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 5 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 4 FERRARI 13 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 17 RED BULL 0 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 8 McLAREN 8 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 15 RENAULT 2 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 13 ALPHATAURI 4 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 10 RACING POINT 4 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 8 ALFA ROMEO 9 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 7 HAAS 8 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 16 WILLIAMS 0 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 1 RACING POINT 1 Nico Hulkenberg
Sergio Perez 1 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg
Valtteri Bottas 1 MERCEDES 0 George Russell
Kevin Magnussen 2 HAAS 0 Pietro Fittipaldi
Nicholas Latifi 1 WILLIAMS 0 Jack Aitken

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 4 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 5 FERRARI 10 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 12 RED BULL 4 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 8 McLAREN 9 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 13 RENAULT 4 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 9 ALPHATAURI 8 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 8 RACING POINT 5 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 12 ALFA ROMEO 5 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 7 HAAS 6 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 10 WILLIAMS 6 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 1 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg
Sergio Perez 1 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg
Valtteri Bottas 1 MERCEDES 0 George Russell
Kevin Magnussen 1 HAAS 1 Pietro Fittipaldi
Nicholas Latifi 0 WILLIAMS 1 Jack Aitken

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 29 MERCEDES 19 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel 11 FERRARI 40 Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen 49 RED BULL 2 Alex Albon
Carlos Sainz 24 McLAREN 21 Lando Norris
Daniel Ricciardo 40 RENAULT 11 Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly 33 ALPHATAURI 18 Daniil Kvyat
Sergio Perez 26 RACING POINT 16 Lance Stroll
Kimi Raikkonen 24 ALFA ROMEO 27 Antonio Giovinazzi
Romain Grosjean 24 HAAS 17 Kevin Magnussen
George Russell 46 WILLIAMS 2 Nicholas Latifi
Lance Stroll 3 RACING POINT 3 Nico Hulkenberg
Sergio Perez 3 RACING POINT 0 Nico Hulkenberg
Valtteri Bottas 2 MERCEDES 1 George Russell
Kevin Magnussen 4 HAAS 2 Pietro Fittipaldi
Nicholas Latifi 1 WILLIAMS 2 Jack Aitken




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%260
Valtteri Bottas50%50%157
Sebastian Vettel64%36%253
Charles Leclerc71%29%58
Max Verstappen69%31%117
Alexander Albon19%81%37
Carlos Sainz50%50%115
Lando Norris50%50%36
Daniel Ricciardo62%38%185
Esteban Ocon42%58%67
Daniil Kvyat39%61%109
Pierre Gasly56%44%61
Sergio Perez52%48%192
Lance Stroll27%73%78
Kimi Raikkonen49%51%323
Antonio Giovinazzi44%56%39
Romain Grosjean56%44%178
Kevin Magnussen50%50%119
George Russell97%3%37
Nicholas Latifi6%94%17