Brazil's top 10 Formula 1 drivers

Brazil's top 10 Formula 1 drivers

Felipe Massa made his 150th start last Sunday in India. AUTOSPORT takes a look at his nation's legacy on Formula 1, and Edd Straw lists his top 10 Brazilian Formula 1 drivers of all time

Felipe Massa started his 150th grand prix in India on Sunday*. While it is a landmark that is approaching with little fanfare, he will become only the 32nd driver from that country to notch up a century-and-a-half of starts in the world championship.

Although it has been two decades since a Brazilian has won the world championship, a Formula 1 grid wouldn't seem complete without at least one representative from South America's largest country on it. That is testament to the impact that Brazil has had on F1 over the past four decades.

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