It's dominance, but not like we know it. For anyone who loves the ups and downs of a Formula 1 season, it's always a bit of a disappointment when there is one car and one driver head and shoulders above the rest.
We all prefer the awesome title showdowns that we have been treated to in recent years, which is something that - on current form - is not going to happen in 2011 as Sebastian Vettel marches towards what looks like his second crown.
Such superiority in most sports can sometimes be a turn-off for fans - who tune in to watch their favourite teams or sportsmen battling it out with at least a shout of victory. If the result is a foregone conclusion before the contest has started, where is the entertainment?
Monaco provided a thrilling showdown between Vettel, Alonso and Button © LAT
Yet, something different is happening in F1 this year - even though the results do appear to be a bit of a foregone conclusion on Sunday afternoons.