When was the last time a driver rated as highly as Daniel Ricciardo joined a team and under-performed as unexpectedly as he did?
There was little to separate the Alpine pair again in 2022, but one driver suffered more from unreliability than the other.
In his second year as Sebastian Vettel’s team mate, Lance Stroll contributed a smaller share of his team’s points.
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.
Do Mick Schumacher’s performance alongside his team mate show Haas were right to replace him at the end of 2022?
Yuki Tsunoda was closer to Pierre Gasly’s pace this year than in his debut season, but also compromised his team mate more than once.
Zhou Guanyu was out-scored by team mate Valtteri Bottas but his form over the season showed why Alfa Romeo kept him on for another year.
George Russell beat Lewis Hamilton by 25 points in their first season as team mates, but is that a fair reflection of how well the pair drove?
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.
Lando Norris comfortably beat team mate Daniel Ricciardo over the 2021 season but the newcomer Ricciardo scored the team’s best result of the year.
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.
Fernando Alonso outscored team mate Esteban Ocon in his return to F1 – but it was a closer battle than many predicted.
Pierre Gasly led the way at AlphaTauri for much of the season but his rookie team mate Yuki Tsunoda came good in the final race weekend.
Mercedes-bound George Russell had the measure of his team mate again, but Nicholas Latifi’s season had its moments.
Valtteri Bottas’s final season with Mercedes proved to be his worst in comparison to Lewis Hamilton. But it was enough to take the constructors’ title.
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.