The single most important thing that brought this year's Formula 3 European Championship to wider attention than normal is easy to pinpoint: Max Verstappen. But ignoring all else would be to downplay the achievements of his main rivals.
Yes, Verstappen provided a context that gave us a thrilling season. But, equally, his own rise to Formula 1 wonderkid was only made possible by the opposition and performances from, most notably, Esteban Ocon, Tom Blomqvist and Lucas Auer.
Of course, Ocon and Blomqvist both beat Verstappen fair and square in the championship, and there are some interesting stats here. First, Ocon was the quickest driver: he was on pole position 15 times.