All Formula One World Drivers’ Champions

By | 26th November 2019

The Formula One World Drivers’ Championship (WDC) is administered by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and awarded to the most successful Formula One racing car driver over the course of a season. Since 1953, the championship has taken place annually. Below, we present the list of F1 WDC champions, from 1950 to 2019.

1950 – Giuseppe Farina – Alfa Romeo

1951 – Juan Manuel Fangio – Alfa Romeo

1952 – Alberto Ascari – Ferrari

1953 – Alberto Ascari – Ferrari

1954 – Juan Manuel Fangio – Maserati/Mercedes

1955 – Juan Manuel Fangio – Mercedes

1956 – Juan Manuel Fangio – Ferrari

1957 – Juan Manuel Fangio – Maserati

1958 – Mike Hawthorn – Ferrari

1959 – Jack Brabham – Cooper

1960 – Jack Brabham – Cooper

1961 – Phil Hill – Ferrari

1962 – Graham Hill – BRM

1963 – Jim Clark – Lotus

1964 – John Surtees – Ferrari

1965 – Jim Clark – Lotus

1966 – Jack Brabham – Brabham

1967 – Denny Hulme – Brabham

1968 – Graham Hill – Lotus

1969 – Jackie Stewart – Matra

1970 – Jochen Rindt – Lotus

1971 – Jackie Stewart – Tyrrell

1972 – Emerson Fittipaldi – Lotus

1973 – Jackie Stewart – Tyrrell

1974 – Emerson Fittipaldi – McLaren

1975 – Niki Lauda – Ferrari

1976 – James Hunt – McLaren

1977 – Niki Lauda – Ferrari

1978 – Mario Andretti – Lotus

1979 – Jody Scheckter – Ferrari

1980 – Alan Jones – Williams

1981 – Nelson Piquet – Brabham

1982 – Keke Rosberg – Williams

1983 – Nelson Piquet – Brabham

1984 – Niki Lauda – McLaren

1985 – Alain Prost – McLaren

1986 – Alain Prost – McLaren

1987 – Nelson Piquet – Williams

1988 – Ayrton Senna – McLaren

1989 – Alain Prost – McLaren

1990 – Ayrton Senna – McLaren

1991 – Ayrton Senna – McLaren

1992 – Nigel Mansall – Williams

1993 – Alain Prost – Williams

1994 – Michael Schumacher – Benetton

1995 – Michael Schumacher – Benetton

1996 – Damon Hill – Williams

1997 – Jacques Villeneuve – Williams

1998 – Mika Hakkinen – McLaren

1999 – Mika Hakkinen – McLaren

2000 – Michael Schumacher – Ferrari

2001 – Michael Schumacher – Ferrari

2002 – Michael Schumacher – Ferrari

2003 – Michael Schumacher – Ferrari

2004 – Michael Schumacher – Ferrari

2005 – Fernando Alonso – Renault

2006 – Fernando Alonso – Renault

2007 – Kimi Raikonnen – Ferrari

2008 – Lewis Hamilton – McLaren

2009 – Jenson Button – Brawn

2010 – Sebastien Vettel – Red Bull

2011 – Sebastien Vettel – Red Bull

2012 – Sebastien Vettel – Red Bull

2013 – Sebastien Vettel – Red Bull

2014 – Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes

2015 – Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes

2016 – Nico Rosberg – Mercedes

2017 – Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes

2018 – Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes

2019 – Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes