WATCH: How F1's TV graphics have evolved over the years
Ever wondered how Formula 1 TV graphics of decades past would look on a modern Grand Prix? Well, wonder no more as we've managed to dress the 2019 British Grand Prix in retro TV overlays as part of F1's 70th-anniversary celebrations.
How things have changed: right down to the fuzzy, pre-race map of Silverstone to the VHS-style static, this video shows you just how last year's British Grand Prix would look if you tuned in from 1979 and watched the graphics evolve every year until now.
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There's even a cheeky screenwipe effect – state-of-the-art in those days, mind – and some fetching Safety Car graphics – and if that's not enough, the 2019 British Grand Prix was a spectacular contest in itself.
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