F1 2022 drivers' ages and dates of birth
Who is the oldest F1 driver? And which F1 driver is the youngest? Find out the ages and dates of birth of all drivers on the 2022 F1 grid.
When it comes to the drivers on the 2022 F1 grid and their ages, there is certainly a wide gap in terms of who is the youngest and who is the oldest.
The age of the drivers varies greatly, with the youngest driver being born in 2000, while the oldest was born back in 1981.
Who is the oldest F1 driver on the grid?
The oldest driver on the F1 grid is Fernando Alonso, with the Spaniard starting the season aged 40. His birthday falls on 29 July, meaning he will be 41 by the time the 2022 Formula 1 season finishes.
Alonso returned to the grid with Alpine in 2021 after being away from F1 for two years. He made his debut in the sport back in 2001 while driving for Minardi.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is the second-oldest driver on the grid, as the seven-time World Champion turned 37 on 7 January.
The third-oldest F1 driver in 2022 is Sebastian Vettel. The Aston Martin driver started the season aged 34, and will be 35 when he celebrates his birthday on 3 July.
Who is the youngest F1 driver on the grid?
The youngest driver on the F1 grid is Yuki Tsunoda. The AlphaTauri youngster is the only current F1 driver born in the 2000s, having been born on 11 May 2000, so he is currently 21 years old, and will have turned 22 by the end of the 2022 season.
Just behind him is Lando Norris, with the McLaren man's birthday falling on 13 November 1999. He is 22 years old.
The third-youngest F1 driver is rookie Zhou Guanyu. Zhou was born on 30 May 1999, meaning that he is currently aged 22, but will turn 23 a few months earlier than Norris.
2022 F1 drivers' ages and dates of birth
|Name||Date of Birth||Age|
|Yuki Tsunoda||11 May 2000||21|
|Lando Norris||13 November 1999||22|
|Zhou Guanyu||30 May 1999||22|
|Mick Schumacher||22 March 1999||23|
|Lance Stroll||29 October 1998||23|
|George Russell||15 February 1998||24|
|Charles Leclerc||16 October 1997||24|
|Max Verstappen||30 September 1997||24|
|Esteban Ocon||17 September 1996||25|
|Alex Albon||23 March 1996||26|
|Pierre Gasly||7 February 1996||26|
|Nicholas Latifi||29 June 1995||26|
|Carlos Sainz||1 September 1994||27|
|Kevin Magnussen||5 October 1992||29|
|Valtteri Bottas||28 August 1989||32|
|Daniel Ricciardo||1 July 1989||32|
|Sergio Perez||26 January 1990||32|
|Sebastian Vettel||3 July 1987||34|
|Lewis Hamilton||7 January 1985||37|
|Fernando Alonso||29 July 1981||40|