With nine world championships between them in this century alone, you would be forgiven for thinking that German participation in Formula One started with Michael Schumacher and ended with Sebastian Vettel.
They are, of course, all-time greats—but Germany has a long history of producing F1 drivers.
Some, however, have come and gone without a trace. Others have been riddled with bad luck.
And another, as you will discover, discounted the F1 rule book.
As the 2014 German Grand Prix approaches, where no fewer than four drivers will compete in their home race, here are 10 racing drivers with a German passport you might have forgotten.