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Most Successful Formula 1 Drivers by Country (Top 3)

There have been 29 countries that have had at least three drivers in Formula 1 series throughout the history. Can you guess the top 3 from each of these countries?
Prioritization of merits: World Championships > Grand Prix wins > podiums > points gathered (2020 equalized)
Only includes countries that have had at least three drivers score points (as per 2020 point system)
As of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2023
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Argentina
Juan Manuel Fangio
1950-1951, 1953-1958
5 championships
Carlos Reutemann
1972-1982
12 wins
José Froilán Gonzalez
1950-1957, 1960
2 wins
 
 
 
Australia
Jack Brabham
1955-1970
3 championsips
Alan Jones
1975-1981, 1983, 1985-1986
1 championship
Mark Webber
2002-2013
9 wins
 
 
 
Austria
Niki Lauda
1971-1979, 1982-1985
3 championships
Jochen Rindt
1964-1970
1 championship
Gerhard Berger
1984-1997
10 wins
 
 
 
Brazil
Ayrton Senna
1984-1994
3 championships, 41 wins
Nelson Piquet
1978-1991
3 championships, 23 wins
Emerson Fittipaldi
1970-1980
2 championships
 
 
 
Belgium
Jacky Ickx
1967-1979
8 wins
Thierry Boutsen
1983-1993
3 wins
Olivier Gendebien
1956, 1958-1961
2 podiums
 
 
 
Canada
Jacques Villeneuve
1996-2006
1 championship
Gilles Villeneuve
1977-1982
6 wins
Lance Stroll
2017-
3 podiums
 
 
 
Denmark
Kevin Magnussen
2014-2020, 2022-
1 podium
Jan Magnussen
1995, 1997-1998
19 points
Tom Belsø
1973-1974
4 points
 
 
 
Finland
Mika Häkkinen
1991-2001
2 championships
Kimi Räikkönen
2001-2009, 2012-2021
1 championship, 21 wins
Keke Rosberg
1978-1986
1 championship, 5 wins
 
 
 
France
Alain Prost
1980-1991, 1993
4 championships
René Arnoux
1978-1989
7 wins
Jacques Laffite
1974-1986
6 wins
 
 
 
Germany
Michael Schumacher
1996-2006, 2010-2012
7 championships
Sebastian Vettel
2007-2022
4 championships
Nico Rosberg
2006-2016
1 championship
 
 
 
Italy
Alberto Ascari
1950-1955
2 championships
Nino Farina
1950-1955
1 championship
Riccardo Patrese
1977-1993
6 wins
 
 
 
Japan
Takuma Sato
2002-2008
1 podium, 137 points
Kamui Kobayashi
2009-2012, 2014
1 podium, 133 points
Aguri Suzuki
1988-1995
1 podium, 88 points
Mexico
Sergio Pérez
2011-
6 wins
Pedro Rodriguez
1963-1971
1 win
Hector Rebaque
1977-1981
80 points
 
 
 
Monaco
Charles Leclerc
2018-
5 wins
Louis Chiron
1950-1951, 1953, 1955-1956, 1958
1 podium
Olivier Beretta
1994
12 points
 
 
 
Netherlands
Max Verstappen
2015-
3 championships
Jos Verstappen
1994–1998, 2000–2001, 2003
2 podiums
Carel Godin de Beaufort
1958-1964
57 points
 
 
 
New Zealand
Denny Hulme
1965-1974
1 championship
Bruce McLaren
1958-1970
4 wins
Chris Amon
1963-1976
11 podiums
 
 
 
Portugal
Tiago Monteiro
2005-2006
1 podium
Pedro Lamy
1993-1996
22 points
Mário de Araújo Cabral
1959-1960, 1963-1964
1 point
 
 
 
South Africa
Jody Scheckter
1972-1980
1 championship
Tony Maggs
1961-1965
3 podiums
Neville Lederle
1962, 1965
8 points
 
 
 
Spain
Fernando Alonso
2001, 2003-2018, 2021-
2 championships
Carlos Sainz
2015-
2 wins
Pedro de la Rosa
1999-2002, 2005-2006, 2010-2012
1 podium, 128 points
 
 
 
Sweden
Ronnie Peterson
1970-1978
10 wins
Gunnar Nilsson
1976-1977
1 win, 4 podiums
Jo Bonnier
1956-1971
1 win, 1 podium
 
 
 
Switzerland
Clay Regazzoni
1970-1980
5 wins
Jo Siffert
1962-1971
2 wins
Rudi Fischer
1951-1952
2 podiums
 
 
 
United Kingdom
Lewis Hamilton
2007-
7 championships
Jackie Stewart
1965-1973
3 championships
Jim Clark
1960-1968
2 championships, 25 wins
 
 
 
United States
Mario Andretti
1963-1972, 1974-1982
1 championship, 12 wins
Phil Hill
1958-1964, 1966
1 championship, 3 wins
Dan Gurney
1959-1968, 1970
4 wins
5 Comments
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Level 77
May 25, 2016
nice idea!
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Level 60
May 25, 2016
Thanks! I'm glad you like it.
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Level 53
Jan 27, 2022
Great quiz, 69/87
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Level 60
Jan 28, 2022
Thanks! And now it's updated too!
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Level 65
Jan 3, 2024
Pedro Rodríguez had two wins instead of one, South Africa 1967 and Belgium 1970. Great quiz!