2014 Formula One season facts for kids
The 2014 Formula One season is the 65th season of the Formula One World Championship. The motor racing championship is the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars.
The 2014 season started with the Aussie Grand Prix on 16 March 2014. The last race of the season is the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on 23 November 2014. Eleven teams and twenty-two drivers are competing in nineteen Grands Prix.
|Team||Base town||Base country||Race flag||Chassis||Engine|
|Racing For Brazil||Vancouver||Canada||Brazil||Lola||Gibson|
|haas f1 team||Kannapolis||USA||USA||haas||Ferrari|
|Sahara Force India||Silverstone||United Kingdom||India||Force India||Mercedes|
|Lotus F1 Team||Enstone||United Kingdom||United Kingdom||Lotus||Renault|
|Marussia F1 Team||Banbury||United Kingdom||Russia||Marussia||Ferrari|
|McLaren Mercedes||Woking||United Kingdom||United Kingdom||McLaren||Mercedes|
|Mercedes AMG Petronas||Brackley||United Kingdom||Germany||Mercedes||Mercedes|
|Infiniti Red Bull Racing||Milton Keynes||United Kingdom||Austria||Red Bull||Tag Heuer|
|Sauber F1 Team||Hinwil||Switzerland||Switzerland||Sauber||Ferrari|
|Scuderia Toro Rosso||Faenza||Italy||Italy||Toro Rosso||Ferrari|
|Williams Martini Racing||Grove||United Kingdom||United Kingdom||Williams||Mercedes|
Sebastian Vettel started the 2014 season as the defending Drivers' Champion.
The Formula 1 World Champion in Abu Dhabi was Lewis Hamilton. He finished 1st in the race.
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Lewis Hamilton, the 2014 World Drivers' Champion
Nico Rosberg finished second in the Drivers' Championship, 67 points behind Hamilton. He also won the inaugural Pole Trophy.
Mercedes secured their first World Constructors' Championship with a 1–2 finish in Russia.
Jules Bianchi—seen here in Bahrain—scored Marussia's first and only points in Formula One at the Monaco Grand Prix. He became the first Formula One fatality since 1994 after an accident at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Susie Wolff became the first woman to take part in an F1 weekend since 1992 when she participated in free practice at the British Grand Prix.