paulgilb commented on the post, Ocon is Formula 1's third new winner in less than a year 17 hours, 23 minutes ago
Mercedes’ 213th pole as an engine supplier – equals Renault, only trails Ferrari (231).
Hamilton’s 8th Hungaroring pole – equals Senna at Imola, Schumacher at Suzuka, and Hamilton himself at Melbourne.
paulgilb commented on the post, Verstappen is first driver to score points without completing a lap in grand prix 2 weeks ago
4th time this year Stroll has finished 8th without finishing higher.
2nd race in a row where Giovinazzi has started 15th and Raikkonen has finished 15th.
5th time (out of 10 races) this year where the driver […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Verstappen's first grand slam drives Hamilton's points deficit to five-year high 4 weeks ago
Verstappen’s 15th win and 50th podium – both equal to Jenson Button’s career totals.
2nd consecutive year in which Norris has finished 3rd in the Austrian GP and 5th in the Styrian GP.
paulgilb commented on the post, Hamilton records his worst finish for 12 years with 15th place 1 month, 3 weeks ago
First time since Hungary 2016 that qualifying saw 4 red flag periods.
3rd time in a row that Hamilton has started 2nd in Baku.
Perez is currently the 5th driver to have taken more than 1 F1 victory without […]
First time Hamilton has started outside the top 6 since Germany 2018 (a race he won from 14th).
Verstappen led more laps in Monaco than Hamilton has led so far this season.
Only circuits at which Verstappen […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Next stop 100 race wins: Hamilton's hundredth pole position in stats 2 months, 3 weeks ago
In addition to being Hamilton’s 100th pole, I believe it is also the 100th time Hamilton has been fastest in Q3 (the latter including Spain 2012 but not Hungary 2007).
Verstappen is the first driver to lead […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Williams' longest-ever point-less run reaches 30 races in a row 3 months ago
Mercedes’ 128th pole as a constructor – equals Williams, only trails McLaren (155) and Ferrari (228).
In the last 5 races Gasly has started 5th twice and 9th three times.
Q1 saw both a McLaren and Stroll […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Two British drivers on the podium for the first time in nine years 3 months, 2 weeks ago
30th different track at which Hamilton has taken pole – next best is Vettel with 23. The only tracks at which Hamilton has raced but never taken pole are Istanbul, Magny-Cours, and New Delhi.
Tsunoda hit the […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Mazepin has shortest grand prix debut of any driver since 2002 4 months ago
First time Hamilton has qualified 2nd behind Verstappen.
In topping Q2, Ferrari have topped the timing-sheets as many times in 2021 as they managed in 2020 (Hungary FP2).
Both Michael Schumacher and Mick […]
paulgilb commented on the post, 20 facts on 2020: Telling stats on every F1 driver's season 7 months, 1 week ago
According to statsf1, Stroll (who missed 1 race) completed 10 fewer laps than Verstappen.
On a similar note, the team that completed the fewest racing laps in 2020 was Ferrari (due in part to the early […]
paulgilb commented on the post, The remarkable stats of Ferrari's worst season for 40 years 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Latest in the calendar year that any driver has managed their first pole of the year.
First time in the hybrid era that Mercedes have not been 1-2 in Q3 in Abu Dhabi (although they did not lock out the front […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Perez breaks Webber's record with 190-race wait for first win 7 months, 4 weeks ago
First race without Hamilton since Brazil 2006.
First race without the names Hamilton or Schumacher since Portugal 1994 (although Schumacher did not start France 1996).
First non-season opener to see 2 […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Hamilton equals his best winning streak in F1's longest race since Brazil 2016 8 months ago
5th year in a row that a team has locked out the front row in Bahrain.
Red Bull’s first top 3 start in Bahrain since 2014. That year was also the last time Perez reached Q3 in Bahrain.
Kvyat is now the […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Why Hamilton's seventh title was his most dominant yet 8 months, 2 weeks ago
We also had the first new driver on pole position since Charles Leclerc at Bahrain last year: Lance Stroll.
Verstappen’s first pole (Hungary 2019) was more recent than Leclerc’s first.
Both driver and team […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Vettel has gone a full year without a podium finish 9 months ago
AlphaTauri’s best start under this name, achieved in the same country as both of the top 4 starts they achieved as Toro Rosso (they did however achieve 3 top 4 starts in different countries as Minardi). Also […]
Both of the tracks that F1 had not previously visited have seen Bottas top all 3 practice sessions but be beaten to pole and victory by Hamilton.
First Portuguese GP since 1990 not to feature a Williams on the […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Hamilton and Mercedes equal two major F1 records in one race 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Perez, Hulkenberg and Stroll have all partnered each other at the same team this season – first time this has happened since Chilton, Bianchi, and Rossi for Marussia in 2014 (although Rossi did not end up […]
9th time Perez has started 4th – he is yet to start higher.
Verstappen keeps alive his record in 2020 of either finishing on the podium or not finishing at all.
Ricciardo and Perez have both beaten their […]
Verstappen keeps alive his 2020 record of either finishing on the podium or not at all.
The lead Ferrari crossed the line 1 place behind an Alfa Romeo in both their 1st and 1000th races.
First time that 2 […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Gasly beats Sainz in closest F1 finish for 10 years 10 months, 4 weeks ago
First time Ferrari have failed to score for 2 consecutive races since the first 3 races of 2009.
One from Channel 4 – Kvyat has managed 22 top 10 finishes for Toro Rosso/AlphaTauri, of which only 3 have been […]
- Load More