F1 2022: Latest standings after the Hungarian Grand Prix

    F1 2022 has now entered the holiday period after the busy July schedule. Here we are looking at the latest F1 2022 standings after the latest Grand Prix in Hungary (Hungarian Grand Prix).           

    At the end of July 2022, F1 2022 completed 13 out of the latest 22 scheduled Grand Prix. Belgian Grand Prix will be the next race which has been scheduled on 28th August.

    F1 2022 Driver Standings

    The 24-year-old defending champion Max Verstappen is leading World Drivers’ Championship with 258 points. Despite an unlucky start in the opening round Bahrain Grand Prix, the Red Bull driver has already managed to win eight GPs along with ten podium finishes.

    Max Verstappen (via-

    Charles Leclerc, the Ferrari driver, started this F1 season by winning the Bahrain Grand Prix. Currently, the second positioned driver is 80 points (178 points) behind the leading driver. His teammate Carlos Sainz is three places behind Leclerc with 156 points. Apart from his four retires, he has always finished the races in the top five positions this season (six podium finishes; one win).

    Verstappen’s Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez is chasing Leclerc as the Mexican has 173 points.

    The joint-record time World Drivers’ Championship titles winner Lewis Hamilton is in the sixth spot with 146 points. He has struggled this season as he is still waiting for his first GP win this season. Hamilton has managed six podium finishes this season, including all the last five races. His Mercedes teammate George Russell has earned 158 points as he is standing in the fourth spot.  

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    Aston Martin driver Sebastian Vettel has just revealed his retirement from the F1 after the end of this season. The four-time World Drivers’ Championship winner is currently in 14th position with just 16 points. He missed the first two races this season due to COVID-19, and later, he managed to earn points in five GPs. Vettel’s best finish this season is the sixth position in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

    Sebastian Vettel
    Sebastian Vettel (Image Credit: Twitter)
    1Max VerstappenDutchRed Bull Racing RBPT258
    2Charles LeclercMonegasqueFerrari178
    3Sergio PerezMexicanRed Bull Racing RBPT173
    4George RussellBritishMercedes158
    5Carlos SainzSpanishFerrari156
    6Lewis HamiltonBritishMercedes146
    7Lando NorrisBritishMcLaren Mercedes76
    8Esteban OconFrenchAlpine Renault58
    9Valtteri BottasFinnishAlfa Romeo Ferrari46
    10Fernando AlonsoSpanishAlpine Renault41
    11Kevin MagnussenDanishHaas Ferrari22
    12Daniel RicciardoAustralianMcLaren Mercedes19
    13Pierre GaslyFrenchAlphaTauri RBPT16
    14Sebastian VettelGermanAston Martin Aramco Mercedes16
    15Mick SchumacherGermanHaas Ferrari12
    16Yuki TsunodaJapanAlphaTauri RBPT11
    17Zhou GuanyuChineseAlfa Romeo Ferrari5
    18Lance StrollCanadianAston Martin Aramco Mercedes4
    19Alexander AlbonThaiWilliams Mercedes3
    20Nicholas LatifiCanadianWilliams Mercedes0
    21Nico HulkenbergGermanAston Martin Aramco Mercedes0

    F1 2022 Constructor Standings

    The four-time F1 constructors’ championship winner Red Bull Racing is strongly leading the F1 2022 constructor standings with 431 points, 97 points more than the second-placed Ferrari, who are holding the record of winning most constructors’ championship titles (16 times). While Red Bull last time won the F1 constructors’ championship in 2013, Ferrari won its last F1 constructors’ championship title in 2008.

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    The last eight-time F1 constructors’ championship winner, Mercedes are currently in the third spot with 304 points.  

    1Red Bull Racing RBPT431
    4Alpine Renault99
    5McLaren Mercedes95
    6Alfa Romeo Ferrari51
    7Haas Ferrari34
    8AlphaTauri RBPT27
    9Aston Martin Aramco Mercedes20
    10Williams Mercedes3

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