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European & World Champions

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European Champions

Drivers
1931 Ferdinando Minoia (I) Alfa Romeo
1932 Tazio Nuvolari (I) Alfa Romeo
1935 Rudolf Caracciola (D) Mercedes-Benz
1936 Bernd Rosemeyer (D) Auto Union
1937 Rudolf Caracciola (D) Mercedes-Benz
1938 Rudolf Caracciola (D) Mercedes-Benz
1939 Hermann Lang (D)* Mercedes-Benz
* Declared European champion by the ONS and the champion when applying a new unratified points system announced mid-season in 1939. However, when applying the 1938 AIACR points system to the designated Grande Épreuve races of the season (Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland) Hermann Paul Müller (Auto-Union) would be the rightful champion.

Manufacturers
1932 Alfa Romeo



World Champions

Drivers
1950 Giuseppe Farina (I) Alfa Romeo
1951 Juan Manuel Fangio (RA) Alfa Romeo
1952 Alberto Ascari (I) Ferrari
1953 Alberto Ascari (I) Ferrari
1954 Juan Manuel Fangio (RA) Mercedes/Maserati
1955 Juan Manuel Fangio (RA) Mercedes
1956 Juan Manuel Fangio (RA) Ferrari
1957 Juan Manuel Fangio (RA) Maserati
1958 Mike Hawthorn (GB) Ferrari
1959 Jack Brabham (AUS) Cooper-Climax
1960 Jack Brabham (AUS) Cooper-Climax
1961 Phil Hill (USA) Ferrari
1962 Graham Hill (GB) BRM
1963 Jim Clark (GB) Lotus-Climax
1964 John Surtees (GB) Ferrari
1965 Jim Clark (GB) Lotus-Climax
1966 Jack Brabham (AUS) Brabham-Repco
1967 Denny Hulme (NZ) Brabham-Repco
1968 Graham Hill (GB) Lotus-Ford
1969 Jackie Stewart (GB) Matra-Ford
1970 Jochen Rindt (A) Lotus-Ford
1971 Jackie Stewart (GB) Tyrrell-Ford
1972 Emerson Fittipaldi (BR) Lotus-Ford
1973 Jackie Stewart (GB) Tyrrell-Ford
1974 Emerson Fittipaldi (BR) McLaren-Ford
1975 Niki Lauda (A) Ferrari
1976 James Hunt (GB) McLaren-Ford
1977 Niki Lauda (A) Ferrari
1978 Mario Andretti (USA) Lotus-Ford
1979 Jody Scheckter (ZA) Ferrari
1980 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams-Ford
1981 Nelson Piquet (BR) Brabham-Ford
1982 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Williams-Ford
1983 Nelson Piquet (BR) Brabham-BMW
1984 Niki Lauda (A) McLaren-TAG Porsche
1985 Alain Prost (F) McLaren-TAG Porsche
1986 Alain Prost (F) McLaren-TAG Porsche
1987 Nelson Piquet (BR) Williams-Honda
1988 Ayrton Senna (BR) McLaren-Honda
1989 Alain Prost (F) McLaren-Honda
1990 Ayrton Senna (BR) McLaren-Honda
1991 Ayrton Senna (BR) McLaren-Honda
1992 Nigel Mansell (GB) Williams-Renault
1993 Alain Prost (F) Williams-Renault
1994 Michael Schumacher (D) Benetton-Ford
1995 Michael Schumacher (D) Benetton-Renault
1996 Damon Hill (GB) Williams-Renault
1997 Jacques Villeneuve (CDN) Williams-Renault
1998 Mika Häkkinen (FIN) McLaren-Mercedes
1999 Mika Häkkinen (FIN) McLaren-Mercedes
2000 Michael Schumacher (D) Ferrari
2001 Michael Schumacher (D) Ferrari
2002 Michael Schumacher (D) Ferrari
2003 Michael Schumacher (D) Ferrari
2004 Michael Schumacher (D) Ferrari
2005 Fernando Alonso (E) Renault
2006 Fernando Alonso (E) Renault
2007 Kimi Räikkönen (FIN) Ferrari
2008 Lewis Hamilton (GB) McLaren-Mercedes
2009 Jenson Button (GB) Brawn-Mercedes
2010 Sebastian Vettel (D) Red Bull-Renault
2011 Sebastian Vettel (D) Red Bull-Renault
2012 Sebastian Vettel (D) Red Bull-Renault
2013 Sebastian Vettel (D) Red Bull-Renault
2014 Lewis Hamilton (GB) Mercedes
2015 Lewis Hamilton (GB) Mercedes
2016 Nico Rosberg (D) Mercedes

Manufacturers
1925 Alfa Romeo
1926 Bugatti
1927 Delage

Constructors
1958 Vanwall
1959 Cooper-Climax
1960 Cooper-Climax
1961 Ferrari
1962 BRM
1963 Lotus-Climax
1964 Ferrari
1965 Lotus-Climax
1966 Brabham-Repco
1967 Brabham-Repco
1968 Lotus-Ford
1969 Matra-Ford
1970 Lotus-Ford
1971 Tyrrell-Ford
1972 Lotus-Ford
1973 Lotus-Ford
1974 McLaren-Ford
1975 Ferrari
1976 Ferrari
1977 Ferrari
1978 Lotus-Ford
1979 Ferrari
1980 Williams-Ford
1981 Williams-Ford
1982 Ferrari
1983 Ferrari
1984 McLaren-TAG Porsche
1985 McLaren-TAG Porsche
1986 Williams-Honda
1987 Williams-Honda
1988 McLaren-Honda
1989 McLaren-Honda
1990 McLaren-Honda
1991 McLaren-Honda
1992 Williams-Renault
1993 Williams-Renault
1994 Williams-Renault
1995 Benetton-Renault
1996 Williams-Renault
1997 Williams-Renault
1998 McLaren-Mercedes
1999 Ferrari
2000 Ferrari
2001 Ferrari
2002 Ferrari
2003 Ferrari
2004 Ferrari
2005 Renault
2006 Renault
2007 Ferrari
2008 Ferrari
2009 Brawn-Mercedes
2010 Red Bull-Renault
2011 Red Bull-Renault
2012 Red Bull-Renault
2013 Red Bull-Renault
2014 Mercedes
2015 Mercedes
2016 Mercedes