It’s another historic day thanks to Lewis Hamilton – the rookie driver having taken the championship lead in his fourth race without even winning one yet. But if this were 2002 Felipe Massa would be leading the title race. Read on for all the killer stats from the Spanish Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is deservedly in the limelight for his record-breaking exploits in Bahrain. But fellow British racer Anthony Davidson also set a record in the last race – a most unusual and obscure one somehow befitting the cult status of his Super Aguri team. Find out about Davidson’s achievement and all the other landmarks that … Continue reading Bahrain Grand Prix 2007 facts & statistics
Which two drivers haven’t finished a race so far this year? And which two teams at Sepang saw both their drivers qualifying in exactly the same positions as they had for the first round? Find out and then bore your friends rigid with everything you know about the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Which team took their best ever qualifying position? Which rookie took his team-mate to the cleaners? And just how far ahead are Ferrari. All the stats and facts from the first race of the year are here.
It’s all too easy when writing about Michael Schumacher career to get stuck in a thick sludge of trivia. The plain and simple fact that Schumacher’s career was so long, so successful and spent with such successful teams that he has obliterated much of the record books – in absolute terms at least. Yes, many … Continue reading F1 2006 Review: Michael Schumacher stats
A detailed look at the statistical record of 2006 throws up some interesting facts: Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher would have been tied at the end of the year were the points system from 1990 being used. Kimi Raikkonen gained more places in the Bahrain Grand Prix than any drivers had since 1993. And Schumacher … Continue reading F1 2006 Review: Stats
Plenty has been written about the points system change that was made in Formula One three years ago. The most obvious and compelling criticism is that giving eight points for second compared to ten for a win means there is too little reward for pushing for a win. An interesting piece of evidence of this … Continue reading Sealed with a win
Before the Japanese Grand Prix I described what I feel are the merits of doing away with championship points and intead giving the championship to the driver with the ‘most best finishes’. Given the dramatic twist the championship took at Suzuka I think it’s worth having a second look at how the top six of … Continue reading Places not points revisited
The Japanese Grand Prix changed the complexion of the championships radically. Have a look at who can win what, and how, in our stats update.
Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher are tied at the top of the championship table – but they wouldn’t be if the sport were still using the pre-2003 points system. Take a statistical look at the 2006 championship so far in our post-race stats update.
Have Fernando Alonso and Renault lost their grip on the championships? The statistics of the last few races paint a grim picture as Michael Schumacher has slashed Alonso’s lead to a perilous two points, and Ferrari have nosed past Renault in the Constructors’ Championship. Take a closer look at the situation with our post-race statistics.
Fernando Alonso may have added to his advantage over Michael Schumacher in Istanbul, but Ferrari are almost level with Renault in the constructors’ championship. Let’s take a look at how all the drivers and teams are performing statistically.
The title contenders tripped over each other allowing some new faces through to claim the big points. Take a look at how that has affected the championship battles.
The drivers’ and constructors’ championships get ever closer. But there are intriguing battles up and down the F1 field this year. Take a closer look at who’s beating who in our statistics update. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
How has the Bridgestone resurgence affected the title battles? Take a closer look at the championship situation with our detailed statistical analysis of the season so far. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
The latest results from the F1Fanatic race popularity surveys continued the downward trend seen since the start of the season. Although the Canadian Grand Prix ranked as the third best (narrowly beating Monaco) The British and United States Grands Prix both had average scores less than five out of ten. The British Grand Prix came … Continue reading Grands Prix getting worse
Michael Schumacher broke Fernando Alonso’s streak of pole positions and victories at Indianapolis. It also breathed new life into Ferrari’s World Constructors’ Championship bid. With eight rounds remaining, we look at how the United States Grand Prix changed the balance of the championship battles. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
Fernando Alonso’s fifth win of 2006 is his third in a row and takes him to 74 points from a potential 80 – that’s 92.5% of the maximum available. Giancarlo Fisichella’s failure to get ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in the dying stages of the race meant that the Finn edged ahead of him by a … Continue reading 2006 Stats Update: Britain
Fernando Alonso is clearly the driver most likely to threaten Michael Schumacher’s domination of the Formula One record books over the coming years. Alonso already has a clean sweep of the ‘youngest-ever’ accolades – youngest polesitter, race winner and champion. But the Spaniard has his work cut out if he is to make inroads into … Continue reading Alonso vs Schu after 77 starts
Fernando Alonso has more points after the seventh round of 2006 (64) than Michael Schumacher had at the same point in 2004 (60), so good has his start to the season been. Two years ago Schumacher’s closest real rival (ignoring Rubens Barrichello) was 22pts behind – today, Schumacher is 21 points behind Alonso. After San … Continue reading 2006 Stats Update – Monaco