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, 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.

2019 Drivers Championship

1 Lewis Hamilton HAM GBR Mercedes Mercedes car 338
2 Valtteri Bottas BOT FIN Mercedes Mercedes car 274
3 Charles Leclerc LEC MON Ferrari Ferrari car 221
4 Max Verstappen VER NED Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 212
5 Sebastian Vettel VET GER Ferrari Ferrari car 212
6 Carlos Sainz SAI ESP McLaren McLaren car 76
7 Pierre Gasly GAS FRA Toro Rosso Toro Rosso car 73
8 Alexander Albon ALB THA Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing car 64
9 Daniel Ricciardo RIC AUS Renault Renault car 42
10 Nico Hulkenberg HUL GER Renault Renault car 35