Mick Schumacher easily had the beating of Haas team mate Nikita Mazepin, but seldom had the opportunity to race against drivers in quicker cars.
Nicholas Latifi managed two points finishes for Williams but remained some way off the pace of team mate George Russell.
Yuki Tsunoda was well off the pace of his team mate, but showed flashes of promise which justified AlphaTauri’s decision to keep him on.
RaceFans readers have voted Max Verstappen as their top driver of the 2021 Formula 1 season. Lewis Hamilton was voted Driver of the Weekend more times than anyone else.
Honda’s fourth and possibly final spell as a Formula 1 manufacturer ended in a triumph which looked unlikely when it struggled on its return to the sport in 2015.
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Lando Norris comfortably beat team mate Daniel Ricciardo over the 2021 season but the newcomer Ricciardo scored the team’s best result of the year.
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Mick Schumacher conclusively out-performed fellow rookie Nikita Mazepin at Haas, impressing Ferrari as he did.
Charles Leclerc deserved a better finishing position in the drivers’ championship according to Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto.
Pierre Gasly led the way at AlphaTauri for much of the season but his rookie team mate Yuki Tsunoda came good in the final race weekend.
Mercedes-bound George Russell had the measure of his team mate again, but Nicholas Latifi’s season had its moments.
Lance Stroll welcomed new team mate Sebastian Vettel to the rebranded Aston Martin team in 2021, as the pair’s form varied throughout the year.
Valtteri Bottas’s final season with Mercedes proved to be his worst in comparison to Lewis Hamilton. But it was enough to take the constructors’ title.
Antonio Giovinazzi fared the best he ever had against Kimi Raikkonen in 2021, but it was the Finn who got the best results of the season.
Audi intends to confirm its entry to Formula 1 early next year, the manufacturer has advised the sport and its governing body, the FIA.