2007 Formula One season

The 2007 Formula One season was the 58th edition of the championship. Kimi Räikkönen won the championship by one point. Ferrari won the constructor's championship.

Teams and drivers

Team Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre No. Race Drivers
22px Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes McLaren MP4-22 Mercedes FO 108T 2.4 L V8 B 1 22px Fernando Alonso
2 22px Lewis Hamilton
22px ING Renault F1 Team Renault R27 Renault RS27 2.4 L V8 B 3 22px Giancarlo Fisichella
4 22px Heikki Kovalainen
22px Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F2007 Ferrari Type 056 2.4 L V8 B 5 22px Felipe Massa
6 22px Kimi Räikkönen
22px Honda Racing F1 Team Honda RA107 Honda RA807E 2.4 L V8 B 7 22px Jenson Button
8 22px Rubens Barrichello
22px BMW Sauber F1 Team BMW Sauber F1.07 BMW P86/7 2.4 L V8 B 9 22px Nick Heidfeld
10 22px Robert Kubica
22px Sebastian Vettel
22px Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota TF107 Toyota RVX-07 2.4 L V8 B 11 22px Ralf Schumacher
12 22px Jarno Trulli
22px Red Bull Racing Red Bull RB3 Renault RS27 2.4 L V8 B 14 22px David Coulthard
15 22px Mark Webber
22px AT&T Williams Williams FW29 Toyota RVX-07 2.4 L V8 B 16 22px Nico Rosberg
17 22px Alexander Wurz
22px Kazuki Nakajima
22px Scuderia Toro Rosso Toro Rosso STR2 Ferrari Type 056 2.4 L V8 B 18 22px Vitantonio Liuzzi
19 22px Scott Speed
22px Sebastian Vettel
22px Spyker F1 Team Spyker F8-VII
F8-VIIB
Ferrari Type 056H 2.4 L V8 B 20 22px Adrian Sutil
21 22px Christijan Albers
22px Markus Winkelhock
22px Sakon Yamamoto
22px Super Aguri F1 Super Aguri SA07 Honda RA807E 2.4 L V8 B 22 22px Takuma Sato
23 22px Anthony Davidson

New car launches

The following teams launched their 2007 entries as below.

Constructor Chassis Launch Date Launch Location
Toyota TF107 January 12 22px Cologne, Germany
Ferrari F2007 January 14 22px Fiorano Circuit, Maranello, Italy
McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22 January 15 22px Circuit de Valencia, Spain
BMW Sauber F1.07 January 16 22px Circuit de Valencia, Spain
Renault R27 January 24 22px Amsterdam, Netherlands
Red Bull-Renault RB3 January 26 22px Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
Williams-Toyota FW29 February 2 22px Grove, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Spyker-Ferrari F8-VII February 5 22px Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom
Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR2 February 13 22px Circuit de Catalunya, Spain
Honda RA107 February 26 22px London, United Kingdom
Super Aguri-Honda SA07 March 14 22px Melbourne, Australia

Formula One 2007 race schedule

Round Official Race Title Grand Prix Circuit City / Location Date Time
Local UTC
1 22px ING Australian Grand Prix Australian GP Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit Melbourne 18 March 14:00 03:00
2 22px Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Malaysian GP Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur 8 April 15:00 07:00
3 22px Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain GP Bahrain International Circuit Sakhir 15 April 14:30 11:30
4 22px Gran Premio de España Telefónica Spanish GP Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona 13 May 14:00 12:00
5 22px Grand Prix de Monaco Monaco GP Circuit de Monaco Monte Carlo 27 May 14:00 12:00
6 22px Grand Prix du Canada Canadian GP Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Montreal 10 June 13:00 17:00
7 22px United States Grand Prix United States GP Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis 17 June 13:00 17:00
8 22px Grand Prix de France French GP Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 1 July 14:00 12:00
9 22px Santander British Grand Prix British GP Silverstone Circuit Silverstone 8 July 13:00 12:00
10 22px Grand Prix of Europe European GP Nürburgring Nürburg 22 July 14:00 12:00
11 22px Magyar Nagydíj Hungarian GP Hungaroring Budapest 5 August 14:00 12:00
12 22px Petrol Ofisi Turkish Grand Prix Turkish GP Istanbul Park Istanbul 26 August 15:00 12:00
13 22px Gran Premio d'Italia Italian GP Autodromo Nazionale Monza Monza 9 September 14:00 12:00
14 22px ING Belgian Grand Prix Belgian GP Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Spa 16 September 14:00 12:00
15 22px Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Japanese GP Fuji Speedway Oyama 30 September 13:30 04:30
16 22px Sinopec Chinese Grand Prix Chinese GP Shanghai International Circuit Shanghai 7 October 14:00 06:00
17 22px Grande Prêmio do Brasil Brazilian GP Autódromo José Carlos Pace São Paulo 21 October 14:00 16:00

Results and standings

Grands Prix

Round Grand Prix Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Constructor
1 22px Australian Grand Prix 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari
2 22px Malaysian Grand Prix 22px Felipe Massa 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Fernando Alonso 22px McLaren-Mercedes
3 22px Bahrain Grand Prix 22px Felipe Massa 22px Felipe Massa 22px Felipe Massa 22px Ferrari
4 22px Spanish Grand Prix 22px Felipe Massa 22px Felipe Massa 22px Felipe Massa 22px Ferrari
5 22px Monaco Grand Prix 22px Fernando Alonso 22px Fernando Alonso 22px Fernando Alonso 22px McLaren-Mercedes
6 22px Canadian Grand Prix 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Fernando Alonso 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px McLaren-Mercedes
7 22px United States Grand Prix 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px McLaren-Mercedes
8 22px French Grand Prix 22px Felipe Massa 22px Felipe Massa 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari
9 22px British Grand Prix 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari
10 22px European Grand Prix 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Felipe Massa 22px Fernando Alonso 22px McLaren-Mercedes
11 22px Hungarian Grand Prix 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px McLaren-Mercedes‡*
12 22px Turkish Grand Prix 22px Felipe Massa 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Felipe Massa 22px Ferrari
13 22px Italian Grand Prix 22px Fernando Alonso 22px Fernando Alonso 22px Fernando Alonso 22px McLaren-Mercedes
14 22px Belgian Grand Prix 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Felipe Massa 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari
15 22px Japanese Grand Prix 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px McLaren-Mercedes
16 22px Chinese Grand Prix 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px Felipe Massa 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari
17 22px Brazilian Grand Prix 22px Felipe Massa 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari
  • Fernando Alonso qualified in pole position but was demoted 5 places due to blocking Lewis Hamilton in the pit lane.[1]
  • McLaren were not awarded a trophy on the podium.
  • ‡* McLaren were not awarded constructors points or a trophy on the podium.[1]

Drivers

Pos Driver AUS
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MAL
22px
BHR
22px
ESP
22px
MON
22px
CAN
22px
USA
22px
FRA
22px
GBR
22px
EUR
22px
HUN
22px
TUR
22px
ITA
22px
BEL
22px
JPN
22px
CHN
22px
BRA
22px
Pts
1 22px Kimi Räikkönen 1 3 3 Ret 8 5 4 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 1 3 1 1 110
2 22px Lewis Hamilton 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 3 9 1 5 2 4 1 Ret 7 109
3 22px Fernando Alonso 2 1 5 3 1 7 2 7 2 1 4 3 1 3 Ret 2 3 109
4 22px Felipe Massa 6 5 1 1 3 DSQ 3 2 5 2 13 1 Ret 2 6 3 2 94
5 22px Nick Heidfeld 4 4 4 Ret 6 2 Ret 5 6 6 3 4 4 5 14† 7 6 61
6 22px Robert Kubica Ret 18 6 4 5 Ret INJ 4 4 7 5 8 5 9 7 Ret 5 39
7 22px Heikki Kovalainen 10 8 9 7 13† 4 5 15 7 8 8 6 7 8 2 9 Ret 30
8 22px Giancarlo Fisichella 5 6 8 9 4 DSQ 9 6 8 10 12 9 12 Ret 5 11 Ret 21
9 22px Nico Rosberg 7 Ret 10 6 12 10 16† 9 12 Ret 7 7 6 6 Ret 16 4 20
10 22px David Coulthard Ret Ret Ret 5 14 Ret Ret 13 11 5 11 10 Ret Ret 4 8 9 14
11 22px Alexander Wurz Ret 9 11 Ret 7 3 10 14 13 4 14 11 13 Ret Ret 12 13
12 22px Mark Webber 13 10 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 12 Ret 3 9 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 Ret 10
13 22px Jarno Trulli 9 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 6 Ret Ret 13 10 16 11 11 13 13 8 8
14 22px Sebastian Vettel 8 16 19 18 Ret Ret 4 Ret 6
15 22px Jenson Button 15 12 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 8 10 Ret Ret 13 8 Ret 11† 5 Ret 6
16 22px Ralf Schumacher 8 15 12 Ret 16 8 Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 12 15 10 Ret Ret 11 5
17 22px Takuma Sato 12 13 Ret 8 17 6 Ret 16 14 Ret 15 18 16 15 15† 14 12 4
18 22px Vitantonio Liuzzi 14 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 17† Ret 16† Ret Ret 15 17 12 9 6 13 3
19 22px Adrian Sutil 17 Ret 15 13 Ret Ret 14 17 Ret Ret 17 21† 19 14 8 Ret Ret 1
20 22px Rubens Barrichello 11 11 13 10 10 12 Ret 11 9 11 18 17 10 13 10 15 Ret 0
21 22px Scott Speed Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 0
22 22px Kazuki Nakajima 10 0
23 22px Anthony Davidson 16 16 16† 11 18 11 11 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 14 16 Ret Ret 14 0
24 22px Sakon Yamamoto Ret 20 20 17 12 17 Ret 0
25 22px Christijan Albers Ret Ret 14 14 19† Ret 15 Ret 15 0
22px Markus Winkelhock Ret 0
Pos Driver AUS
22px
MAL
22px
BHR
22px
ESP
22px
MON
22px
CAN
22px
USA
22px
FRA
22px
GBR
22px
EUR
22px
HUN
22px
TUR
22px
ITA
22px
BEL
22px
JPN
22px
CHN
22px
BRA
22px
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Not classified (NC)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Blank Did not participate
Injured (INJ)
Excluded (EX)
  • † Driver did not finish but was classified, having completed more than 90% of race distance.

Drivers statistics

Pos Driver Constructor(s) Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
1 22px Kimi Räikkönen 22px Ferrari 17 6 12 3 6 110
2 22px Lewis Hamilton 22px McLaren-Mercedes 17 4 12 6 2 109
3 22px Fernando Alonso 22px McLaren-Mercedes 17 4 12 2 3 109
4 22px Felipe Massa 22px Ferrari 17 3 10 6 6 94
5 22px Nick Heidfeld 22px BMW Sauber 17 0 2 0 0 61
6 22px Robert Kubica 22px BMW Sauber 16 0 0 0 0 39
7 22px Heikki Kovalainen 22px Renault 17 0 1 0 0 30
8 22px Giancarlo Fisichella 22px Renault 17 0 0 0 0 21
9 22px Nico Rosberg 22px Williams-Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 20
10 22px David Coulthard 22px Red Bull-Renault 17 0 0 0 0 14
11 22px Alexander Wurz 22px Williams-Toyota 16 0 1 0 0 13
12 22px Mark Webber 22px Red Bull-Renault 17 0 1 0 0 10
13 22px Jarno Trulli 22px Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 8
14 22px Sebastian Vettel 22px BMW Sauber
22px Toro Rosso-Ferrari
8 0 0 0 0 6
15 22px Jenson Button 22px Honda 17 0 0 0 0 6
16 22px Ralf Schumacher 22px Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 5
17 22px Takuma Sato 22px Super Aguri-Honda 17 0 0 0 0 4
18 22px Vitantonio Liuzzi 22px Toro Rosso-Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 3
19 22px Adrian Sutil 22px Spyker-Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 1
20 22px Rubens Barrichello 22px Honda 17 0 0 0 0 0
21 22px Scott Speed 22px Toro Rosso-Ferrari 10 0 0 0 0 0
22 22px Kazuki Nakajima 22px Williams-Toyota 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 22px Anthony Davidson 22px Super Aguri-Honda 17 0 0 0 0 0
24 22px Sakon Yamamoto 22px Spyker-Ferrari 7 0 0 0 0 0
25 22px Christijan Albers 22px Spyker-Ferrari 9 0 0 0 0 0
22px Markus Winkelhock 22px Spyker-Ferrari 1 0 0 0 0 0

Constructors

Pos Constructor Car
No.
AUS
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MAL
22px
BHR
22px
ESP
22px
MON
22px
CAN
22px
USA
22px
FRA
22px
GBR
22px
EUR
22px
HUN
22px
TUR
22px
ITA
22px
BEL
22px
JPN
22px
CHN
22px
BRA
22px
Pts
2 22px Ferrari 5 6 5 1 1 3 DSQ 3 2 5 2 13 1 Ret 2 6 3 2 204
6 1 3 3 Ret 8 5 4 1 1 Ret 2 2 3 1 3 1 1
3 22px BMW Sauber 9 4 4 4 Ret 6 2 Ret 5 6 6 3 4 4 5 14 7 6 101
10 Ret 18 6 4 5 Ret 8 4 4 7 5 8 5 9 7 Ret 5
4 22px Renault 3 5 6 8 9 4 DSQ 9 6 8 10 12 9 12 Ret 5 11 Ret 51
4 10 8 9 7 13 4 5 15 7 8 8 6 7 8 2 9 Ret
5 22px Williams-Toyota 16 7 Ret 10 6 12 10 Ret 9 12 Ret 7 7 6 6 Ret 16 4 33
17 Ret 9 11 Ret 7 3 10 14 13 4 14 11 13 Ret Ret 12 10
6 22px Red Bull-Renault 14 Ret Ret Ret 5 14 Ret Ret 13 11 5 11 10 Ret Ret 4 8 9 24
15 13 10 Ret Ret Ret 9 7 12 Ret 3 9 Ret 9 7 Ret 10 Ret
7 22px Toyota 11 8 15 12 Ret 16 8 Ret 10 Ret Ret 6 12 15 10 Ret Ret 11 13
12 9 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 6 Ret Ret 13 10 16 11 11 13 13 8
8 22px Toro Rosso-Ferrari 18 14 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 17 Ret 16 Ret Ret 15 17 12 9 6 13 8
19 Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 16 19 18 Ret Ret 4 Ret
9 22px Honda 7 15 12 Ret 12 11 Ret 12 8 10 Ret Ret 13 8 Ret 11 5 Ret 6
8 11 11 13 10 10 12 Ret 11 9 11 18 17 10 13 10 15 Ret
10 22px Super Aguri-Honda 22 12 13 Ret 8 17 6 Ret 16 14 Ret 15 18 16 15 15 14 12 4
23 16 16 16 11 18 11 11 Ret Ret 12 Ret 14 14 16 Ret Ret 14
11 22px Spyker-Ferrari 20 17 Ret 15 13 Ret Ret 15 17 Ret Ret 17 21 19 14 8 Ret Ret 1
21 Ret Ret 14 14 19 Ret 14 Ret 15 Ret Ret 20 20 17 12 17 Ret
1 22px McLaren-Mercedes 1 2‡ 1‡ 5‡ 3‡ 1‡ 7‡ 2‡ 7‡ 2‡ 1‡ 4† 3‡ 1‡ 3‡ Ret 2‡ 3‡ 218
2 3‡ 2‡ 2‡ 2‡ 2‡ 1‡ 1‡ 3‡ 3‡ 9 1† 5‡ 2‡ 4‡ 1‡ Ret 7‡
Pos Constructor Car
No.
AUS
22px
MAL
22px
BHR
22px
ESP
22px
MON
22px
CAN
22px
USA
22px
FRA
22px
GBR
22px
EUR
22px
HUN
22px
TUR
22px
ITA
22px
BEL
22px
JPN
22px
CHN
22px
BRA
22px
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Not classified (NC)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Blank Did not participate
Injured (INJ)
Excluded (EX)
  • † After an incident at the end of Qualifying Session 3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix, an FIA decision was made that, due to team infringements during qualifying, McLaren would not be awarded any points. The drivers, however, do retain the points won. (Alonso was demoted five places from pole on the start grid).
    15 points were lost by the team in this event and if the team were to not be excluded from all of the other events, the team would still be behind Ferrari. This punishment could have been appealed, but the team did not following the greater punishment later.
  • ‡ McLaren lost all their points in the Constructors Championship as a result of a World Motorsport Council decision over the espionage controversy.[2]

Constructors statistics

Pos Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre Starts Wins Podiums Poles F.Laps Points
2 22px Ferrari F2007 22px Ferrari B 17 9 22 9 12 204
3 22px BMW Sauber F1.07 22px BMW B 17 0 2 0 0 101
4 22px Renault R27 22px Renault B 17 0 1 0 0 51
5 22px Williams-Toyota FW29 22px Toyota B 17 0 1 0 0 33
6 22px Red Bull-Renault RB3 22px Renault B 17 0 1 0 0 24
7 22px Toyota TF107 22px Toyota B 17 0 0 0 0 13
8 22px Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR2 22px Ferrari B 17 0 0 0 0 8
9 22px Honda RA107 22px Honda B 17 0 0 0 0 6
10 22px Super Aguri-Honda SA07 22px Honda B 17 0 0 0 0 4
11 22px Spyker-Ferrari F8-VII 22px Ferrari B 17 0 0 0 0 1
1 22px McLaren-Mercedes MP4-22 22px Mercedes B 17 8 24 8 5 218
  • † After an incident at the end of Qualifying Session 3 at the Hungarian Grand Prix, an FIA decision was made that, due to team infringements during qualifying, McLaren would not be awarded any points. The drivers, however, do retain the points won. (Alonso was demoted five places from pole on the start grid).
    15 points were lost by the team in this event and if the team were to not be excluded from all of the other events, the team would still be behind Ferrari. This punishment could have been appealed, but the team did not following the greater punishment later.
  • ‡ McLaren lost all their points in the Constructors Championship as a result of a World Motorsport Council decision over the espionage controversy.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Hamilton inherits pole as Alonso and McLaren penalized". Archived from the original on 2011-02-23.
  2. 2.0 2.1 McLaren hit with constuctors' ban, BBC News article . Retrieved 13 September 2007. Archived 23 February 2011 at WebCite