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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

The F1 Driver Lineup
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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.

1NetherlandsMax VerstappenRed Bull2530/9/1997
2United StatesLogan SargeantWilliams2231/12/2000
4United KingdomLando NorrisMcLaren2313/11/1999
10FrancePierre GaslyAlpine277/2/1996
11MexicoSergio PerezRed Bull3326/1/1990
14SpainFernando AlonsoAston Martin4129/7/1981
16MonacoCharles LeclercFerrari2516/10/1997
18CanadaLance StrollAston Martin2429/10/1998
20DenmarkKevin MagnussenHaas305/10/1992
21NetherlandsNyck de VriesAlphaTauri286/2/1995
22JapanYuki TsunodaAlphaTauri2311/5/2000
23ThailandAlexander AlbonWilliams2723/3/1996
24ChinaGuanyu ZhouAlpha Romeo2330/3/1999
27GermanyNico HülkenbergHaas3519/8/1987
31FranceEsteban OconAlpine2617/9/1996
44United KingdomLewis HamiltonMercedes387/1/1985
55SpainCarlos SainzFerrari281/9/1994
63United KingdomGeorge RussellMercedes2515/2/1998
77FinlandValtteri BottasAlpha Romeo3328/8/1989
81AustraliaOscar PiastriMcLaren226/4/2001


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


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