The 2023 Formula 1 season is underway and that means fans can vote for the driver of the day during each race. In this article we will keep you updated throughout the year on how things stand.
The so-called Driver of the Day award is an official honorary title from Formula 1 and was first presented in 2016. It is not about who won the race or who has the fastest car, but rather about who the fans think was the best in light of the challenges he had to overcome. on her.
Norris gets the honorary title despite missing out on the win
Lando Norris was voted US Driver of the Day for the third time this season. The McLaren driver took the lead from Charles Leclerc at the start and held first place until midway through the race. In the end, he lost not only to Max Verstappen, but also to Lewis Hamilton. However, he received the largest number of votes with 26.0 percent. Hamilton had a strong race and received 23.3 percent of the votes, followed by Verstappen with 14.4 percent of the votes, Sergio Perez with 7.5 percent of the votes and Fernando Alonso with 6.8 percent of the votes.
Driver of the day 2023
|race||Today’s driver||finished position||To vote|
|GB Bahrain||Fernando Alonso||3||53.3%|
|GB Saudi Arabia||Max Verstappen||2||26.3%|
|GB Australia||Sergio Perez||5||21.3%|
|GB Azerbaijan||Sergio Perez||1||29.1%|
|GB Miami||Max Verstappen||1||27.1%|
|GB Monaco||Esteban Ocon||3||23.5%|
|GB Spain||Lewis Hamilton||2||24.7%|
|GB Canada||Alex Albon||7||28.0%|
|GB Austria||Lando Norris||5||26.1%|
|GB Great Britain||Lando Norris||2||45.5%|
|GB Hungary||Sergio Perez||3||20.7%|
|GB Belgium||Max Verstappen||1||15.5%|
|GB Netherlands||Fernando Alonso||2||20.9%|
|GB Italy||Carlos Sainz||3||31.5%|
|GB Singapore||Carlos Sainz||1||21.2%|
|GB Japan||Oscar Piastri||3||28.2%|
|GB Qatar||Oscar Piastri||2||27.9%|
|GB United States||Lando Norris||3||26.0%|
|GB Las Vegas||–||–||–|
|GB Abu Dhabi||–||–||–|
How is a driver selected today?
At the end of each race, the title of Driver of the Day goes to the driver who received the most votes from fans. Voting can take place from shortly after the start of the race until the final stage of the race.
How can you vote for Driver of the Day?
Voting for your favorite driver is very easy. You go to the official Formula 1 voting page and cast your vote. The next opportunity is on Sunday, September 17 during the Singapore Grand Prix.
Will today’s driver get an award?
Drivers do not receive a prize or financial reward for becoming a Driver of the Day. It is simply a display of appreciation for the driver’s performance by the public.
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