F1 2020 Drivers Announced & Confirmed
Below is the official grid for the Formula 1 2020 season. You can also find out more of what is going on in 2020 on the F1 2020 preview.
Lewis Hamilton – #44
Valtteri Bottas – #77
Mercedes F1 Team continue their winning team dynamics by announcing their F1 2020 drivers would involve retaining Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. With the “hybrid era” officially coming to a close with the new wave of 2021 regulations, The Silver Arrows look to make it seven straight constructors and a record tying 7th drivers title for Hamilton.
Sebastian Vettel – #5
Charles Leclerc – #16
Ferrari F1 retain Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel who were under contract. After Ferrari’s Brazil double DNF, they are going to need to sort things out if they want to beat Mercedes in 2020. Of all the F1 driver pairings most vulnerable, Ferrari is certainly up there.
Red Bull F1
Alex Albon – #23
Max Verstappen – #33
Red Bull F1 are on a mission as they aim to continue where they left off. Alex Albon and Max Verstappen ended the year hot and Albon will be especially keen to prove himself.
Lando Norris – #4
Carlos Sainz – #55
McLaren F1 SHOCKED the grid in 2019 with stellar performances from both the rookie Lando Norris and the young veteran Carlos Sainz. What isn’t a shock is Zak Brown and co. having the upmost confidence in their drivers with hopes they keep that form up as they’ll need it retain best of the rest in 2020.
Daniel Ricciardo – #3
Esteban Ocon – #31
Renault F1 team welcome a new member in Esteban Ocon as Daniel Ricciardo looks to lead the team on the record breaking 2020 F1 schedule.
Alpha Tauri F1
Pierre Gasly – #10
Daniil Kvyat – #26
Alpha Tauri F1 will be the official name of the previously named Toro Rosso sister squad to Red Bull. And their F1 2020 drivers will stay the same. After both Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly had podiums in 2019, they are sure to put the fire to the feet of recently promoted Alex Albon and take best of the rest back from McLaren.
Racing Point F1
Sergio Perez – #11
Lance Stroll – #18
Racing Point F1 has likely the most safe driver line up with Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez both locked down by long term contracts. 2019 was an especially good year for Perez as he extends his contract to one of the longest on the grid.
Alfa Romeo F1
Kimi Raikkonen – #7
Antonio Giovinazzi – #99
Alfa Romeo F1 team keep former world champion Kimi Raikkonen and retain Antonio Giovinazzi to continue developing hopefully one day for a seat next to Charles Leclerc.
Romain Grosjean – #8
Kevin Magnussen – #20
Haas F1 team match Mercedes as they see their 4th straight year of a consistent driver lineup. Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean are hoping to put 2019 behind them as fast as possible as they ended the season next to last just ahead of the Williams F1 outfit. They’ll need to turn their results around for the 2020 Formula 1 season and beyond if they want a future in Formula 1.
George Russell – #63
Nicholas Latifi – #TBC
Williams F1 keep their young star George Russell as they welcome F2 standout Nicholas Latifi who replaced Robert Kubica ending his legendary comeback to the sport.
As the F1 2020 driver pool closes, we say goodbye to Robert Kubica and Nico Hulkenberg. Both drivers of tremendous talent – it goes to show you when 70% of the contracts are up after next season, you never know who is on the chopping block next.
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