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Hungarian Grand Prix 2015: Practice Incidents Highlight the Curse of Formula 1

Have you ever noticed how these things never happen in isolation? Accidents, both serious and spectacular, are rarely one-off occurrences in Formula One and the wider motor-racing spectrum. Several years can pass with only minor brushes with danger as drivers emerge unscathed from near misses and lucky escapes, flips and fireballs. Yet when this sport—"safe but not safe," as Bernie Ecclestone told Sky Sports—bears its teeth, it bites harder than any and does so in waves, often without warning and in quick succession, leaving its participants startled and vulnerable. The 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, so often regarded as F1's darkest weekend, was the birthplace of this phenomenon. Roland Ratzenberger and three-time world champion ...

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