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Throughout the season, POPULAR OPEN WHEEL will rank the top-10 drivers in Formula 1 following each event. 

Team Rankings

2017 Constructor’s Championship After Mexico City

  1. Mercedes – championship clinched after USGP
  2. Ferrari (NC)
  3. Red Bull (NC)
  4. Force India (NC)
  5. Williams (NC)
  6. Toro Rosso (NC)
  7. Renault (NC)
  8. Haas (NC)
  9. McLaren (NC)
  10. Sauber (NC)

The Rankings reflect no movement from the last race.

Driver Rankings After Mexico City

  1. Lewis Hamilton wins his fourth world championship!
  2. Sebastian Vettel is still second. However, he is now only 15 points ahead of Valtteri Bottas.
  3. Valtteri Bottas is third.
  4. Daniel Ricciardo still fourth, a mere 14 points ahead fifth place Kimi Raikkonen.
  5. Kimi Raikkonen stays in fifth.
  6. Max Verstappen remains sixth.
  7. Sergio Perez leads his teammate Ocon by 9 points.
  8. Esteban Ocon is still 8th.
  9. Carlos Sainz still ninth.
  10. Lance Stroll is now tenth. Felipe Massa drops out of the top 10 drivers.

Many of the driver rankings below Hamilton look to be very tight with only two races to go. Our rankings resume in two weeks, after Sao Paulo.

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Lisa Davidson

Lisa Davidson is a graduate of the University of Arizona and spent her corporate career as a Controller. She is a lifelong writer who has been covering open wheel racing since 2000 and is the author of historical articles and co-author of one book She and her husband, photographer Jeff Davidson, have two daughters and make their home in Murrieta, CA.

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