F1 driver standings 2020 – points table and results

Find out the latest standings in the delayed 2020 Formula 1 season.

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Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1 drivers are locked in duels all across the driver standings as the F1 2020 calendar enters the second half.

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Mercedes superstar Lewis Hamilton was denied yet another race win in the Russian Grand Prix at the weekend after picking up 10 seconds worth of penalties, meaning Valtteri Bottas has clawed back a little of the deficit.

Hamilton, in the vastly superior Mercedes winning machine, looks untouchable in 2020 despite the best efforts of Red Bull superstar Max Verstappen who is doing everything he can to throw a spanner in the works.

The Brit’s main competition was expected to come in the shape of 2019 runner up and Mercedes teammate Bottas, though the Finnish ace has failed to master the car in the same way as Hamilton, allowing Verstappen to capitalise in his Red Bull, splitting the Mercs regularly.

Ferrari’s early dire form has thrown off hopes of Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel making a credible challenge for the title, but the midfield battle is shaping up beautifully with drivers from Racing Point and McLaren scrapping it out behind the main pack.

Check out the full driver standings so far in the 2020 calendar.

F1 driver standings

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 205 points
  2. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) 161 points
  3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 128 points
  4. Lando Norris (McLaren) 65 points
  5. Alexander Albon (Red Bull) 64 points
  6. Daniel Ricciardo (Renault) 63 points
  7. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 57 points
  8. Lance Stroll (Racing Point) 57 points
  9. Sergio Perez (Racing Point) 56 points
  10. Pierre Gasly (Alphatauri) 45 points
  11. Carlos Sainz (McLaren) 41 points
  12. Esteban Ocon (Renault) 36 points
  13. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 17 points
  14. Daniil Kvyat (Alphatauri) 14 points
  15. Nico Hulkenberg (Racing Point) 6 points
  16. Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo) 2 points
  17. Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo) 2 points
  18. Kevin Magnussen (Haas) 1 point
  19. Romain Grosjean (Haas) 0 points
  20. Nicholas Latifi (Williams) 0 points
  21. George Russell (Williams) 0 points

F1 results so far this season

Austrian Grand Prix

1st place – Valtteri Bottas

2nd place – Charles Leclerc

3rd place – Lando Norris

Bottas claimed victory with a strong opening showing in Austria. An explosive race saw just 11 cars make it to the finish line.

Lando Norris capitalised on the chaos with a stunning conclusion to his race. The British star finished 4.8 seconds behind Lewis Hamilton, though Hamilton’s five-second penalty saw Norris leap ahead to land his first spot on the podium.

Styrian Grand Prix

1st place – Lewis Hamilton

2nd place – Valtteri Bottas

3rd place – Max Verstappen

Not quite the same level of fireworks from the second run of the Red Bull Ring, unless you were dressed all in red.

Ferrari endured a shocker as Charles Leclerc slammed into the side of Sebastian Vettel, retiring both cars within the opening three laps as Hamilton cruised to victory without breaking a sweat.

Hungarian Grand Prix

1st place – Lewis Hamilton

2nd place – Max Verstappen

3rd place – Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton, without breaking a sweat, simply cruised his way around the track, boasting near-unprecedented car dominance in the Mercedes winning machine.

Teammate Valtteri Bottas got off to an appalling start and failed to seize Max Verstappen in the final few laps, much to the delight of the Red Bull team who were forced to fix issues with Verstappen’s car just minutes before the race after crashing during the simple drive to the grid.

British Grand Prix

1st place – Lewis Hamilton

2nd place – Max Verstappen

3rd place – Charles Leclerc

Another day at Silverstone, another win for Hamilton. He sailed through the 52 laps with relative ease, though without truly building up an unassailable lead until late on.

A puncture – and subsequent tyre blowout – sparked wild scenes in the final lap, but by that point he had built up a sizeable gap over Verstappen to prevent being pipped at the post.

70th Anniversary Grand Prix

1st place – Max Verstappen

2nd place – Lewis Hamilton

3rd place – Valtteri Bottas

Bottas posted a terrific qualifying time but couldn’t hold on in the main event as the Mercedes cars suffered tyre blistering on a sweltering day at Silverstone.

Verstappen pitted later than Bottas, but found a way beyond the Finnish ace, while Hamilton also edged past. Leclerc enjoyed a better outing and finished fourth as his one-stop tactic paid dividends.

Spanish Grand Prix

1st place – Lewis Hamilton

2nd place – Max Verstappen

3rd place – Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton led from the front once again, while Verstappen continued to pounce on Bottas with another example of overtaking and fending off the Finnish ace.

Sebastian Vettel enjoyed an improved performance with Ferrari while Racing Point locked out fourth and fifth.

Belgian Grand Prix

1st place – Lewis Hamilton

2nd place – Valtteri Bottas

3rd place – Max Verstappen

An all-too-familiar sight graced the podium at Spa as Hamilton held on throughout the entire race without being challenged.

Renault were the big winners of the day, aside from Mercedes, as Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon recorded P4 and P5 respectively.

Italian Grand Prix

1st place – Pierre Gasly

2nd place – Carlos Sainz

3rd place – Lance Stroll

No disrespect intended towards Mr Hamilton, Mr Bottas or Mr Verstappen, but what sheer relief to type three fresh names onto the podium.

A safety car, red flag and Lewis Hamilton missing the now infamous ‘pit lane closed’ signs all combined to provide F1 fans with wheel-to-wheel racing among a whole new pack of drivers.

Gasly made the most of his shot, though Sainz was just one lap away from making a move on the Frenchman that would’ve swung the top spot away from Alphatauri.

Tuscan Grand Prix

1st place – Lewis Hamilton

2nd place – Valtteri Bottas

3rd place – Alex Albon

The result makes it seem like a return to order occurred in Tuscany, but the Grand Prix was anything but an orderly affair.

Mercedes locked out a one-two, with Red Bull ace Alex Albon and McLaren star Lando Norris coming in third and fourth.

Unfortunately for the latter two teams, Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz were wiped out of the race following a crazy start to the race involving a red flag pile-up.

Russian Grand Prix

1st place – Valtteri Bottas

2nd place – Max Verstappen

3rd place – Lewis Hamilton

A 10-second penalty for Hamilton for practice starts outside of the allotted area effectively made the race Bottas’ to lose.

The Finnish driver adapted to the situation and cruised to victory accordingly, though Max Verstappen did everything he could to keep up the pressure until the end.

The Red Bull star performed well enough to keep Hamilton firmly rooted in third without needing to battle to hold his place in second.

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RadioTimes.com has also rounded up the F1 constructor standings 2020 so you can keep track of all the latest movers and shakers in the sport.

For the full list of races, visit our F1 2020 calendar. If you’re looking for what else is on, check out our TV guide.