Formula 1 is a billion dollar business and the yearly revenue from sport is growing at rapid pace in the last decade, teams like Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedez try to sign the best drivers out there and the competition for placed is massive. Here is the list of all Formula 1 drivers salaries who are competing in 2014 season.
|1||Fernando Alonso||Ferrari||€20m||End of 2016|
|2||Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes||€20m||End of 2015|
|4||Jenson Button||McLaren||€16m||End of 2014|
|5||Sebastian Vettel||Red Bull||€18m||End of 2015|
|6||Nico Rosberg||Mercedes||€11m||Multiyear deal signed in 2011|
|7||Kimi Raikkonen||Ferrari||€12m||end of 2015|
|9||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull||€4.5m||2016|
|10||Sergio Perez||Force India||€2m||Signed in 2014|
|12||Nico Hulkenberg||Force India||€1.5m|
|17||Jean-Eric Vergne||Toro Rosso||€400K||2014|
|19||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso||1 Year deal Signed in October 2013|
|20||Jules Bianchi||Marussia||€600K||1 Year signed in 2014|
- Fernando Alonso is the highest paid driver in Formula 1 and his contract with Ferrari runs till 2016 but no doubt with clauses. He also makes huge sum of money through endorsement deals.
- Lewis Hamilton of United Kingdom, makes as much money on yearly basis with his team Mercedez as Fernando Alonso.
- THe difference between the salary budgets of top teams like Ferrari, McLaren and up and coming new teams like caterham etc is huge. Some of the drivers on the bottom half makes less than 200K a year.
- We have also published some information about drivers current contracts, which are not know, information is not given.