The F1 driver featured most on Sky Sports - and it's not Hamilton

Which F1 driver featured the most during Sky Sports’ coverage of the 2022 season? It’s not Lewis Hamilton…
Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 with the
Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 with the

Even though Lewis Hamilton is F1’s most successful driver and one of Britain’s leading sportsmen, he wasn’t featured the most during Sky Sports’ coverage in 2022.

Sky's F1 coverage is broadcasted in a number of English-speaking countries, including the United States.

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In a report by Motorsport Broadcasting, they revealed that Charles Leclerc featured most prominently.

Leclerc enjoyed his best F1 season to date, finishing runner-up to Max Verstappen in the final standings, taking three wins and nine pole positions across the entire campaign.

According to Motorsport Broadcasting's own research, Leclerc featured 13.7 percent of the time in content during the 2022 campaign on Sky.

Hamilton and Verstappen were level on 11.6 percent, while George Russell was fourth overall on 10.0 percent.

Charles Leclerc (MON) Ferrari celebrates his second position on the podium. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 22, Abu Dhabi

Full ranking:

Charles Leclerc - 13.7%

Lewis Hamilton - 11.6%

Max Verstappen - 11.6%a

George Russell - 10.0%

Lando Norris - 9.4%

Daniel Ricciardo - 6.1%

Sebastian Vettel - 5.2%

Fernando Alonso - 4.9%

Carlos Sainz - 4.8%

Sergio Perez - 4.5%

Esteban Ocon - 4.5%

Kevin Magnussen - 3.3%

Alex Albon - 2.3%

Nyck de Vries - 1.7%

Pierre Gasly - 1.6%

Zhou Guanyu - 1.4%

Mick Schumacher - 1.3%

Yuki Tsunoda - 1.2%

Lance Stroll - 0.7%

Valtteri Bottas - 0.4%

Nicholas Latifi - 0%

Nico Hulkenberg - 0%

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