Most Overrated Formula 1 Drivers

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The Top Ten

1 Michael Schumacher Michael Schumacher

Never allowed a team mate in his team that was allowed to challenge him. Sense won his WCs beating Prost arguably one of the best.

How can critics say this like that Shumie was the most tallented driver in is era.

Dick Dastardly!

Could not win without cheating, had TC when it was verboten.

2 Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for Mercedes AMG Petronas. A five-time Formula One World Champion, he is often considered the best driver of his generation and widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of the sport. He won his first World Championship ...read more.

Luckiest F1 driver ever, always gets his ass saved by unprecedented events, sudden rain, team orders, wingman in superb car, deliberate accidents by satellite team, engine failure of strongest opponents, many of his wins were not deserving.

In my opinion he's undeservingly lauded to the point of exhaustion...Ever since his debut he always had the luxury of driving a car with top-performance + better treatment and the outcome of countless poles and wins are nothing to be amazed at...Put him in a Force India or Williams (i'm eagerly waiting) for a minimum of 1 year and witness how he'll sweat blood and tears to even clear Round 1 of Qualification...Driver like Daniel Ricciardo possess abundance of skill and capability to turn the game around despite the car not being on the fastest end of spectrum - Arhaan95

The most overrated driver ever by far! he wins since he is in the fastest car and gets treated far better than his teammate (who is usually a mug of a driver to begin with anyway) every single year of his whole career so far. Alonso or Senna with that situation with at least 10 titles easy.

I hate him, he is the biggest reason I don't even watch the sport anymore.

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3 Nico Rosberg
4 Sebastian Vettel Sebastian Vettel

Can only win under very specific circumstances, such as having an entire team mollycoddle him.

Wheel to wheel racing? Spin!

Under pressure? Spin!

Thinks he got "brake tested"? Road rage!

Teammate faster than him? Whine!

Multi 2-1? Feign ignorance!

4 F1 titles? Really? Most overrated driver of all time

5 Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso

Annoying, arrogant and hysterical guy, I glad he leave from F1.

Is only interested in the money!

6 Romain Grosjean
7 Sergio Perez
8 Felipe Massa Felipe Massa

He can't be overrated since nobody thinks he is good.

9 Jacques Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve
10 Vitali Petrov

You made a mistake spelling his name

The Contenders

11 Juan Pablo Montoya
12 David Coulthard
13 Max Verstappen

Just a brute.

14 Ayrton Senna Ayrton Senna Ayrton Senna da Silva (21 March 1960 – 1 May 1994) was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991 and is regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand ...read more.
15 Gilles Villeneuve Gilles Villeneuve
16 Max Chilton
17 Kimi Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen Kimi-Matias Räikkönen, nicknamed "The Ice Man", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving for Ferrari in Formula One.
18 Giancarlo Fisichella
19 Pastor Maldonado
20 Damon Hill
21 Jenson Button
22 Ralf Schumacher
23 Heikki Kovalainen
24 Rubens Barrichello
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