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10 years ago today: F1's longest (and most dramatic?) Grand Prix

Article To news overview © Formula 1 It was on this day, ten years ago, that Formula 1 witnessed its longest ever race, coming in at just over four hours! Of course, the action on track wasn't actually four hours of racing, but a two hour red flag in the middle of the race due to heavy rain. In what was a crazy and memorable day at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, a rain-soaked race saw a huge amount of incidents and accidents as the two McLaren drivers Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton memorably colliding early on going down the pit straight, with Hamilton out on the spot. Button was given a drive-through penalty for the incident, falling down to 15th. By Lap 20, the worsening rain meant...
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