Formula 1

Who is racing in F1 in 2024? All the teams and drivers

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The 2024 Formula 1 season won't feature any new drivers but there will be some new team identities on the grid.

Below is our handy recap of all the drivers and teams who will start the 2024 F1 season in Bahrain on March 2.

Red Bull

#1 Max Verstappen

#11 Sergio Perez

Three-time F1 world champion Max Verstappen leads Red Bull's 2024 driver line-up as he goes in search of title number four.

Sergio Perez has returned for his fourth season with Red Bull and the last of his current contract.

Verstappen has 54 grand prix wins to Perez's six.

Mercedes

#44 Lewis Hamilton

#63 George Russell

Seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is competing in his 12th season with Mercedes and is going in search of his first race win since 2021 and his first drivers' championship since 2020.

George Russell partners Hamilton for a third consecutive season and will be hoping to add more F1 wins to his grand prix victory (and sprint win) at the 2022 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Ferrari

#16 Charles Leclerc
#55 Carlos Sainz

The 2024 season marks Charles Leclerc's sixth season with F1's most iconic team and what he hopes will be a chance to challenge for his first championship.

Carlos Sainz is Leclerc's team-mate for a fourth straight year and will be wanting to add to the two grand prix wins he's scored so far.

McLaren

#4 Lando Norris
#81 Oscar Piastri

Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri will be F1 team-mates for a second consecutive season at McLaren in 2024.

Norris has spent his entire five-year F1 career so far at McLaren while the team gave Piastri his F1 debut in 2023.

Aston Martin

#14 Fernando Alonso

#18 Lance Stroll

The ever-canny two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso is gearing up for his 21st season in F1 while Lance Stroll is preparing for his eighth year in F1 and his sixth with the Aston Martin team co-owned by his father Lawrence.

Alpine

#10 Pierre Gasly
#31 Esteban Ocon

The Renault works team Alpine maintains its all-French line-up of Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon.

Gasly left the Red Bull stable to join Alpine in 2023 while Ocon has raced for the team since 2020 and was backed by Renault earlier in his junior career.

Williams

#23 Alex Albon

#2 Logan Sargeant

Alex Albon leads Williams' 2024 driver line-up off the back of two highly impressive years with the team that ended his stint on the sidelines following his demotion from Red Bull race driver to reserve driver at the end of 2020.

Despite season-long uncertainty over his future, Logan Sargeant will return to Williams in 2024 for his second season in F1.

Stake F1 team

#77 Valtteri Bottas

#24 Zhou Guanyu

The first new name on the 2024 F1 entry list as Alfa Romeo bows out of the championship.

In its place, the Swiss-based Sauber team that Alfa Romeo was a title partner of from 2019 to 2023, has signed a title sponsorship deal with emerging streaming platform Kick.com. Its official name is Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber.

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#3 Daniel Ricciardo

#22 Yuki Tsunoda

This is also the only driver line-up on the 2024 F1 grid that wasn't the same as the one that started the 2023 F1 season.

Red Bull axing Nyck de Vries opened the door for Daniel Ricciardo to return to the team in the middle of last year and he continues his comeback in 2024 with his first full-time season for Red Bull's junior team since 2013.

Honda protege Yuki Tsunoda will be starting his fourth F1 season with AlphaTauri in Bahrain having graduated from Formula 2 in 2021.

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Haas

#20 Kevin Magnussen

#27 Nico Hulkenberg

Kevin Magnussen enters his seventh season with the team he first joined in 2017.

He's once again joined by Nico Hulkenberg who returned to full-time F1 action in 2023 after three years on the sidelines.

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