Nicolas Latifi

Williams-Mercedes

  • Country - Canada 
  • World championships - 0 
  • Highest race finish - n/a 
  • Highest grid position - n/a 
  • Podiums - n/a 


Here he is, the Formula One ‘Rookie of the Year’ for 2020. Well in fact he’s the only rookie for this coming year but it’s still an award and he has the foundation to be a long-term name on the grid. 


Finishing second in the Formula Two championship last year, a promotion to F1 was only a matter of time as he makes his debut with Williams. Having been a reserve driver within the sport since 2016, he finally has his chance and will get to do it alongside the 2018 F2 champion, George Russell. 


With Williams expected to be at the back of the grid once again for 2020, the fairest way to judge Latifi will be in his battle with Russell as they both attempt to bring Williams forward and fight with the midfield