verstappen

Behind him, he located Charles Leclerc, which during 2021 damaged his Ferrari a lot and generated a cost of USD 4.5 million. The podium completed it Max Verstappen, who was world champion, but caused a significant expense to Red bull, with USD 4.3 million. The two key instances to reach such a figure were his accident after the touch of Lewis hamilton (Mercedes) at Silverstone and the crossing between them at Monza, at the Italian GP.

MazepinMeanwhile, he finished eighth in the table with USD 2.7 million, an amount that perhaps came from the contribution of his father Dmitry, a Russian tycoon who put in the capital of his fertilizer company. While Hamilton it ranked 13th, with a global of USD 1.4 million. The reference is valid in a matter of the point adding machine that is English and that, except for its encounters with Verstappen, did not damage your machine. His last break was in Saudi Arabia, where Max slammed on the brakes and damaged his front wing.

The 10 drivers who caused the most damage in Formula 1

Mick Schumacher (Haas) $ 4,733,8146
Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) USD 4,546,067
Max Verstappen (Red Bull) USD 4,369,662
Nicholas Latifi (Williams) $ 3,116,500
Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) USD 3,048,876
Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) USD 3,017,977
Yuki Tsunoda (Alpha Tauri) USD 2,928,651
Nikita Mazepin (Haas) USD 2,773,033
Kimi Räikkönen (Ferrari) USD 2,191,011
George Russell (Williams) USD 2,073,033

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