(Motorsport-Total.com) – Max Verstappen has already had one success before the end of the 2021 season: he is currently the most popular driver in Formula 1. This goes from the big Survey for Formula 1 fans It was attended by more than 167,000 people from 187 countries. Individual results were announced ahead of the US Grand Prix in Austin.
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Max Verstappen has been voted the most popular Formula 1 driver of 2021
Thus Verstappen received 14.4 percent of all votes. A third of all survey respondents have nominated the Dutchman in the top 3 players.
With 13.7 per cent of the votes, McLaren’s Lando Norris came second in the ranking of most famous Formula 1 drivers. What was remarkable about him: 57 percent of respondents placed him in the top three. Norris even took the lead among fans under the age of 24.
Lewis Hamilton, who was still a crowd favorite in the 2017 Formula 1 poll, was voted third this time with 12.5 percent of all votes. Unsurprisingly, he came first in his native Great Britain. (Call all Formula 1 poll results here!)
Survey about the most famous Formula 1 driver in 2021: Top 5
14.4 percent: Max Verstappen
13.7 percent: Lando Norris
12.5 percent: Lewis Hamilton
10.2 percent: Daniel Ricciardo
9.0 per cent: Sebastian Vettel
There have also been shifts in the more famous Formula 1 teams. In 2017, Ferrari finished first here, but the traditional Italian team slipped – like Hamilton with the drivers – to third with 17.9 per cent.
McLaren landed in the lead with 29.5 percent of all the votes, well ahead of Red Bull with 19.7 percent. Mercedes, the world champion, finished fourth with 11.9 per cent. (Get more details on the Formula 1 survey here!)
Poll on the most popular Formula 1 team in 2021: Top 5
19.7 percent: Red Bull
17.9 percent: Ferrari
11.9 percent: Mercedes
3.1 percent: Alpine
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