Video: Ten worst ways to leave F1


What's the perfect way to end a Formula 1 career? Throughout the championship's history, many more drivers have got it wrong than got it right.

It's rare that drivers get to 'do a Nico Rosberg' and leave while on top. Many don't want to retire when things are going well, which means they stick around until their fortunes have taken a downward turn.

Here, we count down the top 10 bad endings to F1 careers, with several world champions making our list.

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