Winners of the Formula One World Drivers Championship

Events in Sport

  • 1950-09-03 1st Formula One WDC: Giuseppe "Nino" Farina wins by three points
  • 1951-10-28 2nd Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by six points
  • 1952-09-07 3rd Formula One WDC: Alberto Ascari wins by 12 points
  • 1953-09-13 4th Formula One WDC: Alberto Ascari wins by 6.5 points
  • 1954-10-24 5th Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by 16.86 points
  • 1955-09-11 6th Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by 16.5 points
  • 1956-09-02 7th Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by three points
  • 1957-09-08 8th Formula One WDC: Juan Manuel Fangio wins by 15 points
  • 1958-10-19 9th Formula One WDC: Mike Hawthorn wins by one point
  • 1959-12-12 10th Formula One WDC: Jack Brabham wins by four points
  • 1960-11-20 11th Formula One WDC: Jack Brabham wins by nine points
  • 1961-10-08 12th Formula One WDC: Phil Hill wins by one point
  • 1962-12-29 13th Formula One WDC: Graham Hill wins by 12 points
  • 1963-12-28 14th Formula One WDC: Jim Clark wins by 21 points
  • 1964-10-25 15th Formula One WDC: John Surtees wins by one point
  • 1965-10-24 16th Formula One WDC: Jim Clark wins by 14 points
  • 1966-10-23 17th Formula One WDC: Jack Brabham wins by 14 points
  • 1967-10-22 18th Formula One WDC: Denny Hulme wins by five points
  • 1968-11-03 19th Formula One WDC: Graham Hill wins by 12 points
  • 1969-10-19 20th Formula One WDC: Jackie Stewart wins by 26 points
  • 1970-10-25 21st Formula One WDC: Jochen Rindt wins by five points (the only season in which the World Championship title has been awarded posthumously)
  • 1971-10-03 22nd Formula One WDC: Jackie Stewart wins by 29 points
  • 1972-10-08 23rd Formula One WDC: Emerson Fittipaldi wins by 16 points
  • 1973-10-07 24th Formula One WDC: Jackie Stewart wins by 16 points
  • 1974-10-06 25th Formula One WDC: Emerson Fittipaldi wins by three points
  • 1975-10-05 26th Formula One WDC: Niki Lauda wins by 19.5 points
  • 1976-10-24 27th Formula One WDC: James Hunt wins by one point (this season served as the inspiration for the 2013 film "Rush")
  • 1977-10-23 28th Formula One WDC: Niki Lauda wins by 17 points

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1978-10-08 29th Formula One WDC: Mario Andretti wins by 13 points

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti
Racing Car Driver
Mario Andretti
  • 1979-10-07 30th Formula One WDC: Jody Scheckter wins by four points
  • 1980-10-05 31st Formula One WDC: Alan Jones wins by 13 points
  • 1981-10-17 32nd Formula One WDC: Nelson Piquet wins by one point
  • 1982-09-25 33rd Formula One WDC: Keke Rosberg wins by five points
  • 1983-10-15 34th Formula One WDC: Nelson Piquet wins by two points
  • 1984-10-21 35th Formula One WDC: Niki Lauda wins by 0.5 points
  • 1985-11-03 36th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 20 points
  • 1986-10-26 37th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by two points
  • 1987-11-15 38th Formula One WDC: Nelson Piquet wins by 12 points
  • 1988-11-13 39th Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by three points
  • 1989-11-05 40th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 16 points
  • 1990-11-04 41st Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by seven points
  • 1991-11-03 42nd Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by 24 points
  • 1992-11-08 43rd Formula One WDC: Nigel Mansell wins by 52 points
  • 1993-11-07 44th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 26 points

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1994-11-13 45th Formula One WDC: Michael Schumacher wins by one point

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher

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2008-11-02 59th Formula One WDC: Lewis Hamilton wins by one point

Formula One Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula One Driver
Lewis Hamilton
  • 2009-11-01 60th Formula One WDC: Jenson Button wins by 11 points

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2010-11-14 61st Formula One WDC: Sebastian Vettel wins by four points

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel