F1 2021: How is the driver line-up shaping up?

Date published: January 7 2020

Max Verstappen with Red Bull for F1 2021

We will bring you all the confirmed drivers as the F1 2021 line-up takes shape with official announcements made throughout the 2020 campaign.

Mercedes drivers F1 2021

Both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are currently out of contract at the end of the 2020 season, with six-time World Champion Hamilton linked with a move to rivals Ferrari.

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Ferrari drivers F1 2021

Charles Leclerc has committed his long-term future to Ferrari, while question marks remain over not just Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari career, but his future in the sport, too. His current deal also expires at the end of 2020.

Charles Leclerc: Contracted until the end of 2024

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Red Bull drivers F1 2021

Max Verstappen is another big name to secure his future with his current team, Red Bull. Who partners up with him is set to be one of the long-running stories over the course of the 2020 campaign.

Max Verstappen: Contracted until the end of 2023

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McLaren drivers F1 2021

Both Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris enjoyed stellar first seasons with McLaren in 2019, but neither are currently tied down to contracts beyond 2020.

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Alpha Tauri drivers F1 2021

The rebranded Toro Rosso team may be given some fresh faces to introduce into the Red Bull set-up, while current drivers Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat will be wanting to show they are still worthy of a place on the grid heading into 2021.

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Renault drivers F1 2021

New recruit Esteban Ocon signed a two-year contract with Renault after being announced as a replacement for Nico Hulkenberg, but will Daniel Ricciardo join him in committing to the team beyond 2020?

Esteban Ocon: Contracted until the end of 2021

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Alfa Romeo drivers F1 2021

Alfa Romeo currently have two drivers in widely different stages of their career. Antonio Giovinazzi will once again be looking to nail down a spot on the 2021 Formula 1 grid for a third season. Kimi Raikkonen, meanwhile, now into his 40s, may decide to call it a day once and for all.

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SportPesa Racing Point drivers F1 2021

Sergio Perez signed a three-year contract extension with SportPesa Racing Point back in August 2019, while, as long as Lawrence Stroll is in charge, you would suspect his son, Lance, will occupy the other seat.

Sergio Perez: Contracted until the end of 2022

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Haas drivers F1 2021

Haas came close to switching up their driver line-up for 2020, but Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen have both been given one-year extensions and another chance to impress ahead of 2021.

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Williams drivers F1 2021

Williams will no doubt want to keep hold of Mercedes talent George Russell for another season at least and will do so unless the Silver Arrows see an opportunity for him elsewhere. Nicholas Latifi will want to join Russell in making the step up from Formula 2 to Formula 1 look seamless.

George Russell: Contracted until the end of 2021
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