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**giraurd**22 Aug 2014, 15:08So, as it seems like Alex Rossi will join this list of officially contracted F1 race drivers who, for a reason or another (such as having their team fold or contract undone), never got to race after all....I thought of actually finding the list of racing drivers who had a (confirmed) F1 contract in hand at some point but never got to the race itself. However, not even my Google could find the list despite my best efforts, so I thought of actually making the list.

For sure, the ones I can remember off the top of my head won't even nearly compose the complete list, so I hope the F1Rejects community will assist me finding the rest - or, alternatively, have a better Google than me and link an already-made list...

Here we go:

Raymond Mays - 1950 ERA

Giovanni Bracco - 1950 Ferrari

Luigi de Filippis - 1950 Ferrari

Luigi Platé - 1950 Talbot-Lago

Franco Bardoni - 1950 Talbot-Lago

Francis Rochat - 1951 Gordini

Erik Lundgren - 1951 EL

Gianni Marzotto - 1951 Ferrari

Alfred Dattner - 1952 Gordini

Casimiro de Oliveira - 1958 Maserati

Geoff Duke - 1961 Cooper

Peter Monteverdi - 1961 MBM

Menato Boffa - 1961 Cooper

Ken Miles - 1961 Lotus

Rob Slotemaker - 1962 Porsche

Gary Hocking - 1962 Lotus

Syd van der Dryver - 1962 Lotus

Carlo Abate - 1962 Lotus, 1963 Porsche

Ernie de Vos - 1963 Stebro

Thomas Monarch - 1963 Lotus

Alex Blignaut - 1965 Cooper

David Clapham - 1965 Cooper

Ray Reed - 1965 RE

Mauro Bianchi - 1968 Alpine

Jorge de Bagration - 1974 Surtees

Karl Oppitzhauser - 1976 March

Ricardo Londoño - 1981 Ensign

Fulvio Ballabio - 1984 Spirit

Jari Nurminen - 1988 Coloni

Giovanni Aloi - 1991 GLAS

Anthony Reid - 1992 Jordan

Akihiko Nakaya - 1992 Brabham

Jordi Gené - 1993 Bravo

Ivan Arias - 1993 Bravo*

Olivier Gavin - 1995 Pacific

Katsumi Yamamoto - 1995 Pacific

Harri Toivonen - 1995 Pacific

Christophe Bouchut - 1995 Larrousse

Emmanuele Collard - 1996 DAMS

Christian Pescatori - 1996 Durango*

Sébastien Loeb - 2009 Toro Rosso

José María López - 2010 USF1

James Rossiter - 2010 USF1

Luiz Razia - 2013 Marussia

Josef Král - 2013 HRT*

Sergey Sirotkin - 2014 Sauber

Alexander Rossi - 2014 Marussia

I'll try to edit the list as more cases are found...

For sure, the ones I can remember off the top of my head won't even nearly compose the complete list, so I hope the F1Rejects community will assist me finding the rest - or, alternatively, have a better Google than me and link an already-made list...

Here we go:

Raymond Mays - 1950 ERA

Giovanni Bracco - 1950 Ferrari

Luigi de Filippis - 1950 Ferrari

Luigi Platé - 1950 Talbot-Lago

Franco Bardoni - 1950 Talbot-Lago

Francis Rochat - 1951 Gordini

Erik Lundgren - 1951 EL

Gianni Marzotto - 1951 Ferrari

Alfred Dattner - 1952 Gordini

Casimiro de Oliveira - 1958 Maserati

Geoff Duke - 1961 Cooper

Peter Monteverdi - 1961 MBM

Menato Boffa - 1961 Cooper

Ken Miles - 1961 Lotus

Rob Slotemaker - 1962 Porsche

Gary Hocking - 1962 Lotus

Syd van der Dryver - 1962 Lotus

Carlo Abate - 1962 Lotus, 1963 Porsche

Ernie de Vos - 1963 Stebro

Thomas Monarch - 1963 Lotus

Alex Blignaut - 1965 Cooper

David Clapham - 1965 Cooper

Ray Reed - 1965 RE

Mauro Bianchi - 1968 Alpine

Jorge de Bagration - 1974 Surtees

Karl Oppitzhauser - 1976 March

Ricardo Londoño - 1981 Ensign

Fulvio Ballabio - 1984 Spirit

Jari Nurminen - 1988 Coloni

Giovanni Aloi - 1991 GLAS

Anthony Reid - 1992 Jordan

Akihiko Nakaya - 1992 Brabham

Jordi Gené - 1993 Bravo

Ivan Arias - 1993 Bravo*

Olivier Gavin - 1995 Pacific

Katsumi Yamamoto - 1995 Pacific

Harri Toivonen - 1995 Pacific

Christophe Bouchut - 1995 Larrousse

Emmanuele Collard - 1996 DAMS

Christian Pescatori - 1996 Durango*

Sébastien Loeb - 2009 Toro Rosso

José María López - 2010 USF1

James Rossiter - 2010 USF1

Luiz Razia - 2013 Marussia

Josef Král - 2013 HRT*

Sergey Sirotkin - 2014 Sauber

Alexander Rossi - 2014 Marussia

I'll try to edit the list as more cases are found...

Last edited by giraurd on 26 Aug 2014, 18:53, edited 8 times in total.

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