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F1 Points System - Explained

The drivers who finish in the top 10 of each F1 race/ Grand Prix are awarded points based on the respective positions. The points are awarded as follows: 1st place - 25 points; 2nd -18; 3rd - 15; 4th -12; 5th - 10; 6th - 8; 7th - 6; 8th - 4; 9th - 2; 10th - 1.



PositionPoints Awarded
1 / Winner25
2/ Runners-Up18
3/ Second Runners-Up15
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510
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101

The driver's championship and the constructor's championship titles are awarded for the total points acquired by a driver/team in an F1 season.

The fastest lap point is awarded to the driver who finishes in the top 10 position with the fastest lap time set during the course of a Grand Prix.


F1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan


What happens when two drivers/constructors are tied on points in Formula 1?

If two drivers/constructors have the same number of points, a tie- beaker system is used to resolve the case. The driver/constructor with the most wins in a season is ranked higher. If they are tied with equal number of wins then the number of second place finishes is considered to rank the drivers/constructor. If they are tied are on the second place then the number of third place finishes is considered and so on

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