Top Ten Drivers who didn’t win an F1 Championship

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Since the first championship season in 1950 there have been over 30 different winners from Giuseppe Farina to most recently, three-time world champion Sebastian Vettel. Behind every championship winner there has been a slew of brilliant drivers that have never made the final grade. In this list I take a look through the drivers who always played second fiddle to those more memorable faces.

10. The Pampus Bull – Jose Froilan GonzalezAssess pic 1

The man nicknamed ‘The Pampus Bull’ after his determination to win in gruelling conditions even when running out of fuel was a very common possibility was the first driver to win for Ferrari in 1951 and floored the team by driving to an amazing victory in the British Grand Prix the same year. Although his plump appearance doesn’t seem to fit the mould for championship contenders he was just as competitive although arguably overshadowed by Juan Manuel Fangio…

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