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The Greatest Formula One Drivers Ever

The definitive list, not just who is in the fastest car, but the most influential, history-altering driver that has ever graced the most demanding of sports. These are the greatest Formula One drivers ever. Vote for the F1 driver you believe deserves the top spot, and vote down anyone you don't think should be listed. You can also rerank this list in any order you want.

Some of the legendary Formula One drivers listed, including the late, great Ayrton Senna, died way too young under horrible circumstances. The sport is incredibly dangerous and the participants are incredibly brave. This list of Formula 1 fatal car crashes, unfortunately, hammers that point home all too well.

Since Formula One's opening season in 1950 to the present decade an incredible array of talent has appeared, shone and even died in the hands of an F1 car. Sadly, since it is impossible to race Jeson Button against Schumacher (when he was good) or Senna against Hamilton, this list is the best chance we have to decide once and for all.
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    the people's #1 Died at 34 (1960-1994)

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    Died at 84 (1911-1995)

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    most listed & ranked high on reranks age 32

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    Died at 32 (1936-1968)

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    Died at 32 (1950-1982)

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    age 61

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    age 46

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks age 33

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    Died at 46 (1929-1975)

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    Sterling Moss

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    Died at 37 (1918-1955)

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    ranked low on reranks Died at 46 (1947-1993)

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    Died at 34 (1944-1978)

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    Jack Brabham

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    Died at 28 (1942-1970)

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    added by clash1977 age 64

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks age 42

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    added by whip Juan-Pablo Montoya

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    Died at 60 (1906-1966)

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    age 38

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    Died at 61 (1892-1953)

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    Died at 67 (1939-2006)

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    Died at 88 (1926-2014)

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks age 29

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    Died at 91 (1922-2013)

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    Died at 35 (1952-1987)

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