After the flying start to the new F3000 Championship in 1985, all eyes were on the fledgling event in 1986.
As you'll see from this video review, it fully lived up to expectations.
Follow the action throughout the year as the circus heads from Silverstone on a tour of some of Europe's leading race circuits including Spa-Francorchamps, Mugello and the street circuits at Pau and Birmingham.
After a close run season in which reliability and consistency played a big role, there were just two points between the eventual first- and second-place finishers. Buckle up for an action packed trip down memory lane.