Formula 1 is the most prestigious and exciting motorsport in the world, where the best drivers and teams compete for glory and fame. But how many are in the F1 Driver Lineup in a typical F1 season? And who are they?
There are 20 Drivers in the F1 Driver Lineup
There are 20 fulltime drivers in the 2023 F1 Driver Line un, which runs from March to November. This is the same number as in 2022, but with some changes in the line-up and the teams.
The season kicked off with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 5, and finishes up at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 26. In between, there will be races across Europe, Asia, Australia, North America and South America.
Highlights Of The The 2023 F1 Driver Lineup
Some of the movements and appointments of the 2023 F1 Driver Lineup include:
- The return of Nico Hulkenberg to F1, who will join Kevin Magnussen at Haas.
- The debut of Oscar Piastri, who will partner Lando Norris at McLaren
- The New American driver, Logan Sargeant, joins Alexander Albon at Williams.
- The debut of Nyck de Vries, who will partner Yuki Tsunoda at AlphaTauri.
- Fernando Alonso moved to Aston Martin, where he will join Lance Stroll.
- Pierre Gasly moved to Alpine, where he will join Esteban Ocon.
In addition, several teams employ test drivers who work with the engineers verifying the effect of new devices before they are installed on the car.
List Of F1 Drivers
The twenty drivers who are officially on the 2023 F1 grid are listed below. To read more about each driver click on e relevant click below.
|1||Netherlands||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||25||30/9/1997|
|2||United States||Logan Sargeant||Williams||22||31/12/2000|
|4||United Kingdom||Lando Norris||McLaren||23||13/11/1999|
|11||Mexico||Sergio Perez||Red Bull||33||26/1/1990|
|14||Spain||Fernando Alonso||Aston Martin||41||29/7/1981|
|18||Canada||Lance Stroll||Aston Martin||24||29/10/1998|
|21||Netherlands||Nyck de Vries||AlphaTauri||28||6/2/1995|
|24||China||Guanyu Zhou||Alpha Romeo||23||30/3/1999|
|44||United Kingdom||Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes||38||7/1/1985|
|63||United Kingdom||George Russell||Mercedes||25||15/2/1998|
|77||Finland||Valtteri Bottas||Alpha Romeo||33||28/8/1989|
F1 drivers are the modern matadors who put their lives on the line with the goal of standing on the top of the podium steps. Of all the people who dream of achieving this lofty goal, at any one time there are only 20 who have achieved it.
They are the best of the best