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F1 Driver of the Day: Home hero claims award following emotional win in Monaco

F1 Driver of the Day: Home hero claims award following emotional win in Monaco

F1 Driver of the Day: Home hero claims award following emotional win in Monaco

F1 Driver of the Day: Home hero claims award following emotional win in Monaco

F1 Driver of the Day is back in 2024 to provide a sub-plot to the latter stages of every single race as fans get the chance to vote on the award.

Your next chance to play a part on race day is Sunday, June 9, at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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Launched back in 2016, Driver of the Day is an official F1 award, which creates much debate.

Remember, this is not about who wins the race or who has the fastest car. It’s the driver who has performed the best given the challenges he has faced on any given Sunday.

Who won F1 Driver of the Day for the Monaco GP?

Monaco native Charles Leclerc has finally achieved a dream win on his home track, one that saw him at the top step of the podium for the first time since Austria in 2022.

The Ferrari star led the race from start to finish, fending off challenges from McLaren's Oscar Piastri and his team-mate Carlos Sainz.

The Monégasque was awarded DOTD after receiving 32.4% of the fan votes.

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Here is the full 2024 roll of honour:

Race Driver of the Day Finishing Position Votes
Bahrain GP Carlos Sainz 3 31.4%
Saudi Arabian GP Oliver Bearman 7 48.3%
Australian GP Carlos Sainz 1 38.4%
Japanese GP Charles Leclerc 4 23.8%
Chinese GP Lando Norris 2 26.4%
Miami GP Lando Norris 1 41%
Emilia Romagna GP Lando Norris 2 31.4%
Monaco GP Charles Leclerc 1 32.4%
Canadian GP
Spanish GP
Austrian GP
British GP
Hungarian GP
Belgian GP
Dutch GP
Italian GP
Azerbaijan GP
Singapore GP
United States GP
Mexican GP
Brazilian GP
Las Vegas GP
Qatar GP
Abu Dhabi GP

How is F1 Driver of the Day chosen?

As we said, this is all about the F1 fans getting a chance to decide the award during every single race.

Voting opens during the latter stages of each race and closes when the race ends.

How to vote for Driver of the Day

It’s incredibly simple to get involved. You just need to go to the voting page on the official F1 website and cast your vote once the window opens.

Your next opportunity is Sunday, June 9, at the Canadian Grand Prix.

What is the prize for Driver of the Day?

Drivers do not receive a trophy, and there is no financial incentive. It is simply a recognition of a driver's performance from the viewing public.

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