Video: 10 F1 drivers who were dumped in the middle of the season

Formula 1

Red Bull has become synonymous with mid-season driver changes during its time in Formula 1, but the ruthless seat-swapping did not begin when it arrived in the championship.

Looking back across the history of F1, we count down 10 drivers who were abruptly given the axe during their campaigns.

World champions, legal action, sponsor clashes and the desire to give the next big star an F1 seat all feature as reasons for these mid-season driver changes.

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