F1 Driver Results Table 2015

Season:   2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006  ::  Home (2019 - Present)  

Calculated using the 1991-2002 points structure: 10-6-4-3-2-1 

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
01141Lewis Hamilton44Mercedes1061010641061011010101010666
02113Nico Rosberg6Mercedes6464101061066366101010
0386Sebastian Vettel5Ferrari41042462341061046443
0434Kimi Räikkönen7Ferrari33621324334
0530Valtteri Bottas77Williams213342232242
0624Felipe Massa19Williams31211431431
0719Daniil Kvyat26Red Bull3163123
0817Daniel Ricciardo3Red Bull1124621
0911Sergio Pérez11Force India21422
103Nico Hülkenberg27Force India111
114Romain Grosjean8Lotus4
126Max Verstappen33Toro Rosso33
133Felipe Nasr12Sauber21
140Pastor Maldonado13Lotus
150Carlos Sainz55Toro Rosso
161Jenson Button22McLaren1
172Fernando Alonso14McLaren2
180Marcus Ericsson9Sauber
0Kevin Magnussen20McLaren
0Will Stevens28Marussia
0Alexander Rossi53Marussia
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.

Starting in 2019, a bonus point is awarded for the fast lap of the race, but only if the person with the fast lap finishes in the top 10, otherwise no bonus point is awarded. A bonus point for fast lap was previously used from 1950 to 1959.

 

F1 Driver Progression Chart 2015

Season:   2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006  ::  Home (2019 - Present)  

Calculated using the 1991-2002 points structure: 10-6-4-3-2-1 

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.

The 2015 Formula One Season

F1 Season Preview

 

F1 Season Review

F1 2015 Results
NoEventPoleWinner2nd3rd
1AustraliaHamiltonHamiltonRosbergVettel
2MalaysiaHamiltonVettelHamiltonRosberg
4ChinaHamiltonHamiltonRosbergVettel
3BahrainHamiltonHamiltonRäikkönenRosberg
5SpainRosbergRosbergHamiltonVettel
6MonacoHamiltonRosbergVettelHamilton
7CanadaHamiltonHamiltonRosbergBottas
8AustriaHamiltonRosbergHamiltonMassa
9BritainHamiltonHamiltonRosbergVettel
10HungaryHamiltonVettelKvyatRicciardo

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