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 11 MERCEDES 4 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 4 FERRARI 11 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 15 RED BULL 0 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 7 McLAREN 7 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 14 RENAULT 1 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 13 ALPHATAURI 2 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 9 RACING POINT 3 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 8 ALFA ROMEO 7 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 7 HAAS 8 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 15 WILLIAMS 0 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 1 RACING POINT 1 Nico Hulkenberg
Sergio Perez 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 12 MERCEDES 3 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 4 FERRARI 9 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 11 RED BULL 3 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 7 McLAREN 8 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 12 RENAULT 3 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 8 ALPHATAURI 7 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 7 RACING POINT 4 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 11 ALFA ROMEO 4 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 7 HAAS 6 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 9 WILLIAMS 6 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 1 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg
Sergio Perez 1 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg

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 27 MERCEDES 18 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 11 FERRARI 34 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 43 RED BULL 2 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 20 McLAREN 19 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 36 RENAULT 9 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 31 ALPHATAURI 14 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 21 RACING POINT 15 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 24 ALFA ROMEO 21 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 24 HAAS 17 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 43 WILLIAMS 2 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 3 RACING POINT 3 Nico Hulkenberg
Sergio Perez 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%250
Valtteri Bottas51%49%146
Sebastian Vettel66%34%242
Charles Leclerc68%32%47
Max Verstappen66%34%106
Alexander Albon27%73%26
Carlos Sainz50%50%105
Lando Norris54%46%26
Daniel Ricciardo60%40%174
Esteban Ocon48%52%56
Daniil Kvyat39%61%98
Pierre Gasly54%46%50
Sergio Perez50%50%181
Lance Stroll28%72%68
Kimi Raikkonen49%51%312
Antonio Giovinazzi43%57%28
Romain Grosjean56%44%169
Kevin Magnussen50%50%108
George Russell100%0%26
Nicholas Latifi0%100%6