After every Grand Prix of the 2021 season, Motorsport.com invitations you to discover a compilation of excellent statistics. Listed here are the numbers and attention-grabbing knowledge after the 16th spherical of the marketing campaign, the Turkish GP.
The occasion and the registrants
>>> This was the ninth version of the Turkish Grand Prix. Istanbul is the scene of this occasion for the ninth time additionally, which locations the circuit on the degree of Jarama.
>>> Kimi Räikkönen has elevated the document for Grand Prix begins at 344. It is higher than Fernando Alonso (328) and Rubens Barrichello (323).
>>> Valtteri Bottas signed the 18th pole place of his profession, that’s as a lot as Mario Andretti, René Arnoux and Kimi Räikkönen.
>>> By equaling Arnoux, Bottas additionally equals a much less flattering statistic: that of being now additionally the untitled pilot with essentially the most poles.
>>> It is a 131st pole for Mercedes, in addition to a 215th for a Mercedes engine.
>>> Fourth on the grid, Pierre Gasly equaled the perfect beginning place of his profession.
>>> Fifth on the grid, Fernando Alonso hadn’t began so excessive on the grid for the reason that 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.
>>> For the second time of the 12 months, Mick Schumacher and Haas entered Q2, however this time they actually took half, for the reason that German had an accident on the finish of Q1 on the French GP.
>>> The 2021 Turkish GP has two issues in widespread with the 2021 Portugal GP: Bottas took pole there and Daniel Ricciardo was eradicated in Q1. For the 2 drivers, these are the one circuits thus far the place they’ve recognized such a consequence.
>>> Valtteri Bottas gained his 10th Formulation 1 victory. He thus equals James Hunt, Ronnie Peterson, Jody Scheckter and Gerhard Berger. He’s the 35th pilot to achieve the 10 success mark.
>>> Valtteri Bottas remained on 22 Grands Prix with out a win, his worst streak since becoming a member of Mercedes.
>>> That is the Mercedes’ 121st victory as a producer and the 208th as an engine producer.
>>> That is a 65th podium for Valtteri Bottas, a 54th for Max Verstappen, who equals Niki Lauda, and a 13th for Sergio Pérez, which notably equals Jochen Rindt, François Cevert, Gilles Villeneuve or Charles Leclerc.
>>> Valtteri Bottas signed his 18th quickest lap within the race, equaling David Coulthard.
>>> The hole between the primary two within the championship is eight factors or much less for seven Grands Prix already. The id of the chief modified 4 occasions within the final six races.
>>> Charles Leclerc has already spent 306 laps within the lead in his profession for under two wins, which is way much less success than drivers like Jacques Laffite (283 laps within the lead, 6 wins), Eddie Irvine (157 laps within the lead, four wins), Peter Collins (127 laps within the lead, three wins), Bruce McLaren (41 laps within the lead, four wins) and even … Peter Gethin (three laps within the lead, 1 win).
>>> To complete 10th, Esteban Ocon didn’t make a pit cease in the course of the race. Excluding the pink flag, it is a first since Mika Salo on the 1997 Monaco Grand Prix. It ought to be famous that this race was stopped on the 62nd of the 78 laps initially scheduled, as a result of the two-hour restrict had been reached.
>>> Daniel Ricciardo was on the end for a 32nd race in a row, that is the fourth finest sequence of all time.
>>> Apart from, for the 12th time in 1051 Grands Prix contested in F1 (see desk beneath), all of the drivers in the beginning have been categorised on the end. That is already the third time that this has occurred this season, after the GP of France and, inevitably, of Belgium. This has occurred a complete of eight occasions within the hybrid period.
Grand Prize Drivers in the beginning and categorised on the end Netherlands 1961 15 United States 2005 6 Italy 2005 20 Europe 2011 24 Japan 2015 20 China 2016 22 Japan 2016 22 China 2018 20 Austria 2019 20 France 2021 20 Belgium 2021 20 Turkey 2021 20
>>> Sebastian Vettel stays on 39 races with out a win for the reason that 2019 Singapore Grand Prix, extraordinary for the reason that begin of his profession.
>>> Because the return of the Turkish Grand Prix to the F1 calendar final 12 months, solely one of many 2223 laps achieved within the race by all of the drivers was on slick tires : Sebastian Vettel’s 37th this Sunday.No Video(s) Found