The most successful cars in F1 history

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The most successful cars in F1 history
By: Fabien Gaillard
Jan 13, 2019, 6:29 PM

What are the most successful Formula 1 World Championship cars of all time? Find out in our stats-packed photo gallery.

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Mercedes W07 Hybrid (2016)

Mercedes W07 Hybrid (2016)
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Photo by: Mercedes AMG

Starts: 21

Wins: 19

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (10) & Nico Rosberg (9)

Champion: Nico Rosberg

McLaren M23 (1973-1978)

McLaren M23 (1973-1978)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 83

Wins: 16

Winning drivers: James Hunt (6), Emerson Fittipaldi (5), Denny Hulme (2), Peter Revson (2) & Jochen Mass (1)

Champions: Emerson Fittipaldi (1974), James Hunt (1976)

Mercedes W05 Hybrid (2014)

Mercedes W05 Hybrid (2014)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 19

Wins: 16

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (11) & Nico Rosberg (5)

Champion: Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes W06 Hybrid (2015)

Mercedes W06 Hybrid (2015)
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Photo by: Mercedes AMG

Starts: 19

Wins: 16

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (10) & Nico Rosberg (6)

Champion : Lewis Hamilton

McLaren MP4/4 (1988)

McLaren MP4/4 (1988)
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Photo by: Rainer W. Schlegelmilch

Starts: 16

Wins: 15

Winning drivers: Ayrton Senna (8) & Alain Prost (7)

Champion: Ayrton Senna

Ferrari F2002 (2002-2003)

Ferrari F2002 (2002-2003)
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Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Starts: 19

Wins: 15

Winning drivers: Michael Schumacher (11) & Rubens Barrichello (4)

Champion: Michael Schumacher (2002 & 2003)

Ferrari F2004 (2004)

Ferrari F2004 (2004)
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Photo by: Shell Motorsport

Starts: 18

Wins: 15

Winning drivers: Michael Schumacher (13) & Rubens Barrichello (2)

Champion: Michael Schumacher

Ferrari 500 (1952-1953)

Ferrari 500 (1952-1953)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 18

Wins: 14

Winning drivers: Alberto Ascari (11), Piero Taruffi (1), Mike Hawthorn (1) & Giuseppe Farina (1)

Champion: Alberto Ascari (1952 & 1953)

Lotus 25 (1962-1967)

Lotus 25 (1962-1967)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 49

Wins: 14

Winning driver: Jim Clark (14)

Champion: Jim Clark (1963 & 1965)

Red Bull RB9 (2013)

Red Bull RB9 (2013)
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Photo by: Hazrin Yeob Men Shah

Starts: 19

Wins: 13

Winning driver: Sebastian Vettel (13)

Champion: Sebastian Vettel

McLaren MP4/2 (1984)

McLaren MP4/2 (1984)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 12

Winning drivers: Alain Prost (7) & Niki Lauda (5)

Champion: Niki Lauda

Williams FW18 (1996)

Williams FW18 (1996)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 12

Winning drivers: Damon Hill (8) & Jacques Villeneuve (4)

Champion: Damon Hill

Red Bull RB7 (2011)

Red Bull RB7 (2011)
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Photo by: Hazrin Yeob Men Shah

Starts: 19

Wins: 12

Winning drivers: Sebastian Vettel (11) & Mark Webber (1)

Champion: Sebastian Vettel

Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ (2017)

Mercedes W08 EQ Power+ (2017)
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / LAT Images

Starts: 20

Wins: 12

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (9) & Valtteri Bottas (3)

Champion: Lewis Hamilton

Benetton B195 (1995)

Benetton B195 (1995)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 11

Winning drivers: Michael Schumacher (9) & Johnny Herbert (2)

Champion: Michael Schumacher

Mercedes W09 EQ Power+ (2018)

Mercedes W09 EQ Power+ (2018)
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Photo by: Andrew Hone / LAT Images

Starts: 21

Wins: 11

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (11)

Champion: Lewis Hamilton

McLaren MP4/5 (1989)

McLaren MP4/5 (1989)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 10

Winning drivers: Ayrton Senna (6) & Alain Prost (4)

Champion: Alain Prost

Williams FW14B (1992)

Williams FW14B (1992)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 10

Winning drivers: Nigel Mansell (9) & Riccardo Patrese (1)

Champion: Nigel Mansell

Williams FW15C (1993)

Williams FW15C (1993)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 10

Winning drivers: Alain Prost (7) & Damon Hill (3)

Champion: Alain Prost

Ferrari F1-2000 (2000)

Ferrari F1-2000 (2000)
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Photo by: Andrew Ferraro / LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 10

Winning drivers: Michael Schumacher (9) & Rubens Barrichello (1)

Champion: Michael Schumacher

Ferrari F2001 (2001-2002)

Ferrari F2001 (2001-2002)
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Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Starts: 20

Wins: 10

Winning driver: Michael Schumacher (10)

Champion: Michael Schumacher (2001 & 2002)

McLaren MP4/20 (2005)

McLaren MP4/20 (2005)
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Photo by: McLaren

Starts: 19

Wins: 10

Winning drivers: Kimi Raikkonen (7) & Juan Pablo Montoya (3)

Vanwall VW5 (1957-1958)

Vanwall VW5 (1957-1958)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 15

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Stirling Moss (5) & Tony Brooks (4)

Ferrari 312T (1975-1976)

Ferrari 312T (1975-1976)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 15

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Niki Lauda (7) & Clay Regazzoni (2)

Champion: Niki Lauda (1975)

Williams FW11 (1986)

Williams FW11 (1986)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Nigel Mansell (5) & Nelson Piquet (4)

Williams FW11B (1987)

Williams FW11B (1987)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Nigel Mansell (6) & Nelson Piquet (3)

Champion: Nelson Piquet

McLaren MP4/13 (1998)

McLaren MP4/13 (1998)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Mika Hakkinen (8) & David Coulthard (1)

Champion: Mika Hakkinen

Ferrari 248 F1 (2006)

Ferrari 248 F1 (2006)
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Photo by: Ferrari Media Center

Starts: 18

Wins: 9

Winning driver: Michael Schumacher (7) & Felipe Massa (2)

Ferrari F2007 (2007)

Ferrari F2007 (2007)
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Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Kimi Raikkonen (6) & Felipe Massa (3)

Champion: Kimi Raikkonen

Mercedes W196 (1954-1955)

Mercedes W196 (1954-1955)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 12

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Juan Manuel Fangio (8) & Stirling Moss (1)

Champion: Juan Manuel Fangio (1954 & 1955)

Red Bull RB6 (2010)

Red Bull RB6 (2010)
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Photo by: Steven Tee / LAT Images

Starts: 19

Wins: 9

Winning drivers: Sebastian Vettel (5) & Mark Webber (4)

Champion: Sebastian Vettel

Maserati 250F (1954-1960)

Maserati 250F (1954-1960)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 43

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Juan Manuel Fangio (6) & Stirling Moss (2)

Champion: Juan Manuel Fangio (1954 & 1957)

Tyrrell 003 (1971-1972)

Tyrrell 003 (1971-1972)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 8

Winning driver: Jackie Stewart (8)

Champion: Jackie Stewart (1971)

Lotus 72E (1973-1975)

Lotus 72E (1973-1975)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 39

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Ronnie Peterson (7) & Emerson Fittipaldi (1)

Ferrari 312T2 (1976-1978)

Ferrari 312T2 (1976-1978)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 31

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Niki Lauda (6) & Carlos Reutemann (2)

Champion: Niki Lauda (1977)

McLaren MP4/6 (1991)

McLaren MP4/6 (1991)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Ayrton Senna (7) & Gerhard Berger (1)

Champion: Ayrton Senna

Benetton B194 (1994)

Benetton B194 (1994)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 8

Winning driver: Michael Schumacher (8)

Champion: Michael Schumacher

Williams FW19 (1997)

Williams FW19 (1997)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Jacques Villeneuve (7) & Heinz-Harald Frentzen (1)

Champion: Jacques Villeneuve

Renault R25 (2005)

Renault R25 (2005)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 19

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Fernando Alonso (7) & Giancarlo Fisichella (1)

Champion: Fernando Alonso

Renault R26 (2006)

Renault R26 (2006)
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Photo by: Renault F1

Starts: 18

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Fernando Alonso (7) & Giancarlo Fisichella (1)

Champion: Fernando Alonso

McLaren MP4-22 (2007)

McLaren MP4-22 (2007)
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Photo by: Steven Tee / LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (4) & Fernando Alonso (4)

Ferrari F2008 (2008)

Ferrari F2008 (2008)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 18

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Felipe Massa (6) & Kimi Raikkonen (2)

Brawn BGP 001 (2009)

Brawn BGP 001 (2009)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 8

Winning drivers: Jenson Button (6) & Rubens Barrichello (2)

Champion: Jenson Button

Lotus 72D (1971-1973)

Lotus 72D (1971-1973)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 23

Wins: 7

Winning driver: Emerson Fittipaldi (7)

Champion: Emerson Fittipaldi (1972)

Lotus 78 (1977-1978)

Lotus 78 (1977-1978)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 31

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Mario Andretti (5), Gunnar Nilsson (1) & Ronnie Peterson (1)

Champion: Mario Andretti (1978)

Williams FW14 (1991)

Williams FW14 (1991)
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Photo by: Williams

Starts: 16

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Nigel Mansell (5) & Riccardo Patrese (2)

McLaren MP4/14 (1999)

McLaren MP4/14 (1999)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Mika Hakkinen (5) & David Coulthard (2)

Champion: Mika Hakkinen

McLaren MP4/15 (2000)

McLaren MP4/15 (2000)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Mika Hakkinen (4) & David Coulthard (3)

Ferrari F2003-GA (2003)

Ferrari F2003-GA (2003)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 12

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Michael Schumacher (5) & Rubens Barrichello (2)

Champion: Michael Schumacher (2003)

Red Bull RB8 (2012)

Red Bull RB8 (2012)
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Photo by: Andrew Ferraro / LAT Images

Starts: 20

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Sebastian Vettel (5) & Mark Webber (2)

Champion: Sebastian Vettel

McLaren MP4-27 (2012)

McLaren MP4-27 (2012)
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Photo by: Rainier Ehrhardt

Starts: 20

Wins: 7

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (4) & Jenson Button (3)

Alfa Romeo 158 (1950)

Alfa Romeo 158 (1950)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 6

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Giuseppe Farina (3) & Juan Manuel Fangio (3)

Champion: Giuseppe Farina

Cooper T51 (1959-1963)

Cooper T51 (1959-1963)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 24

Wins: 6

Winning drivers : Jack Brabham (2), Stirling Moss (2), Bruce McLaren (1) & Maurice Trintignant (1)

Champion : Jack Brabham (1959 & 1960)

BRM P57 (1962-1965)

BRM P57 (1962-1965)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 31

Wins: 6

Winning drive : Graham Hill (6)

Champion: Graham Hill (1962)

BRM P261 (1964-1968)

BRM P261 (1964-1968)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 34

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Graham Hill (4) & Jackie Stewart (2)

Lotus 49 (1967-1970)

Lotus 49 (1967-1970)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 18

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Jim Clark (5) & Graham Hill (1)

Champion: Graham Hill (1968)

Lotus 79 (1978-1979)

Lotus 79 (1978-1979)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 26

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Mario Andretti (5) & Ronnie Peterson (1)

Champion : Mario Andretti (1978)

Ferrari 312T4 (1979)

Ferrari 312T4 (1979)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 13

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Gilles Villeneuve (3) & Jody Scheckter (3)

Champion : Jody Scheckter

Williams FW07 (1979-1980)

Williams FW07 (1979-1980)
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Photo by: Williams F1

Starts: 16

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Alan Jones (5) & Clay Regazzoni (1)

Champion: Alan Jones (1980)

McLaren MP4/2B (1985)

McLaren MP4/2B (1985)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Alain Prost (5) & Niki Lauda (1)

Champion: Alain Prost

McLaren MP4/5B (1990)

McLaren MP4/5B (1990)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 6

Winning driver: Ayrton Senna (6)

Champion: Ayrton Senna

Ferrari 641 (1990)

Ferrari 641 (1990)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Alain Prost (5) & Nigel Mansell (1)

Ferrari F300 (1998)

Ferrari F300 (1998)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 6

Winning driver : Michael Schumacher (6)

Ferrari 399 (1999)

Ferrari 399 (1999)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Eddie Irvine (4) & Michael Schumacher (2)

McLaren MP4-23 (2008)

McLaren MP4-23 (2008)
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Photo by: Hazrin Yeob Men Shah

Starts: 18

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (5) & Heikki Kovalainen (1)

Champion : Lewis Hamilton

Red Bull RB5 (2009)

Red Bull RB5 (2009)
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Photo by: Steven Tee / LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Sebastian Vettel (4) & Mark Webber (2)

McLaren MP4-26 (2011)

McLaren MP4-26 (2011)
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Photo by: Alessio Morgese

Starts: 19

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Jenson Button (3) & Lewis Hamilton (3)

Ferrari SF71H (2018)

Ferrari SF71H (2018)
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Photo by: Manuel Goria / Sutton Images

Starts: 21

Wins: 6

Winning drivers: Sebastian Vettel (5) & Kimi Räikkönen (1)

Lancia/Ferrari D50 (1954-1957)

Lancia/Ferrari D50 (1954-1957)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 18

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Juan Manuel Fangio (3), Peter Collins (2) & Luigi Musso (1 - shared with Fangio)

Champion: Juan Manuel Fangio (1956)

Cooper T53 (1960-1962)

Cooper T53 (1960-1962)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 21

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Jack Brabham (5)

Champion: Jack Brabham (1960)

Ferrari D246 (1958-1960)

Ferrari D246 (1958-1960)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 25

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Tony Brooks (2), Mike Hawthorn (1), Peter Collins (1) & Phil Hill (1)

Champion: Mike Hawthorn (1958)

Ferrari 156 (1961-1962)

Ferrari 156 (1961-1962)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 13

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Wolfgang von Trips (2), Phil Hill (2) & Giancarlo Baghetti (1)

Champion: Phil Hill (1961)

Lotus 33 (1964-1967)

Lotus 33 (1964-1967)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 27

Wins: 5

Winning driver: Jim Clark (5)

Champion: Jim Clark (1965)

Matra MS80 (1969)

Matra MS80 (1969)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 10

Wins: 5

Winning driver: Jackie Stewart (5)

Champion: Jackie Stewart

Lotus 49B (1968-1970)

Lotus 49B (1968-1970)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 21

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Graham Hill (3), Jo Siffert (1) & Jochen Rindt (1)

Champion: Graham Hill (1968)

Lotus 72C (1970-1971)

Lotus 72C (1970-1971)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 10

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Jochen Rindt (4) & Emerson Fittipaldi (1)

Champion: Jochen Rindt (1970)

Ferrari 312B (1970-1971)

Ferrari 312B (1970-1971)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 18

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Jacky Ickx (3), Clay Regazzoni (1) & Mario Andretti (1)

Tyrrell 006 (1972-1974)

Tyrrell 006 (1972-1974)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 22

Wins: 5

Winning driver: Jackie Stewart (5)

Champion: Jackie Stewart (1973)

Williams FW07B (1980)

Williams FW07B (1980)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 14

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Alan Jones (4) & Carlos Reutemann (1)

Champion: Alan Jones

McLaren MP4/7A (1992)

McLaren MP4/7A (1992)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 14

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Ayrton Senna (3) & Gerhard Berger (2)

McLaren MP4/8 (1993)

McLaren MP4/8 (1993)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 16

Wins: 5

Winning driver: Ayrton Senna (5)

Williams FW16B (1994)

Williams FW16B (1994)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 8

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Damon Hill (4) & Nigel Mansell (1)

Ferrari F310B (1997)

Ferrari F310B (1997)
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Photo by: LAT Images

Starts: 17

Wins: 5

Winning driver: Michael Schumacher (5)

McLaren MP4-25 (2010)

McLaren MP4-25 (2010)
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Starts: 19

Wins: 5

Winning drivers: Lewis Hamilton (3) & Jenson Button (2)

Ferrari F10 (2010)

Ferrari F10 (2010)
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Photo by: Andrew Ferraro / LAT Images

Starts: 19

Wins: 5

Winning driver: Fernando Alonso (5)

Ferrari SF70H (2017)

Ferrari SF70H (2017)
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Photo by: Charles Coates / LAT Images

Starts: 20

Wins: 5

Winning drive : Sebastian Vettel (5)

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