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.
How the drivers in the top four teams compare since 2010, updated statistics on all the world champions and how ever-increasing reliability is changing F1.
As we pass the halfway point in the 2012 season the data shows we are yet to see any one team take a clear lead in car development.
The performance data for the first four races of 2012 reveals F1 teams are even closer than they were in 2010.
Qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix showed F1 fans can expect a close season of racing in 2012.
With Jarno Trulli losing his seat on the eve of the new season, F1 finds itself in the highly unusual position of having no Italian drivers at the start of a new season.
The 2012 F1 team information pages have been brought up-to-date for the new season with new features and statistics.
Mansell enjoyed even greater domination in qualifying than Vettel has.
Sebastian Vettel has enjoyed an astonishing run of success since losing victory in Korea last year.
More cars are finishing races than ever before as reliability in F1 continues to improve.
Red Bull dominated the beginning of 2011 but their rivals are catching them quickly.
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.
Lewis Hamilton now shares the record for the longest F1 career spent driving for a single team with Jim Clark.