F1 Driver Numbers: Full listing of driver numbers on their automobile and purpose behind why few distinguished drivers selected it to show on their automobiles.
A Formulation 1 automobile quantity identical to every other sport is used to establish the driving force on the observe. One can select a quantity from zero to 99 to be printed of their automobile.
The exception is with number one as solely the world champion is allowed to make the most of that quantity on their automobile. The numbers can’t be reallocated except the driving force has not pushed within the sport for 2 seasons.
Furthermore, following the dying of Jules Bianchi, the FIA determined to completely retire the quantity 17 he drove with earlier than his accident.
Till 2013, the numbers had been allotted with two guidelines: the earlier season’s World Champion used the #1 following the Champion and his team-mate (automobile quantity 2), the groups had been ordered by their place within the earlier season’s Constructors’ Championship.
For lots of years, quantity 13 was out of consideration for Formulation 1 groups as per racing custom. Due to this fact, there are a number of traditions, beliefs, and myths round drivers choosing a particular quantity on the grid.
Full listing of F1 Driver Numbers
- Daniel Ricciardo – 3, Renault
- Lando Norris – 4, McLaren
- Sebastian Vettel – 5, Ferrari
- Nicholas Latifi – 6, Williams
- Kimi Raikkonen – 7, Alfa Romeo
- Romain Grosjean – 8, Haas
- Pierre Gasly – 10, Alpha Tauri
- Sergio Perez – 11, Racing Level
- Charles Leclerc – 16, Ferrari
- Lance Stroll – 18, Racing Level
- Kevin Magnussen – 20, Haas
- Alex Albon – 23, Pink Bull
- Daniil Kvyat – 26, Alpha Tauri
- Esteban Ocon – 31, Renault
- Max Verstappen – 33, Pink Bull
- Lewis Hamilton – 44, Mercedes
- Carlos Sainz – 55, McLaren
- George Russel – 63, Williams
- Valtteri Bottas – 77, Mercedes
- Antonio Giovinazzi – 99, Alfa Romeo
Why some racers use a selected quantity
Sebastian Vettel has a transparent minimize purpose for utilizing quantity 5, it has been claimed that Vettel is utilizing that quantity since his karting days and finds it fortunate for him, as he gained the 2001 German Kart Championship.
Whereas Daniel Ricciardo additionally finds his quantity Three fortunate for him, due to this fact he makes use of it. In the meantime, Lewis Hamilton 44 was utilized by him all through his go-karting profession, which continues to be persevering with in his F1 days.