F1 drivers can earn vast amounts of money.F1 drivers can earn vast amounts of money.
F1 drivers can earn vast amounts of money. | Getty Images

World's Richest F1 Drivers 2024: The 10 wealthiest Formula One stars - Lewis Hamilton net worth

Driving a car really fast around a track can be very lucrative.

Formula One racing is one of the most glamorous and dangerous sports in the world - but with great risk comes great reward.

Top drivers can become fabulously wealthy, with multi-million pound contracts offered by the top car manufacturers to race - and win - for their team.

Add in money-spinning advertising and sponsorship deals, personal appearances and shrewd investments, and these race heroes can bank serious amounts of cash.

Even after retiring from driving, media work and getting involved in the technical side of (or even owning) a Formula One team can keep the money rolling in.

Here are the top 10 F1 drivers in the world in 2024, according to CelebrityNetWorth.