Lewis Hamilton’s 24th career win means he has tied with Juan Manuel Fangio. Meanwhile Mercedes led every lap for the third race in a row.
Lewis Hamilton achieved the first perfect result of his F1 career with victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix and has now won in all eight seasons he’s competed.
Daniil Kvyat broke Sebastian Vettel’s record for being the youngest F1 driver to score a point. Here are the stats and facts from the Australian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel equalled Alberto Ascari’s record of winning nine race in a row and matched Michael Schumacher’s feat of winning 13 races in a season.
Sebastian Vettel became the first driver in Formula One history to win eight consecutive rounds of the world championship.
Two records were broken in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – and neither of them were taken by Red Bull or Sebastian Vettel.
Sebastian Vettel is one of F1’s longest winning streaks with four titles and six race wins in a row. Also, Ferrari matched McLaren’s points record.
Fernando Alonso is now F1’s all-time highest points scorer and Sebastian Vettel joined an elite group of drivers to win five races in a row.
Sebastian Vettel replicated his Singapore ‘grand slam’ in Korea and produced the 208th pole position for a Renault engine.
Sebastian Vettel’s 33rd victory means he has now won more races than anyone else on the grid. It was also his third ‘grand slam’.