Who's the greatest racing driver of all time?
It is a question that precedes a great debate: who’s the greatest racing driver of all time? For some people however, there’s nothing to be discussed; the answer to the question is as simple as simple can be. But for others, the answer is contrary to the orthodox.
Before we start naming names however, I feel it necessary to outline the inclusion of all types of motor racing. It seems whenever this subject has ever been discussed before, all the focus is on Formula 1 drivers and nobody else. From my perspective, that is to overlook many worthy contenders.
In the past, I’ve heard people who you may or may not call “experts” refer to Sebastien Loeb, Valentino Rossi, Colin McRae, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, and Lewis Hamilton as the greatest driver ever. And of course, lest we ever forget the one person who posthumously receives the “greatest ever” praise most frequently: Ayrton Senna.
While it may be truly be impossible to answer, I’m fascinated to hear your opinions on the subject. Please, let me know in the comments who you think is the greatest racing driver ever to have lived.
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