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Jenson Alexander Lyons Button, also known as JB (born January 19, 1980 in Frome, Somerset, England, United Kingdom), is a racing driver who competed in Formula One from 2000 to 2016, and did one race in 2017.[1] He was the 2009 Formula One World Champion, driving for Brawn GP. His car number is 22.

Before Formula One[]

Formula One Career[]

Williams[]

2000[]

Off of his success in the junior Formula 3 categories, Button was invited to complete a test for McLaren in November 1999 at the Silverstone Circuit club layout driving at MP4/13, where he impressed team owner Ron Dennis. He was offered a contract with McLaren, but declined.

At the time, he was also completing tests in Formula 3000 for Super Nova Racing and Fortec Motorsport at the Circuito de Jerez. He also tested for Prost Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. He was offered a seat on Alain Prost's Formula 3000 test where he was eventually move to his Formula One as a test driver. However, Button did not accept the offer because Prost could not guarantee him an F1 seat.

At the end of the 1999 Formula One Season, Alex Zanardi and Williams prematurely terminated their partnership, leaving a vacant seat on the team. He was invited to participate in a two-part shoot-out test with the team's test driver Bruno Junqueira at Jerez in a FW21B that had been fitted with a new BMW engine. Although engineers for the team preferred Junqueira, the team ultimately felt that Button showed more potential and offered him a three-year contract, which he accepted.

Without a FIA Super Licence, Button was required to complete 300km during testing over the course of two-days.[2] The team originally tried to complete the distance at the Kyalami Circuit in South Africa, but rain and fog hindered their test.

In his debut at the 2000 Australian Grand Prix, he qualified second slowest and later retired from the race with a mechanical failure. But at the next round in Brazil, he out-qualified his teammate Ralf Schumacher and went on to score his first point in Formula One. At the age of 20, this made him the youngest driver to score points in Formula One; A record which stood until Sebastian Vettel at the 2007 United States Grand Prix.

Despite his early success in Formula One, Williams were in negotiations with Juan Pablo Montoya. Montoya, who was racing with Chip Ganassi Racing in the CART series, had previously served at Williams' test driver in 1997 and 1998. When Button's performance slumped slightly in the mid-season, the team was able to secure a contract with Montoya for 2001.[3]

Button's performance improved at the end of the season and he managed to secure 12 points for 8th position in the World Drivers' Championship.

Benetton[]

2001[]

With two years left on his contract with Williams, the British team decided not to sell his contract. Instead, he was loaned to Benetton on a two-year deal, after which Williams would decide whether to keep Montoya or go with Button.[4]

The Benetton car was uncompetitive that season, largely because the car was down on horsepower and did not have power steering. The car also completely limited pre-season testing. In the slower car, Button was consistently upstaged by his experienced teammate Giancarlo Fisichella and only managed to score two-points at the German Grand Prix.

To make matters worse, Button had been combating a long-standing shoulder problem as well as a back injury throughout the season, which hindered his physical performance.

Team principal Flavio Briatore believed Button struggled to help the team set up the car due to his inexperience. There was speculation that he would be replaced before the end of the season. His lack of success with Benetton coupled with his extravagant lifestyle earned him the title of "playboy" in some of the press.

Renault[]

2002[]

In 2002, Renault – which had bought Benetton back in 2000 – decided to re-brand the team to Renault. Button had been retained for the season and was doing some personal re-branding of his own during the winter. On Briatore's suggestion, he parted ways with his managers Harald Huysman and David Robertson to join John Byfield. He also spent more time training, including a rigorous nine-day training programme in Africa with his new teammate Jarno Trulli. He also began working closely with the team's engineers and changed his activities outside of racing, in an attempt to shed the "playboy" reputation.

At the first race of the season in Australia, Button's race was cut short by a six-car pile-up in the first corner triggered by a crash between Rubens Barrichello and Ralf Schumacher at the front. He bounced back in Malaysia a couple of weeks later, where he was set to take his first career podium, but dropped to P4 near the end of the race due to a suspension issue.

Both the car and Button proved to be faster in 2002 compared to the previous season. Although he was frequently out-qualified by his teammate, he often showed greater race pace.

Despite his growth as a driver, Renault had decided early in the season that they would not keep Button for 2003, opting to promote their test driver Fernando Alonso. Button signed a contract with British American Racing in July for two-years with a two-year option.

BAR[]

2003[]

Button's move to BAR got off to a rough start, as he and his teammate Jacques Villeneuve did not get along well and were not on speaking terms for much of the season, the Canadian agreeing with the "playboy" label. There was drama at first race of the season in Australia when Villeneuve was called to the pits but stayed out for another lap, forcing the team to double-stack their drivers and costing Button time. Villeneuve claimed it was due to a radio issue.

While qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix, Button lost control of his car coming out of the tunnel. He slammed into the barriers and then came to rest at the tyre barriers in the Nouvelle Chicane. He was knocked unconscious in the accident and was forced to spend the night under observation in the hospital.[5] Although he wanted to race the following day, the team withdrew him.

Over the course of the season, Button was able to consistently outperform his World Champion teammate, which did not help the Canadian during contract negotiations. Before the end of the season, negotiations with David Richards broke down and Villeneuve was dismissed from the team. The team's test driver and Button's future teammate for 2004 Takuma Sato replaced Villenueve for the final race of the season.

2004[]

Partnered with Sato for 2004, Button was now the senior driver for the first time in his career. The team proved to be very competitive, ushering in a series of firsts for Button's career.

In only the second race of the season, he secured his first podium finish with a third place finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix. This was the first of ten podiums he would score that year. He also managed to earn his first career pole position at the San Marino Grand Prix a couple of races later, but was overtaken by the eventual race winner Michael Schumacher early in the race.

He showed great consistency throughout the year, scoring points in every race except for two mechanical failures and one accident. His consistency was enough for him to finish third in the World Drivers' Championship behind the dominant Ferrari drivers. This also helped BAR score second in the World Constructors' Championship, making this the team's most successful season.

Despite his success with the team, Button signed a two-year contract in August to return to Williams in 2005, leading to a contract dispute. However, Button's original contract with BAR gave the team a two-year option to extend his contract. Button's contract with BAR included a clause that allowed him to change teams if BAR were a risk of losing their engine supplier agreement with Honda. Although the team had renewed their contract with Honda mid-season, Button's management team felt the deal was not definitive and that Button was free to leave the team.[6]

The dispute was taken to F1's Contract Recognition Board in October, which sided with BAR.[7] Button was forced to stay with the team for 2005. In the aftermath of the conflict, Button cut ties with his manager Byfield.[8] The job was taken by Button's friend Richard Goodard.

2005[]

The 2005 season was rough for BAR, as the team struggled to adapt to some aerodynamic regulation changes.

He finished third at the San Marino Grand Prix, but was disqualified by the FIA after the race. The car was found to have a secondary fuel tank, which left the car under the minimum weight requirement when it was drained. The team was subsequently banned for two races.[9] FIA president Max Mosley wanted the team to be banned for the rest of the season, but did not have sufficient evidence to prove the rule violation was intentional.

Upon returning to action, Button's performance improved massively. He qualified for pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix, but crashed out of the race while running third. From the French Grand Prix onward, he managed to score points in every race.

The end of the season was again filled with a contract dispute, this time with Williams over the contract he had signed with the team the previous year for 2006. Feeling his future was better at BAR, Button refused to honour the contract.[10] Williams insisted the contract was legally binding and that some of the team's sponsors were dependent on Button racing for the team in 2006.[11] In the end, both parties reached an agreement that allowed Button to buy out his Williams contract for £18 million.

Honda[]

2006[]

At the end of 2005, Honda purchased the remaining 55% ownership of BAR, having purchased the other 45% back in 2004. To reflect the new ownership of the team, BAR was renamed to Honda. Button was partnered with Rubens Barrichello for the season, with both drivers having equal status on the team.

Button out-performed his very experienced teammate throughout the season. At a rainy Hungarian Grand Prix he scored his first career victory from 14th on the grid. This was followed by a string of strong points finishes, scoring the most points out of any driver in the final six races of the season.

2007[]

Button remained with Honda for 2007, but was unable to participate in pre-season testing due to fractured ribs in a karting accident during the winter.[12] This left testing responsibilities to Barrichello and test drivers Christian Klien and James Rossiter.

Button's 2007 was rather uneventful, largely due to shortcoming of the Honda RA107. He consistently qualified outside of the top ten and only managed to score 6 points, although it was still more than his teammate who scored none.

2008[]

Despite a dreadful 2007 season, Button stayed with Honda for the 2008 Formula One Season, feeling more confident after Ross Brawn's appointment as Honda's team principal. However, the car remained uncompetitive and Button again struggled to score points.

At the end of the season, Honda decided to abandon F1 following the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. Having turned down a contract with Toro Rosso because their car was not performing at the level Button wanted, his future in F1 depended on someone purchasing the Honda team.

Brawn GP[]

2009[]

Brawn purchased the Honda team, renaming it to Brawn GP. Button stayed with the team, although his new agreement required him to take pay cut. To the surprise of many, the BGP 001 car proved to be extremely competitive, owed largely to the team's double diffuser design.

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Button celebrating after winning the 2009 Formula 1 season at Interlagos.

Button's season started out strong, winning six of the first seven races, three of which were from pole position. The team's competitiveness dipped from the British Grand Prix onward as other teams introduced upgrades to their cars in order to compete with the dominant new team. However, Button still consistently finished in the points and his early domination was enough for him to secure his first and only World Drivers' Championship title.

At the end of the season, Button was offered a contract extension for 2010 to race alongside Nico Rosberg. However, he was not keen on staying with the team when he was told it would be purchased by Mercedes.

McLaren[]

2010[]

Now looking for a new team for his driver, Button's manager Goodard contacted McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh. Although Whitmarsh was originally skeptical that Button would leave Brawn after winning the championship, contract negotiations took place. Eventually, a three-year deal was signed for Button to drive at McLaren with World Champion Lewis Hamilton.

Button started the season strong with two wins early in the year, which turned out to be the only ones he would earn in 2010. He finished on the podium many times throughout the season, with the team earning three 1-2 finishes.

Over the course of the season, he was out-performed by his younger teammate. Button finished fifth in the World Championship, but the team's performance was strong enough to comfortably secure second in the World Constructors' Championship behind Red Bull.

2011[]

For 2011 the McLaren MP4-26 cockpit was moulded to Button's specification, as he was taller than Hamilton.[13] This was contrary to the previous season, in which the McLaren MP4-25 had been designed around Hamilton's size.

With a new car and new Pirelli tyres, Button had a much stronger season. After three podiums in the first six races, Button won the Canadian Grand Prix, despite collisions with his teammate and Alonso (the latter of which gave Button a puncture) and a drive-through penalty, leaving him last with over twenty laps to go.

After two retirements, Button finished very strongly, winning in Hungary on his 200th start and in Japan along with six other podiums in the last nine races to come second in the championship.

Although he discussed moving to Ferrari in 2013, McLaren were eager to extend his contract. Before the Japanese Grand Prix, Button agreed to a three-year contract extension starting in 2013.

2012[]

Button started 2012 with a win at the first race, the Australian Grand Prix. However, Button did not do very well until the tenth race, Germany, where he came second after Sebastian Vettel's penalty. He then won in Belgium, leading every lap from pole. Button scored points in most of the remaining races, finishing second in Singapore and winning the final race of the season in Brazil, finishing fifth in the championship.

During the season, Button struggled to extract performance from the new Pirelli tyres, which were dramatically different from the ones in 2011. The new tyres didn't suit his smooth driving style and he frequently struggled to generate heat in the tyres.[14][15] Attempts to modify the car's brakes throughout the season only exacerbated the issue.

2013[]

For 2013, Button was joined by Sergio Pérez, with Hamilton leaving to take a seat at Mercedes.

The season was not a success for the British driver. The MP4-28 was not as good as expected, struggling with understeer and a lack of downforce, which resulted in severe tyre degradation. Button failed to score a single podium, his best result being a fourth place at the final race of the season.

Outside of the driver seat, Button was appointed a director of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association.

2014[]

The year started out tragically for Button, suffering the sudden death of his father.[16][17] The Brit considered taking a sabbatical from Formula One, but ultimately decided against it.

Button was joined by F1 rookie Kevin Magnussen. Like its predecessor, the MP4-29 again struggled with understeer and a lack of downforce. At season opener in Australia, Button finished in fourth place, but was promoted to the podium after Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified for a fuel flow violation.[18] Unknown to the Brit, this was his final career podium.

As the season progressed, speculation about Button's future in F1 began to flow. It was believed that Alonso would take Button's seat on the team in 2015, leaving Button to retire. Ron Dennis preferred to drop Button from the team in favour of Alonso, but he was overruled by shareholder Mansour Ojjeh who believed Magnussen should make room for Alonso.

At the end of the season, Button confirmed he would stay with McLaren for 2015 with the option to stay with the team an additional year.[19] Part of his new deal included a pay cut.

2015[]

Now partnered with Alonso, Button had a tough year with McLaren, largely due to performance and reliability issues brought on by McLaren's switch to Honda power units. Honda, which had left F1 at the end of 2008, struggled to master the new V6 turbocharged hybrid engines.

As a result, Button was often eliminated after the first round of qualifying and was fighting to pick up points on only a few occasions. At the end, Button finished 16th in the World Drivers' Championship as McLaren had fallen to become the second worst performing team on the grid.

2016[]

Despite the difficulty of the previous season, both Button and McLaren agreed to continue their partnership for another season[20], with Button earning a 50% pay increase for doing so. Button had been considering a move to Williams, but decided against it.[21]

Although the performance of the new Honda power unit was a big improvement over its predecessor, Button's season was still largely plagued with reliability issues. He was able to challenge for the points in more races, but struggled to finish any higher than sixth position and ended the season with only 5 more points than in 2015.

With little progress being made on the team and both McLaren drivers frustrated, Button informed Ron Dennis at the Belgian Grand Prix that he planned to retire at the end of the season. Dennis, now eager to keep Button on the team, convinced the Brit to take a sabbatical and stay with the team as an ambassador.

On 3 September 2016, McLaren confirmed that Button would be replaced by their 2016 reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne for 2017, but that Button would remain as an ambassador and reserve driver for 2017 and 2018.[22][23][24]

2017[]

In his new role as ambassador, Button represented McLaren at some sponsor events and worked with the team in a simulator at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking. His contract with the team gave him the option to return as a full-time driver the following year, although he ultimately wouldn't take that option.

On 14 April 2017, McLaren announced that he would race for the team at the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix, following news of Alonso missing the Grand Prix to participate in the Indianapolis 500.[1] Button agreed to do so after his manager informed him that he was contractually obligated. He retired late in the race after a collision with Pascal Wehrlein.

After the end of the 2017 season, McLaren confirmed Button's role as reserve driver to be replaced by Lando Norris for 2018.[25]

Button was replaced by Romain Grosjean as a director of the GPDA.[26]

After Formula One[]

Button returned to Williams in 2021, serving as the senior advisor to the team.[27]

After discussions with Honda, Button made his debut in the Super GT series in 2017 for Team Mugen at the Suzuka Circuit. After being rejected as a third driver for Acura Team Penske's IMSA SportsCar Championship team, he entered a full season of Super GT with Team Kunimitsu, winning the championship. He returned the following year, but the season was accident-filled and he was not able to defend his title. He did not enter in the series after 2019, no longer wanting to fly between the United States and Japan.

He has also participated in numerous other motor racing categories, including DTM, British GT and Extreme E. This also included some of the 2018 World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Personal Life[]

On 3 August 2015, two men broke into a rented villa in Saint-Tropez where Button and his wife Jessica were staying with friends. The robbers stole £300,000 worth of belongings including his wife's £250,000 engagement ring while they were sleeping. Reports suggest they may have been gassed prior to the burglary through the air conditioning.[28]

Button was engaged to British singer and actress Louise Griffiths, but ended their relationship in 2005 after five years. Button married his long-time model girlfriend Jessica Michibata in 2014 and the couple divorced a year later. In March 2022, Button then married ex-Playboy model Brittny Ward after postponing their wedding multiple times.[29]

He has a son and a daughter.

Formula One Statistical Overview[]

Formula One Record[]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
2000 United Kingdom BMW WilliamsF1 Team Williams-BMW 12 8th Report
2001 Italy Mild Seven Benetton Renault Benetton-Renault 2 17th Report
2002 France Mild Seven Renault F1 Team Renault 14 7th Report
2003 United Kingdom Lucky Strike BAR Honda BAR-Honda 17 9th Report
2004 United Kingdom Lucky Strike BAR Honda BAR-Honda 85 3rd Report
2005 United Kingdom Lucky Strike BAR Honda BAR-Honda 37 9th Report
2006 Japan Lucky Strike Honda Racing F1 Team Honda 56 6th Report
2007 Japan Honda Racing F1 Team Honda 6 15th Report
2008 Japan Honda Racing F1 Team Honda 3 18th Report
2009 United Kingdom Brawn GP F1 Team Brawn-Mercedes 95 1st Report
2010 United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren-Mercedes 214 5th Report
2011 United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren-Mercedes 270 2nd Report
2012 United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren-Mercedes 188 5th Report
2013 United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren-Mercedes 73 9th Report
2014 United Kingdom McLaren Mercedes McLaren-Mercedes 126 8th Report
2015 United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren-Honda 16 16th Report
2016 United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren-Honda 21 15th Report
2017 United Kingdom McLaren Honda McLaren-Honda Reserve Driver
0 Report

Career Statistics[]

Entries 309
Starts 306
Pole Positions 8
Front Row Starts 24
Race Wins 15
Podiums 50
Fastest Laps 8
Points 1235
Laps Raced 16271
Distance Raced 80,863 km (50,246 mi)
Races Led 42
Laps Led 762
Distance Led 3,886 km (2,415 mi)
Doubles 5
Hat-Tricks 1

Race Wins[]

Win Number Grand Prix
1 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix
2 2009 Australian Grand Prix
3 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix
4 2009 Bahrain Grand Prix
5 2009 Spanish Grand Prix
6 2009 Monaco Grand Prix
7 2009 Turkish Grand Prix
8 2010 Australian Grand Prix
9 2010 Chinese Grand Prix
10 2011 Canadian Grand Prix
11 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix
12 2011 Japanese Grand Prix
13 2012 Australian Grand Prix
14 2012 Belgian Grand Prix
15 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix

Career Results[]

Complete Formula One Results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Pts Pos
2000 Flag of Australia Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Great Britain Flag of Spain Flag of Europe Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of France Flag of Austria Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Japan Flag of Malaysia 12 8th
Ret 6th Ret 5th 17th 10th Ret 11th 8th 5th 4th 9th 5th Ret Ret 5th Ret
2001 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Spain Flag of Austria Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Japan 2 17th
14th 11th 10th 12th 15th Ret 7th Ret 13th 16th 15th 5th Ret Ret Ret 9th 7th
2002 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Spain Flag of Austria Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of Great Britain Flag of France Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Japan 14 7th
Ret 4th 4th 5th 12th 7th Ret 15th 5th 12th 6th Ret Ret Ret 5th 8th 6th
2003 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Brazil Flag of San Marino Flag of Spain Flag of Austria Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Italy Flag of the United States Flag of Japan 17 9th
10th 7th Ret 8th 9th 4th DNS Ret 7th Ret 8th 8th 10th Ret Ret 4th
2004 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Bahrain Flag of San Marino Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Europe Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of China Flag of Japan Flag of Brazil 85 3rd
6th 3rd 3rd 2nd 8th 2nd 3rd 3rd Ret 5th 4th 2nd 5th Ret 3rd 2nd 3rd Ret
2005 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Bahrain Flag of San Marino Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Europe Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary link =2005 Turkish Grand Prix Flag of Italy Flag of Belgium Flag of Brazil Flag of Japan Flag of China 37 9th
11th Ret Ret DSQ EXC EXC 10th Ret DNS 4th 5th 3rd 5th 5th 8th 3rd 7th 5th 8th
2006 Flag of Bahrain Flag of Malaysia Flag of Australia Flag of San Marino Flag of Europe Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Great Britain Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Turkey Flag of Italy Flag of China Flag of Japan Flag of Brazil 56 6th
4th 3rd 10th 7th Ret 6th 11th Ret 9th Ret Ret 4th 1st 4th 5th 4th 4th 3rd
2007 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Europe Flag of Hungary Flag of Turkey Flag of Italy Flag of Belgium Flag of Japan Flag of China Flag of Brazil 6 15th
15th 12th Ret 12th 11th Ret 12th 8th 10th Ret Ret 13th 8th Ret 11th 5th Ret
2008 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Turkey Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Europe Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of China Flag of Brazil 3 18th
Ret 10th Ret 6th 11th 11th 11th Ret Ret 17th 12th 13th 15th 15th 9th 14th 16th 13th
2009 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of China Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Turkey Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Europe Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of Brazil Flag of the United Arab Emirates 95 1st
1st 1st
[30]
3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 6th 5th 7th 7th Ret 2nd 5th 8th 5th 3rd
2010 Flag of Bahrain Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of China Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Turkey Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of South Korea Flag of Brazil Flag of the United Arab Emirates 214 5th
7th 1st 8th 1st 5th Ret 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 8th Ret 2nd 4th 4th 12th 5th 3rd
2011 Flag of Bahrain Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of China Flag of Turkey Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of South Korea Flag of India Flag of the United Arab Emirates Flag of Brazil 270 2nd
C 6th 2nd 4th 6th 3rd 3rd 1st 6th Ret Ret 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd
2012 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of China Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of South Korea Flag of India Flag of the United Arab Emirates Flag of the United States Flag of Brazil 188 5th
1st 14th 2nd 18th 9th 16th 16th 8th 10th 2nd 6th 1st Ret 2nd 4th Ret 5th 4th 5th 1st
2013 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of China Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of South Korea Flag of Japan Flag of India Flag of the United Arab Emirates Flag of the United States Flag of Brazil 73 9th
9th 17th 5th 10th 8th 6th 12th 13th 6th 7th 6th 10th 7th 8th 9th 14th 12th 10th 4th
2014 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of Bahrain Flag of China Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Austria Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of Russia Flag of the United States Flag of Brazil Flag of the United Arab Emirates 126 8th
3rd 6th 17th 11th 11th 6th 4th 11th 4th 8th 10th 6th 8th Ret 6th 4th 12th 4th 5th
2015 Flag of Australia Flag of Malaysia Flag of China Flag of Bahrain Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Austria Flag of Great Britain Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Japan Flag of Russia Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico Flag of Brazil Flag of the United Arab Emirates 16 16th
11th Ret 14th DNS 16th 8th Ret Ret Ret 9th 14th 14th Ret 16th 9th 6th 14th 14th 12th
2016 Flag of Australia Flag of Bahrain Flag of China Flag of Russia Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Europe Flag of Austria Flag of Great Britain Flag of Hungary Flag of Germany Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Malaysia Flag of Japan Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico Flag of Brazil Flag of the United Arab Emirates 21 15th
14th Ret 13th 10th 9th 9th Ret 11th 6th 12th Ret 8th Ret 12th Ret 9th 18th 9th 12th 16th Ret
2017 Flag of Australia Flag of China Flag of Bahrain Flag of Russia Flag of Spain Flag of Monaco Flag of Canada Flag of Azerbaijan Flag of Austria Flag of Great Britain Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Singapore Flag of Malaysia Flag of Japan Flag of the United States Flag of Mexico Flag of Brazil Flag of the United Arab Emirates 0
Ret
Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
Italics Fastest Lap DNS Did not start
18th Classified finish (retired with >90% race distance) NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)
4thP Qualified for pole position [+] More Symbols
  • Did not finish, but completed over 90% of the race-winners' distance and was classified.
  • A red background represents as rewarding half points.

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V T E List of World Drivers' Champions
1950: Giuseppe Farina
1951: Juan Manuel Fangio
1952: Alberto Ascari
1953: Alberto Ascari
1954: Juan Manuel Fangio
1955: Juan Manuel Fangio
1956: Juan Manuel Fangio
1957: Juan Manuel Fangio
1958: Mike Hawthorn
1959: Jack Brabham
1960: Jack Brabham
1961: Phil Hill
1962: Graham Hill
1963: Jim Clark
1964: John Surtees
1965: Jim Clark
1966: Jack Brabham
1967: Denny Hulme
1968: Graham Hill
1969: Jackie Stewart
1970: Jochen Rindt
1971: Jackie Stewart
1972: Emerson Fittipaldi
1973: Jackie Stewart
1974: Emerson Fittipaldi
1975: Niki Lauda
1976: James Hunt
1977: Niki Lauda
1978: Mario Andretti
1979: Jody Scheckter
1980: Alan Jones
1981: Nelson Piquet
1982: Keke Rosberg
1983: Nelson Piquet
1984: Niki Lauda
1985: Alain Prost
1986: Alain Prost
1987: Nelson Piquet
1988: Ayrton Senna
1989: Alain Prost
1990: Ayrton Senna
1991: Ayrton Senna
1992: Nigel Mansell
1993: Alain Prost
1994: Michael Schumacher
1995: Michael Schumacher
1996: Damon Hill
1997: Jacques Villeneuve
1998: Mika Häkkinen
1999: Mika Häkkinen
2000: Michael Schumacher
2001: Michael Schumacher
2002: Michael Schumacher
2003: Michael Schumacher
2004: Michael Schumacher
2005: Fernando Alonso
2006: Fernando Alonso
2007: Kimi Räikkönen
2008: Lewis Hamilton
2009: Jenson Button
2010: Sebastian Vettel
2011: Sebastian Vettel
2012: Sebastian Vettel
2013: Sebastian Vettel
2014: Lewis Hamilton
2015: Lewis Hamilton
2016: Nico Rosberg
2017: Lewis Hamilton
2018: Lewis Hamilton
2019: Lewis Hamilton
2020: Lewis Hamilton
2021: Max Verstappen
2022: Max Verstappen
2023: Max Verstappen
V T E List of World Drivers' Championship runners-up
1950: Juan Manuel Fangio
1951: Alberto Ascari
1952: Giuseppe Farina
1953: Juan Manuel Fangio
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V T E Teams and Drivers
2000 Teams and Drivers
Teams McLarenFerrariJordanJaguarWilliamsBenettonProstSauberArrowsMinardiBAR
Engines BMWCosworthFerrariFondmetalHondaMercedesMugen-HondaPetronasPeugeotPlaylifeSupertec
Drivers 1 Häkkinen • 2 Coulthard • 3 M. Schumacher • 4 Barrichello • 5 Frentzen • 6 Trulli • 7 Irvine • 7 Burti • 8 Herbert • 9 R. Schumacher • 10 Button • 11 Fisichella • 12 Wurz • 14 Alesi • 15 Heidfeld • 16 Diniz • 17 Salo • 18 De la Rosa • 19 Verstappen • 20 Gené • 21 Mazzacane • 22 Villeneuve • 23 Zonta
Other Drivers BadoerMontoyaPanisWebber
2001 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariMcLarenWilliamsBenettonBARJordanArrowsSauberJaguarMinardiProst
Engines AcerAsiatechBMWCosworthEuropeanFerrariHondaMercedesPetronasRenault
Drivers 1 M. Schumacher • 2 Barrichello • 3 Häkkinen • 4 Coulthard • 5 R. Schumacher • 6 Montoya • 7 Fisichella • 8 Button • 9 Panis • 10 Villeneuve • 11 Frentzen • 11 Zonta • 11/12 Trulli • 12 Alesi • 14 Verstappen • 15 Bernoldi • 16 Heidfeld • 17 Räikkönen • 18 Irvine • 19 Burti • 19 de la Rosa • 20 Marques • 20 Yoong • 21 Alonso • 22 Alesi • 22 Frentzen • 23 Mazzacane • 23 Burti • 23 Enge
2002 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariMcLarenWilliamsSauberJordanBARRenaultJaguarArrowsMinardiToyota
Engines FerrariMercedesBMWPetronasHondaRenaultCosworthAsiatechToyota
Drivers 1 M. Schumacher • 2 Barrichello • 3 Coulthard • 4 Räikkönen • 5 R. Schumacher • 6 Montoya • 7 Heidfeld • 8 Massa • 8 Frentzen • 9 Fisichella • 10 Sato • 11 Villeneuve • 12 Panis • 14 Trulli • 15 Button • 16 Irvine • 17 de la Rosa • 20 Frentzen • 21 Bernoldi • 22 Yoong • 22 Davidson • 23 Webber • 24 Salo • 25 McNish
2003 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariWilliamsMcLarenRenaultSauberJordanJaguarBARMinardiToyota
Engines BMWCosworthFerrariFordHondaMercedesPetronasRenaultToyota
Drivers 1 M. Schumacher • 2 Barrichello • 3 Montoya • 4 R. Schumacher • 4 Gené • 5 Coulthard • 6 Räikkönen • 7 Trulli • 8 Alonso • 9 Heidfeld • 10 Frentzen • 11 Fisichella • 12 Firman • 12 Baumgartner • 14 Webber • 15 Pizzonia • 15 Wilson • 16 Villeneuve • 16 Sato • 17 Button • 18 Wilson • 18 Kiesa • 19 Verstappen • 20 Panis • 21 Da Matta
Other Drivers BadoerBerettaBruniDavidsonDe la RosaLottererMassaMcNishMontagnyPaffettWurzZonta
2004 Teams and Drivers
Teams Ferrari • Williams • McLaren • Renault • BAR • Sauber • Jaguar • Toyota • Jordan • Minardi
Engines BMW • Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Honda • Mercedes • Petronas • Toyota
Drivers 1 M. Schumacher • 2 Barrichello • 3 Montoya • 4 R. Schumacher • 4 Gené • 4 Pizzonia • 5 Coulthard • 6 Räikkönen • 7/16 Trulli • 7 Villeneuve • 8 Alonso • 9 Button • 10 Sato • 11 Fisichella • 12 Massa • 14 Webber • 15 Klien • 16 da Matta • 16/17 Zonta • 17 Panis • 18 Heidfeld • 19 Pantano • 19 Glock • 20 Bruni • 21 Baumgartner
Other Drivers Albers • Badoer • Bell • Beretta • Bernoldi • Bertolini • Briscoe • Burti • Carroll • Congfu • Davidson • Davison • Del Monte • Dixon • Doornbos • Firman • Green • Hamilton
2005 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariBARRenaultWilliamsMcLarenSauberRed BullToyotaJordanMinardi
Engines BMWCosworthFerrariHondaMercedesPetronasRenaultToyota
Drivers 1 M. Schumacher • 2 Barrichello • 3 Button • 4 Sato • 4 Davidson • 5 Alonso • 6 Fisichella • 7 Webber • 8 Heidfeld • 8 Pizzonia • 9 Räikkönen • 10 Montoya • 10 De la Rosa • 10 Wurz • 11 Villeneuve • 12 Massa • 14 Coulthard • 15 Klien • 15 Liuzzi • 16 Trulli • 17 R. Schumacher • 17 Zonta • 18 Monteiro • 19 Karthikeyan • 20 Friesacher • 20 Doornbos • 21 Albers
Other Drivers BadoerBernoldiGenéKiesaKovalainenMontagnyPanisRosbergSpeedYamamoto
2006 Teams and Drivers
Teams RenaultMcLarenFerrariToyotaWilliamsHondaRed BullBMW SauberMidlandToro RossoSuper Aguri
Engines BMWCosworthFerrariHondaMercedesRenaultToyota
Drivers 1 Alonso • 2 Fisichella • 3 Räikkönen • 4 Montoya • 4 De la Rosa • 5 M. Schumacher • 6 Massa • 7 R. Schumacher • 8 Trulli • 9 Webber • 10 Rosberg • 11 Barrichello • 12 Button • 14 Coulthard • 15 Klien • 15 Doornbos • 16 Heidfeld • 17 Villeneuve • 17 Kubica • 18 Monteiro • 19 Albers • 20 Liuzzi • 21 Speed • 22 Sato • 23 Ide • 23 Montagny • 23 Yamamoto
Other Drivers BadoerDavidsonHamiltonKovalainenPiquetSutilVettelWurz
2007 Teams and Drivers
Teams McLarenRenaultFerrariHondaBMW SauberToyotaRed BullWilliamsToro RossoSpykerSuper Aguri
Engines BMWFerrariHondaMercedesRenaultToyota
Drivers 1 Alonso • 2 Hamilton • 3 Fisichella • 4 Kovalainen • 5 Massa • 6 Räikkönen • 7 Button • 8 Barrichello • 9 Heidfeld • 10 Kubica/Vettel • 11 R. Schumacher • 12 Trulli • 14 Coulthard • 15 Webber • 16 Rosberg • 17 Wurz/Nakajima • 18 Liuzzi • 19 Speed/Vettel • 20 Sutil • 21 Albers/Winkelhock/Yamamoto • 22 Sato • 23 Davidson
Other Drivers AlbuquerqueAmmermüllerAndrettiAsmerBadoerBirdBourdaisBuemiChandhokChandhok
2008 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariBMW SauberRenaultWilliamsRed BullToyotaToro RossoHondaSuper AguriForce IndiaMcLaren
Engines MercedesRenaultFerrariBMWToyotaHonda
Race Drivers Räikkönen • 2 Massa • 3 Heidfeld • 4 Kubica • 5 Alonso • 6 Piquet, Jr • 7 Rosberg • 8 Nakajima • 9 Coulthard • 10 Webber • 11 Trulli • 12 Glock • 14 Bourdais • 15 Vettel • 16 Button • 17 Barrichello • 18 Sato • 19 Davidson • 20 Sutil • 21 Fisichella • 22 Hamilton • 23 Kovalainen
Other Drivers Badoer • Gené • Schumacher • Klien • Asmer • di Grassi • Grosjean • Yamamoto • Hülkenberg • Buemi • Kobayashi • Hartley • Wurz • Conway • Filippi • Liuzzi • Paffett • de la Rosa
2009 Teams and Drivers
Teams McLarenFerrariBMW SauberRenaultToyotaToro RossoRed BullWilliamsForce IndiaBrawn
Engines MercedesRenaultFerrariBMWToyota
Race Drivers Hamilton • 2 Kovalainen • 3 Massa • Badoer • 4 Räikkönen • 5 Kubica • 6 Heidfeld • 7 Alonso • 8 Piquet, Jr • 8 Grosjean • 9 Trulli • 10 Glock • 10 Kobayashi • 11 Bourdais • 11 Alguersuari • 12 Buemi • 14 Webber • 15 Vettel • 16 Rosberg • 17 Nakajima • 20 Sutil • 21/3 Fisichella • 21 Liuzzi • 22 Button • 23 Barrichello
Other Drivers Paffett • de la Rosa • Gené • Klien • di Grassi • Hartley • Coulthard • Hülkenberg • Davidson • Wurz
2010 Teams and Drivers
Teams McLarenMercedesRed BullFerrariWilliamsRenaultForce IndiaToro RossoLotusHRTBMW SauberVirgin
Engines MercedesRenaultFerrariCosworth
Race Drivers Button • 2 Hamilton • 3 Schumacher • 4 Rosberg • 5 Vettel • 6 Webber • 7 Massa • 8 Alonso • 9 Barrichello • 10 Hülkenberg • 11 Kubica • 12 Petrov • 14 Sutil • 15 Liuzzi • 16 Buemi • 17 Alguersuari • 18 Trulli • 19 Kovalainen • 20 Chandhok • 20/21 Yamamoto • 20 Klien • 21 Senna • 22 De la Rosa • 22 Heidfeld • 23 Kobayashi • 24 Glock • 25 Di Grassi
Other Drivers Paffett • Hartley • Ricciardo • Coulthard • Fisichella • Badoer • Gené • Bottas • Tung • D'Ambrosio • Charouz • Di Resta • Fauzy • Soucek • Razia
2011 Teams and Drivers
Teams Red Bull • McLaren • Ferrari • Mercedes • Renault • Williams • Force India • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Lotus • HRT • Virgin
Engines Renault • Mercedes • Ferrari • Cosworth
Race Drivers Vettel • 2 Webber • 3 Hamilton • 4 Button • 5 Alonso • 6 Massa • 7 Schumacher • 8 Rosberg • 9 Heidfeld • 9 Senna • 10 Petrov • 11 Barrichello • 12 Maldonado • 14 Sutil • 15 Di Resta • 16 Kobayashi • 17 Pérez • 17 De la Rosa • 18 Buemi • 19 Alguersuari • 20 Kovalainen • 21 Trulli • 21 Chandhok • 22 Karthikeyan • 22/23 Ricciardo • 23 Liuzzi • 24 Glock • 25 d'Ambrosio
Other Drivers Paffett • Fisichella • Bianchi • Gené • Davidson • Grosjean • Fauzy • Tung • Charouz • Bottas • Hülkenberg • Gutiérrez • Vergne • Razia • Valsecchi • Teixeira • Yamamoto • Wickens • Quaife-Hobbs
2012 Teams and Drivers
Teams Red Bull • McLaren • Ferrari • Mercedes • Lotus • Force India • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams • Caterham • HRT • Marussia
Engines Renault • Ferrari • Mercedes • Cosworth
Race Drivers Vettel • 2 Webber • 3 Button • 4 Hamilton • 5 Alonso • 6 Massa • 7 Schumacher • 8 Rosberg • 9 Räikkönen • 10 Grosjean • d'Ambrosio • 11 di Resta • 12 Hülkenberg • 14 Kobayashi • 15 Pérez • 16 Ricciardo • 17 Vergne • 18 Maldonado • 19 Senna • 20 Kovalainen • 21 Petrov • 22 de la Rosa • 23 Karthikeyan • 24 Glock • Pic
Other Drivers Buemi • Paffett • Turvey • Gené • Rigon • Fisichella • Bird • Hartley • Korjus • Bianchi • Daly • Guttiérrez • Bottas • Wolff • van der Garde • Rossi • González • Clos • Ma • Liuzzi • Chilton • de Villota
2013 Teams and Drivers
Teams Red Bull • Ferrari • McLaren • Lotus • Mercedes • Sauber • Force India • Williams • Toro Rosso • Caterham • Marussia
Engines Renault • Ferrari • Mercedes • Cosworth
Race Drivers Vettel • 2 Webber • 3 Alonso • 4 Massa • 5 Button • 6 Pérez • 7 Räikkönen • 7 Kovalainen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Rosberg • 10 Hamilton • 11 Hülkenberg • 12 Gutiérrez • 14 Di Resta • 15 Sutil • 16 Maldonado • 17 Bottas • 18 Vergne • 19 Ricciardo • 20 Pic • 21 Van der Garde • 22 Bianchi • 23 Chilton
Other Drivers Buemi • Félix da Costa • Sainz Jr. • Gené • De la Rosa • Rigon • Paffett • Turvey • Magnussen • d'Ambrosio • Prost • Valsecchi • Hartley • Bird • Frijns • Sato • Sirotkin • Rossiter • Calado • Wolff • Juncadella • Kyvat • Rossi • Ma • Stevens • Razia • González • Ellinas
2014 Teams and Drivers
Teams Caterham • Ferrari • Force India • Lotus • Marussia • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Mercedes • Renault
Drivers Vettel • 3 Ricciardo • 4 Chilton • 6 Rosberg • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 10 Kobayashi • 11 Pérez • 13 Maldonado • 14 Alonso • 17 Bianchi • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 21 Gutiérrez • 22 Button • 25 Vergne • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 42 Rossi • 44 Hamilton • 45 Lotterer • 46 Stevens • 77 Bottas • 99 Sutil
Other Drivers Buemi • De la Rosa • Félix da Costa • Frijns • Gené • Juncadella • Paffett • Rigon • Sirotkin • Sørensen • Turvey • Van der Garde • Vandoorne • Wolff
2015 Teams and Drivers
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Lotus • Marussia • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault
Drivers Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 6 Rosberg • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 11 Pérez • 12 Nasr • 13 Maldonado • 14 Alonso • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 21 Gutiérrez • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 28 Stevens • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 53 Rossi • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 98 Merhi
Other Drivers Buemi • Celis • Daruvala • De la Rosa • Félix da Costa • Fong • Gasly • Gutiérrez • Jordá • King • Leimer • Lynn • Marciello • Palmer • Pic • Prost • Rigon • Sutil • Turvey • Vandoorne • Vergne • Wehrlein • Wolff
2016 Teams and Drivers
Teams Ferrari • Force India • Haas • Manor • McLaren • Mercedes • Red Bull • Renault • Sauber • Toro Rosso • Williams
Engines Ferrari • Honda • Mercedes • Renault • TAG Heuer
Drivers Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 6 Rosberg • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 11 Pérez • 12 Nasr • 14 Alonso • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 21 Gutiérrez • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 30 Palmer • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 44 Hamilton • 47 Vandoorne • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 88 Haryanto • 94 Wehrlein
Other Drivers Celis • di Resta • Fong • Fuoco • Gasly • Jordá • Kari • King • Leclerc • Lynn • Matsushita • Mazepin • Paffett • Rossi • Stroll • Turvey • Vandoorne • Vergne
2017 Teams and Drivers
Teams FerrariForce IndiaHaasMcLarenMercedesRed BullRenaultSauberToro RossoWilliams
Engines FerrariHondaMercedesRenaultTAG Heuer
Drivers 2 Vandoorne • 3 Ricciardo • 5 Vettel • 7 Räikkönen • 8 Grosjean • 9 Ericsson • 10 Gasly • 11 Pérez • 14 Alonso • 18 Stroll • 19 Massa • 20 Magnussen • 22 Button • 26 Kvyat • 27 Hülkenberg • 30 Palmer • 31 Ocon • 33 Verstappen • 36 Giovinazzi • 39 Hartley • 40 di Resta • 44 Hamilton • 55 Sainz • 77 Bottas • 94 Wehrlein
Other Drivers CaldéronCelisFongFuocoKariMatsushitaRussellTurvey


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  30. Race stopped after 31/56 Laps. Half points awarded
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