F1 Motor Racing

2015 Top Drivers in F1 Motor Racing

F1 (Formula 1) racing is among the most sought after racing events in the world. Over the years, F1 racing enthusiasts and aficionados have witnessed the rise of superstars coming from different parts of the world and dominated the race tracks. If you are among those certified F1 racing fanatics, you would obviously want to know the latest about the sport. One of which includes learning about the best of the bests in the most recent events. Well, you have found the right article. This page lists the top F1 motor racing drivers in 2015. Read on and find out if your admired racer gets a seat on the top spot.

Here is a list of the finest F1 racers in the recent 2015 drivers’ championship:

Top 10 – Nico Hulkenburg

Profile:

Country – Germany

Birthdate – 19/08/1987

Birthplace – Emmerich am Rhein, Germany

No. of Grand Prix participated – 96

Highest grid place/position – 1

Highest race finish – 4 (x2)

Podiums – N/A

Points – 290

Team – Force India

World Championships – N/A

Nico Hulkenburg is one of the most underrated F1 motor racing drivers. Not many people expected that this driver would be qualified into the 2015 Drivers’ Championships. However, this racer is a dark horse in the race track. He is a champion in the making. He surprised the racing world when he got the number ten in the 2015 Drivers Championships. This proves that at any moment, he can create a huge upset.

Top 9 – Sergio Perez

Profile:

Country – Mexico

Birthdate – 26/01/1990

Birthplace – Guadalajara, Mexico

No. of Grand Prix participated – 95

Highest grid place/position – 4

Highest race finish – 2 (x2)

Podiums – 5

Points – 266

Team – Force India

World Championships – N/A

Sergio Perez is the 5th Mexican who made into the world of F1 motor racing. He had his first F1 race back in 2011, where he was not known to be among the top racers at that time. After moving joining and gaining knowledge from several teams as well as finishing four F1 racing seasons, Perez was able to banner the flag of his country.

Top 8 – Daniel Ricciardo

Profile:

Country – Australia

Birthdate – 01/07/1989

Birthplace – Perth, Western Australia

No. of Grand Prix participated – 88

Highest grid place/position – 2

Highest race finish – 1 (x3)

Podiums – 10

Points – 360

Team – Red Bull

World Championships – N/A

The world has known him when he became a champion driver winning two races and ten podiums during his debut in “Formula BMW Campaign”. At that time, Ricciardo was with the Team Eurasia. Now, he is one of the world greatest F1 motor racing champions.

Top 7 – Daniil Kvyat

Profile:

Country – Russia

Birthdate – 26/04/1994

Birthplace – Ufa, Russia

No. of Grand Prix participated – 38

Highest grid place/position – 4

Highest race finish – 2 (x1)

Podiums – 1

Points – 103

Team – Red Bull

World Championships – N/A

If there is a racer that defines youthfulness and surprise, this is probably Daniil Kvyat of Team Red Bull. This F1 Motor racing champ was able to make a statement in the sport after just a few years of being a rookie. With his continuous rise, fan can expect him to dominate more competitions.

Top 6 – Felipe Masa

Profile:

Country – Brazil

Birthdate – 25/04/1981

Birthplace – Sao Paulo, Brazil

No. of Grand Prix participated – 230

Highest grid place/position – 1

Highest race finish – 1 (x11)

Podiums – 41

Points – 1071

Team – Williams

World Championships – N/AFelipe Masa was notable for being a sensational speedy, yet occasionally inconsistent racer during his rookie years. However, he has risen to be a true race frontrunner over time. He made noise during the 2008 showdown.

Top 5 – Baltteri Bottas

Profile:

Country – Finland

Birthdate – 28/08/1989

Birthplace – Nastola, Finland

No. of Grand Prix participated – 57

Highest grid place/position – 2

Highest race finish – 2 (x2)

Podiums – 8

Points – 326

Team – Williams

World Championships – N/A

Frank Williams (owner of Team Williams) has high expectations on this Finnish F1 motor racing driver as he was introduced in 2013. Well, Bottas never disappointed the boss and his fans with his performance. Who would have thought that in just short two years hell rank number seven in this seasons Drivers’ Championships?

Top 4 – Kimi Raikkonen

Profile:

Country – Finland

Birthdate – 17/10/1979

Birthplace – Espoo, Finland

No. of Grand Prix participated – 232

Highest grid place/position – 1

Highest race finish – 1 (x20)

Podiums – 80

Points – 1174

Team – Ferrari

World Championships – 1

No talks, just racing.” These are the words the best describes Kimi Raikkonen. When it comes to racing, this man is all about business. After rising as the top racer in Espoo, he now takes the ladder and is fourth among the finest F1 racers.

Top 3 – Sebastian Vettel

Profile:

Country – Germany

Birthdate – 03/07/1987

Birthplace – Heppenheim, Germany

No. of Grand Prix participated – 158

Highest grid place/position – 1

Highest race finish – 1 (x42)

Podiums – 79

Points – 1896

Team – Ferrari

World Championships – 4

Vettel is an epitome of wild, hungry contender. This attitude led him towards greatness. He’s been able to dominate four consecutive world championship titles and an overwhelming number of F1 motor racing records.

Top 2 – Nico Rosberg

Profile:

Country – Germany

Birthdate – 27/06/1985

Birthplace – Wiebaden, Germany

No. of Grand Prix participated – 185

Highest grid place/position – 1

Highest race finish – 1 (x14)

Podiums – 41

Points – 1209.5

Team – Mercedes

World Championships – N/A

The greatest upset that perhaps happened in F1 racing scene is when the 7-time world champion, Michael Schumacher was outperformed by Nico Rosberg in a couple of seasons from 2010 to 2012.

Top 1 – Lewis Hamilton

Profile:

Country – Great Britain

Birthdate – 07/01/1985

Birthplace – Stevenage, England

No. of Grand Prix participated – 167

Highest grid place/position – 1

Highest race finish – 1 (x43)

Podiums – 87

Points – 1867

Team – Mercedes

World Championships – 3

This guy is a fearless racer. Since he debuted in 2007, Hamilton’s success in F1 motor racing seemed unstoppable. His biggest disappointment as a racer was when he lost by 1 point in the world championships that year. But now, the rest is history for the top F1 motor racing driver of 2015.

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