What the riders in the Formula 1 earn is usually a well-kept secret. F1i ventured an estimate of what the drivers during the F1 season 2018 on the starting grid, earning and there are still a few surprises.
That you, as a newcomer in the Formula 1 is not exactly a multimillion euro investment should expect, if our fellow countryman, Stoffel Vandoorne last year at McLaren experienced. It is no surprise that we are newcomers Charles Leclerc and Sergey Sirotkin at the bottom of the list find.
A bigger surprise, we found at the top of the list. According to F1i is four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton with his Mercedes is not the F1 pilot who most deserves it. The real grootverdiener is, after all, Sebastian Vettel. Ferrari pulled deep into their pockets when the German a lucrative contract offered to make the switch from Red Bull for the Scuderia. Vettel had shortly before four world titles in a row conquered at Red Bull.
Sebastian Vettel could reportedly about 60 million dollars and there would possibly still be on top come if he is in a Ferrari to be world champion crown. Earns Vettel, it is estimated that about 10 million more than reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.
The Brit earned last season, his fourth world title in Formula 1, his third world championship title with Mercedes. Hamilton may be less deserving than Vettel, there may soon be changing. The Brit is, after all, with Mercedes to negotiate a new contract.
And what about our fellow countryman, Stoffel Vandoorne? Vandoorne proved herself during finished his debut season with McLaren and saw that he was rewarded with a lucrative contract extension. Vandoornes wages rose to about $ 7 million. That is, of course, still far less than team-mate and double world champion Fernando Alonso, but it comes pretty close to what Max Verstappen deserves. The Dutchman deserves there are reportedly about 10 million dollars.
An overview of what the F1-pilots, this year earn:
1. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) : $ 60 million
2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) : $ 50 million
3. Kimi Räikkönen (Ferrari) : $ 40 million
4. Fernando Alonso (McLaren) : $ 30 million
5. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) : 12 million dollars
6. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) : 10 million dollars
7. Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren) : $ 7 million
8. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) : 6 million dollars
9. Nico Hülkenberg (Renault) : $ 5.5 million
10. Sergio Pérez (Force India) : $ 5 million
11. Romain Grosjean (Haas) : 4,45 million dollars
12. Esteban Ocon (Force India) : $ 3 million
13. Kevin Magnussen (Haas) : $ 2.5 million
14. Lance Stroll (Williams) : 1.8 million dollars
15. Carlos Sainz (Renault) : 750 000 dollars
16. Marcus Ericsson (Sauber) : 500 000 dollar
17. Pierre Gasly (Toro Rosso) : 350 000 dollars
18. Brendon Hartley (Toro Rosso) : 350 000 dollars
19. Charles Leclerc (Sauber) : 150 000 dollar
20. Sergey Sirotkin (Williams) : 150 000 dollar
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