Which great modern F1 moments will go down as legends?
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Which great modern F1 moments will go down as legends?

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OPINION: As a poll by Autosport International reveals a series of surprise choices for visitors’ favourite motorsport memories from years gone by, it’s worth wondering which of the top moments from recent Formula 1 seasons might one day go down as truly great

How do we know we’re living through a truly great moment?

It must be momentous and memorable, meaningful to many observers. Critically, it doesn’t have to be a positive development in our collective history. In times such as these, it seems society is lurching from one sizeable moment to another – the impact of grand events on our minds turbocharged by the internet’s unstoppable reach.

But, in general, great moments in sport are positive.

In just the last few weeks, the football World Cup ended with an instant classic as the irrepressible brilliance of Kylian Mbappe came so close to rewriting the latest legendary chapter in Lionel Messi’s storied career in the France vs Argentina final. In another type of football also last month, the Minnesota Vikings NFL team stunned the Indianapolis Colts by overturning a record 33-point deficit, going from 33-0 at halftime to win 39–36 in an overtime quarter.

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