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2007 FIA Formula One World Championship season
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Index: Races by country | Races by season
Kimi Räikkönen, the 2007 World Drivers' Champion with 110 points.
Lewis Hamilton, runner-up with 109 points. Hamilton recorded nine consecutive podium finishes in his debut season, more than any other rookie in Formula One history.
Fernando Alonso, the defending double world champion, also recorded 109 points but was placed 3rd through count-back.

The 2007 Formula One season was the 58th FIA Formula One World Championship season. It began on 18 March and ended on 21 October after seventeen Grands Prix. The Drivers' Championship was won by Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen by one point at the final race of the season, making Räikkönen the third Finnish driver to take the title. An appeal by McLaren regarding the legality of some cars in the final race could have altered the championship standings,[1] but on 16 November, the appeal was reportedly rejected by the International Court of Appeal, confirming the championship results.[2] Räikkönen entered the final race in third position in the drivers' standings, but emerged as champion after the chequered flag, a feat that had been accomplished only by Giuseppe Farina in 1950.

A major talking point of the season had been an espionage controversy involving Ferrari and McLaren, which led to McLaren being excluded from the World Constructors' Championship. As a result, Ferrari clinched the championship at the Belgian Grand Prix.

The 2007 season was significant in that it heralded the end of the existing Concorde Agreement between the existing Formula One constructors and Bernie Ecclestone. In particular, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Honda (collectively the Grand Prix Manufacturers' Association) had a number of outstanding disagreements with the FIA and Ecclestone on financial and technical grounds. They had threatened to boycott Formula One from the 2008 season onwards and instead stage their own rival series, before signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the 2006 Spanish Grand Prix.[3]

The 2007 Australian Grand Prix was the first time since the 1986 Spanish Grand Prix that there was a Formula One field without a Cosworth engine.

This was the last season for all the race cars to use traction control since 2001.

Honda F1 ran with an "Earth livery" on their RA107 car, the first time since 1968, when sponsorship in the sport became widespread,[4] that a team ran sponsor-free for an entire season.

Contents

Pre-season testing

Pre-season testing began in November 2006 at the Circuit de Catalunya, with ten of the eleven teams participating in the test sessions. The most notable absentees were Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen, who were still under contract at Renault and McLaren respectively. Jenson Button was also absent as he had suffered a hairline fracture on his ribs after a go-karting accident in preparations for the November tests. Lewis Hamilton made his first appearance in a McLaren since being confirmed as Alonso's team-mate for 2007.

Felipe Massa topped the times on the first two days of testing. Massa's testing partner, Luca Badoer, took the fastest time on the third day, although interest was on the fact that double World Champion Mika Häkkinen joined Hamilton and de la Rosa at McLaren for a one off test, although the Finnish driver was over three seconds slower than Badoer's time, completing 79 laps of the Spanish circuit. He hopes to be of continued benefit to McLaren over the coming winter.

The other big story of 2007 is the return to a single tyre formula (Bridgestone). It is possible that this accounts for some of the reason why Ferrari led the most recent test, although it has been claimed by Bridgestone that the 2007 tyre is of a completely new build, thus minimising any real benefit for the 2006 Bridgestone teams (Ferrari, Toyota, Williams, Midland/Spyker and Super Aguri).

Toyota was the only team out for the fourth day of testing at Barcelona, as the Japanese works team chose to miss the first day of testing. Both Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli's fastest laps were quicker than Massa and Badoer's times during the previous three sessions. Testing resumed on December 6 at Jerez, with the majority of teams attending the session. Both Ferraris of Massa and Badoer were first and second fastest, with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton making up the top three in third. Hamilton improved on his position the following day by taking the fastest time, a second faster than Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella.

Japanese works teams Honda and Toyota topped the times for the next two days of testing: Honda's Rubens Barrichello and Toyota's Franck Montagny were fastest, although Toyota had the Jerez track to themselves when Montagny took the fastest time. Heikki Kovalainen and Pedro de la Rosa took the fastest times on the fourth and fifth day of testing at Jerez. Also of note, on the last day of testing Fernando Alonso made his McLaren testing debut after an agreement with manager Flavio Briatore. This did not call for an end to his agreement (which ended on the 31st of December).

Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers participated in the 2007 Formula One season. Drivers are numbered as per the official FIA 2007 entry list.[5] All team details are as per the Formula 1 Official Website, except where noted. Note that there is no driver number 13 as per the historical tradition.

Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine1 Tyre No. Race Drivers Rounds No. Test Driver(s)
United Kingdom Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4-22 Mercedes FO 108T B 1 Spain Fernando Alonso All 31 Spain Pedro de la Rosa
United Kingdom Gary Paffett
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton All
France ING Renault F1 Team Renault R27 Renault RS27 B 3 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella All 32 Brazil Ricardo Zonta
Brazil Nelson Piquet Jr.
4 Finland Heikki Kovalainen All
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F2007 Ferrari 056 B 5 Brazil Felipe Massa All 33 Italy Luca Badoer
Spain Marc Gené[6]
6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen All
Japan Honda Racing F1 Team Honda RA107 Honda RA807E B 7 United Kingdom Jenson Button All 34 Austria Christian Klien
United Kingdom James Rossiter
United Kingdom Mike Conway[7]
8 Brazil Rubens Barrichello All
Germany BMW Sauber F1 Team BMW Sauber F1.07 BMW P86/7 B 9 Germany Nick Heidfeld All 35 Germany Sebastian Vettel
Germany Timo Glock
People's Republic of China Ho-Pin Tung
10 Poland Robert Kubica 1-6, 8-17
Germany Sebastian Vettel[8] 7
Japan Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota TF107 Toyota RVX-07 B 11 Germany Ralf Schumacher All 36 France Franck Montagny
Japan Kohei Hirate[9]
Japan Kamui Kobayashi[9]
12 Italy Jarno Trulli All
Austria Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB3 Renault RS27 B 14 United Kingdom David Coulthard All 37 Netherlands Robert Doornbos
Germany Michael Ammermüller
15 Australia Mark Webber All
United Kingdom AT&T Williams Williams FW29 Toyota RVX-07 B 16 Germany Nico Rosberg All 38 India Narain Karthikeyan
Japan Kazuki Nakajima
17 Austria Alexander Wurz 1-16
Japan Kazuki Nakajima[10] 17
Italy Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR2 Ferrari 056 B 18 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi All 39 Switzerland Neel Jani
19 United States Scott Speed 1-10
Germany Sebastian Vettel 11-17
Netherlands Etihad Aldar Spyker F1 Team Spyker F8-VII
F8-VIIB
Ferrari 056 B 20 Germany Adrian Sutil All 40 Malaysia Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy
Spain Adrián Vallés
Germany Markus Winkelhock
Netherlands Giedo van der Garde
21 Netherlands Christijan Albers 1-9
Germany Markus Winkelhock 10
Japan Sakon Yamamoto[11] 11-17
Japan Super Aguri F1 Super Aguri SA07 Honda RA807E B 22 Japan Takuma Sato All 41 Japan Sakon Yamamoto
United Kingdom James Rossiter[12]
23 United Kingdom Anthony Davidson All

Notes

  • All engines conform to the Formula One 2.4L V8 specifications introduced in 2006.
  • Test drivers in bold have taken part in Friday practices during Grand Prix weekends
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New car launches

The following teams launched their 2007 entries as below.

Constructor Chassis Launch Date Launch Location
Toyota TF107 January 12 Germany Cologne, Germany
Ferrari F2007 January 14 Italy Fiorano Circuit, Maranello, Italy
McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22 January 15 Spain Circuit de Valencia, Spain
BMW Sauber F1.07 January 16 Spain Circuit de Valencia, Spain
Renault R27 January 24 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
Red Bull-Renault RB3 January 26 Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
Williams-Toyota FW29 February 2 United Kingdom Grove, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Spyker-Ferrari F8-VII February 5 United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom
Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR2 February 13 Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
Honda RA107 February 26 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Super Aguri-Honda SA07 March 14 Australia Melbourne, Australia

Formula One 2007 race schedule

Rd. Official Race Title Grand Prix Circuit Date Time
Local UTC
1 ING Australian Grand Prix Australian GP Australia Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne 18 March 14:00 03:00
2 Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Malaysian GP Malaysia Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur 8 April 15:00 07:00
3 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain GP Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir 15 April 14:30 11:30
4 Gran Premio de España Telefónica Spanish GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona 13 May 14:00 12:00
5 Grand Prix de Monaco Monaco GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte-Carlo 27 May 14:00 12:00
6 Grand Prix du Canada Canadian GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal 10 June 13:00 17:00
7 United States Grand Prix United States GP United States Indianapolis Motor Speedway 17 June 13:00 17:00
8 Grand Prix de France French GP France Circuit de Nevers, Magny-Cours 1 July 14:00 12:00
9 Santander British Grand Prix British GP United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit 8 July 13:00 12:00
10 Grand Prix of Europe European GP Germany Nürburgring 22 July 14:00 12:00
11 Magyar Nagydíj Hungarian GP Hungary Hungaroring, Budapest 5 August 14:00 12:00
12 Petrol Ofisi Turkish Grand Prix Turkish GP Turkey Istanbul Park 26 August 15:00 12:00
13 Gran Premio d'Italia Italian GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza 9 September 14:00 12:00
14 ING Belgian Grand Prix Belgian GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa 16 September 14:00 12:00
15 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Japanese GP Japan Fuji Speedway, Oyama 30 September 13:30 04:30
16 Sinopec Chinese Grand Prix Chinese GP People's Republic of China Shanghai International Circuit 7 October 14:00 06:00
17 Grande Prêmio do Brasil Brazilian GP Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo 21 October 14:00 16:00
  • On 29 August 2006, The FIA published a provisional calendar for the 2007 Formula One season. The San Marino and European Grands Prix were excluded, although the European round would later make a comeback (see below).[13] The final calendar (above), which confirmed that the San Marino Grand Prix would not return, was released on October 18, 2006.[14]
  • For the first time in nearly half a century, there was not a German Grand Prix in 2007 after the 2 Grands Prix previously held in Germany begin to alternate between Hockenheim and Nürburgring. Hockenheim controls the descriptor "German Grand Prix" and an agreement could not be reached between the two circuits for the naming rights. The Nürburgring event therefore retained its usual Grand Prix of Europe title.[15]
  • After twenty years, the Japanese Grand Prix will move from the Honda-owned Suzuka Circuit to Toyota's rebuilt Fuji Speedway, a circuit that F1 has not raced at since 1977.
  • For the first time since 1975, all races are held in different countries (only one race for any one nation).

Changes

Rule changes

  • Although the FIA had planned to introduce a regulation single tyre manufacturer from 2008, there will be a sole supplier (Bridgestone) from 2007 to 2010, since Bridgestone's only rival, Michelin, ended their participation in Formula One after the 2006 season.
  • Tyres are supplied in accordance with the revised Sporting Regulations, which provide for a total of 14 sets of dry weather tyres per driver over the race weekend: four sets for Friday only, and 10 for the rest of the weekend.
Top: harder tyre (officially named the 'prime' tyre).
Bottom: softer tyre (the 'option' tyre), at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
  • Also, during the race, both compounds of tyre (hard and soft) have to be used at least once during the race. Initially, in the Australian Grand Prix, soft tyres were marked with a white spot. However, this was difficult to see when the car was in motion and, as of the Malaysian Grand Prix, one of the four grooves in the soft compound tyre is painted white.[16]
  • The teams finishing 5th–11th in the previous seasons' Constructors' Championship are no longer allowed to run a third car on Friday following a rule change.[17] The teams that finish 1st–4th are already banned from doing so.
  • Engine development is frozen from the 2006 Japanese Grand Prix, with these engines being used for the whole of 2007 and 2008. This is described as engine "homologation" by the FIA. It was previously set to be introduced in 2008.[18]
  • All cars are fitted with red, blue and yellow cockpit lights. The purpose is to give drivers information concerning track signals or conditions. The lights must be LEDs each with a minimum diameter of 5 mm and which are fitted in order that they are directly in the driver’s normal line of sight.[19]
  • In order to give rescue crews an immediate indication of accident severity each car must be fitted with a warning light which is connected to the FIA data logger. The light must face upwards and be recessed into the top of the survival cell no more than 150 mm from the car centre line and the front of the cockpit opening and as near to the marshal neutral switch as is practical.[19]
  • The two Friday practice sessions expanded from 60 minutes to 90 minutes. All teams are allowed to use two cars, which may be driven by either the two race drivers or a nominated third driver.[20]
  • The engine penalty is now only applied in the second day of the grand prix weekend. Any engine change in the first day is not penalised.[20]
  • No car is allowed to enter the pits to refuel during a safety car period until all cars are in the group following the safety car and they have been advised that the pit lane is now open. This prevents drivers from racing to the pits immediately after a safety car is deployed. In addition, any lapped cars in front of a car on the lead lap are required to pass the safety car and restart at the end of the line-up instead of maintaining their physical position.[20]
  • The Formula One teams have unanimously agreed to the voluntary early introduction of the testing agreement scheduled for 2008. This limits each team to an annual limit of 30,000 km.
  • The team's second car now has to run with a yellow coloured roll bar instead of a black one. The first cars will still run with a red/orange roll bar. This is intended to help spectators distinguish between first and second cars at further distances.

Driver changes

Team changes

Television coverage

Circuits

  • A new chicane has been inserted into the straight between Europcar and New Holland (final corner) at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona. This was installed in order to slow the cars down before the long main straight, and provide more overtaking opportunities into turn 1.[39]
  • Spa has also undergone track changes, with a new paddock area, a reprofiled Bus Stop Chicane, an extension of the start-finish straight and a change to La Source hairpin.[40]
  • The largest-scale repair in the last 35 years will be done to Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo, Brazil, to fundamentally solve problem of the asphalt.[41][42] All present asphalt will be removed and replaced with new asphalt.[43] At the same time, the pit lane entrance will be enhanced to improve safety.[44] The circuit is closed and no event held for five months to work, from June to October, until immediately before the event.[45]

Results, standings and statistics

Grands Prix

Rd. Grand Prix Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Constructor Report
1 Australia Australian Grand Prix Finland Kimi Räikkönen Finland Kimi Räikkönen Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari Report
2 Malaysia Malaysian Grand Prix Brazil Felipe Massa United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
3 Bahrain Bahrain Grand Prix Brazil Felipe Massa Brazil Felipe Massa Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari Report
4 Spain Spanish Grand Prix Brazil Felipe Massa Brazil Felipe Massa Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari Report
5 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Spain Fernando Alonso Spain Fernando Alonso Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
6 Canada Canadian Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
7 United States United States Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Finland Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
8 France French Grand Prix Brazil Felipe Massa Brazil Felipe Massa Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari Report
9 United Kingdom British Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Finland Kimi Räikkönen Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari Report
10 Germany European Grand Prix Finland Kimi Räikkönen Brazil Felipe Massa Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
11 Hungary Hungarian Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Finland Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes‡* Report
12 Turkey Turkish Grand Prix Brazil Felipe Massa Finland Kimi Räikkönen Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari Report
13 Italy Italian Grand Prix Spain Fernando Alonso Spain Fernando Alonso Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
14 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Finland Kimi Räikkönen Brazil Felipe Massa Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari Report
15 Japan Japanese Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes Report
16 People's Republic of China Chinese Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Brazil Felipe Massa Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari Report
17 Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix Brazil Felipe Massa Finland Kimi Räikkönen Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari Report
  • Fernando Alonso qualified in pole position but was demoted 5 places due to blocking Lewis Hamilton in the pit lane.[46]
  • McLaren were not awarded a trophy on the podium.
  • ‡* McLaren were not awarded constructors points or a trophy on the podium.[46]

Drivers

Pos Driver AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
BHR
Bahrain
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
EUR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
TUR
Turkey
ITA
Italy
BEL
Belgium
JPN
Japan
CHN
People's Republic of China
BRA
Brazil
Pts
1 Finland Kimi Räikkönen 1 3 3 Ret 8 5 4 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 1 3 1 1 110
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 3 9 1 5 2 4 1 Ret 7 109
3 Spain Fernando Alonso 2 1 5 3 1 7 2 7 2 1 4 3 1 3 Ret 2 3 109
4 Brazil Felipe Massa 6 5 1 1 3 DSQ 3 2 5 2 13 1 Ret 2 6 3 2 94
5 Germany Nick Heidfeld 4 4 4 Ret 6 2 Ret 5 6 6 3 4 4 5 14† 7 6 61
6 Poland Robert Kubica Ret 18 6 4 5 Ret Inj 4 4 7 5 8 5 9 7 Ret 5 39
7 Finland Heikki Kovalainen 10 8 9 7 13† 4 5 15 7 8 8 6 7 8 2 9 Ret 30
8 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 5 6 8 9 4 DSQ 9 6 8 10 12 9 12 Ret 5 11 Ret 21
9 Germany Nico Rosberg 7 Ret 10 6 12 10 16† 9 12 Ret 7 7 6 6 Ret 16 4 20
10 United Kingdom David Coulthard Ret Ret Ret 5 14 Ret Ret 13 11 5 11 10 Ret Ret 4 8 9 14
11 Austria Alexander Wurz Ret 9 11 Ret 7 3 10 14 13 4 14 11 13 Ret Ret 12 13
12 Australia Mark Webber 13 10 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 12 Ret 3 9 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 Ret 10
13 Italy Jarno Trulli 9 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 6 Ret Ret 13 10 16 11 11 13 13 8 8
14 Germany Sebastian Vettel 8 16 19 18 Ret Ret 4 Ret 6
15 United Kingdom Jenson Button 15 12 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 8 10 Ret Ret 13 8 Ret 11† 5 Ret 6
16 Germany Ralf Schumacher 8 15 12 Ret 16 8 Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 12 15 10 Ret Ret 11 5
17 Japan Takuma Sato 12 13 Ret 8 17 6 Ret 16 14 Ret 15 18 16 15 15† 14 12 4
18 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi 14 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 17† Ret 16† Ret Ret 15 17 12 9 6 13 3
19 Germany Adrian Sutil 17 Ret 15 13 Ret Ret 14 17 Ret Ret 17 21† 19 14 8 Ret Ret 1
20 Brazil Rubens Barrichello 11 11 13 10 10 12 Ret 11 9 11 18 17 10 13 10 15 Ret 0
21 United States Scott Speed Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 0
22 Japan Kazuki Nakajima 10 0
23 United Kingdom Anthony Davidson 16 16 16† 11 18 11 11 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 14 16 Ret Ret 14 0
24 Japan Sakon Yamamoto Ret 20 20 17 12 17 Ret 0
25 Netherlands Christijan Albers Ret Ret 14 14 19† Ret 15 Ret 15 0
Germany Markus Winkelhock Ret 0
Pos Driver AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
BHR
Bahrain
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
EUR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
TUR
Turkey
ITA
Italy
BEL
Belgium
JPN
Japan
CHN
People's Republic of China
BRA
Brazil
Pts
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(from 2003 onwards)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
  • † Driver did not finish but was classified, having completed more than 90% of race distance.

Drivers statistics

Pos Driver Constructor(s) Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Italy Ferrari 17 6 12 3 6 110
2 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 17 4 12 6 2 109
3 Spain Fernando Alonso United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 17 4 12 2 3 109
4 Brazil Felipe Massa Italy Ferrari 17 3 10 6 6 94
5 Germany Nick Heidfeld Germany BMW Sauber 17 0 2 0 0 61
6 Poland Robert Kubica Germany BMW Sauber 16 0 0 0 0 39
7 Finland Heikki Kovalainen France Renault 17 0 1 0 0 30
8 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella France Renault 17 0 0 0 0 21
9 Germany Nico Rosberg United Kingdom Williams-Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 20
10 United Kingdom David Coulthard Austria Red Bull-Renault 17 0 0 0 0 14
11 Austria Alexander Wurz United Kingdom Williams-Toyota 16 0 1 0 0 13
12 Australia Mark Webber Austria Red Bull-Renault 17 0 1 0 0 10
13 Italy Jarno Trulli Japan Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 8
14 Germany Sebastian Vettel Germany BMW Sauber
Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari
8 0 0 0 0 6
15 United Kingdom Jenson Button Japan Honda 17 0 0 0 0 6
16 Germany Ralf Schumacher Japan Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 5
17 Japan Takuma Sato Japan Super Aguri-Honda 17 0 0 0 0 4
18 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 3
19 Germany Adrian Sutil Netherlands Spyker-Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 1
20 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Japan Honda 17 0 0 0 0 0
21 United States Scott Speed Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 10 0 0 0 0 0
22 Japan Kazuki Nakajima United Kingdom Williams-Toyota 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 United Kingdom Anthony Davidson Japan Super Aguri-Honda 17 0 0 0 0 0
24 Japan Sakon Yamamoto Netherlands Spyker-Ferrari 7 0 0 0 0 0
25 Netherlands Christijan Albers Netherlands Spyker-Ferrari 9 0 0 0 0 0
Germany Markus Winkelhock Netherlands Spyker-Ferrari 1 0 0 0 0 0

Constructors

Pos Constructor Car
No.
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
BHR
Bahrain
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
EUR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
TUR
Turkey
ITA
Italy
BEL
Belgium
JPN
Japan
CHN
People's Republic of China
BRA
Brazil
Pts
1 Italy Ferrari 5 6 5 1 1 3 DSQ 3 2 5 2 13 1 Ret 2 6 3 2 204
6 1 3 3 Ret 8 5 4 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 1 3 1 1
2 Germany BMW Sauber 9 4 4 4 Ret 6 2 Ret 5 6 6 3 4 4 5 14† 7 6 101
10 Ret 18 6 4 5 Ret 8 4 4 7 5 8 5 9 7 Ret 5
3 France Renault 3 5 6 8 9 4 DSQ 9 6 8 10 12 9 12 Ret 5 11 Ret 51
4 10 8 9 7 13 4 5 15 7 8 8 6 7 8 2 9 Ret
4 United Kingdom Williams-Toyota 16 7 Ret 10 6 12 10 Ret 9 12 Ret 7 7 6 6 Ret 16 4 33
17 Ret 9 11 Ret 7 3 10 14 13 4 14 11 13 Ret Ret 12 10
5 Austria Red Bull-Renault 14 Ret Ret Ret 5 14 Ret Ret 13 11 5 11 10 Ret Ret 4 8 9 24
15 13 10 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 12 Ret 3 9 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 Ret
6 Japan Toyota 11 8 15 12 Ret 16 8 Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 12 15 10 Ret Ret 11 13
12 9 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 6 Ret Ret 13 10 16 11 11 13 13 8
7 Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 18 14 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 17 Ret 16 Ret Ret 15 17 12 9 6 13 8
19 Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 16 19 18 Ret Ret 4 Ret
8 Japan Honda 7 15 12 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 8 10 Ret Ret 13 8 Ret 11 5 Ret 6
8 11 11 13 10 10 12 Ret 11 9 11 18 17 10 13 10 15 Ret
9 Japan Super Aguri-Honda 22 12 13 Ret 8 17 6 Ret 16 14 Ret 15 18 16 15 15 14 12 4
23 16 16 16 11 18 11 11 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 14 16 Ret Ret 14
10 Netherlands Spyker-Ferrari 20 17 Ret 15 13 Ret Ret 15 17 Ret Ret 17 21 19 14 8 Ret Ret 1
21 Ret Ret 14 14 19 Ret 14 Ret 15 Ret Ret 20 20 17 12 17 Ret
EX United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 1 2 1 5 3 1 7 2 7 2 1 4† 3 1 3 Ret 2 3 0‡ (203†) (218)
2 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 3 9 1 5 2 4 1 Ret 7
Pos Constructor Car
No.
AUS
Australia
MAL
Malaysia
BHR
Bahrain
ESP
Spain
MON
Monaco
CAN
Canada
USA
United States
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
EUR
Germany
HUN
Hungary
TUR
Turkey
ITA
Italy
BEL
Belgium
JPN
Japan
CHN
People's Republic of China
BRA
Brazil
Pts
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(from 2003 onwards)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)
  • † After an incident at the end of Qualifying Session 3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix, an FIA decision was made that, due to team infringements during qualifying, McLaren would not be awarded any points. The drivers, however, do retain the points won. (Alonso was demoted five places from pole on the start grid).
    15 points were lost by the team in this event. This punishment could have been appealed, but the team did not following the greater punishment later.
  • ‡ McLaren lost all their points in the Constructors Championship as a result of a World Motorsport Council decision over the espionage controversy.[47]

Constructors statistics

Pos Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1 Italy Ferrari F2007 Italy Ferrari B 17 9 22 9 12 204
2 Germany BMW Sauber F1.07 Germany BMW B 17 0 2 0 0 101
3 France Renault R27 France Renault B 17 0 1 0 0 51
4 United Kingdom Williams FW29 Japan Toyota B 17 0 1 0 0 33
5 Austria Red Bull RB3 France Renault B 17 0 1 0 0 24
6 Japan Toyota TF107 Japan Toyota B 17 0 0 0 0 13
7 Italy Toro Rosso STR2 Italy Ferrari B 17 0 0 0 0 8
8 Japan Honda RA107 Japan Honda B 17 0 0 0 0 6
9 Japan Super Aguri SA07 Japan Honda B 17 0 0 0 0 4
10 Netherlands Spyker F8-VII Italy Ferrari B 17 0 0 0 0 1
EX United Kingdom McLaren MP4-22 Germany Mercedes B 17 8 24 8 5 0‡ (203† / 218)
  • † After an incident at the end of Qualifying Session 3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix, an FIA decision was made that, due to team infringements during qualifying, McLaren would not be awarded any points. The drivers, however, do retain the points won. (Alonso was demoted five places from pole on the start grid).
    15 points were lost by the team in this event. This punishment could have been appealed, but the team did not following the greater punishment later.
  • ‡ McLaren lost all their points in the Constructors Championship as a result of a World Motorsport Council decision over the espionage controversy.[47]

Season review

Races

First races without Michael Schumacher

The season started at Albert Park in Australia on 18 March and Kimi Räikkönen took a lights to flag victory there with Fernando Alonso coming second and debutant Lewis Hamilton finishing 3rd. Felipe Massa took his first pole of the season in Malaysia but Fernando Alonso won his first race with McLaren with rookie, Lewis Hamilton, continuing his excellent pace to finish second. Felipe Massa won from lights to flag in Bahrain and Spain and in both races Lewis Hamilton finished second, becoming the first rookie to finish on the podium in more than his first two outings. McLaren would dominate Monaco with Fernando Alonso winning from Lewis Hamilton after the pair had lapped everybody apart from themselves and Felipe Massa, who was not too far from being lapped.

Drama and controversy

The Canadian GP was a very dramatic affair with 4 safety car periods and one of the biggest crashes of Formula One in recent years. The race started off with the second all McLaren front row with Lewis Hamilton taking his first pole position followed by Fernando Alonso. Alonso made a mistake in turn 1 losing several places while Lewis Hamilton was opening a gap between himself and Nick Heidfeld. On lap 22 the first safety car period began after Adrian Sutil hit the cement wall. The safety car went into the pits on lap 28 but before the lap could be completed Robert Kubica made one of the most bizarre accidents in the history of Formula One. He apparently lost his front wing after hitting Jarno Trulli. He then went wide and hit a bump on the grass that launched him into the air and into a massive impact with the retaining barrier at a peak G Force of 75G. The safety car was once again deployed and went in on lap 35. Lewis Hamilton once again opened up a gap to second placed Nick Heidfeld until lap 50 when Christian Albers left a lot of debris on the track after a crash forcing the deployment of the safety car. The race restarted on lap 55 and was deployed again on lap 56 after Vitantonio Liuzzi hit the so called `Wall of Champions`. The safety car period was extended after Jarno Trulli hit the tyre barrier at the exit of the pitlane after trying to catch up with the field. On the restart Lewis Hamilton led to the finish to claim his maiden win in only his sixth race. The next race at Indianapolis saw Lewis Hamilton take a lights to flag victory after a 300kph side by side battle with Fernando Alonso for the lead. Ferrari took their first 1-2 finish in France with Kimi Räikkönen winning from polesitter, Felipe Massa.

In Britain Lewis Hamilton thrilled his home crowd by taking his third pole position in front of them. It wasn't to last, however, he went on to finish a distant third behind winner, Kimi Räikkönen and Fernando Alonso. Europe (Germany) would see Lewis Hamilton's run of consecutive podiums come to an end. After a mighty crash in qualifying he started in 10th in the race. On lap 4 he aquaplaned off the circuit in a torrential rainstorm but fortunately for him the race was stopped. He restarted after his car was pulled out of the gravel but after taking a gamble to change to dries on a drying track he spun off several times but recovered to finish 9th, just missing out on the final point.

After a controversial qualifying incident between Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton, Alonso was demoted to 6th on the grid at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton then took a lights to flag victory with Raikkönen coming second. In Turkey Felipe Massa took a dominant lights to flag victory followed by Kimi Raikkönen and Fernando Alonso. Lewis Hamilton finished fifth after he suffered a tyre failure while running in 3rd. In Italy Fernando Alonso won from Lewis Hamilton followed by Kimi Raikkönen. In Belgium Raikkönen won from Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso.

Dramatic season conclusion

The Japanese Grand Prix moved to Fuji Speedway and this event was marked by treacherous weather and was started under safety car conditions. Lewis Hamilton survived a brush with Robert Kubica to win from Heikki Kovalainen and Kimi Räikkönen. At the last 3 corners Robert Kubica and Felipe Massa ran side by side in a battle for 6th and Fernando Alonso aquaplaned and crashed on lap 41 of 67. In China Lewis Hamilton won his 6th pole of the season and led up to lap 28 when he was overtaken by Kimi Räikkönen and he then spun off entering the pitlane. The season finale marked the first time since 1986 that 3 drivers had a chance of becoming world champion at the season finale, and the first time since the inaugural season in 1950 that the man stood in third before the final race went on to win the championship, the driver then being Giuseppe Farina. Lewis Hamilton was the favourite with 107 points followed by Fernando Alonso on 103 points and Kimi Räikkönen on 100 points. Lewis Hamilton started 2nd but dropped to the back of the pack after a gearbox problem. He recovered to 7th but Kimi Räikkönen won the race and the championship. The final standings were Räikkönen on 110 points followed by Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso each on 109 points.

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Simple English

The 2007 Formula One season was the 58th edition of the championship. Kimi Räikkönen won the championship by one point. Ferrari won the constructor's championship.

Contents

Teams and drivers

Team Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre No. Race Drivers
Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes McLaren MP4-22 Mercedes FO 108T 2.4 L V8 B 1 Fernando Alonso
2 Lewis Hamilton
ING Renault F1 Team Renault R27 Renault RS27 2.4 L V8 B 3 Giancarlo Fisichella
4 Heikki Kovalainen
Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F2007 Ferrari Type 056 2.4 L V8 B 5 Felipe Massa
6 Kimi Räikkönen
Honda Racing F1 Team Honda RA107 Honda RA807E 2.4 L V8 B 7 Jenson Button
8 Rubens Barrichello
BMW Sauber F1 Team BMW Sauber F1.07 BMW P86/7 2.4 L V8 B 9 Nick Heidfeld
10 Robert Kubica
Sebastian Vettel
Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota TF107 Toyota RVX-07 2.4 L V8 B 11 Ralf Schumacher
12 Jarno Trulli
Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB3 Renault RS27 2.4 L V8 B 14 David Coulthard
15 Mark Webber
AT&T Williams Williams FW29 Toyota RVX-07 2.4 L V8 B 16 Nico Rosberg
17 Alexander Wurz
Kazuki Nakajima
Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR2 Ferrari Type 056 2.4 L V8 B 18 Vitantonio Liuzzi
19 Scott Speed
Sebastian Vettel
Spyker F1 Team Spyker F8-VII
F8-VIIB
Ferrari Type 056H 2.4 L V8 B 20 Adrian Sutil
21 Christijan Albers
Markus Winkelhock
Sakon Yamamoto
Super Aguri F1 Super Aguri SA07 Honda RA807E 2.4 L V8 B 22 Takuma Sato
23 Anthony Davidson

New car launches

The following teams launched their 2007 entries as below.

Constructor Chassis Launch Date Launch Location
Toyota TF107 January 12 Cologne, Germany
Ferrari F2007 January 14 Fiorano Circuit, Maranello, Italy
McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22 January 15 Circuit de Valencia, Spain
BMW Sauber F1.07 January 16 Circuit de Valencia, Spain
Renault R27 January 24 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Red Bull-Renault RB3 January 26 Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
Williams-Toyota FW29 February 2 Grove, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Spyker-Ferrari F8-VII February 5 Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom
Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR2 February 13 Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
Honda RA107 February 26 London, United Kingdom
Super Aguri-Honda SA07 March 14 Melbourne, Australia

Formula One 2007 race schedule

Round Official Race Title Grand Prix Circuit City / Location Date Time
Local UTC
1 ING Australian Grand Prix Australian GP Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit Melbourne 18 March 14:00 03:00
2 Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Malaysian GP Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur 8 April 15:00 07:00
3 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain GP Bahrain International Circuit Sakhir 15 April 14:30 11:30
4 Gran Premio de España Telefónica Spanish GP Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona 13 May 14:00 12:00
5 Grand Prix de Monaco Monaco GP Circuit de Monaco Monte-Carlo 27 May 14:00 12:00
6 Grand Prix du Canada Canadian GP Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Montreal 10 June 13:00 17:00
7 United States Grand Prix United States GP Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis 17 June 13:00 17:00
8 Grand Prix de France French GP Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 1 July 14:00 12:00
9 Santander British Grand Prix British GP Silverstone Circuit Silverstone 8 July 13:00 12:00
10 Grand Prix of Europe European GP Nürburgring Nürburg 22 July 14:00 12:00
11 Magyar Nagydíj Hungarian GP Hungaroring Budapest 5 August 14:00 12:00
12 Petrol Ofisi Turkish Grand Prix Turkish GP Istanbul Park Istanbul 26 August 15:00 12:00
13 Gran Premio d'Italia Italian GP Autodromo Nazionale Monza Monza 9 September 14:00 12:00
14 ING Belgian Grand Prix Belgian GP Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Spa 16 September 14:00 12:00
15 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Japanese GP Fuji Speedway Oyama 30 September 13:30 04:30
16 Sinopec Chinese Grand Prix Chinese GP Shanghai International Circuit Shanghai 7 October 14:00 06:00
17 Grande Prêmio do Brasil Brazilian GP Autódromo José Carlos Pace São Paulo 21 October 14:00 16:00

Results and standings

Grands Prix

Round Grand Prix Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Constructor
1 Australian Grand Prix Kimi Räikkönen Kimi Räikkönen Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
2 Malaysian Grand Prix Felipe Massa Lewis Hamilton Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes
3 Bahrain Grand Prix Felipe Massa Felipe Massa Felipe Massa Ferrari
4 Spanish Grand Prix Felipe Massa Felipe Massa Felipe Massa Ferrari
5 Monaco Grand Prix Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes
6 Canadian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Fernando Alonso Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
7 United States Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Kimi Räikkönen Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
8 French Grand Prix Felipe Massa Felipe Massa Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
9 British Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Kimi Räikkönen Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
10 European Grand Prix Kimi Räikkönen Felipe Massa Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes
11 Hungarian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Kimi Räikkönen Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes‡*
12 Turkish Grand Prix Felipe Massa Kimi Räikkönen Felipe Massa Ferrari
13 Italian Grand Prix Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes
14 Belgian Grand Prix Kimi Räikkönen Felipe Massa Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
15 Japanese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
16 Chinese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton Felipe Massa Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
17 Brazilian Grand Prix Felipe Massa Kimi Räikkönen Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari
  • Fernando Alonso qualified in pole position but was demoted 5 places due to blocking Lewis Hamilton in the pit lane.[1]
  • McLaren were not awarded a trophy on the podium.
  • ‡* McLaren were not awarded constructors points or a trophy on the podium.[1]

Drivers

Pos Driver AUS
MAL
BHR
ESP
MON
CAN
USA
FRA
GBR
EUR
HUN
TUR
ITA
BEL
JPN
CHN
BRA
Pts
1 Kimi Räikkönen 1 3 3 Ret 8 5 4 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 1 3 1 1 110
2 Lewis Hamilton 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 3 9 1 5 2 4 1 Ret 7 109
3 Fernando Alonso 2 1 5 3 1 7 2 7 2 1 4 3 1 3 Ret 2 3 109
4 Felipe Massa 6 5 1 1 3 DSQ 3 2 5 2 13 1 Ret 2 6 3 2 94
5 Nick Heidfeld 4 4 4 Ret 6 2 Ret 5 6 6 3 4 4 5 14† 7 6 61
6 Robert Kubica Ret 18 6 4 5 Ret INJ 4 4 7 5 8 5 9 7 Ret 5 39
7 Heikki Kovalainen 10 8 9 7 13† 4 5 15 7 8 8 6 7 8 2 9 Ret 30
8 Giancarlo Fisichella 5 6 8 9 4 DSQ 9 6 8 10 12 9 12 Ret 5 11 Ret 21
9 Nico Rosberg 7 Ret 10 6 12 10 16† 9 12 Ret 7 7 6 6 Ret 16 4 20
10 David Coulthard Ret Ret Ret 5 14 Ret Ret 13 11 5 11 10 Ret Ret 4 8 9 14
11 Alexander Wurz Ret 9 11 Ret 7 3 10 14 13 4 14 11 13 Ret Ret 12 13
12 Mark Webber 13 10 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 12 Ret 3 9 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 Ret 10
13 Jarno Trulli 9 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 6 Ret Ret 13 10 16 11 11 13 13 8 8
14 Sebastian Vettel 8 16 19 18 Ret Ret 4 Ret 6
15 Jenson Button 15 12 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 8 10 Ret Ret 13 8 Ret 11† 5 Ret 6
16 Ralf Schumacher 8 15 12 Ret 16 8 Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 12 15 10 Ret Ret 11 5
17 Takuma Sato 12 13 Ret 8 17 6 Ret 16 14 Ret 15 18 16 15 15† 14 12 4
18 Vitantonio Liuzzi 14 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 17† Ret 16† Ret Ret 15 17 12 9 6 13 3
19 Adrian Sutil 17 Ret 15 13 Ret Ret 14 17 Ret Ret 17 21† 19 14 8 Ret Ret 1
20 Rubens Barrichello 11 11 13 10 10 12 Ret 11 9 11 18 17 10 13 10 15 Ret 0
21 Scott Speed Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 0
22 Kazuki Nakajima 10 0
23 Anthony Davidson 16 16 16† 11 18 11 11 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 14 16 Ret Ret 14 0
24 Sakon Yamamoto Ret 20 20 17 12 17 Ret 0
25 Christijan Albers Ret Ret 14 14 19† Ret 15 Ret 15 0
Markus Winkelhock Ret 0
Pos Driver AUS
MAL
BHR
ESP
MON
CAN
USA
FRA
GBR
EUR
HUN
TUR
ITA
BEL
JPN
CHN
BRA
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Not classified (NC)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Blank Did not participate
Injured (INJ)
Excluded (EX)
  • † Driver did not finish but was classified, having completed more than 90% of race distance.

Drivers statistics

Pos Driver Constructor(s) Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 17 6 12 3 6 110
2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 17 4 12 6 2 109
3 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Mercedes 17 4 12 2 3 109
4 Felipe Massa Ferrari 17 3 10 6 6 94
5 Nick Heidfeld BMW Sauber 17 0 2 0 0 61
6 Robert Kubica BMW Sauber 16 0 0 0 0 39
7 Heikki Kovalainen Renault 17 0 1 0 0 30
8 Giancarlo Fisichella Renault 17 0 0 0 0 21
9 Nico Rosberg Williams-Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 20
10 David Coulthard Red Bull-Renault 17 0 0 0 0 14
11 Alexander Wurz Williams-Toyota 16 0 1 0 0 13
12 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 17 0 1 0 0 10
13 Jarno Trulli Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 8
14 Sebastian Vettel BMW Sauber
Toro Rosso-Ferrari
8 0 0 0 0 6
15 Jenson Button Honda 17 0 0 0 0 6
16 Ralf Schumacher Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 5
17 Takuma Sato Super Aguri-Honda 17 0 0 0 0 4
18 Vitantonio Liuzzi Toro Rosso-Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 3
19 Adrian Sutil Spyker-Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 1
20 Rubens Barrichello Honda 17 0 0 0 0 0
21 Scott Speed Toro Rosso-Ferrari 10 0 0 0 0 0
22 Kazuki Nakajima Williams-Toyota 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 Anthony Davidson Super Aguri-Honda 17 0 0 0 0 0
24 Sakon Yamamoto Spyker-Ferrari 7 0 0 0 0 0
25 Christijan Albers Spyker-Ferrari 9 0 0 0 0 0
Markus Winkelhock Spyker-Ferrari 1 0 0 0 0 0

Constructors

Pos Constructor Car
No.
AUS
MAL
BHR
ESP
MON
CAN
USA
FRA
GBR
EUR
HUN
TUR
ITA
BEL
JPN
CHN
BRA
Pts
1 Ferrari 5 6 5 1 1 3 DSQ 3 2 5 2 13 1 Ret 2 6 3 2 204
6 1 3 3 Ret 8 5 4 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 1 3 1 1
2 BMW Sauber 9 4 4 4 Ret 6 2 Ret 5 6 6 3 4 4 5 14 7 6 101
10 Ret 18 6 4 5 Ret 8 4 4 7 5 8 5 9 7 Ret 5
3 Renault 3 5 6 8 9 4 DSQ 9 6 8 10 12 9 12 Ret 5 11 Ret 51
4 10 8 9 7 13 4 5 15 7 8 8 6 7 8 2 9 Ret
4 Williams-Toyota 16 7 Ret 10 6 12 10 Ret 9 12 Ret 7 7 6 6 Ret 16 4 33
17 Ret 9 11 Ret 7 3 10 14 13 4 14 11 13 Ret Ret 12 10
5 Red Bull-Renault 14 Ret Ret Ret 5 14 Ret Ret 13 11 5 11 10 Ret Ret 4 8 9 24
15 13 10 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 12 Ret 3 9 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 Ret
6 Toyota 11 8 15 12 Ret 16 8 Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 12 15 10 Ret Ret 11 13
12 9 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 6 Ret Ret 13 10 16 11 11 13 13 8
7 Toro Rosso-Ferrari 18 14 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 17 Ret 16 Ret Ret 15 17 12 9 6 13 8
19 Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 16 19 18 Ret Ret 4 Ret
8 Honda 7 15 12 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 8 10 Ret Ret 13 8 Ret 11 5 Ret 6
8 11 11 13 10 10 12 Ret 11 9 11 18 17 10 13 10 15 Ret
9 Super Aguri-Honda 22 12 13 Ret 8 17 6 Ret 16 14 Ret 15 18 16 15 15 14 12 4
23 16 16 16 11 18 11 11 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 14 16 Ret Ret 14
10 Spyker-Ferrari 20 17 Ret 15 13 Ret Ret 15 17 Ret Ret 17 21 19 14 8 Ret Ret 1
21 Ret Ret 14 14 19 Ret 14 Ret 15 Ret Ret 20 20 17 12 17 Ret
EX McLaren-Mercedes 1 2‡ 1‡ 5‡ 3‡ 1‡ 7‡ 2‡ 7‡ 2‡ 1‡ 4† 3‡ 1‡ 3‡ Ret 2‡ 3‡ 0‡ (203†) (218)
2 3‡ 2‡ 2‡ 2‡ 2‡ 1‡ 1‡ 3‡ 3‡ 9 1† 5‡ 2‡ 4‡ 1‡ Ret 7‡
Pos Constructor Car
No.
AUS
MAL
BHR
ESP
MON
CAN
USA
FRA
GBR
EUR
HUN
TUR
ITA
BEL
JPN
CHN
BRA
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Not classified (NC)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Blank Did not participate
Injured (INJ)
Excluded (EX)
  • † After an incident at the end of Qualifying Session 3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix, an FIA decision was made that, due to team infringements during qualifying, McLaren would not be awarded any points. The drivers, however, do retain the points won. (Alonso was demoted five places from pole on the start grid).
    15 points were lost by the team in this event and if the team were to not be excluded from all of the other events, the team would still be behind Ferrari. This punishment could have been appealed, but the team did not following the greater punishment later.
  • ‡ McLaren lost all their points in the Constructors Championship as a result of a World Motorsport Council decision over the espionage controversy.[2]

Constructors statistics

Pos Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1 Ferrari F2007 Ferrari B 17 9 22 9 12 204
2 BMW Sauber F1.07 BMW B 17 0 2 0 0 101
3 Renault R27 Renault B 17 0 1 0 0 51
4 Williams FW29 Toyota B 17 0 1 0 0 33
5 Red Bull RB3 Renault B 17 0 1 0 0 24
6 Toyota TF107 Toyota B 17 0 0 0 0 13
7 Toro Rosso STR2 Ferrari B 17 0 0 0 0 8
8 Honda RA107 Honda B 17 0 0 0 0 6
9 Super Aguri SA07 Honda B 17 0 0 0 0 4
10 Spyker F8-VII Ferrari B 17 0 0 0 0 1
EX McLaren MP4-22 Mercedes B 17 8 24 8 5 0‡ (203† / 218)
  • † After an incident at the end of Qualifying Session 3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix, an FIA decision was made that, due to team infringements during qualifying, McLaren would not be awarded any points. The drivers, however, do retain the points won. (Alonso was demoted five places from pole on the start grid).
    15 points were lost by the team in this event and if the team were to not be excluded from all of the other events, the team would still be behind Ferrari. This punishment could have been appealed, but the team did not following the greater punishment later.
  • ‡ McLaren lost all their points in the Constructors Championship as a result of a World Motorsport Council decision over the espionage controversy.[2]

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