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2017 FIA Formula One
World Championship
Drivers' Champion: Lewis Hamilton
Constructors' Champion: Mercedes
Pole Trophy: Lewis Hamilton
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Lewis Hamilton (left) won his fourth Drivers' Championship while Sebastian Vettel (right) finished second in the championship
Mercedes retained the Constructors' Championship for a fourth consecutive year. Pictured is the W08 EQ Power+, the car entered by the team in 2017.

The 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship was the 71st season of Formula One motor racing. It featured the 68th Formula One World Championship, a motor racing championship for Formula One cars which is recognised by the sport's governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. Teams and drivers competed in twenty Grands Prix—starting in Australia on 26 March and ending in Abu Dhabi on 26 November—for the World Drivers' and World Constructors' championships.

As the reigning Drivers' Champion Nico Rosberg announced his retirement from the sport in December 2016, the 2017 season was the first since 1994 in which the reigning champion did not compete.[1] Mercedes started the season as the defending Constructors' Champion, having secured their third consecutive title at the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix.[2]

At the conclusion of the championship, Lewis Hamilton won his fourth World Drivers' Championship title. Hamilton finished with 363 points, 46 points ahead of Sebastian Vettel in second with 317 points and Valtteri Bottas in third with 305 points.[3][4] In the World Constructors' Championship, Mercedes won their fourth consecutive title at the 2017 United States Grand Prix and finished with 668 points. Ferrari finished second with 522 points and Red Bull Racing were third with 368 points.[5]

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Teams and driversEdit

The following teams and drivers took part in the 2017 Formula One World Championship. Teams competed with tyres supplied by Pirelli.

Entrant Constructor Chassis Power unit Race drivers Free Practice drivers
No. Driver name Rounds No. Driver name
  Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari SF70H[6] Ferrari 062[7] 5
7
  Sebastian Vettel
  Kimi Räikkönen
All
All
N/A
  Sahara Force India F1 Team Force India-Mercedes VJM10[8] Mercedes M08 EQ Power+[9] 11
31
  Sergio Pérez
  Esteban Ocon
All
All
34
35
  Alfonso Celis Jr.
  George Russell
  Haas F1 Team Haas-Ferrari VF-17[10] Ferrari 062[7] 8
20
  Romain Grosjean
  Kevin Magnussen
All
All
50   Antonio Giovinazzi
  McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team McLaren-Honda MCL32[11] Honda RA617H[12] 2
14
22
  Stoffel Vandoorne
  Fernando Alonso
  Jenson Button
All
1–5, 7–20
6
N/A
  Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Mercedes F1 W08 EQ Power+[9] Mercedes M08 EQ Power+[9] 44
77
  Lewis Hamilton
  Valtteri Bottas
All
All
N/A
  Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer RB13[13] TAG Heuer[14][N 1] 3
33
  Daniel Ricciardo
  Max Verstappen
All
All
N/A
  Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault R.S.17[16] Renault R.E.17[16] 27
30
55
  Nico Hülkenberg
  Jolyon Palmer
  Carlos Sainz Jr.
All
1–16
17–20
46   Sergey Sirotkin
  Sauber F1 Team Sauber-Ferrari C36[17] Ferrari 061[18] 9
36
94
  Marcus Ericsson
  Antonio Giovinazzi
  Pascal Wehrlein[N 2]
All
1–2
1, 3–20
37   Charles Leclerc
  Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR12[20] Toro Rosso[14][N 3] 26
10
28
55
26
10
  Daniil Kvyat
  Pierre Gasly
  Brendon Hartley[N 4]
  Carlos Sainz Jr.
  Daniil Kvyat[N 5]
  Pierre Gasly[N 6]
1–14
15–16
17–20
1–16
17
18–20
38   Sean Gelael
  Williams Martini Racing Williams-Mercedes FW40[24] Mercedes M08 EQ Power+[9] 18
19
40
  Lance Stroll
  Felipe Massa[N 7]
  Paul di Resta
All
All
11
N/A
Sources:[19][21][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44][45][46]

Team changesEdit

  • Just Racing, the parent company of MRT, went into administration in January 2017.[47] The company collapsed later that same month,[48][49] ultimately closing down entirely in March after administrators were unable to find a buyer for MRT.[50]
  • Sauber used one year-old Ferrari power units in 2017, mirroring the arrangement between Ferrari and Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2016.[18]
  • Toro Rosso returned to using Renault power units in 2017, having used 2015-specification Ferrari power units in 2016.[14] The team had previously used Renault power units in 2014 and 2015 before the relationship between Renault and sister team Red Bull Racing broke down, prompting Toro Rosso to seek out an alternative supplier.[51][52]

Driver changesEdit

Nico Rosberg (pictured left) retired from Formula One shortly after winning the 2016 World Drivers' Championship. His place at Mercedes was taken by Valtteri Bottas (right).

Mid-season changesEdit

Season calendarEdit

 
Nations that hosted a Grand Prix in 2017 are highlighted in green, with circuit locations marked with a black dot. Former host nations are shown in dark grey, and former host circuits are marked with a white dot.

The following twenty Grands Prix took place in 2017:

Round Grand Prix Circuit Date
1 Australian Grand Prix   Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne 26 March
2 Chinese Grand Prix   Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai 9 April
3 Bahrain Grand Prix   Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir 16 April
4 Russian Grand Prix   Sochi Autodrom, Sochi 30 April
5 Spanish Grand Prix   Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona 14 May
6 Monaco Grand Prix    Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo 28 May
7 Canadian Grand Prix   Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal 11 June
8 Azerbaijan Grand Prix   Baku City Circuit, Baku 25 June
9 Austrian Grand Prix   Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 9 July
10 British Grand Prix   Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone 16 July
11 Hungarian Grand Prix   Hungaroring, Budapest 30 July
12 Belgian Grand Prix   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot 27 August
13 Italian Grand Prix   Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza 3 September
14 Singapore Grand Prix   Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore 17 September
15 Malaysian Grand Prix   Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur 1 October
16 Japanese Grand Prix   Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka 8 October
17 United States Grand Prix   Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas 22 October
18 Mexican Grand Prix   Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City 29 October
19 Brazilian Grand Prix   Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo 12 November
20 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix   Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi 26 November
Source: [74]

Calendar changesEdit

ChangesEdit

General changesEdit

  • In September 2016, Liberty Media purchased a minority stake in the sport from CVC Capital Partners,[77] and completed the purchase ahead of the 2017 season,[78] with the long-term goal of adopting a model similar to that used by the U.S. National Football League and Major League Baseball, with teams entitled to purchase a stake in the sport.[79] The commercial operation of the sport underwent a restructuring in January 2017, with Bernie Ecclestone leaving his position as chief executive of Formula One Group after forty years in the role.[80] Former team principal Ross Brawn – who won World Championships with Ferrari and his own eponymous team – was appointed as Managing Director in Ecclestone's stead.[81]
  • With the acquisition of the sport by Liberty Media, teams were given more control over creating and uploading content to social media.[82] Under Bernie Ecclestone's previous management, all footage filmed in the paddock was automatically controlled by Formula One Management with tight restrictions on the release of content.
  • As a response to widespread changes in the technical regulations expected to increase cornering speeds by up to 40 km/h (24.9 mph), the FIA requested that every circuit on the calendar undergo revisions to update safety features.[83]

Technical regulationsEdit

New technical regulations led to a significant change in car design of the new 2017 cars (Renault R.S.17 pictured, bottom) compared to their 2016 counterparts (Renault R.S.16 pictured, top).
  • The technical regulations governing bodywork design were revised for 2017, with the objective of improving lap times by four to five seconds over the 2016 generation of cars.[84] These changes include:[85]
    • An increase of the overall width of the cars to 2,000 mm (78.7 in).[86]
    • Bodywork allowed to reach a maximum width of 1,600 mm (63.0 in).[86]
    • An increase of the width of the front wing to 1,800 mm (70.9 in).
    • Lowering the rear wing by 150 mm (5.9 in) and moving its position back by 200 mm (7.9 in).
    • Bigger and longer rear diffuser, now extending ahead of the rear axle.[86]
    • The leading edge of the barge boards being brought forward to allow teams more freedom in controlling airflow.
    • An increase of the width of the front and rear tyres (around 25% wider than previous tyres) to allow cars to generate more mechanical grip.[86]
    • The minimum weight of the car including the driver being raised by 26 kg to 728 kg, with teams allowed to use 105 kg of fuel to account for the increase in minimum weight.
  • 2017 saw teams adopt the "T-wing", a thin T-shaped wing mounted to the bodywork above and forward of the rear wing to generate additional downforce. Its creation prompted concerns about the use of moveable aerodynamic devices – forbidden under the rules – after several T-wings were observed to be vibrating during pre-season testing. However, the stewards chose to review the use of T-wings on a case-by-case basis rather than issue a technical directive.[87]
  • The token system used to regulate power unit development – where the power unit was divided into individual areas, and each area assigned a points value with development of these areas deducting points from a manufacturer's overall points quota – will be abandoned.[88]
  • Restrictions are to be placed on the dimensions, weight and the materials used to build each individual component of the power unit.[89]
  • Teams are restricted to four power units per season regardless of the number of Grands Prix in the season.[90] Previous seasons had included a provision for a fifth power unit if the number of Grands Prix in a season exceeded twenty; from 2017, this provision is to be abandoned.
  • The cost of a power unit supply is reduced by €1 million in 2017 ahead of a further reduction in 2018.[89]
  • Cameras are no longer permitted to be mounted on stalks located on the nose of the car.[91]
  • Pirelli continued to be Formula One's sole tyre supplier in 2017, beating out a bid by Michelin to provide tyres for the series.[92] Continuing from previous seasons, the company offered a range of seven different tyre compounds, five for dry and two for wet conditions. While both wet compounds are available for every Grand Prix, only a choice of three dry compounds are made available to teams for a single race weekend.[93][94] As in the previous season, teams are allowed to choose ten out of thirteen sets of tyres for a race weekend freely from the three compounds made available by Pirelli. However, due to limited testing time for the new compounds during the winter break, Pirelli chose to provide teams with a mandatory number of sets for the first five races.[95]

Sporting regulationsEdit

  • Under rules introduced in 2015, grid penalties for exceeding a driver's quota of power unit components carried over from one race to the next if the penalty could not be fully served when issued. When this carry-over system was abandoned, teams could build up a reserve of spare components by introducing several at once while only serving a single grid penalty. From 2017, teams will only be able to use one new component over their quota per race, with any additional components incurring further penalties. This change prevents teams from "stockpiling" spare power unit components.[96]
  • Power unit suppliers will have an "obligation to supply", mandating that they supply power units to any team, should a team end up without an agreement.[88] The rule was introduced following the breakdown in the relationship between Renault and their customer teams Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso at the end of the 2015 season that left both teams in limbo until deals could be arranged.[97]
  • In the event that a race is declared wet and must start behind the safety car, the grid will follow normal starting procedures once conditions are declared satisfactory for racing. Drivers will line up on the grid for a standing start once the safety car pulls into pit lane, although any laps completed behind the safety car will still count towards the total race distance.[98]
  • The FIA abandoned the rule governing driving standards under braking, in lieu of an all-encompassing rule against manoeuvres that could endanger other drivers.[99] The rule was introduced in 2016 amid criticism of Max Verstappen for his habit of changing direction before braking late to defend his position, which led to concerns that such aggressive defensive driving could trigger an accident.[100]
  • Starting from the Spanish Grand Prix, teams were required to display a driver's name and racing number on the external bodywork of the car in such a way that they are clearly visible to spectators. Teams have the option to use the official timing screen abbreviation; for example HAM (Hamilton) and VET (Vettel).[101]

Season reportEdit

The start of the seaso was tight with Sebastian Vettel leading the championship for the first 12 rounds and never by more than 25 points, however towards the end of the season Lewis Hamilton became dominant resulting in him taking the title at the Mexican Grand Prix with 2 races still to go.[102][103]

Results and standingsEdit

Grands PrixEdit

Championship leader table[103]
Grand Prix Championship leader Lead
  Australia   Sebastian Vettel 7
  China 0
  Bahrain 7
  Russia 13
  Spain 6
  Monaco 25
  Canada 12
  Azerbaijan 14
  Austria 20
  Great Britain 1
  Hungary 14
  Belgium 7
  Italy   Lewis Hamilton 3
  Singapore 28
  Malaysia 34
  Japan 59
  United States 66
  Mexico 56
  Brazil 43
  Abu Dhabi 46
Round Grand Prix Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning constructor Report
1   Australian Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Kimi Räikkönen   Sebastian Vettel   Ferrari Report
2   Chinese Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
3   Bahrain Grand Prix   Valtteri Bottas   Lewis Hamilton   Sebastian Vettel   Ferrari Report
4   Russian Grand Prix   Sebastian Vettel   Kimi Räikkönen   Valtteri Bottas   Mercedes Report
5   Spanish Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
6   Monaco Grand Prix   Kimi Räikkönen   Sergio Pérez   Sebastian Vettel   Ferrari Report
7   Canadian Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
8   Azerbaijan Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Sebastian Vettel   Daniel Ricciardo   Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer Report
9   Austrian Grand Prix   Valtteri Bottas   Lewis Hamilton   Valtteri Bottas   Mercedes Report
10   British Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
11   Hungarian Grand Prix   Sebastian Vettel   Fernando Alonso   Sebastian Vettel   Ferrari Report
12   Belgian Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Sebastian Vettel   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
13   Italian Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Daniel Ricciardo   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
14   Singapore Grand Prix   Sebastian Vettel   Lewis Hamilton   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
15   Malaysian Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Sebastian Vettel   Max Verstappen   Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer Report
16   Japanese Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Valtteri Bottas   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
17   United States Grand Prix   Lewis Hamilton   Sebastian Vettel   Lewis Hamilton   Mercedes Report
18   Mexican Grand Prix   Sebastian Vettel   Sebastian Vettel   Max Verstappen   Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer Report
19   Brazilian Grand Prix   Valtteri Bottas   Max Verstappen   Sebastian Vettel   Ferrari Report
20   Abu Dhabi Grand Prix   Valtteri Bottas   Valtteri Bottas   Valtteri Bottas   Mercedes Report

Scoring systemEdit

Points are awarded to the top ten classified finishers in every race, using the following structure:

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

In order for full points to be awarded, the race winner must complete at least 75% of the scheduled race distance. Half points are awarded if the race winner completes less than 75% of the race distance provided that at least two laps are completed.[N 8] In the event of a tie at the conclusion of the championship, a count-back system is used as a tie-breaker, with a driver's best result used to decide the standings.[N 9]

World Drivers' Championship standingsEdit

Pos. Driver AUS
 
CHN
 
BHR
 
RUS
 
ESP
 
MON
 
CAN
 
AZE
 
AUT
 
GBR
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
SIN
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
USA
 
MEX
 
BRA
 
ABU
 
Points
1   Lewis Hamilton 2 1 2 4 1 7 1 5 4 1 4 1 1 1 2 1 1 9 4 2 363
2   Sebastian Vettel 1 2 1 2 2 1 4 4 2 7 1 2 3 Ret 4 Ret 2 4 1 3 317
3   Valtteri Bottas 3 6 3 1 Ret 4 2 2 1 2 3 5 2 3 5 4 5 2 2 1 305
4   Kimi Räikkönen 4 5 4 3 Ret 2 7 14  5 3 2 4 5 Ret DNS 5 3 3 3 4 205
5   Daniel Ricciardo Ret 4 5 Ret 3 3 3 1 3 5 Ret 3 4 2 3 3 Ret Ret 6 Ret 200
6   Max Verstappen 5 3 Ret 5 Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 4 5 Ret 10 Ret 1 2 4 1 5 5 168
7   Sergio Pérez 7 9 7 6 4 13 5 Ret 7 9 8 17  9 5 6 7 8 7 9 7 100
8   Esteban Ocon 10 10 10 7 5 12 6 6 8 8 9 9 6 10 10 6 6 5 Ret 8 87
9   Carlos Sainz Jr. 8 7 Ret 10 7 6 Ret 8 Ret Ret 7 10 14 4 Ret Ret 7 Ret 11 Ret 54
10   Nico Hülkenberg 11 12 9 8 6 Ret 8 Ret 13 6 17  6 13 Ret 16 Ret Ret Ret 10 6 43
11   Felipe Massa 6 14 6 9 13 9 Ret Ret 9 10 WD 8 8 11 9 10 9 11 7 10 43
12   Lance Stroll Ret Ret Ret 11 16 15  9 3 10 16 14 11 7 8 8 Ret 11 6 16 18 40
13   Romain Grosjean Ret 11 8 Ret 10 8 10 13 6 13 Ret 7 15 9 13 9 14 15 15 11 28
14   Kevin Magnussen Ret 8 Ret 13 14 10 12 7 Ret 12 13 15 11 Ret 12 8 16 8 Ret 13 19
15   Fernando Alonso Ret Ret 14  DNS 12 16  9 Ret Ret 6 Ret 17  Ret 11 11 Ret 10 8 9 17
16   Stoffel Vandoorne 13 Ret DNS 14 Ret Ret 14 12 12 11 10 14 Ret 7 7 14 12 12 Ret 12 13
17   Jolyon Palmer Ret 13 13 Ret 15 11 11 Ret 11 DNS 12 13 Ret 6 15 12 8
18   Pascal Wehrlein WD 11 16 8 Ret 15 10 14 17 15 Ret 16 12 17 15 Ret 14 14 14 5
19   Daniil Kvyat 9 Ret 12 12 9 14  Ret Ret 16 15 11 12 12 Ret 10 5
20   Marcus Ericsson Ret 15 Ret 15 11 Ret 13 11 15 14 16 16 18  Ret 18 Ret 15 Ret 13 17 0
21   Pierre Gasly 14 13 13 12 16 0
22   Antonio Giovinazzi 12 Ret 0
23   Brendon Hartley 13 Ret Ret 15 0
  Jenson Button Ret 0
  Paul di Resta Ret 0
Pos. Driver AUS
 
CHN
 
BHR
 
RUS
 
ESP
 
MON
 
CAN
 
AZE
 
AUT
 
GBR
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
SIN
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
USA
 
MEX
 
BRA
 
ABU
 
Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)

Bold – Pole position
Italics – Fastest lap

Notes:

  •   – Drivers did not finish the Grand Prix, but were classified as they completed more than 90% of the race distance.

World Constructors' Championship standingsEdit

In the event of a tie at the conclusion of the championship, a count-back system is used as a tie-breaker, with a constructors's best result used to decide the standings.[N 9]

Pos. Constructor AUS
 
CHN
 
BHR
 
RUS
 
ESP
 
MON
 
CAN
 
AZE
 
AUT
 
GBR
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
SIN
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
USA
 
MEX
 
BRA
 
ABU
 
Points
1   Mercedes 2 1 2 1 1 4 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 668
3 6 3 4 Ret 7 2 5 4 2 4 5 2 3 5 4 5 9 4 2
2   Ferrari 1 2 1 2 2 1 4 4 2 3 1 2 3 Ret 4 5 2 3 1 3 522
4 5 4 3 Ret 2 7 14  5 7 2 4 5 Ret DNS Ret 3 4 3 4
3   Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 5 3 5 5 3 3 3 1 3 4 5 3 4 2 1 2 4 1 5 5 368
Ret 4 Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret 10 Ret 3 3 Ret Ret 6 Ret
4   Force India-Mercedes 7 9 7 6 4 12 5 6 7 8 8 9 6 5 6 6 6 5 9 7 187
10 10 10 7 5 13 6 Ret 8 9 9 17  9 10 10 7 8 7 Ret 8
5   Williams-Mercedes 6 14 6 9 13 9 9 3 9 10 14 8 7 8 8 10 9 6 7 10 83
Ret Ret Ret 11 16 15  Ret Ret 10 16 Ret 11 8 11 9 Ret 11 11 16 18
6   Renault 11 12 9 8 6 11 8 Ret 11 6 12 6 13 6 15 12 7 Ret 10 6 57
Ret 13 13 Ret 15 Ret 11 Ret 13 DNS 17  13 Ret Ret 16 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret
7   Toro Rosso 8 7 12 10 7 6 Ret 8 16 15 7 10 12 4 14 13 10 13 12 15 53
9 Ret Ret 12 9 14  Ret Ret Ret Ret 11 12 14 Ret Ret Ret 13 Ret Ret 16
8   Haas-Ferrari Ret 8 8 13 10 8 10 7 6 12 13 7 11 9 12 8 14 8 Ret 11 47
Ret 11 Ret Ret 14 10 12 13 Ret 13 Ret 15 15 Ret 13 9 16 15 15 13
9   McLaren-Honda 13 Ret 14  14 12 Ret 14 9 12 11 6 14 17  7 7 11 12 10 8 9 30
Ret Ret DNS DNS Ret Ret 16  12 Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret 11 14 Ret 12 Ret 12
10   Sauber-Ferrari 12 15 11 15 8 Ret 13 10 14 14 15 16 16 12 17 15 15 14 13 14 5
Ret Ret Ret 16 11 Ret 15 11 15 17 16 Ret 18  Ret 18 Ret Ret Ret 14 17
Pos. Constructor AUS
 
CHN
 
BHR
 
RUS
 
ESP
 
MON
 
CAN
 
AZE
 
AUT
 
GBR
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
SIN
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
USA
 
MEX
 
BRA
 
ABU
 
Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)

Bold – Pole position
Italics – Fastest lap

Notes:

  •   – Drivers did not finish the Grand Prix, but were classified as they completed more than 90% of the race distance.
  • The standings are sorted by best result, rows are not related to the drivers. In case of tie on points, the best positions achieved determined the outcome.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Red Bull Racing used Renault R.E.17 power units. For sponsorship purposes, these engines are rebadged as "TAG Heuer".[15]
  2. ^ Pascal Wehrlein was entered for the Australian Grand Prix but withdrew after taking part in free practice.[19]
  3. ^ Scuderia Toro Rosso used Renault R.E.17 power units. For sponsorship purposes, these engines were rebadged as "Toro Rosso".[21]
  4. ^ Brendon Hartley was entered in the United States Grand Prix as a replacement driver for Pierre Gasly and so carried the number 39 as it had been assigned to the team as a reserve number. With his entry in the next round in Mexico, Hartley became a regular driver and was entitled to choose his own number.
  5. ^ When Daniil Kvyat raced for Toro Rosso for the United States Grand Prix, he drove the car that Carlos Sainz Jr. had previously competed in rather than the car he had driven in the first fourteen rounds of the championship.[22]
  6. ^ When Pierre Gasly raced for Toro Rosso for the Mexican Grand Prix and the subsequent races, he drove the car that Carlos Sainz Jr. and Daniil Kvyat had previously competed in rather than the car he had driven in the fifteenth and sixteenth round of the championship.[23]
  7. ^ Felipe Massa was entered for the Hungarian Grand Prix but withdrew after taking part in free practice.[25]
  8. ^ In the event that two laps cannot be completed, no points are awarded and the race is abandoned.[104]
  9. ^ a b In the event that two or more drivers or constructors achieve the same best result an equal number of times, their next-best result will be used. If two or more drivers or constructors achieve equal results an equal number of times, the FIA will nominate the winner according to such criteria as it sees fit.[104]

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