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A safety car or pace car is a car which limits the speed of the cars on the track when the track is under caution conditions. The safety car is driven by a professional safety car driver, which is currently Bernd Mayländer.

Procedure[]

Safety Car[]

If an incident takes place on track, yellow flags may be put out for that sector or turn. However, if the incident may block the track, or leaves a lot of debris on track, the Safety Car may be deployed to slow the drivers down while the marshals work.

Before reaching the Safety Car, all drivers must slow down to a minimum delta, like with the Virtual Safety Car. Behind the Safety Car, drivers must not overtake and remain in position. The reduced speeds will reduce brake and tyres temperature quite a bit, so to warm them up to optimum, drivers will often do burnouts and swerve from side to side, like with the formation lap.

Drivers are allowed to make a pit stop under the Safety Car, which can be beneficial for some drivers if the Safety Car is deployed near their strategic pit window since the time loss from the pit stop is drastically reduced.

After all debris is cleared, Race Control will allow all lapped cars to overtake the leader. Shortly after, Race Control will give a signal that the Safety Car is coming in. Drivers will be notified by team radio, and the Safety Car's lights will turn off.

When the Safety Car returns to the pit lane, the leader of the race is given control of the field. The cars behind must wait for the leader to return to racing speed before they can continue racing. Once the leader returns to racing speed, the race resumes.

Virtual Safety Car[]

In situations where Race Control wants the cars to slow down but the situation is not severe enough to require a full safety car, the Virtual Safety Car (or VSC) may be deployed. This is typically done for incidents that will not take long to fix, such as a stranded car that stopped near a marshal post or track access point.

During the VSC, drivers are slowed down by 30% using an automated timing system. Drivers can see a VSC time delta on their steering wheels that shows their time relative to the VSC time. The delta is updated every 50 meters. The circuit is divided into many smaller sectors and drivers must be under the VSC delta time at least once per sector.

Like under the Safety Car, drivers are permitted to make pit stops while the VSC is active, provided the pit lane is not closed. However, unlike the Safety Car, drivers do not bunch together during the VSC, nor are lapped cars given the opportunity to overtake the leader.

Once it is safe to return to normal racing conditions, drivers are given a warning that the VSC is ending and shortly after the green flag will be shown and the race will resume. The VSC can be withdrawn at any point on the circuit and after any duration.

History[]

Main article: Safety car driver

The safety car was first used during the 1973 Canadian Grand Prix and was driven by former Canadian race car driver Eppie Wietzes. When the car was first used, it took the incorrect position, placing a car 1 lap down. It took several hours after the race to determine the winner and sort out the confusion. The pace car would not be used again for another two decades.

The safety car was officially introduced during the 1993 season, in the Brazilian Grand Prix and the British Grand Prix.

The Virtual Safety Car was first introduced in 2015 in response to Jules Bianchi's fatal accident at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix, in which he lost control of his car in wet weather conditions and struck a piece of equipment that was being used to clear the car of Adrian Sutil, who had crash the previous lap.

The VSC was first deployed at the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix when Max Verstappen crashed heavily into the barriers, although it was later changed to the full Safety Car.

Cars[]

Year Name Image Rounds
1973 Porsche 914
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Canada
1974-1975 No safety car used
1976 Porsche 911
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Monaco
1977-1980 No safety car used
1981 Lamborghini Countach
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Monaco
1982
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Monaco
1983
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Monaco
1984-1992 No safety car used
1993 Fiat Tempra
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Brazil
Ford Escort RS Cosworth
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Britain
1994 Opel Vectra
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San Marino
Honda Prelude
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Japan
1995 Porsche 911 GT2
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Belgium
Lamborghini Diablo
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Canada
1996 Renault Clio
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Argentina
Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG
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Belgium
1997
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Brazil-San Marino
Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG (C208)
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Monaco-Europe
1998
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All
1999
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All
2000 Mercedes-Benz CL 55 AMG
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG
2002
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG (C209)
2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG
2005
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG
2007
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG
2009
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
2011
2012
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
2013
2014
2015 Mercedes-AMG GT S
2016
2017
2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R
2019
2020
2021
Aston Martin Vantage
2022 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series
Aston Martin Vantage

Safety car finishes[]

Very rarely, a race may finish behind the safety car due to accidents or incidents happening near the end of a race. There have only been ten times a race has finished behind the safety car to date:

List of Safety Car deployments[]

Below you can find two lists showing when, why, and how long a safety car was deployed during a Formula One race. The first list shows regular safety car deployments and the second list shows virtual safety car (VSC) deployments.

Safety car deployments in Formula One races[]

Grand Prix Cause Deployed (lap) Called in (lap) Number of full laps
1 Canada 1973 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 33 39 5
2 Brazil 1993 Brazilian Grand Prix Accident/Rain 29 38 8
3 United Kingdom 1993 British Grand Prix Stranded car 38 40 1
4 San Marino 1994 San Marino Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
5 Belgium 1995 Belgian Grand Prix Rain 28 33 4
6 Argentina 1996 Argentine Grand Prix Accident 28 33 4
7 Belgium 1996 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 13 18 4
8 Argentina 1997 Argentine Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
9 Belgium 1997 Belgian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 4 3
10 Canada 1998 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
11 Debris 15 18 2
12 Accident 20 22 1
13 United Kingdom 1998 British Grand Prix Rain 42 49 6
14 Austria 1998 Austrian Grand Prix Two accidents 1 4 2
15 Belgium 1998 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 28 33 4
16 Australia 1999 Australian Grand Prix Accident 15 17 1
17 Accident 20 25 4
18 Canada 1999 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
19 Accident 3 8 4
20 Accident 35 41 5
21 Accident 66 NA (Race finished behind SC) 3
22 France 1999 French Grand Prix Stranded car/Rain 25 36 10
23 Europe 1999 European Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
24 Australia 2000 Australian Grand Prix Accident 7 11 3
25 Austria 2000 Austrian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
26 Germany 2000 German Grand Prix Man on track 25 29 3
27 Accident 30 32 1
28 Belgium 2000 Belgian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 2 1
29 Italy 2000 Italian Grand Prix Multiple accidents 1 12 11
30 Malaysia 2000 Malaysian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
31 Australia 2001 Australian Grand Prix Accident 5 15 9
32 Malaysia 2001 Malaysian Grand Prix Rain 4 11 6
33 Brazil 2001 Brazilian Grand Prix Stranded car 1 3 1
34 Austria 2001 Austrian Grand Prix Four stranded cars 1 4 2
35 Canada 2001 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 21 24 2
36 Belgium 2001 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 6 7 (After red flag) 1
37 Australia 2002 Australian Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
38 Accident 9 12 2
39 Austria 2002 Austrian Grand Prix Stranded car 24 28 3
40 Accident 28 37 8
41 Canada 2002 Canadian Grand Prix Stranded car 14 17 2
42 Australia 2003 Australian Grand Prix Two accidents 8 11 2
43 Stranded car 16 20 3
44 Brazil 2003 Brazilian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 9 8
45 Accident 18 24 5
46 Three accidents 27 30 2
47 Accident 33 37 3
48 Two accidents 54 NA (Red flag) 2
49 Austria 2003 Austrian Grand Prix Stranded car 1 5 3
50 United Kingdom 2003 British Grand Prix Debris from car 5 7 1
51 Man on track 12 15 2
52 Monaco 2004 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 3 8 4
53 Accident 32 37 4
54 United States 2004 United States Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
55 Accident 11 20 8
56 Belgium 2004 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
57 Accident 31 34 2
58 Debris from accident 38 42 3
59 Monaco 2005 Monaco Grand Prix Stranded car 25 29 3
60 Canada 2005 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 46 52 5
61 United Kingdom 2005 British Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
62 Belgium 2005 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 11 14 2
63 Japan 2005 Japanese Grand Prix Accident 1 8 6
64 China 2005 Chinese Grand Prix Loose drain cover 19 25 5
65 Accident 29 35 5
66 Australia 2006 Australian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
67 Accident 8 10 1
68 Accident 32 35 2
69 Accident 36 40 3
70 San Marino 2006 San Marino Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
71 Monaco 2006 Monaco Grand Prix Stranded car 47 49 1
72 United Kingdom 2006 British Grand Prix Accident 2 4 1
73 Canada 2006 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 2 4 1
74 Accident 61 64 2
75 United States 2006 United States Grand Prix Two accidents 1 7 5
76 Hungary 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix Accident 26 31 4
77 Turkey 2006 Turkish Grand Prix Stranded car 13 16 2
78 Brazil 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix Accident 2 6 3
79 Bahrain 2007 Bahrain Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
80 Canada 2007 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 22 26 3
81 Accident 26 34 7
82 Debris from accident 50 54 3
83 Accident 55 60 4
84 Europe 2007 European Grand Prix Accidents 3 7 (After red flag) 3
85 Italy 2007 Italian Grand Prix Accident 1 7 5
86 Japan 2007 Japanese Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 20 19
87 Accident 41 48 6
88 Australia 2008 Australian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
89 Accident 26 30 3
90 Accident 44 47 2
91 Spain 2008 Spanish Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
92 Accident 22 29 6
93 Turkey 2008 Turkish Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
94 Monaco 2008 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 8 11 2
95 Accident 62 67 4
96 Canada 2008 Canadian Grand Prix Stranded car 16 22 5
97 Germany 2008 German Grand Prix Accident 36 42 5
98 Italy 2008 Italian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 3 2
99 Singapore 2008 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 14 20 5
100 Accident 46 53 6
101 Brazil 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
102 Australia 2009 Australian Grand Prix Accident 19 24 4
103 Accident 55 NA (Race finished behind SC) 3
104 Malaysia 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix Rain 31 NA (Red flag) 1
105 China 2009 Chinese Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 8 7
106 Debris from accident 18 22 3
107 Spain 2009 Spanish Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
108 Belgium 2009 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
109 Italy 2009 Italian Grand Prix Accident 53 NA (Race finished behind SC) 1
110 Singapore 2009 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 21 27 5
111 Japan 2009 Japanese Grand Prix Accident 1 7 5
112 Brazil 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix Accident 1 6 5
113 Australia 2010 Australian Grand Prix Accident 2 5 2
114 China 2010 Chinese Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
115 Debris from accident 22 26 3
116 Monaco 2010 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 1 7 5
117 Accident 31 34 2
118 Loose drain cover 43 46 2
119 Accident 75 NA (Race finished behind SC) 3
120 Europe 2010 European Grand Prix Accident 10 15 4
121 United Kingdom 2010 British Grand Prix Debris from car 28 31 2
122 Hungary 2010 Hungarian Grand Prix Debris from car 15 18 2
123 Belgium 2010 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 2 4 1
124 Accident 38 41 2
125 Singapore 2010 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 3 6 2
126 Accident 31 36 4
127 Japan 2010 Japanese Grand Prix Accident 1 7 5
128 South Korea 2010 Korean Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 4 (After red flag) 3
129 Rain 4 (Race resumed behind SC) 18 14
130 Accident 19 24 4
131 Accident 31 35 3
132 Brazil 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix Accident 51 56 4
133 United Arab Emirates 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
134 Monaco 2011 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 35 39 3
135 Canada 2011 Canadian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 6 5
136 Accident 8 13 4
137 Rain 20 26 (After red flag) 6
138 Rain 26 (Race resumed behind SC) 34 8
139 Accident 37 40 2
140 Debris from accident 56 61 4
141 Belgium 2011 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 13 17 3
142 Italy 2011 Italian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 3
143 Singapore 2011 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 30 34 3
144 Japan 2011 Japanese Grand Prix Debris from accident 24 28 3
145 South Korea 2011 Korean Grand Prix Accident 17 21 3
146 Australia 2012 Australian Grand Prix Stranded car 37 42 4
147 Malaysia 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix Rain 6 10 (After red flag) 4
148 Rain 10 (Race resumed behind SC) 15 5
149 Monaco 2012 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 2 3 0
150 Europe 2012 European Grand Prix Debris from accident 28 33 4
151 Belgium 2012 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
152 Singapore 2012 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 33 38 4
153 Accident 40 42 1
154 Japan 2012 Japanese Grand Prix Accident 1 2 0
155 United Arab Emirates 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Accident 9 14 4
156 Accident 39 42 2
157 Brazil 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix Debris 23 29 5
158 Accident 70 NA (Race finished behind SC) 1
159 Monaco 2013 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 31 38 6
160 Accident 47 (Resumed behind SC) 47 0
161 Accident 63 67 3
162 United Kingdom 2013 British Grand Prix Debris from car 16 21 4
163 Stranded car 42 45 2
164 Germany 2013 German Grand Prix Stranded car 24 29 4
165 Singapore 2013 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 25 30 4
166 South Korea 2013 Korean Grand Prix Debris 31 36 4
167 Vehicle on track 38 40 1
168 United States 2013 United States Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
169 Australia 2014 Australian Grand Prix Debris from car 12 16 3
170 Bahrain 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix Accident 42 46 3
171 Monaco 2014 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
172 Accident 26 30 3
173 Canada 2014 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 1 8 6
174 Accident 68 70 (finished under the SC) 1
175 United Kingdom 2014 British Grand Prix Accident 1 2 (After red flag) 0
176 Germany 2014 German Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
177 Hungary 2014 Hungarian Grand Prix Two accidents 8 14 5
178 Accident 23 28 4
179 Singapore 2014 Singapore Grand Prix Debris from accident 31 37 5
180 Japan 2014 Japanese Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 3 (After red flag) 2
181 Rain 3 (Race resumed behind SC) 9 6
182 Accident 44 NA (Red flag) 4
183 United States 2014 United States Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
184 Australia 2015 Australian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
185 Malaysia 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix Accident 4 7 2
186 China 2015 Chinese Grand Prix Stranded car 54 NA (Race finished behind SC) 1
187 Monaco 2015 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 64 70 5
188 Austria 2015 Austrian Grand Prix Accident 1 7 5
189 United Kingdom 2015 British Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
190 Hungary 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix Accident 44 48 3
191 Singapore 2015 Singapore Grand Prix Debris from accident 15 18 2
192 Man on track 37 40 2
193 Russia 2015 Russian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
194 Accident 12 18 5
195 United States 2015 United States Grand Prix Stranded car 27 32 4
196 Accident 43 47 3
197 Mexico 2015 Mexican Grand Prix Accident 52 57 4
198 Australia 2016 Australian Grand Prix Accident 18 19 (After red flag) 0
199 China 2016 Chinese Grand Prix Debris from car 4 10 5
200 Russia 2016 Russian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
201 Monaco 2016 Monaco Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 8 7
202 Austria 2016 Austrian Grand Prix Debris from car 27 31 3
203 United Kingdom 2016 British Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 6 5
204 Belgium 2016 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 6 10 3
205 Singapore 2016 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 1 2 0
206 Mexico 2016 Mexican Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
207 Brazil 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) 7 6
208 Accident 13 20 (Red Flag) 6
209 Rain 21 (Race resumed behind SC) 32 (After red flag) 11
210 Accident 48 55 6
211 China 2017 Chinese Grand Prix Accident 4 8 3
212 Bahrain 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix Accident 13 16 2
213 Russia 2017 Russian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
214 Canada 2017 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
215 Monaco 2017 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 60 66 5
216 Azerbaijan 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Stranded car 12 16 3
217 Debris from car 17 19 1
218 Debris from accident 20 23 (After red flag) 2
219 United Kingdom 2017 British Grand Prix Accident 2 4 1
220 Hungary 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
221 Belgium 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Debris from accident 30 33 2
222 Singapore 2017 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
223 Accident 11 14 2
224 Accident 38 41 2
225 Japan 2017 Japanese Grand Prix Accident 2 3 0
226 Brazil 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
227 Australia 2018 Australian Grand Prix Stranded car 28 31 2
228 China 2018 Chinese Grand Prix Debris from accident 31 35 3
229 Azerbaijan 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Two accidents 1 4 2
230 Two accidents 40 47 6
231 Spain 2018 Spanish Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
232 Canada 2018 Canadian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
233 France 2018 French Grand Prix Accident 1 5 3
234 United Kingdom 2018 British Grand Prix Accident 33 37 3
235 Accident 39 41 1
236 Germany 2018 German Grand Prix Accident 52 57 4
237 Belgium 2018 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
238 Italy 2018 Italian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
239 Singapore 2018 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
240 Japan 2018 Japanese Grand Prix Debris from accident 4 7 2
241 United Arab Emirates 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
242 Bahrain 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix Two stranded cars 55 NA (Race finished behind SC) 2
243 Spain 2019 Spanish Grand Prix Accident 46 52 5
244 Monaco 2019 Monaco Grand Prix Debris from accident 11 14 2
245 United Kingdom 2019 British Grand Prix Accident 20 23 2
246 Germany 2019 German Grand Prix Accident 3 4 0
247 Accident 29 33 3
248 Accident 41 45 3
249 Accident 57 59 1
250 Belgium 2019 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
251 Singapore 2019 Singapore Grand Prix Debris from accident 36 40 3
252 Stranded car 44 47 2
253 Accident 50 51 0
254 Russia 2019 Russian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
255 Accident 29 32 2
256 Brazil 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Stranded car 54 59 4
257 Accident 66 69 2
258 Austria 2020 Austrian Grand Prix Stranded car 26 30 3
259 Stranded car 51 54 2
260 Stranded car 55 60 4
261 Styria 2020 Styrian Grand Prix Debris from accident 1 3 1
262 United Kingdom 2020 British Grand Prix Accident 2 5 2
263 Accident 13 18 4
264 Belgium 2020 Belgian Grand Prix Two accidents 11 14 2
265 Italy 2020 Italian Grand Prix Stranded car 20 23 2
266 Accident 25 28 (After red flag) 2
267 Tuscany 2020 Tuscan Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
268 Accident 7 9 (After red flag) 1
269 Accident 44 46 (After red flag) 1
270 Russia 2020 Russian Grand Prix Two accidents 1 5 3
271 Germany 2020 Eifel Grand Prix Stranded car 45 49 3
272 Emilia-Romagna 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix Accident 51 57 5
273 Bahrain 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix Accident 3 8 4
274 Stranded car 55 NA (Race finished behind SC) 2
275 Bahrain 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix Accident 1 6 4
276 Accident 62 68 5
277 United Arab Emirates 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Stranded car 11 13 1
278 Bahrain 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix Accident 1 3 1
279 Emilia-Romagna 2021 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix Accident 2 6 3
280 Emilia-Romagna 2021 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix Accident 32 34 (After red flag) 1
281 Portugal 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix Accident 2 6 3
282 Spain 2021 Spanish Grand Prix Stranded car 8 10 1
283 Azerbaijan 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Accident 31 35 3
284 Accident 47 49 (After red flag) 1
285 Austria 2021 Austrian Grand Prix Stranded car 1 3 1
286 United Kingdom 2021 British Grand Prix Accident 1 4 (After red flag) 2
287 Hungary 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Accident 1 3 (After red flag) 1
288 Belgium 2021 Belgian Grand Prix Rain 1 (Race started behind SC) NA (Red flag) 2
289 Italy 2021 Italian Grand Prix Accident 26 30 3
290 Mexico 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix Accident 1 4 2
291 Brazil 2021 São Paulo Grand Prix Debris 6 9 2
292 Saudi Arabia 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Accident 10 14 (After red flag) 3
293 United Arab Emirates 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Accident 53 57 3
294 Bahrain 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix Stranded Car 46 50 3
295 Saudi Arabia 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Accident 16 20 3
296 Australia 2022 Australian Grand Prix Beached car (Sainz) 3 6 2
297 Accident (Vettel) 23 26 2
298 Italy 2022 Emilia Romagna Sprint Accident (Zhou) 1 4 2
299 Italy 2022 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Accident (Sainz) 1 4 2
300 United States 2022 Miami Grand Prix Accident 42 46 3


List of virtual safety car deployments in Formula One races[]

Correct as of the 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

Grand Prix Cause Deployed (lap) Ended (lap) Number of full laps
1 Monaco 2015 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 64 64 (turned into a full SC) 0
2 United Kingdom 2015 British Grand Prix Stranded car 34 35 0
3 Hungary 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix Accident 43 44 (turned into a full SC) 0
4 Belgium 2015 Belgian Grand Prix Stranded car 21 22 0
5 Singapore 2015 Singapore Grand Prix Accident 13 15 (turned into a full SC) 1
6 United States 2015 United States Grand Prix Debris from accident 5 8 2
7 Accident/Stranded car 38 39 0
8 Monaco 2016 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 8 10 1
9 Accident 35 37 1
10 Debris from accident 50 51 0
11 Debris 68 69 0
12 Canada 2016 Canadian Grand Prix Stranded car 11 11 0
13 United Kingdom 2016 British Grand Prix Accident 7 8 0
14 Belgium 2016 Belgian Grand Prix Accident 2 3 0
15 United States 2016 United States Grand Prix Stranded car 31 33 1
16 China 2017 Chinese Grand Prix Accident 2 3 0
17 Spain 2017 Spanish Grand Prix Accident 34 37 2
18 Mexico 2017 Mexican Grand Prix Stranded car 32 34 1
19 Australia 2018 Australian Grand Prix Stranded car 26 28 (turned into a full SC) 1
20 Spain 2018 Spanish Grand Prix Stranded car 41 43 1
21 Monaco 2018 Monaco Grand Prix Accident 72/73 74 1
22 France 2018 French Grand Prix Stranded car 51/52 53 1
23 Austria 2018 Austrian Grand Prix Stranded car 15 16 0
24 Hungary 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix Stranded car 6 7 0
25 Stranded car 51 52 0
26 Japan 2018 Japanese Grand Prix Stranded car 41 42 0
27 United Arab Emirates 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Stranded car 7 8 0
28 Azerbaijan 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Stranded car 40 41 0
29 France 2019 French Grand Prix Bollard rolled onto the track 50 51 0
30 Germany 2019 German Grand Prix Stranded car 15 16 0
31 Stranded car 28 28 0
32 Italy 2019 Italian Grand Prix Stranded car 29 29 0
33 Stranded car 31 31 0
34 Russia 2019 Russian Grand Prix Stranded car 28 29 0
35 Mexico 2019 Mexican Grand Prix Debris from accident 1 3 1
36 Germany 2020 Eifel Grand Prix Stranded car 16 17 0
37 Emilia-Romagna 2020 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Stranded car 30 31 0
38 Bahrain 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix Stranded car 55 56 0
39 Debris from accident 62 62 (turned into a full SC) 0
40 United Arab Emirates 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Stranded car 10 11 (turned into a full SC) 0
41 Brazil 2021 São Paulo Grand Prix Debris from accident 12 14 1
42 Debris from car 30 31 0
43 Qatar 2021 Qatar Grand Prix Stranded car 55 57 1
44 Saudi Arabia 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Debris from accident 23 24 0
45 Debris from accident 28 28 0
46 Debris from car 29 33 2
47 Debris from car 36 36 0
48 United Arab Emirates 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Stranded car 36 38 1
49 Bahrain 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix Car on fire 46 46 0 (turned into a full SC)
50 Saudi Arabia 2022 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Multiple stranded cars due to mechanical failure 38 41 2
51 Australia 2022 Australian Grand Prix Stranded car 3 3 0 (turned into a full SC)
52 Stranded car due to mechanical failure (Verstappen) 39 40 0
53 United States 2022 Miami Grand Prix Accident 41 42 0 (turned in a full SC)

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