The final verdict: F1 driver ratings across the 2017 season
Throughout the season we have ranked every Formula 1 driver's individual performance in every grand prix. Now it's time to pull them all together for a definitive ranking out of 10…
These rankings take place in isolation immediately after each grand prix, so cannot account for the bigger picture painted across the year, as new information about certain performances, and the wider context in which those performances occurred, inevitably comes to light.
Nevertheless, a look at the average ratings at the end of the season is always an instructive exercise as part of a review of each driver's performance. They are not designed to decide who the best and worst drivers on the grid are, but simply to indicate how well they drove over the course of their individual campaigns.
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