F1's top 10 supporting acts of 2017

F1's top 10 supporting acts of 2017

Formula 1's undercard titles went to a pair of F1 junior drivers. Fitting, really. But as ever, the champions were not the only stand-out performers on the support bill this season

The 2017 season ended with Formula 1's two support series crowning dominant winners. But a glance at the results sheets won't provide the full picture of a year of ups-and-downs, thrills and spills, and two entertaining Formula 2 and GP3 championships.

In F2, Ferrari junior Charles Leclerc ignited an astonishing run to a rookie title (the first in the Pirelli era) with a charge through the field in the Bahrain sprint race, which set the tone for his dramatic year. He capped it with a Sauber F1 seat and another sprint race surge in Abu Dhabi that left Lewis Hamilton wondering why F1 can't produce racing as good as the support categories.

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