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Driver standings - Mexican Grand Prix 2017 // Lewis Hamilton secures 2017 World Championship

Lewis Hamilton secures 2017 World Championship
Credit: Daimler AG

The world championship battle between Hamilton and Vettel looked like it was going to come right down to the final laps of the Mexican Grand Prix, but actually about halfway through, Hamilton's victory was almost never in doubt. Both drivers had to fight through the field and Vettel was aiming for second place - a position which was held by Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas. And thus, getting no further than fourth, Vettel had to concede to Lewis, crowning the Brit with his fourth world title.

Elsewhere, Lance Stroll was the only driver to move on the chart, jumping up two positions, and crucially moving four points ahead of teammate Felipe Massa.

PositionDriverTeamPoints
10Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport333
20Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari277
30Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport262
40Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing192
50Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari178
60Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing148
70Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team92
80Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team83
90Carlos Sainz JrRenault Sport F1 Team54
102Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing40
11-1Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing36
12-1Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team34
130Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team28
140Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team19
150Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda13
160Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda11
170Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team8
180Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team5
190Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso5
200Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team0
210Antonio GiovinazziHaas F1 Team0
220Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso0
230Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro Rosso0
240Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda0
250Paul di RestaWilliams Martini Racing0
F1 driver championship3330AUSCHNBHRRUSESPMONCANAZEAUTGBRHUNBELITASINMALJPNUSAMEXLewis HamiltonSebastian VettelValtteri BottasDaniel RicciardoKimi RäikkönenMax VerstappenSergio PérezEsteban OconCarlos Sainz JrLance StrollFelipe MassaNico HülkenbergRomain GrosjeanKevin MagnussenStoffel VandoorneFernando AlonsoJolyon PalmerPascal WehrleinDaniil KvyatSelect name to toggle individual visibility or toggle all