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Gift from the gods

During the winter months, when motor racing action is scarce, some publications fill the empty news spaces with articles such as the ‘Top 50 Drivers of 2019’, claiming in-depth analysis from correspondents across the globe and ranking drivers from over 15 disciplines.

It can be mildly entertaining to briefly scan and argue over– although best indulged in the pub with a few mates over beers. However, once any analysis extends beyond the top 10, it really becomes a pointless exercise. Apart from how to evaluate drivers from extremely different types of competition given the specific

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