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What is the Formula 1 scoring system like?

Formula 1 is the most important motorsport competition in the world and for the 2022 season it has a format that has 10 teams, with a total of 20 r


Formula 1 is the most important motorsport competition in the world and for the 2022 season it has a format that has 10 teams, with a total of 20 runners in search of the prestigious title.

Throughout the year, a total of 22 valid races are run, which deliver a minimum of 102 points for the individual and constructor classification. In a Grand Prix weekend the distribution of points per position is distributed as follows:

In addition to the positions in which the valid is concluded, the runner with the fastest lap in the race gets an additional point. This is key when calculating accounts at the end of the campaign.

For the three races in the season that qualify via the “sprint” format, position points are also awarded as follows:

After the Monaco Grand Prix, the seventh round of the 2022 championship, the leader of the standings is Red Bull’s Max Verstappen with 125 points, followed by Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc with 116.