The F1 2018 season has reached half way and we must take a look as to where the star drivers stand in the middle of this F1 season. Leading the world championship is, of course, Lewis Hamilton who showed an incredible character at the German Grand Prix.
He notched up a win from the 14th position on the grid and then followed it up with a hefty win at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Hamilton is now 24 points clear of rival Sebastian Vettel.
So, here are the leading 5 drivers at the midpoint of the 2018 F1 Season
#5. Daniel Ricciardo
The Australian stunned everyone by making a move to Renault for the 2019 season. He was expected to stay at Red Bull for longer but that is not the case. With 118 points in the 2018 season, he is at the 5th spot.
#4. Valtteri Bottas
With 132 points to his name, Lewis Hamilton’s teammate is 4th on the list. His best race position this season has been 2nd.
#3. Kimi Raikkonen
The Ferrari driver has shown some great form and pace in this season. With 146 points so far in this season, he takes the third spot. His contract with Ferrari will come to an end before the 2019 season.
#2. Sebastian Vettel
Frequent errors might have cost him the world championship already. Vettel has been skidding and crashing too much of late. The Ferrari driver has 189 points to his name and his finished first 4 times in this season.
#1. Lewis Hamilton
With 213 points he is leading the world championship by a 24 point lead on Vettel. Hamilton has 5 wins to his name so far in 2018.