F1 2022 Season Teams Drivers List, Line-Up Salaries, Age, Contract Length

F1 2022 Season Teams Drivers List, Line-Up Salaries, Age, Contract Length

Ahead of the Formula 2022 season, know about the F1 teams drivers list, their salaries, age and contract length details

Max Verstappen emerged as the World Drivers’ champion in 2021 F1 season, which went to the wire. Now all eyes are on the 2022 F1 season to see if Verstappen will retain the title or Hamilton will snatch it back, or any new face will emerge as the champion. The time will tell the winner but let’s have a look at all the contenders who will be looking to win the coveted title

Formula One 2022: F1 New Season Teams Drivers List, Line-Up Salaries, Age, Contract Length

Driver Team Age Country Contract Salary
Lewis Hamilton Mercedes-AMG 37 UK 2023 40 million $
George Russell Mercedes-AMG 23 UK 2023 5 million $
Alexander Albon ROKiT Williams Racing 25 Thailand 2022+ Red Bull 2 million $
Nicholas Latifi ROKiT Williams Racing 26 Canada 2022 1 million $
Pierre Gasly Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 25 France 2023 5 million $
Yuki Tsunoda Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 21 Japan 2022 0.75 million $
Charles Leclerc Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow 24 Monaco 2024 12 million $
Carlos Sainz Jr Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow 27 Spain 2022 10 million $
Max Verstappen Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 24 Netherlands 2023 25 million $
Sergio Perez Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 31 Mexico 2022 8 million $
Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team 22 Russia 2022 1 million $
Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team 22 Germany 2022+ Ferrari 1 million $
Daniel Ricciardo McLaren F1 Team 32 Australia 2023 15 million $
Lando Norris McLaren F1 Team 22 UK 2025 5 million $
Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo Racing 32 Finland 2025 10 million $
Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo Racing China 2022 1 million $
Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team 40 Spain 2022 20 million $
Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team 25 France 2024 5 million $
Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin F1 Team 34 Germany 2022+ 15 million $
Lance Stroll Aston Martin F1 Team 23 Canada Open 10 million $

One major surprise was last year’s second runner-up Valtteri Bottas, who left Mercedes to join Alfa Romeo Racing and replaced Kimi Raikkonen. Constructors’ champion Mercedes replaced Bottas with former Williams driver George Russell.

Chinese driver Guanyu Zhou graduated from F2 to play in F1 with Alfa Romeo Racing, who is set to become the first Chinese driver to compete in F1.

Among the 2022 F1 season drivers, Hamilton receives the highest salary at a whopping 40 million dollars, followed by defending champion Max Verstappen with a 25 million dollars salary. At the same time, Valteri Bottas and Lando Norris have the longest-running contract until 2025 with their teams. Who among these talented drivers will win the Drivers’ title, and which team will win the Constructors’ title? Only time will tell.

F1 2022 Races And Schedule

The 2022 F1 season is set to be contested over twenty-three races. It will end earlier than earlier years to avoid overlapping with the 2022 FIFA world cup. This season is bound to produce more thrilling moments as technical regulations will undergo significant changes.

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