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F1 2022

What are the F1 driver salaries for 2022?

F1 features some of the highest-earning athletes in world sport. The two most recent World Champions, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, are unsurprisingly at the top of the list. But what about everyone else? RacingNews365.com reveals all...

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Most F1 drivers earn millions of dollars throughout the ever-expanding seasons, as they cross the globe to entertain millions of fans.

The two most recent World Champions, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, are unsurprisingly the top earners on the grid.

Behind Hamilton, Verstappen is the second-highest paid F1 driver, with an estimated salary of $40 million a year after signing a contract through to 2028 that could see his earnings reach $50 million in the future.

RacingNews365.com has compiled a complete overview of the salaries of all drivers competing in the 2022 F1 season.

Various sources within the F1 paddock and across teams were consulted in order to make the list as reliable as possible.

*McLaren's contract with Daniel Ricciardo was terminated one year ahead of the scheduled end date.
**Red Bull have allowed Pierre Gasly to switch to Alpine one year ahead of his contract end.
***Vettel and Latifi will not be on the grid in 2023.

2022 F1 driver salaries

Driver Team Salary ($ million) Contract length
Hamilton Mercedes 40 2023
Verstappen Red Bull 35 2028
Alonso Alpine 20 2022
Vettel *** Aston Martin 15 2022
Ricciardo McLaren 15 2023*
Norris McLaren 15 2025
Leclerc Ferrari 12 2024
Sainz Ferrari 10 2024
Bottas Alfa Romeo 10 2025
Stroll Aston Martin 10 Open
Perez Red Bull 10 2024
Russell Mercedes 5 2023
Ocon Alpine 5 2024
Gasly AlphaTauri 5 2023**
Magnussen Haas 5 2023
Albon Williams 2 2024
Zhou Alfa Romeo 1 2023
Schumacher Haas 1 2022
Latifi*** Williams 1 2022
Tsunoda AlphaTauri 0.75 2023

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