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.
Sergio Perez looked a bigger challenger to Max Verstappen over the opening races of the season – but then the world champion clicked with Red Bull’s latest chassis.
Having been out-scored by his team mate last year, Charles Leclerc led the way in 2022, but Carlos Sainz Jnr raised his game as the season went on.
Charles Leclerc was the more consistent Ferrari driver in 2021, but Carlos Sainz Jnr proved he was more than a match for his new team mate.
Max Verstappen dominated his latest Red Bull team mate, but Sergio Perez played a crucial role in his championship success.
While Lando Norris is flying, Daniel Ricciardo’s struggle at McLaren has been the biggest surprise of 2021 so far.
Esteban Ocon’s surprise Hungarian Grand Prix win moved him one point ahead of Fernando Alonso, but does he really hold the upper hand at Alpine?
Aston Martin may be blaming their seventh place in the championship on 700ml of missing fuel, but their drivers have also missed points-scoring chances.
It should come as no surprise that the only rookie driver up against an experienced team mate has the lowest share of any team’s score.
In their third season as team mates, Antonio Giovinazzi is starting to get the upper hand over Kimi Raikkonen, though the latter’s experience is still telling.