Your classic Italian Grand Prix
The 1988 Italian Grand Prix is our selection for the latest edition of BBC Sport's series of classic Formula 1 races.
It fulfils the description in almost every way. It was a momentous event historically - it was the one race McLaren failed to win in the most successful season in their history - and it had last-minute drama when race leader Ayrton Senna was taken out by a backmarker.
We have made the full 'Grand Prix' highlights programme of the time available. You can watch it here. The shorter clips of all five of our selected races are linked just below.
The highlights will be available on satellite and cable from 1800 on Thursday 10 September until 0800 on Friday 11 September. Unfortunately, because of a lack of bandwidth, they will not be available on Freeview.
Watch short highlights of the 1988 Italian Grand Prix
Watch short highlights of the 1990 Italian Grand Prix
Watch short highlights of the 1995 Italian Grand Prix
Watch short highlights of the 1999 Italian Grand Prix
Watch short highlights of the 2004 Italian Grand Prix
As many of the respondents on this blog pointed out, Monza provided particularly rich pickings, but it was no surprise that the 1988 race had the most supporters by far. It 'out-scored' the next most popular choice - the incident-packed 1995 event - by a ratio of almost two to one.
Some of you pointed out that, in terms of action, 1988 was not that great. And certainly, in terms of thrills and spills 1995 was more exciting. But it is no accident that, of the two, 1988 is more famous.
I go into the events surrounding all five of the choices in my blog of last week, but it is not just crashes and lead changes that make races stick in the collective memory.
As it happens, the 1988 Italian Grand Prix had a crash that led to a change of winner - leader Ayrton Senna collided with backmarker Jean-Louis Schlesser with just two laps to go, handing victory to Ferrari's Gerhard Berger, who led team-mate Michele Alboreto over the line.
But this race resonates for two reasons beyond that already exciting incident.
The first is that Senna's misfortunate stopped McLaren making a clean sweep of all 16 races that year with Senna and Alain Prost - arguably the strongest driver line-up any F1 team has ever put together, with the possible exception of Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss at Mercedes in 1955.
As it is, 15 wins out of 16 in a single season is an achievement that will probably never be beaten - even Ferrari never managed it at the height of their domination in the early years of this century. And in some ways the fact that McLaren fell short in the most agonising of circumstances only adds to their achievement.
The second reason is that Ferrari's one-two came fittingly at the team's first home race following the death of their legendary founder Enzo Ferrari, a man who has had a greater impact on motorsport than almost anyone else.
It was, then, a classic race in every sense of the word. I hope you enjoy reliving it.