RaceFans analysis shows Formula 1 teams continued to hire more staff in 2018 despite the sport’s owners planning to cap budgets after the next two seasons.
The FIA has proposed giving a special award to the driver who sets the most pole positions during a grand prix season. Here’s who would have won it previously.
Qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix showed F1 fans can expect a close season of racing in 2012.
More data from the revised and expanded F1 Fanatic statistics pages.
After a scorching start to the season, Vettel is rapidly making inroads into F1’s all-time records.
The new 2011 F1 statistics pages contain all the year’s data on races, qualifying, team mates and more.
The 2010 F1 statistics page has been overhauled to make it easier to find the most useful data on the season so far. The page includes a new results index which shows each driver’s qualifying and race finishing positions for this season in one table. Find it here: F1 2010 statistics You’ll also find a … Continue reading New-look statistics section
The Monaco Grand Prix was all about tyres: super-soft tyres, to be exact. Button mastered them, Vettel went to pieces on them, and Williams screwed up their strategy because they were spooked by them. Here’s how the Monaco Grand Prix unfolded.
The political deadlock dominates the F1 headlines but on the hunch that many of you are as sick of it as I am I thought it would be a good time to write about something a bit more positive. We’ve had many discussions about whether the new technical rules for 2010 would improve the quality … Continue reading At least the racing is (slightly) better
We’ve already discussed Rubens Barrichello’s strategy at length but there was much more going on in the Spanish Grand Prix. Here’s how Mark Webber bagged third, why Nico Rosberg had a poor race, and how Giancarlo Fisichella set a faster lap than Lewis Hamilton.
Here’s a closer look at some of the outstanding moments of the Malaysian Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso’s incredible getaway, Jenson Button’s race-winning pace, and Timo Glock’s inspired switch to intermediate tyres.
After Robert Kubica and Sebastian Vettel’s controversial crash in the dying stages of the Australian Grand Prix, Mario Theissen claimed Robert Kubica would have won had he got past Vettel cleanly and been able to chase after leader Jenson Button. But the lap times don’t seem to support what Mario Theissen says. Here’s a look … Continue reading Why Kubica probably wouldn’t have won (Australian Grand Prix analysis)
With The Team Formerly Known As Honda looking increasingly unlikely to appear at the 2009 Australian Grand Prix, the 2009 F1 season could begin with the fewest starters in more than three decades.
The first in a two-part breakdown of all the statistics of the 2008 F1 season starts with a look at how the championship battles were won. Plus, who was the best qualifier, who crashed the most, and who led the most laps. And, why Lewis Hamilton would have missed the championship in 2002.
Here’s the Japanese Grand Prix progress chart showing how far apart each of the drivers were on each lap. It shows how Renault strategically out-manoeuvred BMW to get Fernando Alonso ahead of Robert Kubica, and how Kubica fought a rearguard action to keep Raikkonen behind.
Fernando Alonso became the first driver to win the Japanese Grand Prix at two different venues. Sebastien Bourdais led a race for the first time, and his penalty allowed Mark Webber to reach his points century. Here’s the statistics round-up from the Japanese Grand Prix.
The Singapore Grand Prix marked the 800th round of the F1 world championship. Here?óÔé¼Ôäós a breakdown of which countries and teams have won the most races and loads more statistics and facts to do with this landmark race.
Behind the Ferrari-versus-McLaren-and-maybe-BMW battle for the constructors’ championship is an even closer battle for fourth place in the F1 teams’ title race. Toyota, Red Bull and Renault have been the closest contenders for the honours this year, with Williams falling back and Toro Rosso making a late surge. Which of these five will claim ‘best … Continue reading Who will be fourth-placed team? (Poll)
Felipe Massa had a lot to celebrate after the European Grand Prix after dominating the weekend. So did Bridgestone who marked their 200th F1 race start – regardless of the fact it was actually their 202nd appearance. Plus, which of Ayrton Senna’s records did Jenson Button match? Find out more F1 statistics and facts from … Continue reading 2008 European Grand Prix stats and facts
The past two seasons have seen the gap between the fastest and slowest cars shrink. A fairly basic assessment of the data suggests the F1 field is more closely matched now than it has been at any point in the last ten years. How has this happened?