Below, you will find information on the 2021 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 performances against previous team-mates.
The following table includes only the races where the current driver pairings were at the same team. Only fair battles are included. These battles are based on the one hour qualifying sessions, and do not include results from Sprint Qualifying. For events with Sprint Qualifying, the result from the Friday qualifying session is counted. These battles are based on where the drivers qualified before any penalties were applied.
|Lewis Hamilton||8||MERCEDES||3||Valtteri Bottas|
|Max Verstappen||10||RED BULL||1||Sergio Perez|
|Daniel Ricciardo||3||McLAREN||8||Lando Norris|
|Sebastian Vettel||7||ASTON MARTIN||4||Lance Stroll|
|Fernando Alonso||6||ALPINE||5||Esteban Ocon|
|Charles Leclerc||8||FERRARI||3||Carlos Sainz|
|Pierre Gasly||11||ALPHATAURI||0||Yuki Tsunoda|
|Kimi Raikkonen||3||ALFA ROMEO||8||Antonio Giovinazzi|
|Mick Schumacher||9||HAAS||0||Nikita Mazepin|
|George Russell||11||WILLIAMS||0||Nicholas Latifi|
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||9||MERCEDES||2||Valtteri Bottas|
|Max Verstappen||9||RED BULL||2||Sergio Perez|
|Daniel Ricciardo||2||McLAREN||9||Lando Norris|
|Sebastian Vettel||5||ASTON MARTIN||6||Lance Stroll|
|Fernando Alonso||5||ALPINE||6||Esteban Ocon|
|Charles Leclerc||6||FERRARI||5||Carlos Sainz|
|Pierre Gasly||8||ALPHATAURI||3||Yuki Tsunoda|
|Kimi Raikkonen||6||ALFA ROMEO||5||Antonio Giovinazzi|
|Mick Schumacher||9||HAAS||2||Nikita Mazepin|
|George Russell||7||WILLIAMS||3||Nicholas Latifi|
The following table shows in how many sectors each driver has set a faster sector time than their team-mate during qualifying in 2021. Only sectors where both drivers set a representative sector time are included.
|Lewis Hamilton||23||MERCEDES||10||Valtteri Bottas|
|Max Verstappen||30||RED BULL||3||Sergio Perez|
|Daniel Ricciardo||6||McLAREN||27||Lando Norris|
|Sebastian Vettel||18||ASTON MARTIN||15||Lance Stroll|
|Fernando Alonso||14||ALPINE||19||Esteban Ocon|
|Charles Leclerc||24||FERRARI||9||Carlos Sainz|
|Pierre Gasly||28||ALPHATAURI||2||Yuki Tsunoda|
|Kimi Raikkonen||11||ALFA ROMEO||22||Antonio Giovinazzi|
|Mick Schumacher||24||HAAS||4||Nikita Mazepin|
|George Russell||30||WILLIAMS||3||Nicholas Latifi|
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.
|Driver||Won %||Lost %||Total Fair Battles|