THE salaries for all 20 Components One stars have been revealed, with Lewis Hamilton the highest earner on a really staggering £42million a yr.
Mercedes star Hamilton – who tops the Sunday Times’ Rich List – earns effectively over TWICE as a lot as each different F1 driver besides Sebastian Vettel.
The German, who picked Michael Schumacher over Hamilton in the GOAT debate, takes in £37m per yr – with the bottom earners pocketing simply £175,000.
It is a large soar down to 3rd place although, with Daniel Ricciardo manner again on £16m.
Pink Bull driver Max Verstappen, nonetheless simply 23, is the one different star to interrupt the £10m per season barrier, on £14m.
And simply seven different racers, together with Carlos Sainz and Kimi Raikkonen, earn over £1m a yr – with Vettel’s present Ferrari pal Charles LeClerc incomes £8m.
The remaining 9 racers all pocket between £175,000 and £900,000 per season.
Williams pair George Russell and Nicholas Latifi – together with Alfa Romeo racer Antonio Giovinazzi – are the joint-lowest earners.
McLaren teen Lando Norris is just not a lot larger both, on £200,000 per season.
Hamilton, 35, not too long ago equalled Schumacher’s record of 91 F1 wins with his victory in the Eifel GP.
However he hit out at legends of the game who’ve a ‘bee of their bonnet’ over who might be known as the game’s greatest ever.
However the Stevenage-born celebrity mentioned: “I do not suppose you need to knock anyone for the way in which you do issues. I get knocked by many individuals, notably older drivers.
“They nonetheless have a bee of their bonnet, I do not know why, possibly they’re going to recover from it someday.
“I’ve a lot respect for the previous legends, although they do proceed to speak negatively about me on a regular basis.
“However I nonetheless maintain them in excessive regard as I do know it was so tough at a special time in historical past, it was extremely powerful for them, they continue to be the legends.”
Lewis Hamilton is a six-time F1 world championCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation