Drivers

Close-up of a Formula 1 car waiting on the starting grid while mechanics attend to the car and the driver sits on top of the car
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen ahead of the 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Photo by Mark Thompson / Getty Images)
Driver
Team
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
George Russell
Mercedes
Carlos Sainz
Ferrari
Charles Leclerc
Ferrari
Max Verstappen
Red Bull
Sergio Pérez
Red Bull
Pierre Gasly
Alpine
Esteban Ocon
Alpine
Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo
Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo
Nico Hülkenberg
Haas
Kevin Magnussen
Haas
Lando Norris
McLaren
Oscar Piastri
McLaren
Fernando Alonso
Aston Martin
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin
Nyck de Vries
AlphaTauri
Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri
Alexander Albon
Williams
Logan Sargeant
Williams
The black Haas car waits in the pit lane in the rain

Rules

Each race weekend, which is also known as a Grand Prix, teams, along with their two drivers, aim to earn as many championship points as possible. At the end of...

The red Ferrari car travelling through the turns in a race

Teams

Find out more about the 10 teams competing for the World Constructors' Championship. Mercedes are the reigning champions, and they face fierce competition from the likes of Ferrari and Red Bull.

Multiple Formula 1 cars are navigating a tight hairpin at the Monaco Grand Prix

Calendar

The 2023 Formula 1 season is contested over 23 Grand Prix held around the world. These include historic races such as the Monaco Grand Prix and the British Grand Prix but also new races such as...

An old McLaren car driven by Ayrton Senna kicks up spray during a wet race

History

Following World War II, a series of rules was established that all participating cars must conform to. These rules are called the formula. In 1946, Formula One was the introduced...

Close-up of a McLaren Formula 1 car during a pit stop

Pit Stops

Pit stops occur when a car returns to the 'pit lane', which is runs parallel to the start-finish straight. In each race, every car is obliged to make at least...

A Formula 1 driver, Max Verstappen, raises his hands in celebration

Drivers

Learn about the 20 drivers competing in the 2023 Formula 1 championship including Max Verstappen, the defending World Drivers' Champion, who is looking to win his 2nd championship this year.