Formula 1® 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, with Pierre Gasly taking over his Red Bull seat. Lance Stroll swaps Williams for Racing Point, while 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, with Pierre Gasly taking over his Red Bull seat. Lance Stroll swaps Williams for Racing Point, while 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.

2018 Drivers Championship

1 Lewis Hamilton HAM GBR Mercedes Mercedes car 408
2 Sebastian Vettel VET GER Ferrari Ferrari car 320
3 Kimi Räikkönen RAI FIN Ferrari Ferrari car 251
4 Max Verstappen VER NED Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 249
5 Valtteri Bottas BOT FIN Mercedes Mercedes car 247
6 Daniel Ricciardo RIC AUS Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 170
7 Nico Hulkenberg HUL GER Renault Renault car 69
8 Sergio Perez PER MEX Force India Force India car 62
9 Kevin Magnussen MAG DEN Haas Haas car 56
10 Carlos Sainz SAI ESP Renault Renault car 53