Why F1's current crop is the best ever

Why F1's current crop is the best ever

Formula 1's level of driver across the grid is unprecedented in the modern era, according to Tony Dodgins, who uses last weekend's fascinating Chinese Grand Prix to emphasize his point

We keep hearing what a great crop of drivers we have in F1 at the moment: real strength in depth, the best ever. For me, the Chinese Grand Prix proved it.

In tricky, greasy conditions Tonio Liuzzi lost his Force India under heavy braking with a full fuel load, hardly the most heinous of crimes, and there was the odd spin, but that was about it. Throughout the field there was fabulous hard racing, again facilitated by treacherous mixed conditions.

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