MERCEDES – Winners of each titles for an unprecedented seventh 12 months in a row, Mercedes handed Williams within the checklist of all-time race winners with 115. The crew gained 13 of the races and began all however two on pole.
LEWIS HAMILTON – The Briton grew to become probably the most profitable Formula One driver of all time with a file 95 race wins and a seventh championship that equalled Ferrari nice Michael Schumacher’s file haul. He gained 11 of the races and beat teammate and total runner-up Valtteri Bottas by 124 factors.
HONDA – The solely engine producer other than Mercedes to win races, Honda-powered Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to 2 wins together with Sunday’s at Yas Marina and in addition Pierre Gasly to an emotional victory at Monza for AlphaTauri.
SERGIO PEREZ – The Mexican gained in Bahrain on his 190th begin, turning into his nation’s first race winner in 50 years and handing Racing Point the primary success beneath that title. He completed fourth total in a tremendous 12 months for a driver proven the door by his crew and with no seat secured for 2021.
PIERRE GASLY – a standout season for the Frenchman who has rebuilt his fame at AlphaTauri after being dropped by sister crew Red Bull. His win at Monza, the primary French winner since Olivier Panis in 1996, was a spotlight of the season.
MCLAREN – Third total, their highest place since 2012. The former champions made regular progress of their final season with Renault earlier than getting into a brand new section with Mercedes energy.
FORMULA ONE – Successfully staged a season at a time of the pandemic, reviving races that had fallen off the calendar and inventing some new ones. Safety additionally triumphed, with Frenchman Romain Grosjean strolling away from a fiery crash that cut up his automotive in two in Bahrain.
FERRARI – The sport’s oldest and most profitable crew suffered their worst season since 1980, after they completed 10th total. Ferrari did not win a race and ended up a distant sixth after struggling a drop in engine efficiency. Departing Sebastian Vettel had a lacklustre 12 months however teammate Charles Leclerc no less than offered hope for the long run.
WILLIAMS – The former champions failed to attain for the primary time for the reason that 1970s. The crew was bought in August and the founding household departed. George Russell, though a Williams driver, ranks as a winner for his distinctive efficiency at Mercedes as a stand-in for COVID-hit Hamilton.
VALTTERI BOTTAS – Being Hamilton’s teammate is a thankless activity however Bottas ended up additional away than ever. He gained two races however the factors hole to Hamilton was a chasm.
HAAS – Another robust 12 months for the U.S.-owned crew, who completed ninth and cleared out each their drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean.
RACING POINT – Despite Perez’s stirring win, the Canadian-owned crew missed probabilities and had been docked 15 factors for breaking the principles with a automotive intently modelled on final 12 months’s Mercedes. They completed fourth in the end, seven factors behind McLaren.
CROWDS – The pandemic meant most races had been staged with out crowds. The spotlight races of Monaco and Singapore had been cancelled totally together with all races in Asia and the Americas. Vietnam’s deliberate debut by no means occurred.