The British Grand Prix Curious statistics
After the stage at Silverstone renowned expert Michele Merlino has published some interesting statistical collections.
Nico Rosberg won the eighth pole position of his career. It took him 152 Grand Prix to win the first five, and four more on the last three. This 25-th pole position in the history of Mercedes.
The interval between the first and second result, 1.620 second - largest in the qualification with the Grand Prix of Australia 1997, when Jacques Villeneuve ahead Heinz-Harald Frentzen on 1.754 seconds.
For the first time in the history of Formula 1 two German drivers took the first row on the starting field of the British Grand Prix.
For the second time in the history of cars with motors Mercedes won the pole in nine races in a row, before this happened in 1998, with the team McLaren.
Sebastian Vettel has interrupted the longest in his career for Red Bull Racing series of races without starting from the first row. At Silverstone he is a 66-th time in his career started the race from the first row. The record for this indicator belongs to Michael Schumacher - 116 starts with the first or second place.
Rating drivers Starts with the first row
7. Hwanhee, Dclark
9. Damon Hill
10. Nelson Piquet
The third place at the start was the best result for Jenson Button with the Grand Prix of Brazil 2012. This season to the British Grand Prix Jenson not started higher than sixth.
For the team McLaren this qualification button - 3, Magnussen - 5 is the best on the home track with 2008, when Heikki Kovalainen has won the pole position, and Lewis Hamilton showed the fourth time.
For the first time in his career in Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton lost in qualifying team partner in the four Grand Prix in a row.
12-th place Jules Bianchi was the best result in his career and in the history of the team Marussia.
For the first time since Singapore Grand Prix 2009 in the top ten was not a single car with the engine in the world.
Lewis Hamilton won the 27th career victory, up to the level of Jackie Stewart.
Rating drivers Victory
7. Dstuart, Hamilton
9. Dclark, Nlarda
Hamilton won at Silverstone after starting with the sixth position. Before him with the worst starting position of the British Grand Prix was won Emerson, Fittipaldi - in 1975, after starting with the 7th place.
Finishing second, Valtteri Bottas have achieved the best results in his career. For the first time since 2005 racer Williams in two races in a row made it to the podium.
Jenson button 15 times participated in the British Grand Prix, but never to the podium. Three times he finished fourth in 2004, 2010 and 2014 In this case, for a career Jenson went on the podium at twenty different routes.
Sebastian Vettel has repeated the longest in the career of a series of races without a win in nine Grands Prix in a row. The same series was he in 2012, but that season he became the world champion.
Series without victories Fernando Alonso has been going on for 23 Grand Prix - it is the longest of his career since then, as he won the first race. The last time he defeated in 2013, won the Grand Prix of Spain.
Because of a gearbox failure Nico Rosberg interrupted successful series - this year in all races to the British Grand Prix, he finished first or second, eight times in a row up to the podium.
Cars Mercedes 16 times started in the British Grand Prix from 1954 to 2014, but never before had the race - gathering Rosberg was the first.
The first was a meeting in the British Grand Prix and Felipe Mass - 12 times he participated in this race before getting to the finish.
For the first time in the history of McLaren racers this command four years in a row was not raised on a podium in the British Grand Prix.
text Dmitry Bukharov