2017 Inaugural Championship
The 2017 season was the first season of the GRID Ranking. The first leader of the GRID Ranking was IndyCar racer Sebastien Bourdais. Bourdais would lead up until the month of May when he lost the lead to Kevin Harvick from NASCAR. However, Harvick had nothing for fellow competitor Martin Truex, Jr the series champion. Truex earned eight wins, including the season finally, sealing the deal for the first GRID Ranking World Championship over MotoGP racer Marc Marquez.