2004

1 World Drivers’ Championship – All drivers

2004 - World Drivers' Championship - All drivers

The two Ferrari drivers ran away from the rest of the field, while Jenson Button took the best ever result for a BAR driver.

2 World Drivers’ Championship – Battle for the title

2004 - World Drivers' Championship - Battle for the title

But Button could do nothing to stop the Ferrari drivers.

3 World Drivers’ Championship – Points systems 1981-present

2004 - World Drivers' Championship - Points systems 1981-present

The 2003 championship illustrates the changes brought about by the 2003 points system perfectly. With 13 wins, Schumacher gained just six point under the ’03 system compared to the previous one, while Rubens Barrichello had an ‘extra’ 28 and Button, 29.

4 World Constructors’ Championships – All constructors

2004 - World Constructors' Championships - All constructors

Ferrari’s win was a given, but Williams and McLaren struggled and lost their grip on second and third to BAR and Renault. Toyota’s dismal nine points in their third season highlighted their need for urgent change.

5 World Constructors’ Championships – Battle for the title

2004 - World Constructors' Championships - Battle for the title

Ferrari were simply untouchable, while Renault’s late-season problems and the replacement of Jarno Trulli with Jacques Villeneuve saw them lose second place to BAR.

6 Drivers’ Average Start Positions

2004 - Drivers' Average Start Positions

7 Drivers’ Top 3 Qualifying Positions

2004 - Drivers' Top 3 Qualifying Positions

8 Drivers’ Average Position Changes and Participations

2004 - Drivers' Average Position Changes and Participations

9 Drivers’ Points per Round and per Finish

2004 - Drivers' Points per Round and per Finish

10 Drivers’ DNFs (totals)

2004 - Drivers' DNFs (totals)

11 Drivers’ DNFs (by driver)

2004 - Drivers' DNFs (by driver)

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