2020 F1 Team-Mate Battles

Below, you will find information on the 2020 Formula 1 team-mate battles, including who has beaten their team-mate most this season in qualifying and the races, plus historical data on each driver’s performance against previous team-mates. 


QUALIFYING

The following table includes only the races where the current driver pairings were at the same team. These battles are based on where the drivers qualified before any penalties were applied.

Lewis Hamilton 3 MERCEDES 1 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 2 FERRARI 2 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 4 RED BULL 0 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 1 McLAREN 3 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 3 RENAULT 1 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 4 ALPHATAURI 0 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 1 RACING POINT 2 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 1 ALFA ROMEO 3 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 1 HAAS 3 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 4 WILLIAMS 0 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 1 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg

 


GRANDS PRIX

The following table includes only the races where the current driver pairings were at the same team. These battles are based on the final finishing places of the two drivers after any penalties were applied. Races where both drivers retired are not included.

Lewis Hamilton 3 MERCEDES 1 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 1 FERRARI 2 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 3 RED BULL 0 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 1 McLAREN 3 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 3 RENAULT 1 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 2 ALPHATAURI 2 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 2 RACING POINT 1 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 2 ALFA ROMEO 2 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 1 HAAS 2 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 3 WILLIAMS 1 Nicholas Latifi

QUALIFYING SECTORS

The following table shows in how many sectors each driver has set a faster sector time than their team-mate during qualifying in 2020. Only sectors where both drivers set a representative sector time are included.

Lewis Hamilton 9 MERCEDES 3 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 3 FERRARI 9 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 12 RED BULL 0 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 5 McLAREN 7 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 9 RENAULT 3 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 11 ALPHATAURI 1 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 3 RACING POINT 6 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 5 ALFA ROMEO 7 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 6 HAAS 3 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 12 WILLIAMS 0 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 3 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg




ALL TIME QUALIFYING BATTLES FOR EACH DRIVER

The percentages in the following table are based on the qualifying sessions where the driver had a fair fight with their team-mate. Not included are sessions where the driver or their team-mate suffered mechanical issues. Sessions where the driver or their team-mate crashed out through driver error are included. These battles are based on where the driver qualified before any penalties were applied.

DriverWon %Lost %Total Fair Battles
Lewis Hamilton66%34%248
Valtteri Bottas51%49%144
Sebastian Vettel67%33%240
Charles Leclerc67%33%45
Max Verstappen65%35%104
Alexander Albon29%71%24
Carlos Sainz50%50%103
Lando Norris54%46%24
Daniel Ricciardo60%40%172
Esteban Ocon50%50%54
Daniil Kvyat40%60%96
Pierre Gasly52%48%48
Sergio Perez50%50%180
Lance Stroll27%73%66
Kimi Raikkonen49%51%310
Antonio Giovinazzi42%58%26
Romain Grosjean56%44%167
Kevin Magnussen50%50%106
George Russell100%0%24
Nicholas Latifi0%100%4