Who is the best of British?

Who is the best of British?

Ten UK drivers have claimed F1's ultimate prize - the world championship. But which of them can be considered the country's 'Greatest Of All Time?' EDD STRAW sifts through the evidence

The quest to establish the GOAT - the Greatest Of All Time - has an irresistible pull in all sports. F1 is no exception, and those countries lucky enough to have produced multiple champions can also argue over their greatest sons. Ten of the 32 drivers to have been crowned F1 world champion are British, but of those - who is the best?

In many ways, it's a fatuous debate that can never produce a truly objective answer. But that's not the point. Such arguments lie at the heart of the enduring appeal of F1. The answer matters less than the journey required to get there.

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