F1 Drivers and Constructors 2015

As 2014 World Champion, Lewis Hamilton could take #1 this season but he’s chosen to keep #44.

Team Drivers (number) Test/reserve driver(s)
Mercedes Lewis Hamilton (44) Nico Rosberg (6) Pascal Wehrlein
Red Bull Racing Daniel Ricciardo (3) Daniil Kvyat (26) Sebastien Buemi
Williams Felipe Massa (19) Valtteri Bottas (77) Susie Wolff
Ferrari Sebastian Vettel (5) Kimi Raikkonen (7) Esteban Gutierrez,
Jean-Eric Vergne
McLaren Jenson Button (22) Fernando Alonso (14) Kevin Magnussen
Force India Nico Hulkenberg (27) Sergio Perez (11) ?
Toro Rosso Max Verstappen (33) Carlos Sainz Jr (55) ?
Lotus Romain Grosjean (8) Pastor Maldonado (13) Jolyon Palmer
Sauber Marcus Ericsson (9) Felipe Nasr (12) Raffaele Marciello

Changes from the 2014 team/driver line-up:

  • Sebastian Vettel moved from Red Bull to Ferrari
  • Daniil Kvyat moved from Toro Rosso to Red Bull
  • Fernando Alonso moved from Ferrari to McLaren
  • Kevin Magnussen moved from a regular McLaren driver to be their test driver
  • Jean-Eric Vergne left Toro Rosso to become Ferrari’s test driver
  • Max Verstappen & Carlos Sainz Jr joined Toro Rosso
  • Adrian Sutil & Esteban Gutierrez left Sauber
  • Marcus Ericsson moved from Caterham to Sauber
  • Felipe Nasr joined Sauber
  • Marussia folded in November [BBC] and is not listed as a constructor for 2015
  • Max Chilton doesn’t have a seat this year and hopes to move to IndyCar for 2016 [ESPN]
  • Jules Bianchi remains unconscious but is undergoing a “painstaking programme of rehabilitation therapy” following his accident at the Japanese Grand Prix in October [BBC]
  • Caterham went into administration in October [BBC] and is not listed as a constructor for 2015
  • Kamui Kobayashi has moved to Super Formula With Toyota Motorsport [motorsport.com]
  • (Mercedes, Force India & Lotus: drivers are unchanged)

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