Every branch of motorsport has its legends. Some of them are names that even non-motorsports fans probably know, like the recently retired (again) Michael Schumacher. You may not always agree with his tactics, but there’s no denying that Schumacher is both a legend and a badass. The thing is, you already know him. In that same spirit, we’ve assembled a helpful list of badass drivers you really need to get to know. Some names might be familiar; others might not. All these drivers currently race, and all are ones whose careers you should be watching as they unfold.

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