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We’ve been tracking the 2020 Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship odds for all drivers since they became available and have charted them on this page. The graphs below are generated by calculating the average from a selection of our most trusted sportsbooks.

Top Contenders

  • [Nov 16] By winning this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton has clinched his seventh career Formula 1 Drivers Championship
  • [Nov 2] Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix on November 1st, making that his third win in a row. Hamilton now has an 87-point lead on Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas
  • [Oct 25] Lewis Hamilton builds on his lead for the Drivers Championship after winning the Portuguese Grand Prix. Still no updated odds listed at any sportsbook, leading bettors to believe that Hamilton is a shoe-in at this point.
  • [Oct 13] Sportsbooks continue to not offer Drivers’ Championship odds, after Lewis Hamilton won the German Grand Prix making that his seventh victory of the season. Hamilton is the opening favorite for the Portugese GP at -225
  • [Sep 23] Lewis Hamilton has won six of nine races and his 190 points are 45 more than second place (Bottas). With the standings so lopsided, no sportsbooks are offering Drivers’ Championship futures at the moment. Last season, some sportsbooks offered “Winner Without Hamilton” bets when it became clear Hamilton was going to win the title
  • [June 25] With F1 finally set to resume on the downswing of the COVID-19 pandemic across Europe, Lewis Hamilton remains the -191 odds-on average favorite
  • [Dec 6, 2019] Lewis Hamilton has opened as the odds-on favorite at -155 odds

2020 Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship Odds

Driver Odds
Lewis Hamilton -200
Max Verstappen +470
Charles Leclerc +650
Valtteri Bottas +850
Sebastian Vettel +1400
Alexander Albon +8000
Daniel Ricciardo +16000
Sergio Perez +16000
Antonio Giovinazzi +20000
Danil Kvyat +20000

Odds taken June 25th

Drivers’ Championship Odds for Past Winners

Lewis Hamilton won his sixth Drivers’ Championship in 2019, but he still has a ways to go before lapping Michael Schumacher. The Red Baron won seven titles, including five straight from 2000-04.

Past 10 Drivers’ Championship Winners

Year Driver
2009 Jenson Button
2010 Sebastian Vettel
2011 Sebastian Vettel
2012 Sebastian Vettel
2013 Sebastian Vettel
2014 Lewis Hamilton
2015 Lewis Hamilton
2016 Nico Rosberg
2017 Lewis Hamilton
2018 Lewis Hamilton
2019 Lewis Hamilton

Only four men have won the Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship over the past decade.

Drivers’ Championship Odds By Team

Drivers across ten different teams will be participating in the competition for 2020.

2020 Formula 1 Schedule and Results

Event Date Winner
Austrian Grand Prix July 5 Valterri Bottas
Austrian Grand Prix July 12 Lewis Hamilton
Hungarian Grand Prix July 19 Lewis Hamilton
British Grand Prix August 2 Lewis Hamilton
70 Anniversary Grand Prix August 9 Max Verstappen
Spanish Grand Prix August 16 Lewis Hamilton
Belgian Grand Prix August 30 Lewis Hamilton
Italian Grand Prix September 6 Pierre Gasly
Italian Grand Prix September 13 Lewis Hamilton
Russian Grand Prix September 27 Valterri Bottas
German Grand Prix October 11 Lewis Hamilton
Portugal Grand Prix October 25 Lewis Hamilton
Italian Grand Prix November 1 Lewis Hamilton
Turkish Grand Prix November 15 Lewis Hamilton
Bahrain Grand Prix November 29 Lewis Hamilton

Archived F1 Drivers’ Championship Odds: 2019

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