How Old Are All The Formula 1 Drivers?

It’s not surprising, considering the high level of fitness required for Formula One racing at its highest level, that many of the best drivers combine youth with experience. However, as can be seen below, there is a wide range of ages to be found across the 2022 driver’s grid:

All 2022 Formula 1 drivers are aged:

  • Verstappen: 24
  • Perez: 32
  • Hamilton: 37
  • Russell: 24
  • Sainz: 27
  • Leclerc: 24
  • Riccardo: 32
  • Norris: 22
  • Ocon: 25
  • Alonso: 40
  • Gasly: 26
  • Tsunoda: 21  
  • Vettel: 34  
  • Stroll: 23
  • Latifi: 26
  • Albon: 25
  • Bottas: 32
  • Zhou: 22
  • Schumacher: 22
  • Magnussen: 29

While the above list highlights each respective driver’s age in years, it is worth taking the time to explore each driver’s background in greater depth, including the day and month they were born. See below for more information about all twenty drivers in the 2022 season.

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Red Bull Drivers

Sergio Perez, Max Verstappen, and Sergio Perez are the Red Bull drivers 2022.

1. Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen (Belgian-Dutch driver) was born in Hasselt on the 30Th September 1997, making him 24 as of the date of writing.

2. Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez is a Mexican driver. Sergio was born in Guadalajara (Mexico), on the 26Th December 1990, making him 32 years old at the time of writing.

Mercedes Drivers

George Russell and Lewis Hamilton will be the Mercedes drivers of 2022. 

1. Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, a British driver was born in Stevenage.Th He was 37 when he died in January 1985.

2. George Russell 

George Russell is a British driver who was born in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England, on The 15th He was 24 when he wrote this article in February 1998.

Ferrari Drivers

Charles Leclerc & Carlos Sainz will be the Ferrari drivers of 2022.  

1. Carlos Sainz

Carlos Sainz, a Spanish driver was born in Madrid, Spain on the 1st September 1994, making him 27 as of the date of writing.

2. Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc was a Monegasque driver. He was born in Monte Carlo on the 16th.Th of October 1997, making him 24 as of the date of writing.

McLaren Drivers

Lando Norris, Daniel Riccardo, and Daniel Riccardo will be the McLaren drivers 2022.  

1. Daniel Riccardo

Daniel Riccardo is an Australian driver. He was born in Perth, Western he was 32 when he died in July 1989.

2. Lando Norris

Lando Norris (British driver) was born in Bristol on the 13th of April, 1966.Th of November 1999, making it 22 at the time he was writing.

Alpine Drivers

Esteban Ocon & Fernando Alonso will be the Alpine drivers for 2022.   

1. Esteban Ocon

Esteban Ocon is a French driver who was born in Évreux, Normandy, France, on The 17th He was 25 years old when he died in September 1996. 

2. Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso is a Spanish driver. He was born in Oviedo (Asturias), Spain on the 29Th he was 40 years old at the time of this writing.

Fernando Alonso is currently the oldest driver in the 2022 Formula One World Championship.

AlphaTauri Drivers

Pierre Gasly, Yuki Tsunoda are the AlphaTauri drivers in 2022.   

1. Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly is a French driver. He was born in Rouen on the 7th of July, France.Th 22 February 1996, making him 26 as of the date of writing. 

2. Yuki Tsunoda 

Yuki Tsunoda, a Japanese driver, was born in Sagamihara (Kanagawa), Japan on the 11Th He turned 21 on May 2000.

Yuki Takuda is the youngest competitor in the 2022 Formula One World Championship.

Aston Martin Drivers

Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel are the Aston Martin drivers in 2022.    

1. Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel, a German driver, was born in Heppenheim West Germany, Germany on the 3rd He turned 34 in July 1987.

2. Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll, a Canadian driver was born in Montreal on the 29th of September, 1991.Th October 1998, making him 23 as of the date of writing.

Williams Drivers

Alexander Albon, Nicholas Latifi, and Alexander Albon are the Williams drivers for 2022.

1. Nicholas Latifi

Nicholas Latifi is an American driver. He was born in Montreal on the 29th of November, 1991.Th He was 26 years old at the time he wrote this article, in June 1995.

2. Alexander Albon

Alexander Albon, a Thai/British driver was born in London, England on the 23rd in March 1996, making it 25 years old at the time this article was written.

Alfa Romeo Drivers

Ghanyu Zou and Valterri bottas will be the Williams drivers in 2022.

1. Valtteri Bottas

Valterri Bottas was born in Nastola on the 28th.Th He turned 32 in August 1989.

2. Ghanyu Zhou

Ghanyu Zhou, a Chinese driver, was born in Shanghai on the 30th of April, 1978.Th in May 1999, making him 22 as of the writing of this article.

The 2022 Formula One World Championship is Ghanyu Zhou’s first year competing in Formula One.

Haas Drivers

Mick Schumacher (Williams) and Kevin Magnussen (Williams) are the drivers for 2022.

1. Mick Schumacher

Mick Schumacher is a German driver who was born in Vufflens-le-Château, Vaud, Switzerland, on the 22nd He was 22 years old when he died in March 1999. 

2. Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen, a Danish driver, was born in Roskilde (Denmark), on the 5Th He was 29 years old at the time he wrote this article in October 1992.


As you can see, the majority of drivers in 2022 are in their 20s. But there is still plenty of talent for those in their early 20s.

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