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Red Flag is used in Formula 1 races when conditions are unsafe for race or practice. Incidents of cars red-flagged in F1 championships since 1990 have been mentioned here.

Red Flag

A race is red-flagged when any accident or any other incident plays spoilsports. The solid red flag is displayed when conditions are considered unsafe to continue the race or practice session. The cars are directed to drive to pit road, or to stop at a specific spot. Several hazards could prompt series officials to red flag a race. The hazards could be like rain, darkness, a blocked course, a car on fire, or a devastating multi-car crash.

Incidents of cars red-flagged in F1 since 1990 have been mentioned here.

Season Race Reason of Red Flag Post Red Flag
2007 European Rain and accidents The race was restarted behind the safety car.
2003 Brazilian Rain and accidents Most of the race distance was covered. So Giancarlo Fisichella was declared winner.
2001 Belgian Accident Race restarted with Michael Schumacher on pole.
2001 German Accident Race restarted with with Juan Pablo Montoya on pole.
2000 Monaco Traffic Race restarted with Michael Schumacher on pole.
1999 British Accident Race restarted with Mika Häkkinen on pole.
1998 Belgian Rain and accident Race restarted with Mika Häkkinen on pole.
1998 French Car stalled Race restarted with Mika Häkkinen on pole.
1998 Canadian Accident Race restarted with David Coulthard on pole.
1997 Canadian Accident Most of the race distance was covered. So Michael Schumacher was declared winner.
1997 Brazilian Accident Race restarted with Jacques Villeneuve on pole.
1996 Australian Accident Race restarted with Jacques Villeneuve on pole.
1995 Portuguese Accident Race restarted with David Coulthard on pole.
1995 Italian Accident Race restarted with David Coulthard on pole.
1995 Monaco Accident Race restarted with Damon Hill on pole.
1995 Argentine Accident Race restarted with David Coulthard on pole.
1994 Japanese Rain and Accident Race restarted with Michael Schumacher on pole.
1994 Italian Accident Race restarted with Jean Alesi on pole.
1994 San Marino fatal accident of Ayrton Senna Race restarted with Michael Schumacher on pole.
1992 French Rain Race restarted with Riccardo Patrese on pole.
1991 Australian Rain and accidents Ayrton Senna was awarded the race win.
1990 Portuguese Accident Nigel Mansell was awarded the race win.
1990 Italian Accident Race restarted with Ayrton Senna on pole.
1990 Belgian Accident Race restarted with Ayrton Senna on pole.
1990 Belgian Accident Race restarted with Ayrton Senna on pole.
1990 Monaco Accident Race restarted with Ayrton Senna on pole.