grand prix world champions

Grand Prix World Champions

Formula One Grand Prix World Champions & Runners Up

The Grand Prix World Champions in this list are the winners of a series of motor races which make up the formula one world championship at racing circuits around the world each year since 1950. With 7 wins Michael Schumacher  has been the world champion driver the most times. Currently Lewis Hamilton, with 5 wins, has the best chance to beat this record.

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Year Grand Prix World Champions Country # WC Points Team Closest Rival Country Points
1950 Giuseppe Farina († 1966) Italy 1 30 Alfa Romeo Juan Manuel Fangio Argentina 27
1951 Juan Manuel Fangio  († 1995) Argentina 5 31 Alfa Romeo Alberto Ascari Italy 25
1952 Alberto Ascari  († 1955) Italy 2 36 Ferrari Giuseppe Farina Italy 24
1953 Alberto Ascari  († 1955) Italy 2 34.5 Ferrari Juan Manuel Fangio Argentina 28
1954 Juan Manuel Fangio  († 1995) Argentina 5 42 Maserati/Mercedes José Froilán González Argentina 25
1955 Juan Manuel Fangio  († 1995) Argentina 5 40 Mercedes Stirling Moss Great Britain 23
1956 Juan Manuel Fangio  († 1995) Argentina 5 30 Ferrari Stirling Moss Great Britain 27
1957 Juan Manuel Fangio  († 1995) Argentina 5 40 Maserati Stirling Moss Great Britain 25
1958 Mike Hawthorn († 1959) Great Britain 1 42 Ferrari Stirling Moss Great Britain 41
1959 Jack Brabham  († 2014) Australia 3 31 Cooper-Climax Tony Brooks Great Britain 27
1960 Jack Brabham  († 2014) Australia 3 43 Cooper-Climax Bruce McLaren Australia 34
1961 Phil Hill  († 2008) USA 1 34 Ferrari Wolfgang von Trips Germany 33
1962 Graham Hill  († 1975) Great Britain 2 42 B.R.M. Jim Clark Great Britain 30
1963 Jim Clark († 1968) Great Britain 2 54 Lotus-Climax Graham Hill Great Britain 29
1964 John Surtees († 2017) Great Britain 1 40 Ferrari Graham Hill Great Britain 39
1965 Jim Clark († 1968) Great Britain 2 54 Lotus-Climax Graham Hill Great Britain 40
1966 Jack Brabham  († 2014) Australia 3 42 Brabham-Repco John Surtees Great Britain 28
1967 Denis Hulme “Denny” († 1992) Australia 1 51 Brabham-Repco Jack Brabham Australia 46
1968 Graham Hill  († 1975) Great Britain 2 48 Lotus-Ford Jackie Stewart Great Britain 36
1969 Jackie Stewart Great Britain 2 63 Matra-Ford Jacky Ickx Belgium 37
1970 Jochen Rindt († 1970) Austria 1 45 Lotus-Ford Jacky Ickx Belgium 40
1971 Jackie Stewart Great Britain 2 62 Tyrrell-Ford Ronnie Peterson Sweden 33
1972 Emerson Fittipaldi Brazil 2 61 Lotus-Ford Jackie Stewart Great Britain 45
1973 Jackie Stewart Great Britain 2 71 Tyrrell-Ford Emerson Fittipaldi Brazil 55
1974 Emerson Fittipaldi Brazil 2 55 McLaren-Ford Clay Ragazzoni Switzerland 52
1975 Niki Lauda († 2019) Austria 3 64.5 Ferrari Emerson Fittipaldi Brazil 45
1976 James Hunt († 1993) Great Britain 1 69 McLaren-Ford Niki Lauda Austria 68
1977 Niki Lauda († 2019) Austria 3 72 Ferrari Jody Scheckter South Africa 55
1978 Mario Andretti USA 1 64 Lotus-Ford Ronnie Peterson Sweden 51
1979 Jody Scheckter South Africa 1 51 Ferrari Gilles Villeneuve Canada 47
1980 Alan Jones Australia 1 67 Williams-Ford Nelson Piquet Brazil 54
1981 Nelson Piquet Brazil 2 50 Brabham-Ford Carlos Reutemann Argentina 49
1982 Keke Rosberg Finland 1 44 Williams-Ford Didier Pironi France 39
1983 Nelson Piquet Brazil 2 59 Brabham-BMW Alain Prost France 57
1984 Niki Lauda († 2019) Austria 3 72 McLaren-Porsche Alain Prost France 71.5
1985 Alain Prost France 4 73 McLaren-Porsche Michele Alboreto Italy 53
1986 Alain Prost France 4 72 McLaren-Porsche Nigel Mansell Great Britain 70
1987 Nelson Piquet Brazil 2 73 Williams-Honda Nigel Mansell Great Britain 61
1988 Ayrton Senna († 1994) Brazil 3 90 McLaren-Honda Alain Prost France 87
1989 Alain Prost France 4 76 McLaren-Honda Ayrton Senna Brazil 60
1990 Ayrton Senna († 1994) Brazil 3 78 McLaren-Honda Alain Prost France 71
1991 Ayrton Senna († 1994) Brazil 3 96 McLaren-Honda Nigel Mansell Great Britain 72
1992 Nigel Mansell Great Britain 1 108 Williams-Renault Riccardo Patrese Italy 56
1993 Alain Prost France 4 99 Williams-Renault Ayrton Senna Brazil 73
1994 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 92 Benetton-Ford Damon Hill Great Britain 91
1995 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 102 Benetton-Renault Damon Hill Great Britain 69
1996 Damon Hill Great Britain 1 97 Williams-Renault Jacques Villeneuve Canada 78
1997 Jacques Villeneuve Canada 1 81 Williams-Renault Heinz-Harald Frentzen Germany 42
1998 Mika Hakkinen Finland 2 100 McLaren-Mercedes Michael Schumacher Germany 86
1999 Mika Hakkinen Finland 2 76 McLaren-Mercedes Eddie Irvine Great Britain 74
2000 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 108 Ferrari Mika Hakkinen Finland 89
2001 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 123 Ferrari David Coulthard Great Britain 65
2002 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 144 Ferrari Rubens Barrichello Brazil 114
2003 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 93 Ferrari Kimi Räikkönen Finland 112
2004 Michael Schumacher Germany 7 148 Ferrari Rubens Barrichello Brazil 114
2005 Fernando Alonso Spain 2 133 Renault Kimi Raikkonen Finland 112
2006 Fernando Alonso Spain 2 134 Renault Michael Schumacher Germany 121
2007 Kimi Raikkonen Finland 1 110 Ferrari Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 109
2008 Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 5 98 McLaren-Mercedes Felipe Massa Brazil 97
2009 Jenson Button Great Britain 1 95 Brawn-Mercedes Sebastian Vettel Germany 84
2010 Sebastian Vettel Germany 4 256 Red Bull Renault Fernando Alonso Spain 252
2011 Sebastian Vettel Germany 4 392 Red Bull Renault Jenson Button Great Britain 270
2012 Sebastian Vettel Germany 4 281 Red Bull Renault Fernando Alonso Spain 278
2013 Sebastian Vettel Germany 4 397 Red Bull Renault Fernando Alonso Spain 242
2014 Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 5 384 Mercedes Nico Rosberg Germany 317
2015 Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 5 381 Mercedes Nico Rosberg Germany 322
2016 Nico Rosberg Germany 1 385 Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 380
2017 Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 5 363 Mercedes Sebastian Vettel Germany 317
2018 Lewis Hamilton Great Britain 5 408 Mercedes Sebastian Vettel Germany 230

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