Nico Rosberg's abrupt retirement leaves him with a pristine Formula 1 legacy. Contrast this with his former teammate Michael Schumacher, whose failed comeback did little for the German legend's towering reputation.
The deciding race in a finely balanced title battle, the 1997 European Grand Prix was packed with high drama and claims of collusion. Almost 20 years on, it ranks as a controversial classic.
Michael Schumacher and Ferrari became the dominant force in Formula One, but when the German joined the team was more famous for politics and in-fighting than winning races.
Have you heard the story about the footballer who met his boyhood idol, then stole his wife and got a tattoo of his kids?
21 years ago this week, the darkest F1 season in recent memory came to an end. Suitably, it was not a happy conclusion.