2025 F1 GRID: All the driver and team line-ups confirmed so far

BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN - MARCH 2: (L-R) Charles Leclerc of Monaco and Scuderia Ferrari talks to Lewis

While there are still plenty of races to go in the 2024 F1 season, the driver market for 2025 has been taking shape, with several big moves already announced. Let’s take a look at who will be driving where – and the line-ups still yet to be decided…

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Red Bull

Max Verstappen – #1
Sergio Perez – #11

Max Verstappen has long been locked in at Red Bull, with the world champion’s deal running through to the end of 2028. This has not prevented speculation over a possible move elsewhere, amid rumours of interest from Mercedes. Verstappen has stated, however, that he is not considering changing teams.

Sergio Perez, meanwhile, recently signed a contract extension to keep him at the team through to 2026. The Mexican has revealed that he hopes to eventually end his F1 career with Red Bull.

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SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 21: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull

Perez and Verstappen will enter into their fifth season as Red Bull team mates in 2025


Charles Leclerc – #16
Lewis Hamilton – #44

One of the biggest driver market moves of recent times happened before the 2024 season had even started when it was confirmed that Lewis Hamilton would make the shock switch to Ferrari in 2025, bringing his long partnership with Mercedes to an end. The seven-time world champion will replace Carlos Sainz at the team, something that the Spaniard said he has "no hard feelings" about.

The other spot at Ferrari will be retained by Charles Leclerc. Having raced for the Scuderia since 2019, the Monegasque has pledged his future to the squad, having signed a contract extension which will see him stay with the team for several more years.

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JUNE 9 : Lewis Hamilton (R) and Charles Leclerc attend the drivers parade ahead

Leclerc and Hamilton will become team mates at Ferrari in 2025


Lando Norris – #4
Oscar Piastri – #81

As they continue their progression following a rapid surge in performance during 2023, McLaren have settled on their driver line-up for the long-term. Lando Norris – who has been racing for the team since making his F1 debut in 2019 – agreed a new “extended multi-year” contract with the squad prior to the start of 2024.

Joining him will be Oscar Piastri, with the Australian also committed to the team after signing a multi-year extension until the end of 2026.

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Piastri and Norris are both committed to McLaren for the long-term


George Russell – #63

George Russell will remain with Mercedes in 2025, marking his fourth season racing for the team. It was confirmed in August 2023 that the Briton had signed a new two-year deal to keep him at the Silver Arrows through to the end of next season.

While the same contract was announced for Hamilton, he ultimately activated a release option to allow for his move to Ferrari. His replacement at Mercedes has not yet been announced, but one of the key names linked to the seat has been F2 driver Kimi Antonelli.

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MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MAY 23: George Russell of Great Britain and Mercedes attends the Drivers

The identity of Russell's team mate at Mercedes in 2025 has yet to be confirmed

Aston Martin

Fernando Alonso – #14
Lance Stroll – #18

Fernando Alonso enjoyed an impressive start to his tenure with Aston Martin in 2023 and, while the team have struggled to maintain those results, the Spaniard has reaffirmed his belief in the project by signing a deal that will keep him at the squad until at least the end of 2026.

Lance Stroll – who has been incumbent on the line-up since joining in their Racing Point guise back in 2019 – has also been confirmed at the team for 2025 alongside Alonso, giving the team helpful continuity.

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SHANGHAI, CHINA - APRIL 21: Lance Stroll of Canada and Aston Martin F1 Team and Fernando Alonso of

Alonso has been confirmed at Aston Martin for two more years, with Stroll remaining as his team mate


Yuki Tsunoda – #22

It was announced prior to the Canadian Grand Prix that Yuki Tsunoda will continue to race for RB in 2025 after the team took up an option on their agreement with the Japanese driver, marking his fifth season at the Red Bull sister outfit.

Daniel Ricciardo responded to his critics with an eye-catching qualifying performance and first points in a Grand Prix (his other score came in the Miami Sprint) in Canada but, after struggling for consistency in 2024, will it be enough to retain his seat at the team next season? Another name linked to the squad is reserve driver – and 2023 super-sub – Liam Lawson.

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JUNE 08: Yuki Tsunoda of Japan and Visa Cash App RB arrives into the Paddock

Tsunoda will race for RB during his fifth season in F1 in 2025


Oliver Bearman – #TBC

After returning to the F1 grid with Haas in 2023, Nico Hulkenberg will depart the team at the end of the season to join Kick Sauber in 2025 ahead of the latter’s transition into Audi’s works outfit.

With Kevin Magnussen’s contract expiring at the close of 2024, there were potentially two seats up for grabs at Haas. After impressing for Ferrari at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Oliver Bearman has grabbed one of them, while other names linked to the squad include Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon.

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IMOLA, ITALY - MAY 16: Oliver Bearman of Great Britain and Haas F1 prepares for a seat fitting in

Ollie Bearman – who will participate in six FP1 sessions for Haas in 2024 – has been given a full-time spot on the grid for 2025


Pierre Gasly – #10

Like Haas, Alpine already know that they will be losing one of their current drivers after 2024, with Esteban Ocon set to leave following a five-year stint with the squad.

Team mate Pierre Gasly has been re-signed to the team on a multi-year extension. Who will partner the Frenchman in 2025? That remains to be seen, with team boss Bruno Famin having named junior drivers Jack Doohan and Victor Martins as potential options for the future, while Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu are also believed to be in the frame.

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JUNE 06: Pierre Gasly of France and Alpine F1 attends the press conference

Gasly will remain at Alpine in 2025


Alex Albon – #23

Alex Albon will enter his fourth season as a Williams driver in 2025, having signed a multi-year contract extension with the team which will keep him there through to 2026.

James Vowles has stated that more is needed from Logan Sargeant if the American is to “save his seat”, with the team boss making no secret of the fact that Carlos Sainz is at the top of the squad’s list. Another possible option is Valtteri Bottas, who started his F1 career with Williams back in 2013.

READ MORE: Vowles says two drivers in contention for final Williams seat in 2025 as he praises 'incredible' Sainz

MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JUNE 07: Alexander Albon of Thailand and Williams walks in the Paddock prior to

Albon has been praised by Williams boss Vowles for his "exceptional talent"

Kick Sauber

Nico Hulkenberg – #27

As previously mentioned, Nico Hulkenberg will make the move to Kick Sauber in 2025, with the German having revealed that Andreas Seidl played a key role in him signing to the future Audi F1 factory team.

This leaves the position of current drivers Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu uncertain amid a difficult 2024 campaign so far. Like Williams, Sauber are interested in Carlos Sainz, while Esteban Ocon could also be a potential candidate.

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC - JUNE 09: Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Haas F1 walks in the Pitlane prior to

Hulkenberg's team mate at Kick Sauber in 2025 has yet to be announced


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