Why 2010 wasn't the greatest season ever

Why 2010 wasn't the greatest season ever

There is no doubt the 2010 Formula 1 season was a classic, but will it go down as the greatest of all time? Jonathan Noble explains why he reckons not as he takes a first look back over an undeniably fantastic campaign

Yes it was a magical season – and probably the most intense and fascinating that I have covered – but is 2010 going to go down as the great season in Formula 1 history? My simple answer to that is a resounding: NO!

It may have been the first time in history that we have had a four-way driver shoot-out at the final round of the season. And it may be one of the many seasons when in the cold light of day we can easily point out the missing points and small changes of circumstances that would have handed the world title to any of the five men who had a proper shot at it. But what excited me most is not what we saw this season – but where F1 is heading to.

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