|44||HAM||Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton||GB||Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport||Mercedes F1 W08 EQ Power+||Mercedes F1 M08 EQ Power+||Pirelli|
|3||RIC||Daniel Ricciardo||AUS||Red Bull Racing||Red Bull RB13||TAG-Heuer RB13||Pirelli|
|33||VES||Max Emilian Verstappen||NL|
|5||VET||Sebastian Vettel||D||Scuderia Ferrari||Ferrari SF70H 'Gina'||Ferrari 062||Pirelli|
|7||RAI||Kimi-Matias Räikkönen||FIN||Ferrari SF70H|
|T||GIO||Antonio Maria Giovinazzi||I|
|11||PER||Sergio Pérez Mendoza||MEX||Sahara Force India F1 Team||Force India VJM10||Mercedes F1 M08 EQ Power+||Pirelli|
|34/T||CEL||Alfonso Celis Jr.||MEX|
|18||STR||Lance Stroll||CDN||Williams Martini Racing||Williams FW40||Mercedes F1 M08 EQ Power+||Pirelli|
|40||DIR||Paul Di Resta||GB|
|14||ALO||Fernando Alonso Díaz||E||McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team||McLaren MCL32||Honda RA617H||Pirelli|
|T|| ||Oliver Turvey||GB|
|22||BUT||Jenson Alexander Lyons Button||GB|
|26||KVY||Daniil Vyacheslavovich Kvyat||RUS||Scuderia Toro Rosso||Toro Rosso STR12||Renault R.E.17||Pirelli|
|55||SAI||Carlos Sainz Vázquez de Castro||E|
|8||GRO||Romain Grosjean||F||Haas F1 Team||Haas VF-17||Ferrari 062||Pirelli|
|50/T||GIO||Antonio Maria Giovinazzi||I|
|27||HUL||Nicolas Hülkenberg||D||Renault Sport F1 Team||Renault R.S.17||Renault R.E.17||Pirelli|
|30||PAL||Jolyon Carlyle Palmer||GB|
|T|| ||Oliver Rowland||GB|
|9||ERI||Marcus Ericsson||S||Sauber F1 Team||Sauber C36||Ferrari 059/5||Pirelli|
|36||GIO||Antonio Maria Giovinazzi||I|
- Since 2014 each driver has a life-time fixed start number except the current world champion who may decide to use '1' as start number.
- All engine specs in 2017 are turbocharged 1.6 litre V6
- All cars may use KERS - Kinetic Energy Recovery System - in 2017.
- Additional a supplementary power supply will be introduced by the heat-based ERS - Energy Recovery System - that captures waste heat and stores to an electrical unit device.
This device is connected directly to the drive train in combination with KERS and will give an additional 161 hp for thirty-three seconds per lap.
- Pirelli will be the sole tyre supplier for all cars in 2017.
|new driver in 2017|
||The 2015 GP2 series champion Stoffel Vandoorne will join McLaren as a full-time driver and will replace Jenson Button
who will take a sabbatical from racing while staying on with the team in a reserve and development driver role.
| ||Lance Stroll
||The 17 years old Formula 3 European Champion Lance Stroll is confirmed by Williams to replace Felipe Massa, who will retire from Formula 1.
Update: Because Valtteri Bottas is going to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes, Felipe Massa extended his contract for one more year, so Lance Stroll is about to replace Bottas, not Massa.
|driver transfer 2016->2017|
||Switching from Force India to Renault to replace Kevin Magnussen, who is switching to Haas.
||Kevin is confirmed by Haas to replace Esteban Gutiérrez, who ran out of contract for 2017.
||Force India has confirmed Esteban Ocon to replace Nico Hülkenberg, who is switching to Renault.
||Switching from Manor to Sauber to replace Felipe Nasr, who ran out of contract for 2017.
||Switching from Williams to Mercedes to replace Nico Rosberg, who will retire from Formula 1.
|unsigned 2016's driver in 2017|
||Five days after having won the championship, Nico announced to retire from Formula 1.
||Will be replaced by Kevin Magnussen at Hass and still has no alternative.
||Rio most probably will not be able to finance his pay-driver seat at Manor for 2017, so he is about to leave Formula One.
||Will be replaced by Pascal Wehrlein at Sauber and still has no alternative.
|team/constructor changes in 2017|
- In mid of January 2017 Manor is in administration and for now it's questionable for Manor to paticipate in the 2017 season.
||At end of 2016 Felipe announced to retire from Formula 1 and thus will leave Williams at the end of the season.
Update (17. Jan. 2017): Because Valtteri is switching to Mercedes, Felipe retires from retirement and will drive for an other year for Williams.