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Top 7 Ferrari drivers ranked in the history

In this article, take a look at the top 7 Ferrari drivers ranked in history. Ferrari is one of the most iconic and successful teams in the history of motorsports.

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Last updated: 05.05.2023
Top 7 Ferrari drivers ranked in the history

Ferrari is one of the most iconic and successful teams in the history of motorsports. The team has won 16 Formula One Constructors' Championships and 15 Drivers' Championships, making it the most successful team in the sport's history. Over the years, many drivers have raced for Ferrari, but only a few have stood out as the best. 


Here are the top 7 Ferrari drivers ranked in the history of the team.


1. Michael Schumacher (1996-2006)

Michael Schumacher is widely considered the greatest driver in the history of Formula One, and his success at Ferrari is a testament to his talent. Schumacher won 5 consecutive Drivers' Championships with Ferrari from 2000 to 2004, and he also helped Ferrari win 6 Constructors' Championships during his time with the team. Schumacher's success with Ferrari cemented his place in the pantheon of racing greats.


2. Niki Lauda (1974-1977, 1982-1985)

Niki Lauda is another legendary driver who had success with Ferrari. Lauda won 2 Drivers' Championships with Ferrari in 1975 and 1977, and he also helped the team win the Constructors' Championship in both years. Lauda's fiery personality and relentless work ethic made him a fan favorite, and his success with Ferrari helped establish the team as one of the dominant forces in the sport.


3. Juan Manuel Fangio (1956)

Juan Manuel Fangio is widely regarded as one of the greatest drivers in the history of motorsports, and he had a brief but successful stint with Ferrari. Fangio won the Drivers' Championship in 1956 with Ferrari, and his success helped establish Ferrari as a team to be reckoned with in the sport.


4. Alberto Ascari (1950-1954)

Alberto Ascari was one of the early stars of Formula One, and he had great success with Ferrari in the early 1950s. Ascari won 2 consecutive Drivers' Championships with Ferrari in 1952 and 1953, and he also helped the team win the Constructors' Championship in both years. Ascari's success helped establish Ferrari as a dominant team in the early years of Formula One.


5. Gilles Villeneuve (1977-1982)

Gilles Villeneuve was one of the most talented drivers of his generation, and he had a brief but successful stint with Ferrari. Villeneuve won 6 races with Ferrari and helped the team win the Constructors' Championship in 1979. Villeneuve's fearless driving style and unwavering commitment to his team made him a fan favorite, and his success with Ferrari helped establish the team as a force to be reckoned with.


6. John Surtees (1963-1966)

John Surtees was one of the most versatile drivers in the history of motorsports, and he had great success with Ferrari in the 1960s. Surtees won the Drivers' Championship in 1964 with Ferrari, and he also helped the team win the Constructors' Championship in the same year. Surtees' success helped establish Ferrari as a dominant force in the sport, and he remains one of the most respected drivers in the history of the team.


7. Sebastian Vettel (2015-2020)

Sebastian Vettel is one of the most successful drivers of his generation, and he had a successful stint with Ferrari in the mid-2010s. Vettel won 14 races with Ferrari and helped the team finish second in the Constructors' Championship in 2017 and 2018. While Vettel's time with Ferrari was not as successful as some of the other drivers on this list, his talent and commitment to the team make him one of the best.

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