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Christine's F1 driver rankings

These driver rankings are the most in-depth and accurate global ranking driver system ever produced by Christine. This year's Formula One drivers will be judged on their photography skills, cooking habits, fashion sense, charity work, video appearances and much, much more. The twenty-one race season will decide who is the fastest driver in the best car, but my rankings are about something quite different. I want to know who is the nicest, funniest, fan-friendliest driver.

Spot something rankings worthy, then let Christine know.

  • 13 Dec
    +2 Max Verstappen
    We all saw it, but Pirelli have counted the times Max overtook others in 2016, and reckon him to be a record-breaker!
  • 13 Dec
    -2 Lewis Hamilton
    Sorry, but these red shoes remind me too much of red wing mirrors!
  • 13 Dec
    +1 Nico Rosberg
    Never known a champion take his trophy on a city break with him - love the enthusiasm!
  • 11 Dec
    +2 Felipe Massa
    Celebrating with Frank Williams at the team's Christmas party and posting this adorable photo.
  • 10 Dec
    +1 Jenson Button
    Love the McLaren driver now insisting on his new title so much that he's changed his Twitter name to reflect it.
  • 10 Dec
    +1 Fernando Alonso
    Not being ashamed to like maths just when it's going in your favour.
  • 10 Dec
    +2 Lewis Hamilton
    Interesting chat with athlete Allyson Felix about the differences between their sports but the similarities of their experiences.
  • 10 Dec
    +2 Romain Grosjean
    Points for optimism, celebrating the return of the French Grand Prix by hoping to hear the national anthem before and after the event!
  • 10 Dec
    +1 Nico Rosberg
    Great picture of what it's like to travel with a trophy of that size.
  • 10 Dec
    +2 Daniel Ricciardo
    Great video of a factory visit with Max, bless him being too cold outside.
  • 10 Dec
    +2 Max Verstappen
    Great video of a factory visit with Daniel, rocking the Christmas bells!
  • 10 Dec
    +1 Kimi Räikkönen
    Honestly, I'm just giving them points for looking so happy, hasn't happened much this year!
  • 10 Dec
    +1 Sebastian Vettel
    Honestly, I'm just giving them points for looking so happy, hasn't happened much this year!
  • 10 Dec
    +2 Jenson Button
    The pomp and ceremony is a bit embarrassing but good job Button getting an honorary degree from the University of Bath. As he says, "From now on I'd like to be called Doctor Button if you don't mind."
  • 10 Dec
    +1 Romain Grosjean
    Spending some off-season time with the kids for a cancer charity, looks a bit chilly!
  • 03 Dec
    +4 Daniel Ricciardo
    Nice little post-FIA gala video, paying tribute to Nico Rosberg's decision to quit, and of course cheekily questioning whether his teammate deserves his awards or if there's something else going on!
  • 02 Dec
    +4 Nico Rosberg
    Following his heart and retiring from F1, at the top of his game, rather than sticking around endlessly! Good job Nico!
  • 01 Dec
    +6 Jenson Button
    Excellent work taking over Ted's notebook, and chatting about how he didn't even watch the end of the race! 12 laps and done for Jenson!
  • 01 Dec
    +2 Carlos Sainz Jr
    Great picture of Carlos and his crew, and brave to strip down to your Nomex underwear!
  • 01 Dec
    +2 Jenson Button
    One of the best humble brags I've ever seen. "Hmm, even my million pound car needs defrosting!"

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Week 39
Daniel Ricciardo70
Lewis Hamilton59
Felipe Massa57
Nico Rosberg56
Fernando Alonso53
Jenson Button49
Romain Grosjean36
Carlos Sainz Jr35
Max Verstappen32
Sebastian Vettel30
Nico Hülkenberg25
Esteban Gutiérrez17
Valtteri Bottas16
Kimi Räikkönen13
Daniil Kvyat12
Kevin Magnussen11
Sergio Pérez10
Marcus Ericsson9
Felipe Nasr8
Rio Haryanto5
Esteban Ocon4
Stoffel Vandoorne4
Pascal Wehrlein1
Alfonso Celis Jr0
Jordan King0
Charles Leclerc0
Sergey Sirotkin0
Jolyon Palmer-5

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