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Charles Leclerc (racing driver)

Charles Leclerc is a Monégasque racing driver, currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. Leclerc won the GP3 Series championship in 2016 and the FIA Formula 2 Championship in 2017.

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Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver who raced in Formula One for Jordan Grand Prix, Benetton and Ferrari, where he spent most of his career, as well as for Mercedes upon his return to the sport. Widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever, and regarded by some as the greatest of all time, Schumacher is the only driver in history to win seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively. The most successful driver in the history of the sport, Schumacher holds the records for the most World Championship titles (7), the most Grand Prix wins (91), the most fastest laps (77) and the most races won in a single season (13), and according to the official Formula One website (Formula1.com), Schumacher was "statistically the greatest driver the sport has ever seen" at the time of his retirement from the sport.

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Abbie Eaton

Abigail "Abbie" Eaton is a racing driver from the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. She stars as the test driver for the second series of The Grand Tour.

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Esteban Ocon

Esteban Ocon is a French racing driver who currently drives in Formula One for Racing Point Force India. He made his Formula One debut for Manor Racing in the 2016 Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Rio Haryanto. Ocon is part of the Mercedes-Benz driver development programme. He holds the all-time record for most consecutive finishes from start of career, with 27.

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Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Joseph Ricciardo is an Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One for Red Bull Racing. He entered Formula One as a test driver for Scuderia Toro Rosso, with which he raced for two seasons. After Mark Webber announced his retirement from Formula One, Ricciardo was confirmed as his replacement at Red Bull Racing for 2014. In his first season with Red Bull, Ricciardo finished third in the championship with his first three Formula One wins, in Canada, Hungary, and Belgium. After two years without victory, Ricciardo won the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, eventually sealing third in the championship for the second time in three years at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix. Ricciardo won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in 2017 and the Chinese and the Monaco Grand Prix in 2018. On 3 August 2018 it was announced that he will be joining Renault F1 on a 2 year contract for the 2019/2020 F1 seasons.

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Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna da Silva was a Brazilian racing driver who won three Formula One world championships for McLaren in 1988, 1990 and 1991, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He died in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix for Williams.

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Max Verstappen

Max Emilian Verstappen is a Dutch racing driver who competes in Formula One with Red Bull Racing. Aged 17 years, 166 days, he became the youngest driver to compete in Formula 1 at the 2015 Australian Grand Prix for Scuderia Toro Rosso. He is also the youngest driver to lead a lap during a Formula One Grand Prix, youngest driver to set the fastest lap during a Formula One Grand Prix, youngest driver to score points, youngest driver to secure a podium and youngest Formula One Grand Prix winner in history.

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Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso Díaz audio (help·info) is a Spanish Formula One racing driver currently racing for McLaren F1 team. He is a two-time Formula One World Champion, and is often regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the history of the sport. He has contested 17 seasons of Formula One. Outside Formula One, Alonso is currently leading the 2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship with Toyota Gazoo Racing. He won the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans on his first attempt with co-drivers Kazuki Nakajima and Sébastien Buemi. He contested the 2017 Indianapolis 500 and the 2018 24 Hours of Daytona.

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Kimi Räikkönen

Kimi-Matias Räikkönen, nicknamed "Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. He won the 2007 FIA Formula One World Championship, in his first season at Ferrari. After nine seasons racing in Formula One, he competed in the World Rally Championship in 2010 and 2011, then returning to Formula One from 2012.

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Jules Bianchi

Jules Lucien André Bianchi was a French motor racing driver who drove for the Marussia F1 Team in the FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. He is a four-time Formula One World Champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 with Red Bull Racing. He is regarded by fellow and former drivers as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the history of the sport. Leaving Red Bull for the 2015 season, Vettel initially signed a three-year contract with Ferrari, which was later extended until the end of 2020.

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Lando Norris

Lando Norris is a British racing driver currently competing in Formula One, for McLaren. He won the MSA Formula championship in 2015, and the Toyota Racing Series, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup in 2016. He also received the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award that year. He subsequently won the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. He was a member of the McLaren young driver programme.

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Mick Schumacher

Mick Schumacher is a German racing driver. He began his career in karting in 2008, progressing to the German ADAC Formula 4 by 2015. Mick is currently competing in his second FIA F3 season. He is the son of Corinna and seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher, nephew of former Formula One driver Ralf Schumacher, and stepnephew of Sebastian Stahl.

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Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll is a Belgian-Canadian racing driver, racing under the Canadian flag, currently driving in Formula One with Williams. He was Italian F4 champion in 2014, Toyota Racing Series champion in 2015, and 2016 FIA European Formula 3 champion. He was part of the Ferrari Driver Academy from 2010 to 2015. He achieved his first podium finish, a 3rd place, at the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, becoming the second-youngest driver to finish an F1 race on the podium and the youngest to do so during his rookie season.

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Nico Rosberg

Nico Erik Rosberg is a retired German–Finnish Formula One racing driver and 2016 Formula One World Champion. He drove for Williams F1 and Mercedes AMG Petronas under the German flag. Born in Germany to Finnish former world champion Keke Rosberg and his German wife Sina, he holds dual nationality, and briefly competed for Finland early in his racing career. However, he does not speak either Finnish or Swedish, although he is reported to be fluent in five languages.