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Was Ayrton Senna the Best Driver in Formula 1 History?

Who was the best driver in Formula One history? The question is a staple of forums, comments sections and social media. Was it the star of the 1950s, Juan Manuel Fangio, who won 24 races of 52 entered and won five world titles? Or perhaps it was triple champion Jack Brabham, the only man to ever win the title driving a car bearing his own name. Jim Clark won a then-record 25 races before he was killed in a crash aged just 32 in 1968 and is surely another man worthy of consideration. The late 1960s and early 1970s saw Jackie Stewart emerge as the top driver of the day. He and Niki Lauda each won three world titles and are two more names to add to the list. Alain Prost won 51 races and four championships during the 1980s and 1990s and aft...

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