F1 rewritten: The biggest 'what ifs' answered

F1 rewritten: The biggest 'what ifs' answered

Senna at Ferrari? A different treble world champion? More success for Ferrari and less for Lotus? Autosport trawls through motorsport history to dig out the biggest and most interesting Formula 1 'what ifs'

The 1000-race history of the world championship has been the stage for some of the most legendary battles ever seen in motorsport - but history turns on some key events and decisions, so what might have happened had the coin-toss of history come down as tails instead of heads on some of those occasions?

As part of our celebration of the landmark Chinese Grand Prix, we've picked out five times when history forked in one direction, but had it gone the other things could have been very different.

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