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’.
Sebastian Vettel equalled Fernando Alonso’s tally of wins while giving Red Bull their 40th victory and Germany its 300th podium appearance.
Sebastian Vettel’s 31st career win in the Belgian Grand Prix means he has just one fewer than Fernando Alonso – the most successful active F1 driver.
Lewis Hamilton equalled the wins tally of fellow British champion Damon Hill with the 22nd victory of his career. Here’s the facts and stats from Hungary.
After finally scoring his first home win there are only two events left on the calendar which Vettel has never won. Here’s the German Grand Prix stats and facts.
Kimi Raikkonen broke Michael Schumacher’s record for scoring the most consecutive points finishes in F1. Here’s all the stats and facts from the British Grand Prix.
McLaren’s record run of 64 consecutive races in the points came to an end in the Canadian Grand Prix. But Kimi Raikkonen equalled Michael Schumacher’s similar record.
Nico Rosberg’s victory in the Monaco Grand Prix came 30 years after his father won the same race. This makes them the first father and son pair to win in Monaco.
Fernando Alonso’s Spanish Grand Prix win was his third victory on home ground. Only five drivers have scored more home wins than Spain’s F1 star.
Alonso and Vettel’s wins have raised them higher among the most successful F1 drivers. But they have a long way to go to match Schumacher’s record.
Sebastian Vettel led Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean home in Bahrain, recreating the same podium from last year’s race for only the third time in F1 history.
Fernando Alonso’s Chinese GP win means only Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna have won more races than him. Here’s the stats and facts from China.
Jenson Button has become the fourth driver to score 1,000 points. But how would his tally look if F1 had always used the same points system?
The loss of some of the sport’s longest-serving drivers means the combined experience of the F1 field is at a nine-year low, with five rookies on the 2013 grid.
Rounding off our look at 2012 in statistics, here are the most significant stats and facts from the season.