F1 Standings after 2023 Qatar Grand Prix

Max Verstappen took victory at the 2023 Qatar GP, so how do the Formula 1 Drivers' and Constructors Championship standings look?


Another Formula 1 race and another Max Verstappen victory as the Dutchman raced away from the rest of the field to take victory at the 2023 Qatar Grand Prix as he further confirmed his lead in the Driver Standings and celebrated his third world title in style.

Oscar Piastri may have won the F1 Sprint Race on Saturday, but it was Verstappen who stole the headline as his second place confirmed the Dutchman as 2023 F1 World Drivers’ Champion. The Red Bull driver the followed that up with victory in the 2023 Qatar GP on Sunday. 

Mercedes pair of George Russell and Lewis Hamilton started second and third on the grid, respectively, but collided at Turn 1 with the seven-time champion having to retire from the race as a result.

F1 2023 Driver Standings after Qatar GP

Second place in the 2023 Qatar GP Sprint Race confirmed Verstappen as 2023 world champion and even before that race had finished, the crash involving Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez meant he was champion before the chequered flag. Lewis Hamilton managed to close the gap slightly to Perez in the Driver Standings. 

1Max VerstappenRed Bull433
2Sergio PerezRed Bull224
3Lewis HamiltonMercedes194
4Fernando AlonsoAston Martin183
5Carlos SainzFerrari153
6Charles LeclercFerrari145
7Lando NorrisMcLaren136
8George RussellMercedes132
9Oscar PiastriMcLaren83
10Lance StrollAston Martin47
11Pierre GaslyAlpine46
12Esteban OconAlpine44
13Alex AlbonWilliams23
14Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo10
15Nico HulkenbergHaas9
16Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo6
17Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri3
18Kevin MagnussenHaas3
19Liam LawsonAlphaTauri2
20Logan SargeantWilliams0
21Nyck De VriesAlphaTauri0
22Daniel RicciardoAlphaTauri0

F1 2023 Constructor Standings after Qatar GP

Meanwhile in the Constructor Standings, Red Bull had already sealed the title, and the battle for second looks to be between Mercedes and Ferrari with the gap extending to 28 points between the teams. Meanwhile, McLaren are creeping up on Aston Martin and are just 11 points adrift.

1Red Bull657
4Aston Martin230
8Alfa Romeo16


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