Formula 1 is seeing a spate of new winners: Esteban Ocon, Pierre Gasly and Sergio Perez have all taken their first wins in the past 12 months.
The first sprint qualifying weekend created some bizarre statistics after the British Grand Prix, which also saw Lewis Hamilton’s 99th career win.
Giuseppe Farina scored 30 points to win the first F1 championship. Next week 29 points will be awarded for a single grand prix. Here’s how the scoring system has changed.
After Max Verstappen’s Austrian grand slam, the last time Lewis Hamilton was this far behind in the points standings he lost the world championship.
Lewis Hamilton said Red Bull have “made a great leap forward” after taking their third pole position in a row. Here’s what the data says.
The Styrian Grand Prix stats show Mercedes’ days of dominance are increasingly behind them as Max Verstappen and Red Bull won again.
George Russell nearly reached Q3 as Williams posted their most competitive performance since the same race five years – and 99 grands prix – earlier.
Max Verstappen scored his first ‘hat-trick’ of pole position, fastest lap and win in the French Grand Prix. Here are more stats from the race.
After the seventh qualifying session of the 2021 F1 season, the pecking order of the teams has come into clearer focus.
Lewis Hamilton took his worst finish since 2009, Sergio Perez became the first driver to win with two teams in the hybrid era, and more Azerbaijan Grand Prix stats.
Azerbaijan Grand Prix pole-winner Charles Leclerc admitted he did not expect Ferrari to lead the way at the Baku City Circuit as they did in Monaco two weeks earlier.
Max Verstappen took the lead of the world championship last weekend – the first time he has led any series since graduating from go-karts.
For the first time since Sebastian Vettel took pole position at Suzuka in 2019, Ferrari have set the quickest lap time during a race weekend.
Lewis Hamilton’s 100th pole position puts him far ahead of anyone else, though four drivers have higher strike rates of grabbing the top spot on the grid.
The Circuit de Catalunya is often described as a “benchmark” F1 track, so the 0.03s gap between the title contenders points to an exciting year ahead.
While Williams have gone 30 races in a row without scoring a point, McLaren is the only team to have scored with both cars in every race this year.
Red Bull failed to beat their practice pace in qualifying, and set the third-quickest time behind Mercedes and McLaren, after an unhelpful “gust of wind”.
Sunday’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix was the first time in nine years that two British drivers had appeared on the podium.
Aston Martin claim they were unfairly disadvantaged by the FIA’s rules change, but they almost matched their 2020 lap times at Imola.
Nikita Mazepin’s first-lap retirement was the shortest debut for a rookie in F1 for 19 years. Here’s more stats and facts from the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix.