2006 Formula 1 drivers and constructors world championships final standings
|8||Juan Pablo Montoya||26|
|11||Pedro de la Rosa||19|
2006 Formula 1 season facts and figures
Fernando Alonso won the 2006 Formula One World Championship for drivers. Michael Schumacher was second and Felipe Massa third. Renault won the championship for constructors.
11 constructors and 27 drivers participated in 18 races during the 57th season of the FIA Formula One World Championchip. Points for top eight finishers (10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1).
2006 F1 season notes
- Felipe Massa took his first F1 win.
- Nico Rosberg made his F1 race debut in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
- Fernando Alonso became the youngest double world champion.
- Jenson Button took his first F1 win.
- Mark Webber retired in 11 of 18 races.
- Minardi were renamed to Scuderia Toro Rosso.
- Super Aguri F1, a Japanese team, was introduced.
- No British constructor won any race.
- Engine is limited to 2400 cc capacity and eight cylinders.
- Maximum 14 sets of tyres for the whole race weekend.
- Tyre changing permitted again in race.
- Last year with two tyre manufactures.