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Height and weight of F1 drivers

Who is the tallest F1 driver? And which F1 driver weighs the least? The heights and weights of all drivers on the 2024 F1 grid are listed below.

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Height and weight of 2024 F1 drivers

Driver Height (metres/ ft & in) Weight (Kg/Lb)
Esteban Ocon 1.86m/ (6' 1'') 66kg/145lb
Alex Albon 1.86m/ (6' 1'') 74kg/163lb
George Russell 1.85m/ (6' 0'') 70kg/154lb
Nico Hulkenberg 1.84m/ (6' 0'') 78kg/171lb
Lance Stroll 1.82m/ (5' 11'') 70kg/154lb
Max Verstappen 1.81m/ (5' 11'') 72kg/158lb
Logan Sargeant 1.81m/ (5' 11'') 71kg/156lb
Charles Leclerc 1.80m/ (5' 10'') 69kg/152lb
Daniel Ricciardo 1.79m/ (5' 10'') 66kg/145lb
Oscar Piastri 1.78m/ (5' 10'') 68kg/149lb
Carlos Sainz 1.78m/ (5' 10'') 64kg/141lb
Pierre Gasly 1.77m/ (5' 9'') 70kg/154lb
Zhou Guanyu 1.75m/ (5' 8'') 63kg/138lb
Kevin Magnussen 1.74m/ (5' 8'') 68kg/149lb
Lewis Hamilton 1.74m/ (5' 8'') 73kg/160lb
Valtteri Bottas 1.73m/ (5' 8'') 69kg/152lb
Sergio Perez 1.73m/ (5' 8'') 63kg/138lb
Fernando Alonso 1.71m/ (5' 7'') 68kg/149lb
Lando Norris 1.70m/ (5' 6'') 68kg/149lb
Yuki Tsunoda 1.59m/ (5' 2'') 54kg/119lb

What is the height of an F1 driver?

F1 is all about details and even the size of a driver can affect how a car performs. In 2024, there's a big difference between the tallest and shortest drivers on the grid, with heights ranging from 1.86 to 1.59 metres.

How much does an F1 driver weigh?

Weight is also a very important factor in F1, with today's drivers all required to keep an eye on the scales. Intense training throughout the season is part and parcel of the job to ensure no loss in performance.

Who is the tallest F1 driver?

Most Formula One drivers are about 175 centimeters tall, but a few drivers far exceed 180 centimeters. Esteban Ocon and Alexander Albon are the tallest F1 drivers on the grid. Both are 1.86 meters tall.

Yuki Tsunoda height and weight?

The smallest driver on the Formula One grid is by far Yuki Tsunoda. The Japanese is eleven centimeters shorter than the second shortest driver: Lando Norris. It also makes the driver by far the least heavy driver in Formula 1. In fact, because of his height, he weighs only about 54 kilograms.

Which F1 driver weighs the most?

Nico Hülkenberg is the heaviest driver in the field. The German weighs 78 kilograms.

How tall is Lewis Hamilton? Height and weight Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is one of the shortest drivers on the 2024 F1 grid, coming in at 1.74m/ (5' 8'') and weighs 73kg/160lb.

How tall is Max Verstappen? Height and weight Max Verstappen

Meanwhile, Max Verstappen is one of the tallest drivers of the grid at 1.81m/ (5' 11''). Max Verstappen weighs 72kg/158lb.

Average F1 driver height

The average height of F1 drivers is 1.77m/ (5' 9'').

Length and weight of F1 drivers in 2023, 2022 and 2021

Also from 2023, 2022 and 2021, RacingNews365 has listed the height and weight of all Formula One drivers for you. Below are three complete overviews.

F1 drivers by age 2024

Driver Age
Fernando Alonso 42
Lewis Hamilton 39
Nico Hulkenberg 36
Sergio Perez 34
Daniel Ricciardo 34
Kevin Magnussen 31
Carlos Sainz 29
Alex Albon 27
Pierre Gasly 27
Esteban Ocon 27
Max Verstappen 26
Charles Leclerc 26
George Russel 25
Lance Stroll 25
Lando Norris 24
Valtteri Bottas 24
Guanyu Zhou 24
Logan Sargeant 23
Yuki Tsunoda 23
Oscar Piastri 22
Length and weight of Formula 1 drivers

2024 youngest F1 driver

Currently, Oscar Piastri is the youngest driver in F1. The Australian is 22 years old and has a multi-year deal with McLaren after his very successful rookie year in Formula 1. Besides Piastri, Logan Sargeant and Yuki Tsunoda are among the youngest drivers on the grid, both 23 years of age.

2024 oldest F1 driver

Fernando Alonso is the oldest driver within the Formula 1 grid. The Spaniard is currently 42 years of age and has driven for 20 seasons within F1. He has won 32 Grands Prix and has won the world championship twice. Alonso clinched the F1 world championship in 2005 and 2006 with Renault. After Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton is the next oldest F1 driver at 39 years of age.

At what age do F1 drivers retire?

The age at which Formula 1 drivers retire can vary greatly depending on individual circumstances, performance, and personal choices. Some drivers retire relatively young in their late 30s or early 40s, while others continue racing into their late 40s or even early 50s.

Height and weight of 2023 F1 drivers

Driver Height Weight
Esteban Ocon 1.86m 66kg
Alex Albon 1.86m 74kg
George Russell 1.85m 70kg
Nico Hulkenberg 1.84m 78kg
Lance Stroll 1.82m 70kg
Max Verstappen 1.81m 72kg
Logan Sargeant 1.81m 71kg
Charles Leclerc 1.80m 69kg
Daniel Ricciardo 1.79m 58kg
Oscar Piastri 1.78m 68kg
Carlos Sainz 1.78m 64kg
Pierre Gasly 1.77m 70kg
Kevin Magnussen 1.74m 73kg
Zhou Guanyu 1.75m 63kg
Lewis Hamilton 1.74m 73kg
Valtteri Bottas 1.73m 69kg
Sergio Perez 1.73m 63kg
Fernando Alonso 1.71m 68kg
Lando Norris 1.70m 68kg
Yuki Tsunoda 1.59m 54kg

Height and weight of 2022 F1 drivers

Name Height (metres) Weight (kgs)
Esteban Ocon 1.86m 66kg
Alex Albon 1.86m 74kg
George Russell 1.85m 70kg
Nicholas Latifi 1.85m 73kg
Lance Stroll 1.82m 70kg
Max Verstappen 1.81m 72kg
Charles Leclerc 1.80m 69kg
Daniel Ricciardo 1.80m 66kg
Carlos Sainz 1.78m 64kg
Pierre Gasly 1.77m 70kg
Mick Schumacher 1.76m 67kg
Nikita Mazepin 1.76m 68kg
Guanyu Zhou 1.75m 63kg
Sebastian Vettel 1.75m 62kg
Lewis Hamilton 1.74m 73kg
Sergio Perez 1.73m 63kg
Valtteri Bottas 1.73m 69kg
Fernando Alonso 1.71m 68kg
Lando Norris 1.70m 68kg
Yuki Tsunoda 1.59m 54kg

Height and weight of 2021 F1 drivers

Name Height (metres/ ft & in) Weight (kgs)
Lewis Hamilton 1.74m (5' 8.5") 73kg
Valtteri Bottas 1.73m (5' 8") 69kg
Max Verstappen 1.81m (5' 11") 72kg
Sergio Perez 1.73m (5' 8") 63kg
Sebastian Vettel 1.75m (5' 9") 62kg
Lance Stroll 1.82m (5' 10") 70kg
Fernando Alonso 1.71m (5' 6") 68kg
Esteban Ocon 1.86m (6' 1") 66kg
Daniel Ricciardo 1.80m (5' 10") 66kg
Lando Norris 1.70m (5' 6") 68kg
Charles Leclerc 1.80m (5' 10") 69kg
Carlos Sainz 1.78m (5' 10") 64kg
Pierre Gasly 1.77m (5' 9") 70kg
Yuki Tsunoda 1.59m (5' 2") 54kg
Kimi Raikkonen 1.75m (5' 9") 70kg
Antonio Giovinazzi 1.85m (6' 0") 75kg
Nikita Mazepin 1.76m (5' 9") 68kg
Mick Schumacher 1.76m (5' 9") 67kg
George Russell 1.85m (6' 0") 70kg
Nicholas Latiffi 1.85m (6' 0") 73kg

How old are the drivers in F1?

The age of F1 drivers varies greatly. The youngest F1 driver is Oscar Piastri at 22 years old. The oldest F1 driver is Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard is 42 years old. Most F1 drivers are between 23 and 27 years old.

Is 25 too old to become a F1 driver?

No, 25 years of age is not too old to become an F1 driver. Most F1 drivers start at a young age, and it's harder to join Formula One when you become older. However, there is no age requirement within F1.

What is the age limit in F1?

Within F1, there's no age limit held for the F1 drivers.

Which F1 driver is 32 years old?

Currently, no F1 driver is 32 years old. However, Kevin Magnussen will turn 32 years old this year on October 5th, 2024.

Does height and weight matter in F1?

Yes, height and weight can matter in Formula 1, although they may not be as crucial as in some other sports. -Height: A taller driver may have less aerodynamic advantage due to a larger frontal area and may also face challenges in fitting comfortably into the cockpit. However, adjustments can often be made to accommodate drivers of different heights. -Weight: Weight is more critical as it affects the overall weight distribution and performance of the car. Lighter drivers have an advantage in terms of being able to allocate more weight to ballast, which can be strategically placed to optimize the car's handling.

Who is the tallest F1 driver?

Currently, both Esteban Ocon and Alexander Albon are the tallest F1 drivers, standing at 1.86 meters (6 feet 1.23 inches) in height. Albon weighs 74 kg, and Ocon weighs 66 kg.

Do F1 drivers have a weight limit?

No, there is no specific weight limit for Formula 1 drivers. However, their weight does play a crucial role in the overall performance of the car. Lighter drivers have an advantage as they can help in achieving the minimum weight requirement for the car, allowing for more ballast to be distributed strategically for better balance and performance.

Why is Hamilton number 44?

Since Hamilton started go-karting, he always raced with the number 44. Additionally, it's his dad's car registration number. The Briton chose to keep this driver number throughout his career as a tribute to him and his father.

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