Driver: Nelson Piquet
Year: 1985
Race: Monaco Grand Prix
Complex Says: Because of the high speeds of Formula One races, you have to know exactly when to overtake an opponent in order to be successful. Pick the wrong spot and you could end up crashing. And that's exactly what Piquet did when he tried to pass Riccardo Patrese and misjudged how much room he would need to do it. He ended up sending both of them into a barrier and ending their races. In a true sign of sportsmanship, Patrese did jump out of his car to check on Piquet. But neither racer seemed thrilled about the way their days ended.