The tallest 2022 F1 driver is…

Which F1 team has the tallest driver line-up in 2022? Who is the tallest driver, who is the shortest, and what is the combined height of this year’s grid? We have all the answers!

If the drivers on the 2022 grid all stood on each other’s heads in an impressive acrobatic circus act, their total height would be 35.37 metres. That’s double the size of Abraham Lincoln’s face on Mount Rushmore.

Esteban Ocon and Alex Albon are tied as the tallest drivers on the 2022 grid, standing at 186cm. Overall, the 2022 grid is 1cm shorter than last year’s grid, accounting for the departure of Kimi Raikkonen, Antonio Giovinazzi and Nikita Mazepin, plus the arrival of Guanyu Zhou and the returns of Alex Albon and Kevin Magnussen.

Yuki Tsunoda is the shortest driver to race in Formula 1 this millennium, standing at 159cm – 4cm shorter than next shortest driver Anthony Davidson. The second shortest driver in 2022 is Lando Norris, who is 11cm taller than Tsunoda.


Alexander Albon 186cm
Esteban Ocon 186cm
George Russell 185cm
Nicholas Latifi 185cm
Lance Stroll 182cm
Max Verstappen 180cm
Charles Leclerc 179cm
Daniel Ricciardo 178cm
Carlos Sainz 177cm
Pierre Gasly 177cm
Mick Schumacher 176cm
Sebastian Vettel 175cm
Sergio Perez 175cm
Guanyu Zhou 175cm
Lewis Hamilton 174cm
Kevin Magnussen 174cm
Valtteri Bottas 173cm
Fernando Alonso 171cm
Lando Norris 170cm
Yuki Tsunoda 159cm


Williams 371cm
Mercedes 359cm
Alpine 357cm
Aston Martin 357cm
Ferrari 356cm
Red Bull 355cm
Haas 350cm
Alfa Romeo 348cm
McLaren 348cm
AlphaTauri 336cm

For the fifth year in a row, Williams have the tallest driver combined line-up. Both of their drivers – Alex Albon and Nicholas Latifi – rank within the four tallest drivers on the 2022 grid. Their combined height is 12cm taller than the next tallest line-up at Mercedes. Mercedes had the second-shortest driver line-up last year.

For the second year running, AlphaTauri are the team with the shortest driver line-up, with Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda reaching a combined height of only 336cm – 12cm shorter than the next shortest line-ups at McLaren and Alfa Romeo.

Hans-Joachim Stuck is believed to be the tallest ever F1 driver at 194cm, while Andrea Montermini is thought to be the shortest of the modern era at just 5 feet, 2 inches (around 157cm – 2cm shorter than Yuki Tsunoda). Click here for a list of every driver’s height since the start of the 2000 season.

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