In Review

F1 2019 season guide: final title standings

World champion Lewis Hamilton finishes the year with victory in Abu Dhabi

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton secured his 11th victory of the season as the 2019 Formula 1 campaign came to an end at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 1 December. 

Six-time world champion Hamilton took the chequered flag at Yas Marina Circuit to finish the season with 413 points from the 21 races. Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas was second with 326 points. 

Max Verstappen’s second place in Abu Dhabi means the Red Bull driver finished third in the standings ahead of Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel. 

Constructors’ champions Mercedes ended the season with 739 points from 21 races - 235 points more than second-placed Ferrari. 

Pre-season testing 

In 2020 there will be six days of pre-season testing instead of two four-day tests. Because of an extra race in the annual schedule the test sessions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will be held from 19-21 February and 26-28 February. There will be no in-season testing. 

When does the 2020 season start?

The 2020 F1 season features a record 22 races and starts with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on 15 March. The 2020 campaign will end with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 29 November. 

2019 F1 final standings 

2019 drivers’ championship

Standings after 21 races of the 2019 season: 

  • 1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 413 points - champion  
  • 2. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) 326 
  • 3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) 278  
  • 4. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 264 
  • 5. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 240 
  • 6. Carlos Sainz (McLaren) 96 
  • 7. Pierre Gasly (Toro Rosso) 95 
  • 8. Alexander Albon (Red Bull Racing) 92 
  • 9. Daniel Ricciardo (Renault) 54 
  • 10. Sergio Perez (Racing Point) 52 
  • 11. Lando Norris (McLaren) 49 
  • 12. Kimi Räikkönen (Alfa Romeo Racing) 43 
  • 13. Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso) 37  
  • 14. Nico Hulkenberg (Renault) 37 
  • 15. Lance Stroll (Racing Point) 21 
  • 16. Kevin Magnussen (Haas) 20 
  • 17. Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo Racing) 14 
  • 18. Romain Grosjean (Haas) 8 
  • 19. Robert Kubica (Williams) 1 
  • 20. George Russell (Williams) 0
2019 constructors’ championship 

Standings after 21 races of the 2019 season: 

  • 1. Mercedes 739 points - champions  
  • 2. Ferrari 504 
  • 3. Red Bull Racing 417 
  • 4. McLaren 145 
  • 5. Renault 91 
  • 6. Toro Rosso 85  
  • 7. Racing Point 73 
  • 8. Alfa Romeo Racing 57  
  • 9. Haas 28 
  • 10. Williams 1
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after his win at the French GP

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F1 2019 season guide: calendar and race winners

The 2019 F1 season has 21 grands prix on the schedule. All races take place on a Sunday and the start times below are all UK. 

RaceWhenWhereStart time/race winner
F1 Australian Grand Prix 17 MarchAlbert Park Circuit, Melbourne, AustraliaValtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix31 MarchBahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, BahrainLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Chinese Grand Prix14 AprilShanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, ChinaLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix28 AprilBaku street circuit, AzerbaijanValtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
F1 Spanish Grand Prix 12 MayCircuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, SpainLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Monaco Grand Prix26 MayMonaco street circuit, Monte CarloLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Canadian Grand Prix9 JuneCircuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, CanadaLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 French Grand Prix23 JunePaul Ricard, Le Castellet, FranceLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Austrian Grand Prix30 JuneRed Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, AustriaMax Verstappen (Red Bull)
F1 British Grand Prix 14 JulySilverstone, EnglandLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 German Grand Prix28 JulyHockenheim, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyMax Verstappen (Red Bull)
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix4 AugustHungaroring, Budapest, HungaryLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Belgian Grand Prix1 SeptemberSpa-Francorchamps, Stavelot, BelgiumCharles Leclerc (Ferrari)
F1 Italian Grand Prix 8 SeptemberAutodromo Nazionale Monza, ItalyCharles Leclerc (Ferrari)
F1 Singapore Grand Prix22 SeptemberMarina Bay, SingaporeSebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
F1 Russian Grand Prix 29 SeptemberSochi Autodrom, RussiaLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 Japanese Grand Prix13 OctoberSuzuka, JapanValtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
F1 Mexican Grand Prix27 OctoberAutodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, MexicoLewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
F1 United States Grand Prix3 NovemberCircuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, USAValtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
F1 Brazilian Grand Prix17 NovemberInterlagos, Sao Paulo, BrazilMax Verstappen (Red Bull)
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix1 DecemberYas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAELewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2019 drivers and teams

Team names, drivers, numbers and engine providers
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport#44 Lewis Hamilton and #77 Valtteri BottasMercedes
Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow#5 Sebastian Vettel and #16 Charles LeclercFerrari
Aston Martin Red Bull Racing#33 Max Verstappen and #23 Alex AlbonHonda
Renault F1 Team#3 Daniel Ricciardo and #27 Nico HulkenbergRenault
Haas F1 Team#8 Romain Grosjean and #20 Kevin MagnussenFerrari
McLaren F1 Team#4 Lando Norris and #55 Carlos SainzRenault
SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team#11 Sergio Perez and #18 Lance StrollMercedes
Alfa Romeo Racing#7 Kimi Raikkonen and #99 Antonio GiovinazziFerrari
Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda#26 Daniil Kvyat and #10 Pierre GaslyHonda
Williams Racing #88 Robert Kubica and #63 George RussellMercedes


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