paulgilb commented on the post, Hamilton matches Senna’s podium tally as Vettel’s points streak ends 5 days, 23 hours ago
2 of the 3 drivers on the podium were involved in first-laps pile-ups in both 2009 and 2012 and also failed to finish in 2014.
3 of the 4 longest points-scoring streaks have come to end in Belgium (Alonso in […]
Raikkonen retired from the lead in both San Marino 2005 and Germany 2005 (as well as the already-mentioned Europe 2005), with Alonso taking the win on both occasions.
Raikkonen himself also inherited a win in Canada 2005 after Fisichella broke down, Alonso hit the wall, and Montoya was black-flagged.
Alonso also inherited Bahrain 2010 when…[Read more]
paulgilb commented on the post, Vettel matches Senna’s win tally with 9 fewer starts 4 weeks, 1 day ago
One other thing I’ve just noticed – the podium featured 2 drivers with variants of the same first name (Daniil and Daniel) – when did this last happen? Neither Sebastien Bourdais nor Sebastien Buemi managed a […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Vettel matches Senna’s win tally with 9 fewer starts 1 month ago
Tracks where Vettel has raced but not won: Red Bull Ring, Magny-Cours, Hockenheim, Sochi, Indianapolis.
Having started on pole, Hamilton finished 3 places lower than he managed last year starting from the […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Bianchi’s fight for life ends nine months after Japanese Grand Prix crash 1 month, 1 week ago
Had feared this was coming. Really sad that he was never able to witness his team outlasting Caterham thanks to his Monaco result.
First time Hamilton has won at Silverstone having not scored pole there the previous year.
10th consecutive season in which Massa has led at least 1 lap.
Hamilton already has more points this year than he […]
Notice that Hamilton first took the lead when he came into the pits (due to the pit entry being shorter than the track, Hamilton actually crossed the start/finish line before Massa despite being behind him) – so […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Rosberg matches Massa as Hamilton reaches a record 2 months, 1 week ago
The podium featured the last 3 drivers to be punished for cutting a pit-lane white line during a race.
Massa’s 1000th point, and Perez’s 200th.
Ericsson has finished each of the last 5 races in 13th or […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Hamilton can equal 45-year-old record at next race 2 months, 3 weeks ago
4th win for Hamilton in Canada – equals China and Hungary.
Bottas has never started lower than 4th in Canada.
Alonso’s DNF means that he is still yet to finish in any position more than once in Canada (he […]
Jacques Villeneuve in 1997
Michael Schumacher, Damon Hill,Jacques Villeneuve and Ricardo Zonta in 1999 (this is where the name came from)
Jenson Button in 2005
Kamui Kobayashi in 2010
Sebastian Vettel in 2011 (practice)
Only places where Hamilton has raced but not been on pole: Austria, France, India, Turkey, Suzuka, Austin.
Rosberg’s 1000th career point, Hamilton’s 1600th, Ricciardo’s 300th, Vettel’s 1700th, and Button’s […]
paulgilb commented on the post, Rosberg is ninth different Spanish GP winner in a row 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Vettel has already managed the same number of podiums in 2015 as he did in 2014 (4).
Stevens’ finishing positions: 15-16-17. Merhi’s finishing positions: 15-16-17-18.
5 different drivers have finished 5th […]
Rosberg has finished every 2015 race in the same position that he started.
Grosjean has started every 2015 race in an even-numbered position and finished every race in an odd-numbered position (excluding his […]
2006 was the year Button blew up before the finish and he stopped before the line. In 2005 (the first year of the one-engine-for-2-races rule) he pitted at the end of the last lap to get a free engine change for […]
4th victory in China for Hamilton – equals Hungary.
Second consecutive Chinese GP in which there has been a flag waved near the finish line at the end of lap 55.
3 different drivers have finished 7th so far […]
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