Triple champion Sebastian Vettel? Ferrari star Fernando Alonso? The unlucky Lewis Hamilton? Or comeback king Kimi Raikkonen?
All of these drivers starred in 2012 and they weren't the only ones. With eight different winners and incredible races there was plenty of scope to shine during the season and many did.
But some shone brighter than others, so here are the 10 F1 drivers Mark Hughes believes were the best of the best in 2012.
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