Driver Profiles

Lewis HamiltonMercedes

Joined the great Michael Schumacher on seven World Championship titles in 2020 and will be searching for that elusive eighth crown in F1 2023.

Max VerstappenRed Bull

Following on from his controversial 2021 title win, 2022 was much more straightforward for Max Verstappen who will now have eyes firmly locked on title number three.

Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo

10-time race winner Valtteri Bottas has enjoyed a new lease of life after swapping the pressure cooker of Mercedes with the more calming waters at Alfa Romeo.

Sergio PerezRed Bull

A huge name in Mexico and a vastly-experienced Formula 1 driver who has now broke free of the midfield teams by joining Red Bull. He has proven to be a very reliable deputy for main man Max Verstappen.

Fernando AlonsoAston Martin

Not for the first time in his career, Fernando Alonso has joined a new team for a fresh challenge. Aston Martin have one of the best drivers on the grid despite his advancing years.

George RussellMercedes

George Russell eased into life as a Mercedes driver alongside Lewis Hamilton following three years at Williams. One of the most talented drivers on the F1 grid.

Lance StrollAston Martin

The son of Aston Martin team owner Lawrence Stroll, Lance joined the team for 2019 and retains his seat again for 2023 alongside Fernando Alonso as Aston Martin look to progress up the field.

Pierre GaslyAlpine

Struggled mightily after being promoted to the Red Bull seat alongside Max Verstappen for 2019 and was subsequently demoted back to sister team AlphaTauri. Recaptured his form since then and now starts a new chapter with Alpine.

Carlos SainzFerrari

The son of rallying great Carlos Sainz Sr, Carlos Jr was booked for a career in motorsport from an early age. Counts Renault and McLaren amongst his former teams but has now more than made a home for himself at Ferrari. He is F1's 'Smooth Operator'.

Nico HulkenbergHaas

The modern day F1 super sub. Nico Hulkenberg is a vastly experienced Formula 1 driver and back on the grid full-time in 2023 with Haas.

Esteban OconAlpine

A Formula 1 race winner for the first time after a stunning victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2021. Quickly retained by Alpine for the 2022, 2023 and 2024 seasons with the team clearly seeing him as the successor to Fernando Alonso.

Kevin Magnussen F1 Driver Profile

Kevin MagnussenHaas

Kevin Magnussen, as shock pole-sitter during the 2022 campaign, joins forces with Nico Hulkenberg at Haas for the F1 2023 season.

Charles LeclercFerrari

Charles Leclerc is still one of the brightest young stars on the Formula 1 grid and remains highly thought of by Ferrari. With the arrival of Carlos Sainz, he and Leclerc form one of the strongest driver line-ups in the sport.

Lando NorrisMcLaren

Lando Norris has been a breath of fresh air ever since arriving on the grid as a fresh-faced rookie in 2019. We have seen an increasingly more serious side to Norris as he tries to get McLaren back to where they belong.

Alex Albon F1 Driver Profile

Alex AlbonWilliams

Alex Albon's redemption arc in Formula 1 continues with Williams after being dropped by Red Bull and forced to sit out the F1 2021 season.

Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri

The Yuki Tsunoda hype train stopped in its tracks early on in his rookie campaign, but he has still shown Red Bull enough to keep him as part of the family. Even more will be expected of him this year.

武圣周Alfa Romeo

Zhou Guanyu is the first fully-fledged Formula 1 driver to hail from China, but faces an important challenge in 2023 if he is to remain on the grid for any longer.

Nyck de VriesAlphaTauri

After a stunning performance on a shock debut for Williams in 2022, De Vries was snapped up by Red Bull's sister team AlphaTauri for 2023.

Logan SargeantWilliams

The long wait for the next US driver on the F1 grid is over with Williams handing a debut campaign to Logan Sargeant.

Oscar PiastriMcLaren

A classic contract tangle between McLaren and Alpine has only added to the hype surrounding this hugely-talented Aussie racer, who has been tasked with replacing compatriot Daniel Ricciardo.