F1 Drivers

Some big changes for 2019, not least Ferrari protege Charles Leclerc stepping up from Sauber to partner Sebastian Vettel – with former champion Kimi Raikkonen heading in the opposite direction. Daniel Ricciardo begins a new life at Renault, while Lance Stroll swaps Williams for Racing Point and Carlos Sainz goes from Renault to McLaren. Robert Kubica and Daniil Kvyat make comebacks, plus we have four F1 rookies.

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.

Some big changes for 2019, not least Ferrari protege Charles Leclerc stepping up from Sauber to partner Sebastian Vettel – with former champion Kimi Raikkonen heading in the opposite direction. Daniel Ricciardo begins a new life at Renault, while Lance Stroll swaps Williams for Racing Point and Carlos Sainz goes from Renault to McLaren. Robert Kubica and Daniil Kvyat make comebacks, plus we have four F1 rookies.

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.

2019 Drivers Championship

1 Lewis Hamilton HAM GBR Mercedes Mercedes car 387
2 Valtteri Bottas BOT FIN Mercedes Mercedes car 314
3 Max Verstappen VER NED Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 260
4 Charles Leclerc LEC MON Ferrari Ferrari car 249
5 Sebastian Vettel VET GER Ferrari Ferrari car 230
6 Pierre Gasly GAS FRA Toro Rosso Toro Rosso car 95
7 Carlos Sainz SAI ESP McLaren McLaren car 95
8 Alexander Albon ALB THA Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 84
9 Daniel Ricciardo RIC AUS Renault Renault car 54
10 Sergio Perez PER MEX Racing Point Racing Point car 46