Here are the ten richest F1 drivers currently racing. Image: GettyHere are the ten richest F1 drivers currently racing. Image: Getty
Here are the ten richest F1 drivers currently racing. Image: Getty | AFP via Getty Images

Who is the richest F1 driver in the world 2024? Top 10 highest paid Formula One drivers including Lewis Hamilton

Here are the top 10 highest earning F1 drivers currently on the track, including Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.

Formula 1 drivers spend their days in the hotseat of multi-million pound vehicles and racing around circuits at neck breaking speeds – so it’s no wonder that they are compensated handsomely for it.

The salaries of F1 drivers make them some of the world’s highest paid athletes as they risk their lives on the track, and that’s without including endorsements or sponsorships outwith the sport.

Here, we take a look at who are the richest F1 drivers currently on the grid.

As of 2021 Formula 1 teams must adhere to a cost cap which looks to create greater parity between powerhouse teams such as Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull compared to smaller teams such as Haas or Williams, but this doesn’t extend to driver salaries – for now.

Based on data from Forbes, which excludes any off-track compensation, here are the richest F1 drivers based on 2023 salaries.