In Formula 1, constructor's have two drivers each to maximize the points for the team. Paradoxically, your 'teammate' also becomes your biggest rival, as he is the most accurate barometer of your success.
Historically, having a clear "lead" driver has proved beneficial.
However, with Kimi Raikkonen joining Fernando Alonso at Ferrari for next season, fans are salivating at the thought of these two elite drivers racing each other in the same car.
There have been many great pairings in Formula 1, and only time will tell if these two champions can be successful together.
This ranking lists the greatest driving duos since then turn of the millennium, based on these key elements that are necessary for forging an effective partnership:
- Extracting the maximum out of the car and winning Grands Prix
- Competing & winning constructors' titles, without hindering chances of winning drivers' championships