7 Crazy F1 Driver Moves That NEARLY Happened

25 apr 2021
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Lewis Hamilton to Red Bull? Michael Schumacher to McLaren?
This video dives into how the history books could have easily been completely different...
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  • "Does anyone remember the amount of criticism Lewis received got when he moved to Mercedes from Mclaren in 2013?" Sure do. Even as a Hamilton fan, I was one of those people. Boy did that not age well and quite frankly, I'm damn glad I was wrong.

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  • WTF kubica to Ferrari

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  • Kimi dabbed?! 😱😱😱

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  • Could have doesn't mean history would have played out the same.

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  • I don’t rate Ricciardo. Glad he never got near Ferrari

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  • Alonso’s career choices are so bad they almost seem intentional.

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  • Kimi move to Red Bwoah

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  • Michael Schumacher to McLaren

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  • Has there been a driver with more bad moves than Alonso? He's the king of bad career choices, aside from his first stint wit Renault he's always at the wrong team at the wrong time.

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  • What's wingman in Italian Robert kubica in ferrari

  • the alonso one is really depressing

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  • Another crazy driver move which nearly happened was the Hülkenberg Mercedes combi. When Mercedes decided to give Hülkenberg a contract if Hamilton don’t join Mercedes. Imagine Hülkenberg in the best car for years

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  • didnt Button got an offer from Ferrari when he was winning those races in Mclaren?

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  • nice! thought i was the only one remembering how Honda and particularly Ross tried to convince Nando to join them before 2009

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  • 2:44 Masive respect to anyone who can tell me what series that meme come from

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  • Max verstappen was linked with Ferrari back in 2016 and then he was linked with Mercedes a year later in reality Was at toro Rosso at start of 2016 by Spain he was promoted to red bull and then by end of 2018 he was red bull team leader Staying at red bull proved to be the best career decision may move to Mercedes in a few years

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  • Kimi not getting points now

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  • Red bull rewarding loyalty? Pardon?

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  • wait, you forgot about Senna in Ferrari... it seemed like there was a contract going on for 1995 or 1996, but then we all know what happened in 1994 :'(

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  • wingman in italian is "braccio destro"

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  • Poor Alonso ;(

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  • Another one is Magnussen almost going to ferrari instead of leclerc, and he almost also went to toro rosso

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  • Gilles wnated to leave Ferrari after imola 82...

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  • Hulk 2014 to ferrari!!!

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  • I read about the whole Lewis-Red Bull thing in Adrian Newey’s book

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  • Only true f1 fans would have already known this :)

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  • Your "beloved" Schumay... Cheated for his first championship and his greatest rival died...

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  • Nico Hulkenberg to Mercedes 2013

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  • Hülkenberg and Kubica Hurt

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  • Actually the chance is pretty big that daniel goes to ferrari becaus sainz is now there and danny keeps stealing his seats first at renault now at mclaren

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  • 3:48 That's important 😂

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  • Jules Bianchi to Ferrari Kevin Magnusen to ToroRosso Nico Hulkenberg to Mercedes, If hamilton had turned dowm the offer

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  • f1: our driver moves make sense f1 2020 my team: *i am 4 parallel universes ahead of you*

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  • Daniel Riccardio has missed the boat in a top team. He will never get there.

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  • Daniel Ricciardo to Ferrari? Thank god it didn't happen.

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  • Valentino Rossi to F1 would've shocked me

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  • 2:10 Ferrari** I only know because I make that same mistake myself!

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  • Kimi to Ferrari in 2003. Ferrari offered Kimi a contract in 2001 for 2003. Kimi to McLaren in 2010. Kimi to Red Bull in 2014.

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  • Ricciardo has been following Sains' team moves, maybe Ferrari is next for him?

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  • Hamilton to Red Bull would've been a GAME CHANGER

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  • 2:33: wingman in Italian is secondo pilota

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  • whatever, i just want kimi to stay in f1 at least for the next five years.

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  • red bull twice lol I know schumacher could of had any car in 1996 williams were also interested and obv beneton wanted to keep him imagion a schumacher-villneueve 1996 combo also berger had chane to stay at ferrari for 96 irvine was in fact option 3

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  • Oh yeah i forgot Daniel gave a beating to Vettel in 2014. Hehe just proving Vettel is bad since the beggining of V6 era

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  • 2:10 Ferarri, seriously?

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  • Damn it Alonso

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  • Michael to McLaren was a huge thing in 96 through Mercedes

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  • He missed the big one. 1991 Frank Williams wanted Jean Alesi. Alesi signed for "his childhood dream car" Ferrari. A year later, Nigel Mansel became WorldChampion with Williams, and Jean Alesi spent the next 5 years driving dogshit Ferrari cars, until Schumi arrived.

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  • Lewis and Seb would have been a wholesome combination. Bwoahh

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  • Lewis stuck at an underperforming RedBull... I like this alternate reality 🙃

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  • 2:10 spell ferrari right

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  • Did we really just say Robert kubica was on the pace for his return he could drive the car Yes he could not drive the car at Pace. Just a few years ago you guys were on his ass for being two seconds behind his teammate

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  • What about mercedes and hulkenberg 2013?

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  • Technically at Imola Bottas got blocked by a Eilliams

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  • I really wanted Dani Ric at Ferrari

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  • The one that shocked me was the Alonso one and the Hamilton one because if Alonso would be in the Brawn Gp team which later became Mercedes he would have won many titles, while Red bull inspite of struggling in 2014 would again make a quite competitive car in 2015 and if Hamilton had went to RedBull then we would have seen RedBull vs Mercedes for Constructors honours and Hamilton vs Alonso for the Drivers honours, which could have become one of the greatest rivalries in F1 history which would have been among the likes of McLaren and Ferrari, Senna and Prost and Schumacher and Hakkinen

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  • Damon Hill to McLaren 💁🏼‍♂️

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  • No way Lewis would be in a red bull Horner hates Lewis even if Horner had no other choice.

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  • 4:44 I remember how people were predicting Kimi to beat Alonso in 2014.. And how it was a Ferrari move to put pressure on Alonso.. If they had known..

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  • It's really unfair that bottas gets no respect, he's up against the greatest driver of all time whether you agree or not, and the only guy to have beaten him fair and square during his time (another underrated driver btw) retired because it just took a whole lot out of him to do that. Bottas is quick, he's just nowhere near as consistent

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  • Valentino Rossi - Ferrrari. 2 years before making his F1 debut Lewis and McLaren splitted, he almost made his debut with Williams.

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  • Seb and Kimi: "We'd like to team up." RedBull: "Nah, it's too risky." Seb and Kimi: "ok, well then we're both outta here"

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  • 8. Matthew Gallagher to Mercedes 2015: After winning the world title for HRT for 6 years in a row, Mercedes wanted the Brit to drive alongside Lord Mahaver Ragunathan. He had been talking to team boss toto wolff since the 2011 British grand Prix. Unfortunately, Matthew had a stroke which put him in a coma for 2 years after raging at Aarava for crashing him out on F1 2014 which means he never got that Mercedes drive. But luckily after 457000 surgeries he managed to sign for Jaguar in 2017. He won 3 world titles up to this day.

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  • The most shocking was Lewis in Red Bull with seb😮

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  • so. we could've had Seb & Kimi, way back in 2014? sounds interesting.

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  • Imagine Hakkinen and Schumacher in the same team.

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  • Jenson Button to Ferrari in 2013 almost happened. Contracts on both sides were almost finalised but the deal fell apart for unspecified reasons.

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  • Senna could have re-signed with Mclaren and never went to Williams.

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    • what if prost didn't leave mclaren in 1989...

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  • 1.Robert had a rally chrash In Andorra not in italy 2.RABARABARABARABARABARABA

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  • I can't find the comment, but someone was suggesting that Hamilton would've stolen all four of Vettel's titles had they been teammates at the time. Vettel's 2011 and 2013 seasons saw him win more than half of the races, DNF only once and finish 4th or better in the other 18 races. Nobody would've been able to come into that team and beat him during those years. Hamilton might've won the 2012 WDC had he been with Red Bull, because all he needed that year was a more reliable car. As for 2010, that was a year in which we had 3 top teams that could win on any given weekend and the drivers made a difference. Furthermore, Hamilton never finished ahead of Alonso in the drivers' championship during that span, and Alonso cemented himself as the second-best driver of the early 2010s by finishing second to Vettel in the championship 3 times.

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  • For me the biggest WHAT IF was Kubica not having his accident. The recent history of F1 would probably be quite different.

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  • Button to Williams for 2006 was on the way but after BMW left things fell apart.

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  • Williams blocked the move for 2016 so Bottas left the year later and they stayed with no money and no Bottas. Genius management!

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  • no wonder why kubica eventually came back from that injury. the powerbalance saved him

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  • 1993 - If F.Williams wouldn't have gone gaga for Prost (and his I-choose-my-own-team-mate clause), there was a small chance the driver lineup could have been Mansell-Senna instead of Prost-Hill.

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    • i don't blame him for rejecting senna tbh he left mclaren to get away from his antics no question he could beat him

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  • Part 2?

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  • mean while in Alternate Universe.. Fernando could've been 12+ time world champion IF... 2005 - Good fight with Schumi.. We are the Champions-1 2006 - We are the Champions-2 2007 - Title If Hamilton was not there in Mclaren 2008 - Title if He hadn't left Mclaren, again due to Hamilton was there 2009 - Title If he had Joined Brawn GP if he really got a contract offered (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013... Struggle in Mercedes - but worthy for Future success..) 2014 - Turbo-Hybrid Era kicked in YOOOOOOO!!!!!! 2015 - Engine is faster than before.. Arghhh 2016 - Fuck you Nico 2017 - No Karma 2018 - Thank you Sebastian for crashing in Germany and gifting championship 2019 - I am not retiring to comeback again.. but Ferrari engine feels better but RedBull got it covered with Protest..!!! Ferrari Engine Banned.. So title is mine 2020 - Covid or no-Covid we are the champions.., we are the champions 2021-- and onwards.. yeah I am still young, you can test me in a Young Drivers' Program, you won't regret..!!

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  • Great vid guys.

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  • Kubica 🇵🇱🏁🏎️❤️

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  • "on the pace" uh no sorry mate. I feel sorry for him, but he was never on the pace

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  • Even if Alonso would have gone to Brawn Gp. He would have left the team after maybe 2/3 years. Until realising in 2015 that he made another bad choice😂😂

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  • well they missed nico hulkenberg and merc

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  • Fernando also have offers by red bull and mercedes but ferarri marketing in nando's childhood paid off, the red car and shumi legacy was too much

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  • Didnt senna agree to join ferrari when his contract ended at williams for a drive in 1997

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  • "Michael and Ron met in a hotel" I bet crapmocker was playing catcher

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  • What about Lewis to Williams eh? He got an offer on camera from Claire

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  • Lol lewis at red bull with seb? Y'all though lewis and nico was bad? Lorddddddd

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  • Let's be honest.. ferrari can have daniel we need Carlos and lando together the world don't feel right

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  • In my f1 2020 3rd season, ricciardo joined Ferrari, so maybe in 2022 👀👀👀

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  • I don’t think Alonso moving to Brawn then Mercedes would’ve been the same result as Hamilton with Mercedes. The driver is a big part of the car development and Hamilton is in a class of it’s own. Bottas is driving in the midfield in the exact same car.

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  • Seb and Lewis as teammates 😍

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  • There's something I think all of us wanted to see Kimi dabbing

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  • If based Dietrich Mateschitz HAD signed off on Lewis, he would have already fired him by now because of Hamilton's woke agenda.

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  • As a Danny ric and Nico rosberg fan, im sad Lewis didn’t go to red bull 😢 he could have ended up an all time great

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  • no one gonna talk about senna and ferrari

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  • Wait... Webber block Red Bull from getting Hamilton and then retired the next year... Whiskey Foxtrot Tango x 1000. 😐

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  • Lewis didn’t leave McLaren on good terms after he spoke about the car aka calling it a pig As well as bagging the team he was kinda booted which is why Red Bull didn’t really want him

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  • Bro you forgot Nikita mazepin to mercedes

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  • almost only counts with grenades

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