For the second time in three years Ferrari’s closely-matched team mates swapped championship places at the final round.
A strong debut season for Oscar Piastri, especially in the second half, will give Lando Norris plenty to think about for next year.
After two seasons, George Russell has the best scoring rate against Lewis Hamilton than any of his team mates since Jenson Button.
Zhou Guanyu may have scored the same number of points as he did in his rookie season, but he did a better job in a weaker car.
Nico Hulkenberg justified Haas’s decision to give him his first full-time seat for four years, but neither he nor Kevin Magnussen had much to work with.
Sergio Perez appeared to have taken a step forward at Red Bull last season, but Max Verstappen blew him away in their third year as team mates.
Pierre Gasly took the Alpine seat two other drivers had turned down, then out-scored team mate Esteban Ocon despite being frustrated by the team’s tactics.
Lance Stroll has never out-qualified a team mate over a season of Formula 1. This season Fernando Alonso inflicted his 100th defeat in 136 races.
Rookie Logan Sargeant was vastly out-performed by his more experienced team mate Alexander Albon this year. Why have Williams kept him?
Alpine’s new driver pairing have collided twice in their first 12 races together and lost points on several other occasions.
Lando Norris has comfortably out-scored his new team mate so far but Oscar Piastri is getting closer all the time.
Logan Sargeant is the first driver to use the number two in F1 since Stoffel Vandoorne in 2018. And Sargeant is faring no better than his predecessor.
George Russell out-scored Lewis Hamilton last year but the seven-times champion has hit back since Mercedes abandoned its ‘zero’ sidepods.
What was supposed to be Nyck de Vries’ first full year as an F1 driver ended after 10 rounds, and now Daniel Ricciardo is the benchmark for Yuki Tsunoda to beat.
Aston Martin should be second in the championship, but as one driver has scored less than a quarter of their points the team is punching below its weight.
Kevin Magnussen led the way at Haas last year but he faces much tougher competition from Nico Hulkenberg now.
Sergio Perez began the season looking like a championship contender but his team mate Max Verstappen soon asserted his supremacy.
Zhou Guanyu has picked up where he left off last year, giving his experienced and race-winning team mate a close run.
Carlos Sainz Jnr capitalised on his team mate’s troubles in the opening races, but Charles Leclerc has forged ahead at mid-season.
When was the last time a driver rated as highly as Daniel Ricciardo joined a team and under-performed as unexpectedly as he did?