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The statistics left by the F1 Hungarian GP

After every Grand Prix of the 2021 season, brings you a compilation of the most necessary statistics. These are the fascinating info and figures after the eleventh spherical of the marketing campaign, the Hungarian GP.

The take a look at and the members

– This was the 36th Hungarian Grand Prix in F1 historical past. It’s the eleventh most disputed Grand Prix, forward of these of Japan and Australia (35 editions every). The occasion has been on the F1 calendar uninterruptedly since its introduction in 1986 and has at all times been contested on the Hungaroring circuit, though it has had totally different configurations all through its historical past.

– Kimi Räikkönen has elevated the Grand Prix report held since the 2020 Eifel GP. The Finn now has 341 begins, forward of Rubens Barrichello and Fernando Alonso (323 every).

The classification

– Lewis Hamilton achieved the 101st pole place of his profession, rising the report he holds on this occasion.

– It was the Briton’s eighth pole at the Hungaroring, the place he grew to become the solely pole report holder, as Michael Schumacher had seven. It’s the second circuit by which Hamilton has achieved eight poles, together with Melbourne. It’s a report held collectively by Ayrton Senna (at Imola) and Schumacher (at Suzuka).

– Hamilton ended a streak of six consecutive Grands Prix with out a pole place. To seek out proof of an analogous streak, one has to return to 2019, when the drought was even worse, with 9 consecutive races with out a pole between the Hungarian and Brazilian GPs.

– It was the 130th pole in the historical past of Mercedes in F1 and the 213th for an engine from the German producer.

– Hamilton was in the entrance row for the 167th time in his profession, additional enhancing his report. It was the 42nd time for Valtteri Bottas, as many as Graham Hill and Jackie Stewart.

– It was solely the second time in the 2021 season that Mercedes monopolized the entrance row, after the Portuguese Grand Prix (in reverse order).

– For the first time this yr, George Russell didn’t make it to Q2, however stays undefeated in beating his teammates at Williams in qualifying.

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The race

– Esteban Ocon has achieved his first victory in Method 1. He grew to become the 111th driver in historical past to win a Grand Prix and the 14th Frenchman to take action.

– It’s also Alpine’s first success as a crew and Renault’s 169th victory as an engine producer. The Enstone manufacturing unit, the base of the French crew, received underneath its fourth totally different id after Benetton, Renault and Lotus.

– Alpine is the fourth French producer to win a GP in F1 after Matra, Ligier and Renault.

– It was essential to return to the 2008 Japanese Grand Prix, in Fuji, to discover a victory for a French crew, due to Renault (and Fernando Alonso).

– For a French driver to win at the wheel of a French automobile producer, it’s important to return to the 1996 Monaco Grand Prix, with Olivier Panis driving a Ligier with a Mugen Honda engine.

– And eventually, for a French driver to succeed at the wheel of a French automobile outfitted with a French engine, it’s important to return to the 1983 Austrian Grand Prix, with Alain Prost at the wheel of a Renault.

– It was additionally essential to return to the 2016 Japanese GP (Nico Rosberg with Mercedes) to discover a hint of a driver who received a race behind the wheel of a automobile of his nationality.

– Ocon led his first Method 1 laps on Sunday (65 in whole).

– It’s the second podium of his profession for Ocon, the 173rd for Hamilton, which continues to be a report, and the fourth for Carlos Sainz *.

– Sainz has a shocking statistic: half of his podiums have been obtained by a sanction to a different rider (Brazil 2019 and Hungary 2021) *.

– Fernando Alonso’s fourth place end was his greatest results of the season *.

– Alonso broke the report for the longest interval between two Grand Prix led, with 7 years and 5 days between the 2014 Hungarian GP and the 2021 GP. The earlier report belonged to Sergio Pérez, with 6 years, four months and 24 days between the 2014 Austrian GP and the 2020 Turkish GP.

– Pierre Gasly set the lap report in a race for the third time, equaling Jochen Rindt and Keke Rosberg.

– Sixth, Yuki Tsunoda signed the greatest results of his profession *.

– Seventh *, Nicholas Latifi posted the greatest results of his profession and added his first factors in F1. He’s the 345th rider in historical past to realize at the least half a degree in the premier class.

– George Russell, in eighth place, had the greatest results of his profession *. He had been ninth with Mercedes in the 2020 Sakhir GP.

– That is Williams’ first double-final in factors since the 2018 Italian Grand Prix (Lance Stroll ninth and Sergey Sirotkin tenth).

– Lewis Hamilton improved his consecutive finals report to 60, whereas Daniel Ricciardo’s tally reached 27.

– For the first time this yr, a McLaren didn’t end a race.

– For the first time this yr, Lando Norris didn’t rating any factors at the finish of a Grand Prix. He was the just one to have added in all races up to now.

– Valtteri Bottas has not received 18 Grands Prix, the first time since the 2018 season.

– Bottas retired on the first lap of an F1 race for the first time in his profession.

– Sebastian Vettel has been 34 races with out a win since the 2019 Singapore Grand Prix, the first time this has occurred in his profession.

* Statistics adopted by an asterisk are topic to affirmation of Sebastian Vettel’s disqualification.

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Donna Miller

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