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Drivers with the most points without being World Champion

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World champions normally have a lot of championship points. Today we are talking about the drivers who had the most world championship points without being World Champion.

The number one we find on this list is Valtteri Bottas. He gained 1797 points and ended up in 2019 and 2020 as runner-up. He is followed by Sergio Perez who gained 1425 points and ended third in the 2022 championship. Sergio is followed by Daniel Ricciardo who gained 1311 points and ended up third in 2014 and 2016 season.

Felipe Massa was for 40 secondes a World Champion. He gained a total of 1167 points and ended second in that famous year 2008. High in this list is Mark Webber as well. Yes, the person who did the interviews this weekend and the manager of Oscar Piastri. He gained 1047.5 points and was third in the championship in 2010, 2011, and 2013.

I hear you think... yes Rubens Barrichello. He gained 658 points and was second in the championship in 2002 and 2004.

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