Which Formula 1 driver made the most of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend?
It’s time to give your verdict on which driver did the best with the equipment at their disposal over the last three days.
Review how each driver got on below and vote for who impressed you the most at Jeddah Corniche Circuit.
Driver performance summary
|Driver||Started||Gap to team mate (Q)||Laps leading team mate||Pitted||Finished||Gap to team mate (R)|
|Esteban Ocon||9th||-0.346s||49/49||1||4th||Not on same lap|
|Fernando Alonso||13th||+0.346s||0/49||3||13th||Not on same lap|
|Carlos Sainz Jnr||15th||+25.193s||25/50||1||8th||+2.131s|
|Pierre Gasly||6th||-0.317s||49/49||1||6th||Not on same lap|
|Yuki Tsunoda||8th||+0.317s||0/49||3||14th||Not on same lap|
|Kimi Raikkonen||12th||+0.269s||0/49||2||15th||Not on same lap|
|Antonio Giovinazzi||10th||-0.269s||49/49||1||9th||Not on same lap|
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Vote for your driver of the weekend
Which driver do you think did the best job throughout the race weekend?
Who got the most out of their car in qualifying and the race? Who put their team mate in the shade?
Cast your vote below and explain why you chose the driver you picked in the comments.
Who was the best driver of the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend?
- Lewis Hamilton (52%)
- Valtteri Bottas (3%)
- Max Verstappen (15%)
- Sergio Perez (0%)
- Lando Norris (0%)
- Daniel Ricciardo (2%)
- Lance Stroll (0%)
- Sebastian Vettel (0%)
- Esteban Ocon (23%)
- Fernando Alonso (0%)
- Charles Leclerc (0%)
- Carlos Sainz Jnr (0%)
- Pierre Gasly (0%)
- Yuki Tsunoda (0%)
- Kimi Raikkonen (0%)
- Antonio Giovinazzi (3%)
- Mick Schumacher (0%)
- Nikita Mazepin (0%)
- George Russell (0%)
- Nicholas Latifi (0%)
- No opinion (0%)
Total Voters: 261
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