The roll call for the 2019 Formula One World Championship has been confirmed after Lance Stroll completed next season’s drive puzzle announcing his move to the Silverstone-based team during the weekend.

A total of twelve driver changes have painted 2019’s season with four rookies arriving to the world championship, six jumping ship plus the return of former Red Bull Racing driver Daniil Kvyat and 33-year old, Robert Kubica.

Only two teams remain unchanged from this year being Mercedes and Haas, now known as Rich Energy Haas F1 Team after their latest title sponsor deal.

The well-known Force India name will become history with the brand-new consortium – led by Lance Stroll’s father Lawrence – rebranding to Racing Point F1 Team for next season and beyond.

The news of the name change came soon after the pink outfit team revealed Stroll would join the team in place of Esteban Ocon, who has been thrown out of the big smoke after only two and half years in the sport.

Esteban takes on the roll as Mercedes’ reserve and test driver next year as he keeps his eyes peeled for any available race seats in the following season.

Ocon was the biggest loser in 2018 after getting kicked out of his own team at Racing Point Force India in place for incoming Canadian, Lance Stroll.

Meanwhile, F1’s handful of incoming driver’s elected their permanent race numbers for their Formula 1 campaign with Lando Norris donning the #4 – previously held by Max Chilton during his time at Manor, George Russell selecting #63, Kubica opting for #88 – held formerly by Rio Haryanto (another former Manor driver) and Antonio Giovinazzi choosing to wear #99 – last raced by Adrian Sutil during his time at Sauber.

Alexander Albon is still yet to have picked a number due to his late callup to the Toro Rosso team while Kvyat will retain his beloved #26 since his last race start was less than two years ago.

In the engine department, Red Bull Racing’s move to Honda confirms the team will run as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing – Honda unlike previous seasons where the team badged their engines as Tag Heuer.

Below is the full entry list for the 2019 season:

Car # Driver name Company name Team name Chassis Name Engine Name
44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Limited Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Mercedes Mercedes
77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Limited Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Mercedes Mercedes
5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari SPA Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow Ferrari Ferrari
16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari SPA Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow Ferrari Ferrari
33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing Limited Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing Honda
10 Pierre Gasly Red Bull Racing Limited Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing Honda
3 Daniel Ricciardo Renault Sport Racing Limited Renault F1 Team Renault Renault
27 Nicolas Hulkenberg Renault Sport Racing Limited Renault F1 Team Renault Renault
8 Romain Grosjean Haas Formula LLC Rich Energy Haas F1 Team Haas Ferrari
20 Kevin Magnussen Haas Formula LLC Rich Energy Haas F1 Team Haas Ferrari
55 Carlos Sainz Jnr McLaren Racing Limited McLaren F1 Team McLaren Renault
4 Lando Norris McLaren Racing Limited McLaren F1 Team McLaren Renault
11 Sergio Perez Mendoza Racing Point UK Limited Racing Point F1 Team Racing Point Mercedes
18 Lance Stroll Racing Point UK Limited Racing Point F1 Team Racing Point Mercedes
7 Kimi Raikkonen Sauber Motorsport AG Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Sauber Ferrari
99 Antonio Giovinazzi Sauber Motorsport AG Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Sauber Ferrari
26 Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso S.P.A Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda
TBA Alexander Albon Scuderia Toro Rosso S.P.A Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda
63 George Russell Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited Williams Racing Williams Mercedes
88 Robert Kubica Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited Williams Racing Williams Mercedes

 

Images via Racing Point F1 Team

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