Amid the success of Rush and Senna on the silver screen, the stalling of the biopic of Jackie Stewart and the rumoured plans for a Cevert film, Formula 1 and its true stories are very much in vogue in Hollywood at present.
Before this trend began however, many films were made telling original stories set in various disciplines of the sport, several of which successfully captured the imagination of motorsport fans.
So let's suspend reality, forget the biopics and imagine a world where the characters that Hollywood created were real drivers. Who was the best ever?
10. PETE ARON
Portrayed by James Garner in Grand Prix