Gallery: The drivers and teams of F1 2007

Ten years ago, Formula 1 served up a thrilling season. The title race went down to the wire, and Lewis Hamilton burst on to the scene with McLaren. These were the 27 drivers...

Gallery: The drivers and teams of F1 2007
#1: Fernando Alonso, McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22
#1: Fernando Alonso, McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22
1/27

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#2: Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22
#2: Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22
2/27

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#3: Giancarlo Fisichella, Renault F1 Team R27
#3: Giancarlo Fisichella, Renault F1 Team R27
3/27

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#4: Heikki Kovalainen, Renault F1 Team R27
#4: Heikki Kovalainen, Renault F1 Team R27
4/27

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#5: Felipe Massa, Scuderia Ferrari F2007
#5: Felipe Massa, Scuderia Ferrari F2007
5/27

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#6: Kimi Räikkönen, Scuderia Ferrari F2007
#6: Kimi Räikkönen, Scuderia Ferrari F2007
6/27

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#7: Jenson Button, Honda Racing F1 Team RA107
#7: Jenson Button, Honda Racing F1 Team RA107
7/27

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#8: Rubens Barrichello, Honda Racing F1 Team RA107
#8: Rubens Barrichello, Honda Racing F1 Team RA107
8/27

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#9: Nick Heidfeld, BMW Sauber F1 Team F1.07
#9: Nick Heidfeld, BMW Sauber F1 Team F1.07
9/27

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#10: Robert Kubica, BMW Sauber F1 Team F1.07
#10: Robert Kubica, BMW Sauber F1 Team F1.07
10/27

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#10: Sebastian Vettel, BMW Sauber F1 Team F1.07
#10: Sebastian Vettel, BMW Sauber F1 Team F1.07
11/27

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Replaced injured Kubica in US GP.
#11: Ralf Schumacher, Toyota Racing TF107
#11: Ralf Schumacher, Toyota Racing TF107
12/27

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#12: Jarno Trulli, Toyota Racing TF107
#12: Jarno Trulli, Toyota Racing TF107
13/27

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#14: David Coulthard, Red Bull Racing RB3
#14: David Coulthard, Red Bull Racing RB3
14/27

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#15: Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing RB3
#15: Mark Webber, Red Bull Racing RB3
15/27

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#16: Nico Rosberg, Williams F1 Team FW29
#16: Nico Rosberg, Williams F1 Team FW29
16/27

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#17: Alexander Wurz, Williams F1 Team FW29
#17: Alexander Wurz, Williams F1 Team FW29
17/27

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#17: Kazuki Nakajima, Williams F1 Team FW29
#17: Kazuki Nakajima, Williams F1 Team FW29
18/27

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Replaced retired Alex Wurz at Brazilian GP.
#18: Vitantonio Liuzzi, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2
#18: Vitantonio Liuzzi, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2
19/27

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#19: Scott Speed, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2
#19: Scott Speed, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2
20/27

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Sacked after European GP.
#19: Sebastian Vettel, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2
#19: Sebastian Vettel, Scuderia Toro Rosso STR2
21/27

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Replaced Scott Speed from Hungarian GP.
#20: Adrian Sutil, Spyker F1 Team F8-VII
#20: Adrian Sutil, Spyker F1 Team F8-VII
22/27

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#21: Christijan Albers, Spyker F1 Team F8-VII
#21: Christijan Albers, Spyker F1 Team F8-VII
23/27

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Sacked after British GP.
#21: Markus Winkelhock, Spyker F1 Team F8-VII
#21: Markus Winkelhock, Spyker F1 Team F8-VII
24/27

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Replaced Albers for European GP and led race on Grand Prix debut.
#21: Sakon Yamamoto, Spyker F1 Team Spyker F8-VII
#21: Sakon Yamamoto, Spyker F1 Team Spyker F8-VII
25/27

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Replaced Winkelhock from Hungarian GP for rest of season.
#22: Takuma Sato, Super Aguri F1 SA07
#22: Takuma Sato, Super Aguri F1 SA07
26/27

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#23: Anthony Davidson, Super Aguri F1 Team SA07
#23: Anthony Davidson, Super Aguri F1 Team SA07
27/27

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