Formula 1® Drivers

The headline change among the 2017 driver line-ups is Valtteri Bottas joining reigning champions Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton's new team mate, following Nico Rosberg’s surprise retirement. Mercedes protege Esteban Ocon arrives at Force India from Manor, replacing Nico Hulkenberg who takes a works drive at Renault. At Haas, Kevin Magnussen is Romain Grosjean’s new team mate after departing Renault. At Williams, Felipe Massa reverses his retirement decision to partner Canadian rookie Lance Stroll, while at McLaren, Stoffel Vandoorne lines up alongside Fernando Alonso in the Belgian’s first full season on the grid. And Pascal Wehrlein moves from Manor to Sauber as team mate to Marcus Ericsson.

To learn more about the world champions on the current grid - and since the inception of the drivers' title in 1950 - visit our Hall of Fame section.

The headline change among the 2017 driver line-ups is Valtteri Bottas joining reigning champions Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton's new team mate, following Nico Rosberg’s surprise retirement. Mercedes protege Esteban Ocon arrives at Force India from Manor, replacing Nico Hulkenberg who takes a works drive at Renault. At Haas, Kevin Magnussen is Romain Grosjean’s new team mate after departing Renault. At Williams, Felipe Massa reverses his retirement decision to partner Canadian rookie Lance Stroll, while at McLaren, Stoffel Vandoorne lines up alongside Fernando Alonso in the Belgian’s first full season on the grid. And Pascal Wehrlein moves from Manor to Sauber as team mate to Marcus Ericsson.

To learn more about the world champions on the current grid - and since the inception of the drivers' title in 1950 - visit our Hall of Fame section.

2017 Drivers Championship

1 Lewis Hamilton HAM GBR Mercedes Mercedes car 363
2 Sebastian Vettel VET GER Ferrari Ferrari car 317
3 Valtteri Bottas BOT FIN Mercedes Mercedes car 305
4 Kimi Räikkönen RAI FIN Ferrari Ferrari car 205
5 Daniel Ricciardo RIC AUS Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 200
6 Max Verstappen VER NED Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 168
7 Sergio Perez PER MEX Force India Force India car 100
8 Esteban Ocon OCO FRA Force India Force India car 87
9 Carlos Sainz SAI ESP Renault Renault car 54
10 Nico Hulkenberg HUL GER Renault Renault car 43