F1 Driver Salaries For 2019 Revealed
— Updated on 13 August 2020

F1 Driver Salaries For 2019 Revealed

— Updated on 13 August 2020
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Daniel Ricciardo may have surprised everyone last year with his move to the “best of the rest”, swapping the familiarity of Red Bull Racing out for Renault Sport in 2019, but a reveal of this year’s driver’s salaries confirms it was at least financially strategic, if nothing else.

British publication The Mirror has disclosed the pay packets of each of the sport’s 20 drivers, including our boy Ricciardo who will enjoy a mouth-watering $49m per season.

Regardless of the teams or cars they’re racing with, it’s easy to see from the list below that those drivers showing the most talent are clearly being awarded for it. 

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Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) $73,900,000

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) $56,300,000

Daniel Ricciardo (Renault) $49,000,000

Max Verstappen (Red Bull) $18,500,000

Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) $12,000,000

Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo) $6,500,000

Nico Hulkenberg (Renault) $6,500,000

Carlos Sainz (McLaren) $5,500,000

Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) $4,600,000

Sergio Perez (Racing Point) $4,600,000

Romain Grosjean (Haas) $2,600,000

Pierre Gasly (Red Bull) $1,845,000

Lance Stroll (Racing Point) $1,660,000

Kevin Magnussen (Haas) $1,660,000

Robert Kubica (Williams) $800,000

Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso) $425,000

Lando Norris (McLaren) $370,000

Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo) $323,000

George Russell (Williams) $258,000

Alexander Albon (Toro Rosso) $240,000

(All salaries are in AUD, converted from GBP and rounded, see the original list here)