With Mercedes AMG F1 winning the 2014 constructors championship at the last race in Russia, we are left with the exciting racing between the two Mercedes AMG F1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton as to who will be the champion this year. If both Nico and Lewis fail to get over 300 points and Daniel Ricciardo of Infiniti Red Bull racing wins the last 3 races, then he will be champion.
Lewis Hamilton is currently leading the championship with 291 points
Nico Rosberg is in second with 274 points
Daniel Ricciardo is third with 199 points.
Points awarded per race are:
1st : 25 points
2nd : 18 points
3rd : 15 points
4th : 12 points
5th : 10 points
6th : 8 points
7th : 6 points
8th : 4 points
9th : 2 points
10th : 1 point
The last race of the year which is in Abu Dhabi on November 21-23rd 2014 will award double points for the season finale.
If Lewis Hamilton comes 2nd in the last 3 races and Nico wins the last 3 races, Nico will be champion.
Nico wins the next 2 races and Lewis Hamilton comes second in the next
two races and wins the final race with Nico coming second, then Lewis
If Nico comes in second to Lewis Hamilton in the next 2 races and wins the finale, then Lewis wins.
If either retire a race or two then anything is possible.
Who ever wins the championship this year will have well and truly earned it. #ForzaJules