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Motorsport.com's sister publication Autosport counts down the top 50 racing drivers of 2017 in a five-part feature series.

World Endurance champion, F1 rookie

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Winning the Le Mans 24 Hours, winning the World Endurance Championship, making your Formula 1 debut and earning a full-time grand prix drive for the following season. Any one of those things alone would be enough for consideration for Autosport’s top 50.

But Brendon Hartley did all of them – also winning Petit Le Mans and the Dubai 24 Hours along the way.

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