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Ranking the Formula 1 Drivers on How Many Points They Beat Their Team-Mates By

Thanks in part to the awarding of double points at the final race of the season, Lewis Hamilton beat Nico Rosberg to the Formula One drivers' championship by 67 points. The gap between the pair ended up larger than it had been at any point throughout the year, adding a comfortable look to what was, in fact, one of the tightest in-team battles down the pit lane. Further down the field, both Jenson Button and Daniel Ricciardo beat their team-mates by 71 points. Fernando Alonso's advantage was 106 points, Nico Hulkenberg's was 37 and Jean-Eric Vergne defeated Daniil Kvyat by 14 points. But those raw numbers don't tell much of a story. The gap between team-mates at the lesser teams will always be smaller, simply because their cars score fewer p...

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