Fernando Alonso is the highest paid Formula One driver this season again. Although not scored a single championship point yet, he is estimated to earn around USD 39 million with McLaren-Honda this season.
Former Red Bull racer and present Ferrari Driver Sebastian Vettel held this position earlier this season when he moved to Ferrari.
Closely following is Lewis Hamilton in third place, with a pay package of USD 28 million.
Although being paid the highest this season, Alonso and his team mate Jenson Button are facing difficulties with the cars being slow.
Sebastian Vettel held the position when he moved to Ferrari this season and is currently being paid USD 30 million by the Italian brand.