Driver of the Day

Introduced in 2016, the Driver of the Day award is voted for by fans during each Grand Prix and announced at the end of the race.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - Formula 1 Gran Premio de Espana Emirates 2018

After a patchy start to the season, it all came together for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes in Barcelona, with the reigning world champion obliterating his opposition to win by over 20 seconds...

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Charles Leclerc, Sauber - Formula 1 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

In a chaotic race around the high-speed streets of Baku, the Monagasque rookie kept his cool and scooped his very first F1 points with a superbly mature drive to sixth place.

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Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing - Formula 1 2018 Heineken Chinese Grand Prix

Yes, his team made a superb strategy call when the safety car came out, but it was the superb passing moves which followed that gave their Australian driver a shock win in Shanghai.

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Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso - Formula 1 2018 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

An updated aero package, Honda power unit improvements and a magnificent drive from a man in only his seventh Grand Prix resulted in an amazing - and fully deserved - fourth place.

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Fernando Alonso, McLaren - Formula 1 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

A typically feisty drive saw the two-time world champion come from 10th on the grid to finish fifth at the flag, giving the team their best result since the 2016 United States Grand Prix.