Top 50: All-time F1 World Championship Grand Prix race leaders

Lewis Hamilton broke Michael Schumacher’s record for the most races led in Formula 1 World Championship history at the 2019 Russian Grand Prix at Sochi. Here are the top 50 grand prix-leading drivers of all-time, in order with their number of races led*.

Top 50: All-time F1 World Championship Grand Prix race leaders

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1: Lewis Hamilton, 148
1: Lewis Hamilton, 148
1/50

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2: Michael Schumacher, 142
2: Michael Schumacher, 142
2/50

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3: Sebastian Vettel, 105
3: Sebastian Vettel, 105
3/50

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4: Ayrton Senna, 86
4: Ayrton Senna, 86
4/50

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=5: Alain Prost, 84
=5: Alain Prost, 84
5/50

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=5: Fernando Alonso, 84
=5: Fernando Alonso, 84
6/50

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7: Kimi Raikkonen, 83
7: Kimi Raikkonen, 83
7/50

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8: David Coulthard, 62
8: David Coulthard, 62
8/50

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9: Nelson Piquet, 58
9: Nelson Piquet, 58
9/50

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=10: Nigel Mansell, 55
=10: Nigel Mansell, 55
10/50

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=10: Nico Rosberg, 55
=10: Nico Rosberg, 55
11/50

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=12: Jackie Stewart, 51
=12: Jackie Stewart, 51
12/50

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=12: Rubens Barrichello, 51
=12: Rubens Barrichello, 51
13/50

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14: Mika Hakkinen, 48
14: Mika Hakkinen, 48
14/50

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15: Damon Hill, 45
15: Damon Hill, 45
15/50

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16: Jim Clark, 43
16: Jim Clark, 43
16/50

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=17: Jenson Button, 42
=17: Jenson Button, 42
17/50

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=17: Felipe Massa, 42
=17: Felipe Massa, 42
18/50

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19: Niki Lauda, 41
19: Niki Lauda, 41
19/50

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20: Juan Manuel Fangio, 38
20: Juan Manuel Fangio, 38
20/50

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=21: Graham Hill, 32
=21: Graham Hill, 32
21/50

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=21: Gerhard Berger, 32
=21: Gerhard Berger, 32
22/50

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=21: Juan Pablo Montoya, 32
=21: Juan Pablo Montoya, 32
23/50

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24: Stirling Moss, 31
24: Stirling Moss, 31
24/50

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=25: Riccardo Patrese, 29
=25: Riccardo Patrese, 29
25/50

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=25: Mark Webber, 29
=25: Mark Webber, 29
26/50

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=27: Jack Brabham, 28
=27: Jack Brabham, 28
27/50

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=27: Ronnie Peterson, 28
=27: Ronnie Peterson, 28
28/50

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=29: Valtteri Bottas, 25
=29: Valtteri Bottas, 25
29/50

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=29: Rene Arnoux, 25
=29: Rene Arnoux, 25
30/50

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=31: James Hunt, 24
=31: James Hunt, 24
31/50

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=31: Alan Jones, 24
=31: Alan Jones, 24
32/50

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33: Jody Scheckter, 23
33: Jody Scheckter, 23
33/50

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34: Mario Andretti, 22
34: Mario Andretti, 22
34/50

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=35: Alberto Ascari, 21
=35: Alberto Ascari, 21
35/50

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=35: Ralf Schumacher, 21
=35: Ralf Schumacher, 21
36/50

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=37: Clay Regazzoni, 20
=37: Clay Regazzoni, 20
37/50

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=37: Keke Rosberg, 20
=37: Keke Rosberg, 20
38/50

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=37: Jacques Villeneuve, 20
=37: Jacques Villeneuve, 20
39/50

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=40: Jacky Ickx, 19
=40: Jacky Ickx, 19
40/50

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=40: Carlos Reutemann, 19
=40: Carlos Reutemann, 19
41/50

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=40: Jean Alesi, 19
=40: Jean Alesi, 19
42/50

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=40: Max Verstappen, 19
=40: Max Verstappen, 19
43/50

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=44: Emerson Fittipaldi, 18
=44: Emerson Fittipaldi, 18
44/50

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=44: Gilles Villeneuve, 18
=44: Gilles Villeneuve, 18
45/50

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=44: Daniel Ricciardo, 18
=44: Daniel Ricciardo, 18
46/50

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=47: John Surtees, 17
=47: John Surtees, 17
47/50

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=47: Denny Hulme, 17
=47: Denny Hulme, 17
48/50

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=49: Dan Gurney, 16
=49: Dan Gurney, 16
49/50

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=49: Jarno Trulli, 16
=49: Jarno Trulli, 16
50/50

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* – Figures correct as of the end of the 2019 season.

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