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F1 World Cup honors: ranking of the drivers with the most Formula 1 world championships

Max Verstappen has been proclaimed F1 world champion. The Dutchman has finally managed to win the battle against Lewis Hamilton after seven season


Max Verstappen has been proclaimed F1 world champion. The Dutchman has finally managed to win the battle against Lewis Hamilton after seven seasons of absolute dominance by Mercedes, and he has done so in the last lap of the Abu Dhabi GP Thanks to his victory and a formidable season, the Red Bull driver becomes part of history and becomes the 34th champion that inscribes his name on the list of World Cup champions throughout his career.

F1 World Cup honors

Pilot
No. of titles
Year

Michael Schumacher 7 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Lewis Hamilton 7 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Juan Manuel Fangio 5 1951, 1954,1955, 1956, 1957

Alain Prost 4 1985, 1986, 1989, 1993

Sebastian Vettel 4 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Jack Brabham 3 1959, 1960, 1966

Jackie Stewart 3 1969, 1971, 1973

Niki Lauda 3 1975, 1977, 1984

Nelson Piquet 3 1981, 1983, 1987

Ayrton Senna 3 1988, 1990, 1991

Alberto Ascari 3 1952, 1953

Jim Clark 2 1963, 1965

Graham Hill 2 1962, 1968

Emerson Fittipaldi 2 1972, 1974

Mika Hakkinen 2 1998, 1999
Fernando Alonso
2 2005, 2006

Giuseppe Farina 1 1950

Mike Hawthorn 1 1958

Phil Hill 1 1961

John Surtees 1 1964

Denny Hulme 1 1967

Jochen Rindt 1 1970

James Hunt 1 1976

Mario Andretti 1 1978

Jody Sheckter 1 1979

Alan Jones 1 1980

Keke Rosberg 1 1982

Nigel Mansell 1 1992

Damon Hill 1 1996

Jacques Villeneuve 1 1997

Kimi Raikkonen 1 2007

Jenson Button 1 2009

Nico Rosberg 1 2016

Max Verstappen 1 2021