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.

2016 Drivers Championship

1 Nico Rosberg ROS GER Mercedes Mercedes car 385
2 Lewis Hamilton HAM GBR Mercedes Mercedes car 380
3 Daniel Ricciardo RIC AUS Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 256
4 Sebastian Vettel VET GER Ferrari Ferrari car 212
5 Max Verstappen VES NED Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 204
6 Kimi Räikkönen RAI FIN Ferrari Ferrari car 186
7 Sergio Perez PER MEX Force India Force India car 101
8 Valtteri Bottas BOT FIN Williams Williams car 85
9 Nico Hulkenberg HUL GER Force India Force India car 72
10 Fernando Alonso ALO ESP McLaren McLaren car 54