A new slant on the greatest F1 era debate

A new slant on the greatest F1 era debate

Autosport asked its magazine and online readers to vote for their favourite era in Formula 1 history, with each poll producing a different result. But applying a rating system employed to judge every race so far throws up a third winner

Trying to judge when Formula 1 was at its best is almost impossible and depends very much on who you are asking.

What do you care about more: close racing, great characters or spectacular cars? What about technical innovation versus a pack of snarling Cosworth DFV 'kit cars'?

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