2016 driver ratings: 24-13

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Part one of F1i's driver ratings from the 2016 F1 season, ranking the drivers from 24th to 13th

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Austrian Grand Prix - Race Day - Spielberg, Austria

Throughout the 2016 F1 season, F1i has been delivering its driver ratings, giving each driver a score out of ten for their performance over a race weekend.

Over the year, an average score was 7/10 to reflect a good performance which didn't exceed expectations. As the best drivers in the world, that's the least their respective teams would expect...

Half points were also used to differentiate between driver performances. Only two drivers scored 10/10 during the season, while the lowest score handed out was 2/10. On occasion, drivers were handed no score - which didn't count towards their season total - if unable to take part for more than a few laps through no fault of their own.

The ratings often divide opinion, but it's only fair that F1i sticks its neck on the line by using the scores handed out over the season to rank the drivers this year. Each individual score was added together and then divided by the number of races a driver scored in to give a season average. Even we were slightly surprised by a couple of the final results...