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Know the complete F1 Super License cost of every driver for the 2024 season

After the 2024 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the dominant season for the Red Bull and Max Verstappen comes to an end. The season is over, and a total of 21 out of the 22 Grand Prix were won by the Red Bull F1 team. Among them, Verstappen won 19 single-handedly. Not just the drivers standing but also the constructors’ championship belonged to them. One of the very next things that every F1 team does after the season ends is renewing their driver’s F1 super license.

If you are thinking about how much every team will pay to renew their driver’s super license, we are here for you. So, let’s not wait any longer and take a look at the below-mentioned list.

F1 Super License cost of every driver

  1. Max Verstappen: €1.22 million
  2. Sergio Perez: €609k
  3. Lewis Hamilton: €502k
  4. Fernando Alonso: €443k
  5. Charles Leclerc: €443k
  6. Lando Norris: €441k
  7. Carlos Sainz: €430k
  8. George Russell: €378k
  9. Oscar Piastri: €214k
  10. Lance Stroll: €166k
  11. Pierre Gasly: €141k
  12. Esteban Ocon: €132k
  13. Alex Albon: €67.1k
  14. Yuki Tsunoda: €46.1k
  15. Valtteri Bottas: €31.4k
  16. Nico Hulkenberg: €29.3k
  17. Daniel Ricciardo: €23k
  18. Guanyu Zhou: €23k
  19. Kevin Magnussen: €16.7k
  20. Logan Sargeant: €12.5k

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F1 Super License cost to be paid by the F1 teams

  1. Red Bull: €1.82 million
  2. Mercedes: €880k
  3. Ferrari: €873k
  4. McLaren: €655k
  5. Aston Martin: €609k
  6. Alpine: €273k
  7. Williams: €79.6k
  8. Alpha Tauri: €69.1k
  9. Alfa Romeo: €54.4k
  10. Haas: €46k

Also Read: Red Bull F1 Team to pay nearly €2 Million to renew both Verstappen’s and Perez’s Super License

How is the F1 Super license cost calculated?

To be a Formula 1 racer, a driver needs to have a super license, which costs thousands of dollars. Likewise, every F1 driver has a super license that expires at the end of the season, which also needs to be renewed. Well, to renew a super license, there is a fixed amount of €10,400 set by the FIA, plus €2,100 per point scored in the past season.

For example:

  • Points scored by Max Verstappen: 575 points
  • Points scored by Sergio Perez: 285 points
  • Total points: 575 + 285 = 860 points
  • Base fee: €10,400 + €10,400 = €20,800
  • Scored points fee: 860 points x €2,100 = €1,806,000
  • Total fee: €20,800 + €1,806,000 = €1,826,800

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