Bottas couldn’t recapture the highs of 2014 at Williams, often due to problems not of his making.
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After several strong results early in the year, by the latter races Nico Hulkenberg was being shown the way by his team mate.
Beleaguered Lotus staggered through the second half of 2015, somehow scored a podium finish, and were saved by Renault.
Daniil Kvyat had a solid first season at Red Bull – but did he really deserve to finish in front of Daniel Ricciardo?
A solid but unspectacular second year at Williams for Felipe Massa leaves him just outside the top ten.
Sauber swiftly banished the demons of last year by scoring points i the first race of 2015. But that proved the high-point of their season.
Carlos Sainz Jnr had an excellent first season in Formula One – but his fellow rookie team mate did even better.
Jenson Button narrowly had the edge over team mate Fernando Alonso – but both deserved a better car.
McLaren’s early-season optimism that they would make substantial gains with their Honda power unit during the year was unfounded.
Lacking a car that was quick or reliable enough to take on his rivals, Fernando Alonso had precious few chances to demonstrate his abilities.
Felipe Nasr produced an excellent performance in the first race of the year but didn’t figure often after then.
Kimi Raikkonen’s second season back at Ferrari was not a substantial improvement on his first.
Alexander Rossi only started five races in 2015 but looked the most promising of Manor’s three drivers.
For Manor, merely being on the grid in 2015 and lasting until the end of the season was an achievement after their 2014 campaign came to an early end.
Life became more difficult for Will Stevens when initial team mate Roberto Merhi was replaced by Alexander Rossi.
Fernando Alonso was sceptical about the gains his former team Ferrari made in 2015. The end-of-season data indicates he had a point.
Back for a second season of F1 in 2015, Marcus Ericsson is again found towards the bottom of the F1 Fanatic Driver Rankings.
Roberto Merhi didn’t get to drive the full season for Manor and is 20th in F1 Fanatic’s 2015 Driver Rankings.
As F1 Fanatic’s 2015 Driver Rankings begin the driver at the foot of the list is Lotus racer Pastor Maldonado.