FORMULA 1 - At the Grand Prix of Bahrain, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber are slated to make their 200th career Grand Prix start and will become the 12th and 13th drivers to reach this platform. Click on the picture below to see our full Infographic.
FORMULA 1 - Fernando Alonso claimed his 31st career Formula 1 Grand Prix win by triumphing in the Chinese Grand Prix. The Spaniard has now scattered race wins across nine different F1 seasons. Only three drivers have won races in more different seasons.
FORMULA 1 - On Sunday, the Grand Prix of China will take place for the 10th time. The previous nine races have been won by eight different drivers, making this the most diverse winners’ circle among Grands Prix that are currently on the F1 calendar. Our Infographic shows where each race stands.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, winning his first GP of the season. The German driver has now won a Grand Prix in six successive seasons, a feat nine other drivers have achieved. Later this season, Lewis Hamilton can win a GP in seven consecutive seasons. Vettel has now won 27 Grands Prix, equalling Jackie Stewart on sixth place on the all-time list.
FORMULA ONE - Kimi Räikkönen won the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday as the new Formula 1 season opened at Albert Park. Since 1996, 10 out of 15 drivers stretched a victory in the opening GP in Australia into the overall F1 title.
FORMULA 1 - The 64th Formula 1 season will start off with the Grand Prix of Australia. It is the 16th time that this GP serves as the season opener, overtaking the GP of Argentina which had hosted the first race on 15 previous occasions. Our Infographic shows where the season has started in championships from 1950 to 2013.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel has won his third Formula 1 drivers’ title at age 25, making him more than six years younger than the second youngest individual to achieve this, Ayrton Senna. The German joins only two other drivers, Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher, to win more than two drivers’ titles in a row.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel is on the verge of winning a third career Formula 1 drivers’ title. The youngest individual to achieve that feat was Ayrton Senna who completed his treble at age 31 in 1991. Vettel will be 25 years and 145 days old this Sunday and could shatter that record by more than six years.
FORMULA 1 - On Sunday, 25 November, the final race of the 2012 Formula 1 season will see the drivers’ title decided in the favour of either Sebastian Vettel or Fernando Alonso. It is the 63rd season of the F1 championship and the 27th time the drivers’ title is decided in the final race. That includes five of the last seven seasons.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel can decide the 2012 Formula 1 drivers’ title in the penultimate race of the season, the Grand Prix of the United States. If the German increases his lead in the standings to at least 25 points over his only remaining challenger, Fernando Alonso, Vettel will become only the third driver in F1 history to win at least three drivers’ titles in a row.
FORMULA 1 - Kimi Räikkönen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday and became the first driver to win a GP in a Lotus since Ayrton Senna in 1987.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel has a chance to become only the sixth driver in Formula 1 history to win at least five consecutive Grands Prix, a feat he will achieve if he emerges victorious in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi this Sunday. No one has recorded this performance since Michael Schumacher in 2004.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel recorded his fourth successive Formula 1 Grand Prix victory, equalling a personal record, and his fifth overall in the 2012 season. Vettel has now strung together three successive F1 seasons, in which he has won at least five races. The German is only the third driver in F1 history to establish that feat.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel has climbed to the top of the drivers’ standings of the 2012 Formula 1 season on the strength of three successive victories. The German has won four in a row once before in his career (however not yet within the same season). He is hoping to join four other drivers in the history of F1 to register multiple four-in-a-rows.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel racked up his 25th career Formula 1 Grand Prix victory by emerging victorious in the 2012 GP of Korea. The German has managed the feat at the tender age of 25 and is by far the youngest to reach a quarter century, crushing the record by countryman Michael Schumacher by more than three years.