In Brief

2018 F1 season guide: final drivers’ and constructors’ standings

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes secure another title double

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton ended his superb season with victory at the final race of 2018 in Abu Dhabi.

The British driver, who is now a five-time F1 title winner, clinched the win at Yas Marina Circuit ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton’s 11th win of the season means he ends the campaign with 408 points.

Speaking after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Hamilton told Sky Sports: “I really wanted to finish the season strongly. I wanted to end how I plan to start next year - that was the new psyche.”

2018 Formula 1 guide

2018 F1 drivers’ championship: final standings
  • 1 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 408 points 
  • 2 Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 320 
  • 3 Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) 251 
  • 4 Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 249 
  • 5 Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) 247 
  • 6 Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) 170 
  • 7 Nico Hulkenberg (Renault) 69 
  • 8 Sergio Perez (Force India) 62 
  • 9 Kevin Magnussen (Haas) 56 
  • 10 Carlos Sainz (Renault) 53 
  • 11 Fernando Alonso (McLaren) 50 
  • 12 Esteban Ocon (Force India) 49 
  • 13 Charles Leclerc (Sauber) 39 
  • 14 Romain Grosjean (Haas) 37 
  • 15 Pierre Gasly (Toro Rosso) 29 
  • 16 Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren) 12 
  • 17 Marcus Ericsson (Sauber) 9 
  • 18 Lance Stroll (Williams) 6 
  • 19 Brendon Hartley (Toro Rosso) 4 
  • 20 Sergey Sirotkin (Williams) 1
2018 F1 constructors’ championship: final standings
  • 1 Mercedes 655 points 
  • 2 Ferrari 571 
  • 3 Red Bull 419 
  • 4 Renault 122 
  • 5 Haas 93 
  • 6 McLaren 62 
  • 7 Force India 52 
  • 8 Sauber 48 
  • 9 Toro Rosso 33 
  • 10 Williams 7
2018 F1 grand prix schedule and winners
  • Australian Grand Prix: winner – Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 
  • Bahrain Grand Prix: winner – Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
  • Chinese Grand Prix: winner – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) 
  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)  
  • Spanish Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 
  • Monaco Grand Prix: winner – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) 
  • Canadian Grand Prix: winner – Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 
  • French Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)  
  • Austrian Grand Prix: winner  – Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 
  • British Grand Prix: winner – Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 
  • German Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 
  • Hungarian Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 
  • Belgian Grand Prix: winner – Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)  
  • Italian Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)  
  • Singapore Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)  
  • Russian Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 
  • Japanese Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 
  • United States Grand Prix: winner – Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
  • Mexican Grand Prix: winner – Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  • Brazilian Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: winner – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2018 F1: who are the drivers?

How the ten F1 teams line up for the 2018 season.

  • Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas 
  • Ferrari: Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen 
  • Red Bull: Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen 
  • Force India: Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon 
  • Williams: Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin 
  • Renault: Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz 
  • Toro Rosso: Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley 
  • Haas: Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen 
  • McLaren: Stoffel Vandoorne and Fernando Alonso 
  • Sauber: Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc

How to watch F1 on TV in the UK

Sky Sports will show every race, qualifying and practice session of the 2018 season live. Channel 4 will broadcast ten races live and show delayed highlights of the other 11. 

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