Things ... Favourite Moment over 1000 races

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  1. RasputinLives

    RasputinLives CTA Best Avatar Award Winner Contributor

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    That was too of my list F1Brits_90 - look how close they could follow another car back then.
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  3. F1Brits_90

    F1Brits_90 Race Winner

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    yes i hope we are on the right road with liberty media
  4. Andyoak

    Andyoak Race Winner

    It'll never be allowed to happen... Way too dangerous.
    Theylll have proximity sensors and emergency brake assist fitted to keep them relevant to road cars :)
  5. Angel

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    I have to add another Murray moment. When he was talking to NIgel Mansell about the huge lump/bruise on his head and managed to poke him right in it. That still makes me smile even to this day.
  6. RasputinLives

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    Jean Alesi in the Tyrell overtaking both Ferrari's down the back straight at Monza on lap one only for the race to be stopped. Then doing the exact same thing on the re-start!
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  7. jez101

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    Keke Rosberg, Woodcote Chicane, Qualifying for 1985 British GP. Mental.
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  8. Greenlantern101

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    I've not seen any between 1950 and 1983.

    But of the ones I have seen Nigel Mansell passing Piquet at Silverstone on the last lap in 1987 is in my mind unbeatable.
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  9. cider_and_toast

    cider_and_toast Exulted Lord High Moderator of the Apex Staff Member Premium Contributor

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    As most of us are quite young we are obviously sticking up ideas from the last 25 years. To that end we are missing some truly magically moments that we may not have seen live at the time but definitely deserve a mention.

    To that end, I have to put this legendary battle between Giles in the Ferrari and Rene in the Renault at the 1979 French GP. Every time I watch it it takes my breath away. Remember this battle was only for 2nd and that after the race both drivers jumped out of their cars, ran over and hugged each other exclaiming how brilliant the fight was.

    A different era.

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  10. Dijon 1979, the start and the last few laps

    Jarama 1981, the whole race

    Montreal 1981, HIM driving in the wet with his front spoiler preventing any view in front of his car

    Monaco 1981, the whole race

    Imola 1982, the whole race up to the last lap

    Hungary 1986, Piquet passing Senna on the outside of Tarzan

    I haven't seen but heard a lot of:

    Tazio Nuvolari at the 1948 Mille Miglia

    Tazio Nuvolari at the German GP in 1935

    Rindt at Monaco in 1970
  11. Ruslan

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    A lot of races there from the early 1980s. It does reinforce my bias that while that period was not a golden age....there was a lot of great and competitive racing then, with seven teams that could win races.
  12. F1Brits_90

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    it was interesting. i remember Murray walker discussing difference between older era & modern day & he said that racing wasnt much better but edited highlights & rose tinted glasses make it seem better. but it had its fair share of dull races

    just question would it be insensitive to have "memorable crashes or retirements. i was thinking zonta spa, mansell Adelaide
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  13. 220

    220 Learner

    For pure excitement and drama Baku 2017 is up there, red flags, safety cars, stop go penalties, eventual race winner qaulified 10th and back in 17th after a handful of laps, 2nd place on the podium a lap behind early on and only claiming the spot metres from the finish line. Overtaking move of the year with Ricciardo passing 3 cars in the one move under brakes, it had it all.
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  14. Andyoak

    Andyoak Race Winner

    Button's comeback in Canada is still the only race where the whole family were on their feet shouting at the telly; whether they liked F1 or not.

    For me that has to be in with a shout.
    There aren't many F1 races that pull everyone in.
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    Mine has already been posted, Villeneuve and Arnoux at Dijon in '79. The end of Monaco '82 comes close.
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  16. Hamberg

    Hamberg FOTA VIP, I've got the avatar to prove it :) Contributor

    When Schumacher retired after swiping Hill at Adelaide 1994. Closely followed by my worst moment (exc. deaths).
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  17. Legs

    Legs Points Scorer

    Monaco 1996 - the whole race
    Suzuka 1989 - that moment
    Montreal 1990 - Alesi ending up on top of Nannini's car
  18. Johnny Carwash

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    Spain 1991 when Mansell and Senna went wheel to wheel down the main straight,with neither man giving an inch.
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