F1 23 Driver Ratings released – How do the champions rank?

EA Sports F1 23 game will be released this Friday, so the new driver ratings have been released


F1 23 is released this Friday on June 16, and Codemasters and EA have revealed the ratings for the latest edition of the racing game series.

Driver ratings have become a highly anticipated aspect of the game, with fans keen to question why drivers have been given such a score.

Experience, race-craft, awareness and pace is rated to give an overall score. Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso are the three Formula 1 world champions, so find out how they rank.

Max Verstappen โ€“ Rated: 94

The current world champion enjoyed a highly successful 2022 campaign, winning 15 races and taking seven pole positions but has actually dropped a rating from last yearโ€™s game.

Verstappen is rated:

  • Experience: 84
  • Race-craft: 97
  • Awareness: 85
  • Pace: 95

Lewis Hamilton โ€“ Rated: 92

The seven-time world champion was given an equal score to Verstappen for the 2022 game but for 2023 has slipped two numbers behind to be joint second-highest for the upcoming edition.

Hamilton is rated:

  • Experience: 97
  • Race-craft: 94
  • Awareness: 94
  • Pace: 90
Lewis Hamilton looking on at the 2023 Bahrain Grand Prix | Mercedes F1 Team

Fernando Alonso โ€“ Rated: 92

The Spaniard claimed his last championship in 2006 but Aston Martin have given him a huge step towards reclaiming the crown as the team catapulted to having the second-fastest car in this seasonโ€™s F1 championship.

Likewise, Alonso has had a jump in the ratings as he has gained three points overall to be the other second highest-rated driver.

Alonso is rated:

  • Experience: 99
  • Race-craft: 91
  • Awareness: 78
  • Pace: 93

F1 23 driver ratings in full

  • Max Verstappen โ€“ 94
  • Lewis Hamilton โ€“ 92
  • Fernando Alonso โ€“ 92
  • Charles Leclerc โ€“ 89
  • Lando Norris โ€“ 89
  • Sergio Perez โ€“ 89
  • Carlos Sainz โ€“ 88
  • George Russell โ€“ 88
  • Valterri Bottas โ€“ 87
  • Esteban Ocon โ€“ 86
  • Pierre Gasly โ€“ 85
  • Lance Stroll โ€“ 84
  • Alex Albon โ€“ 83
  • Yuki Tsunoda โ€“ 83
  • Kevin Magnussen โ€“ 81
  • Nico Hulkenberg โ€“ 80
  • Zhou Guanyu โ€“ 78
  • Oscar Piastri โ€“ 74
  • Logan Sargeant โ€“ 71
  • Nyck de Vries โ€“ 71
Brandon Sutton
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