F1 Driver Results Table 2015

Season:   2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006  

Calculated using the 2003-2009 points structure: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 

Click on a race column header to sort by the results of that race. Positions in red indicate "not classified" (did not finish 90% of the race distance).

PPtsDriverNoTeamAUSMALCHIBAHSPAMONCANAUTBRIHUNBELITASINJAPRUSUSAMEXBRAABU
0183Lewis Hamilton44Mercedes108101086108103
0275Nico Rosberg6Mercedes8686101081081
0365Sebastian Vettel5Ferrari610646845610
0431Valtteri Bottas77Williams4355644
0531Kimi Räikkönen7Ferrari5584351
0629Felipe Massa19Williams5343365
0718Daniel Ricciardo3Red Bull33246
0816Daniil Kvyat26Red Bull538
098Nico Hülkenberg27Force India2132
107Romain Grosjean8Lotus2212
118Max Verstappen33Toro Rosso215
125Felipe Nasr12Sauber41
133Sergio Pérez11Force India12
144Pastor Maldonado13Lotus22
154Fernando Alonso14McLaren4
161Carlos Sainz55Toro Rosso1
171Jenson Button22McLaren1
181Marcus Ericsson9Sauber1
0Kevin Magnussen20McLaren
0Will Stevens28Marussia
0Roberto Merhi98Marussia

Formula One Points Systems

In its 60-year history, Formula One has seen six different points structures, and for many years the championship also discarded several of a driver's lowest results, presumably to mitigate the damage of getting a couple of DNFs during the season. Here is the list of F1 points scoring systems.

In recent years the points structure has changed to award points to more than the traditional top six finishers—first switching to a top eight structure, and now to a top ten structure. This helps to create some points separation between mid-pack and backmarker teams.

The other significant change between points structures is the changing of the value of a race win relative to second place:

Era1st Place2nd Place% of 1st
1950 to 19608 pts6 pts75%
1961 to 19909 pts6 pts67%
1991 to 200210 pts6 pts60%
2003 to 200910 pts8 pts80%
201025 pts18 pts72%

From 1991 to 2002 the value of a win was at its greatest, when the 2nd place finisher received only 60% of the points awarded to the winner. This encouraged drivers to fight for the win, because a driver with several wins and a few DNFs could score higher than a driver who always finished strong but never won a race.

From 2003 to 2009 the value of a win was at its lowest, when the 2nd place finisher received 80% of the points awarded to the winner. This encouraged less risky driving because a steady record of high points finishes was better than risking a DNF by driving aggressively for the win.

Starting in 2010, the value of a win was increased again, with the 2nd place finisher getting 72% of the points of the winner.

The links at the top of the page allow you to compare the current season's point structure to the 2003-2009 era (when the value of a win was at its lowest) and the 1991-2002 era (when the value of a win was at its highest). Note that the 'P' column always shows the current season ranking, so you can easily see where the order gets flipped around under a previous points structure.

 

F1 Driver Progression Chart 2015

Season:   2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006  

Calculated using the 2003-2009 points structure: 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 

Hover your mouse over the points in the chart for details. Click on the menu below to see the championship standings after each race.

 

F1 Season Review 2015

Read the 2015 F1 Season Preview / Review. Click on the menu below to review each race.

Monaco Grand Prix    (21 - 24 May 2015)

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