Lewis Hamilton: So near yet so far

Lewis Hamilton: So near yet so far

He was in and out of the title race all year long. Mid-season he led, for a while he looked favourite, then after Italy and Singapore he was reduced to a long shot. Lewis Hamilton reflects on his rollercoaster 2010

So who really was the best driver of 2010? It's been interesting to see that various polls of experts and insiders have come up with different results, with Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton all getting votes, and Mark Webber and Jenson Button generally trailing somewhere behind.

It's a difficult call to make. Among those top three, all had some great races, all had some mechanical dramas that compromised their title campaigns, and all made mistakes. And then you have to factor in the performance of the car they had at their disposal.

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