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How the drivers rank after 6 races

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Driver Rating Change
1 Max Verstappen 8.33 Up 2
2 Charles Leclerc 8.17 Down 1
3 Lando Norris 8.17 Down 1
4 Pierre Gasly 8.00 Up 2
5 Antonio Giovinazzi 7.67 Down 1
6 Esteban Ocon 7.50 Down 1
7 George Russell 7.17 Up 1
8 Lewis Hamilton 7.17 Down 1
9 Carlos Sainz 6.83 -
10 Fernando Alonso 6.67 -
11 Sebastian Vettel 6.33 Up 4
12 Sergio Pérez 6.33 Up 2
13 Kimi Räikkönen 6.17 Up 3
14 Lance Stroll 6.17 Down 1
15 Mick Schumacher 6.00 -
16 Daniel Ricciardo 6.00 Down 4
17 Valtteri Bottas 5.50 Down 4
18 Yuki Tsunoda 5.33 -
19 Nicholas Latifi 5.33 -
20 Nikita Mazepin 3.33 -

Reader average ratings

Driver Rating Change
1 Max Verstappen 8.59 Up 1
2 Lando Norris 8.40 Down 1
3 Charles Leclerc 8.00 -
4 Pierre Gasly 7.54 Up 4
5 Lewis Hamilton 7.46 Down 1
6 Antonio Giovinazzi 7.15 Up 1
7 Esteban Ocon 7.07 Down 2
8 Carlos Sainz 7.02 Down 2
9 Sergio Pérez 6.76 Up 1
10 George Russell 6.59 Down 1
11 Fernando Alonso 6.42 Up 1
12 Sebastian Vettel 6.30 Up 4
13 Kimi Räikkönen 6.18 Up 2
14 Daniel Ricciardo 6.14 Down 3
15 Lance Stroll 6.02 Down 2
16 Mick Schumacher 5.83 Up 1
17 Valtteri Bottas 5.29 Down 3
18 Yuki Tsunoda 5.16 Up 1
19 Nicholas Latifi 5.04 Down 1
20 Nikita Mazepin 2.55 -
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Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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Bahrain Grand Prix

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