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Formula 1 records

The highest failure rate

Eight out of 33 starters at the finish (Indy 500 1951)
85.7 percent dropped out: three out of 21 participants crossed the finish line (Monte Carlo 1996)

Most driver failures in one season

Andrea de Cesaris 1987: 16 retirements in 16 races

Most of the failures before the start of the race

Andrea de Cesaris: 11

The lowest failure rate

All 24 participants in the finish: European Grand Prix 2011 in Valencia
All 22 participants at the finish: Chinese Grand Prix 2016 in Shanghai
All 22 participants at the finish: Japanese Grand Prix 2016 in Suzuka
All 20 participants in the finish: Grand Prix of Italy 2005 in Monza
All 20 participants at the finish: Japanese Grand Prix 2015 in Suzuka
All 20 participants at the finish: Chinese Grand Prix 2018 in Shanghai
All 20 participants at the finish: Grand Prix of Austria 2019 in Spielberg
All 15 participants crossed the finish line: the 1961 Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort
All 6 participants in the finish: US Grand Prix 2005 in Indianapolis

Most of the rankings of a driver in one season

Daniel Ricciardo 2016: 21 times classified in 21 races
Lewis Hamilton 2019: 21 times classified in 21 races
Sergio Perez 2016: 21 times classified in 21 races
Kimi Raikkonen 2012: 20 times classified in 20 races
Lewis Hamilton 2017: 20 times classified in 20 races
Jenson Button 2013: 19 times classified in 19 races
Max Chilton 2013: 19 times classified in 19 races
Nick Heidfeld 2008: 17 times classified in 17 races
Michael Schumacher 2002: 17 times classified in 17 races

Most of the podium finishes

Lewis Hamilton: 165
Michael Schumacher: 155
Sebastian Vettel: 121
Alain Prost: 106
Kimi Raikkonen: 103

Most podium finishes in the Formula 1 database

Most podium finishes by a driver in one season

Michael Schumacher 2002: 17 in 17 races
Sebastian Vettel 2011: 17 in 19 races
Lewis Hamilton 2015: 17 in 19 races
Lewis Hamilton 2016: 17 in 21 races
Lewis Hamilton 2018: 17 in 21 races

Most consecutive podiums

Michael Schumacher 19 (2001-02)
Lewis Hamilton: 16 (2014-15)
Fernando Alonso: 15 (2005-06)

Most points placed by a driver in a season

Lewis Hamilton 2017: 20 in 20 races
Michael Schumacher 2002: 17 in 17 races
Nico Rosberg 2016: 20 in 21 races
Daniel Ricciardo 2016: 20 out of 21 races
Lewis Hamilton 2018: 20 in 21 races
Kimi Raikkonen 2012: 19 in 20 races
Sebastian Vettel 2013: 18 in 19 races
Sebastian Vettel 2011: 18 in 19 races
Mark Webber 2011: 18 in 19 races
Fernando Alonso 2011: 18 out of 19 races
Lewis Hamilton 2015: 18 in 19 races

Most consecutive points placements

Lewis Hamilton: 48 (2018-20)
Lewis Hamilton: 33 (2016-18)
Kimi Raikkonen: 27 (2012-2013)
Michael Schumacher: 24 (2001-2003)
Fernando Alonso: 23 (2011-2012)

Most destination arrivals (scores) in a row

Lewis Hamilton: 48 (2018-20)

Most of the finishings for a Formula 1 rookie in a row

Esteban Ocon: 27 (2016-2017)
Max Chilton: 19 (2013)
Tiago Monteiro: 16 (2005)

Most of the cars in the destination

European Grand Prix in Valencia 2011 and Indy 500 1950: 24

Fewest cars in the classification at the finish

1958 Italian Grand Prix in Monza: 3rd place
Monaco Grand Prix 1996 in Monte Carlo: 3rd place

Most of the pit stops

Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest 2011: 85 (plus three drive-through penalties)

The fewest pit stops

Dutch Grand Prix 1961 in Zandvoort: 0

Calls

Ferrari: 1010
McLaren: 884
Williams: 737
Lotus: 491
Clean: 465

Most of the stakes in the Formula 1 database

Drivers who won their first Grand Prix

Giuseppe Farina won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on May 13, 1950
Giancarlo Baghetti won the French Grand Prix in Reims on July 2, 1961

Drivers who took pole position in their first Grand Prix

Giuseppe Farina (GP England 1950)
Mario Andretti (US GP 1968)
Carlos Reutemann (GP Argentina 1972)
Jacques Villeneuve (Australian GP 1996)

Most "hat tricks" (pole position, victory, fastest race lap)

Michael Schumacher: 22
Lewis Hamilton: 18
Jim Clark: 11
Juan Manuel Fangio: 9
Sebastian Vettel: 8
Alain Prost: 8

Most of the hat tricks in the Formula 1 database

The youngest Grand Prix participants

Max Verstappen: 17 years and 166 days
Lance Stroll: 18 years and 148 days
Lando Norris: 19 years and 124 days
Jaime Alguersuari: 19 years and 125 days
Mike Thackwell: 19 years and 182 days
Ricardo Rodriguez: 19 years and 208 days
Fernando Alonso: 19 years and 218 days
Esteban Tuero: 19 years and 320 days
Chris Amon: 19 years and 324 days
Daniil Kvyat: 19 years and 324 days

The youngest Grand Prix participants in the Formula 1 database

The youngest Grand Prix winners

Max Verstappen (won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona at the age of 18, seven months and 15 days)
Sebastian Vettel (won the 2008 Italian Grand Prix in Monza at the age of 21 years, two months and eleven days)
Charles Leclerc (won the 2019 Belgian Grand Prix in Spa at the age of 21 years and 320 days)
Fernando Alonso (won the 2003 Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest at the age of 22 years and 26 days)

The youngest Grand Prix winners in the Formula 1 database

The oldest Grand Prix winner

Luigi Fagioli (won the 1951 French Grand Prix in Reims at the age of 53 years and 21 days)

The youngest two-time world champion

Sebastian Vettel (successfully defended his World Championship title 2011 in Suzuka / Japan at the age of 24 years and 98 days)
Fernando Alonso (successfully defended his 2006 World Cup title in Sao Paulo / Brazil at the age of 25 years and 85 days)
Michael Schumacher (successfully defended his world title in 1995 in Aida / Japan at the age of 26 years and 292 days)

The youngest three-time world champion

Sebastian Vettel (successfully defended his World Cup title in 2012 in Suzuka / Japan at the age of 25 years, four months and 22 days)

The youngest four-time world champion

Sebastian Vettel (successfully defended his 2013 World Cup title in Neu Dheli / India at the age of 26 years, three months and 24 days)

The most willing Grand Prix driver

Chris Amon (New Zealand) drove for twelve teams between 1963 and 1976
Maurice Trintignant (France) also drove for twelve teams between 1950 and 1964

The longest Grand Prix track

25.838 kilometers (Pescara 1957)

The shortest Grand Prix circuit

3.145 kilometers (Monte Carlo 1950 to 1972)

The shortest Grand Prix

52.920 kilometers (Australian Grand Prix 1991 in Adelaide, abandoned after 14 laps due to rain)

The longest Grand Prix

601.832 kilometers (1951 French Grand Prix in Reims; winner: Juan Manuel Fangio in three hours, 22 minutes and eleven seconds (excluding the 500 miles from Indianapolis from 1950 to 1960, which were part of Formula 1. The length of these races was 804.6 Kilometre)

The shortest Grand Prix in terms of time

24 minutes and 34.899 seconds (1991 Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide, canceled after 14 laps due to rain)

The longest Grand Prix in terms of time

Four hours, four minutes and 39 seconds (Canadian Grand Prix 2011 in Montreal; winner: Jenson Button race was interrupted for around two hours due to rain)
Three hours, 45 minutes and 45.8 seconds (1954 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring; winner: Juan Manuel Fangio except for the 500 miles from Indianapolis from 1950 to 1960, which were part of Formula 1 - longest of these races: 1951; three hours , 57 minutes and 38.05 seconds, winner: Lee Wallard)

Most of the pole positions

Lewis Hamilton: 98
Michael Schumacher: 68
Ayrton Senna: 65
Sebastian Vettel: 57
Jim Clark: 33
Alain Prost: 33

The drivers with the most pole positions in the Formula 1 database

The fastest pole position

265.395 km / h (Kimi Räikkönen in a Ferrari at the 2018 Italian Grand Prix in Monza)

The slowest pole position

103.884 km / h (Juan Manuel Fangio in the Alfa Romeo at the Monaco Grand Prix 1950)

Record participants

Kimi Raikkonen: 329 Grands Prix
Rubens Barrichello: 322 Grands Prix
Fernando Alonso: 311 Grands Prix
Michael Schumacher: 306 Grands Prix
Jenson Button: 306 Grands Prix

The drivers with the most starts in the Formula 1 database

The fastest race

247.585 km / h (Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) at the 2003 Italian Grand Prix in Monza)

The fastest race lap

257.321 km / h (Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari) at the 2004 Italian Grand Prix in Monza)

The greatest top speed

372.6 km / h (Juan Pablo Montoya in a BMW-Williams at the 2005 Italian Grand Prix in Monza)

Most fastest race laps

Michael Schumacher: 77
Lewis Hamilton: 53
Kimi Raikkonen: 46
Alain Prost: 41
Sebastian Vettel: 38

The drivers with the most fastest race laps in the Formula 1 database

Most world titles

Michael Schumacher: 7
Lewis Hamilton: 7
Juan Manuel Fangio: 5
Alain Prost: 4
Sebastian Vettel: 4
Jack Brabham: 3
Jackie Stewart: 3
Niki Lauda: 3
Nelson Piquet: 3
Ayrton Senna: 3

The drivers with the most world championship titles in the Formula 1 database

The fastest world champion

Michael Schumacher (won his fifth World Championship title on July 21, 2002 with a win at the French Grand Prix and was already uncatchable as World Champion six races before the end of the season - 64.7 percent)
Nigel Mansell (on August 16, 1992, with a second place at the Hungarian Grand Prix, he won his first and only world championship title, which means that five races before the end of the season he was unassailable as world champion - 68.7 percent)

Most of the lead kilometers

Lewis Hamilton: 25,900 km
Michael Schumacher: 24,110 km
Sebastian Vettel: 18,129 km
Ayrton Senna: 13,430 km
Alain Prost: 12,477 km

The drivers with the most mileage in the Formula 1 database

The largest starting field

34 (1953 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring)

The smallest starting field

6 (2005 USA Grand Prix in Indianapolis)

Most participants in a world championship season

71 (1953)

Most wins

Lewis Hamilton: 95
Michael Schumacher: 91
Sebastian Vettel: 53
Alain Prost: 51
Ayrton Senna: 41

The drivers with the most victories in the Formula 1 database

Most wins on Ferrari

Michael Schumacher: 72
Niki Lauda: 15
Alberto Ascari: 13
Sebastian Vettel: 13

The drivers with the most wins with Ferrari in the Formula 1 database

Most wins in a season

Michael Schumacher: 13 (2004)
Sebastian Vettel: 13 (2013)
Michael Schumacher: 11 (2002)
Sebastian Vettel: 11 (2011)
Lewis Hamilton: 11 (2014)