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Formula 1: Statistically Ranking the Top 10 Champions of All Time

With over 60 years of World Championship Grands Prix behind us, we'll never know who really was, or is, the greatest driver of all time. Such comparisons of vastly different generations are impossible, with the cars, competitors and circuits unrecognisable now from those of the past.

But still we create lists and debate endlessly the qualities of Schumacher, Senna, Prost, Fangio and Clark.  Opinion-based lists are everywhere, so I have taken a different approach—purely a statistical one—creating my rankings from a simple formula.((wins*5)+(poles*2)+(fastest laps*1)) / races startedThat formula is number of wins (multiplied by five), plus the number of pole positions (multiplied by two), plus the number of fastest lap...

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