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Big guns left chasing the 200-plus club 10 Oct 2007

Giuseppe Farina (ITA) Alfa Romeo 159 No. 1, leads eventual race winner Froilan Gonzalez (ARG) Ferrari 375 No. 12 away at the start of the race. The win by Gonzalez was the first for Ferrari in a World Championship Grand Prix. Formula One World Championship, Rd5, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, England, 14 July 1951. Denny Hulme (NZL), McLaren M7A, won the race after starting from 6th on the grid. Canadian Grand Prix, Rd10, Mont-Tremblant, Canada. 22 September 1968. World © Phipps/Sutton The podium (L to R): Rene Arnoux (FRA) Renault, second; Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Williams, race winner; Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) Tyrrell, third. It was the first GP victory for the Williams team. British Grand Prix, Rd 9, Silverstone, England, 14 July 1979. World ©  Phipps/Sutton. German GP, Nurburgring 6 August 1961 Stirling Moss wins in Lotus 18/21. World ©  Phipps/Sutton. Dan Gurney (USA) Brabham BT7 returns to the pits having secured the first victory for the Brabham marque. French Grand Prix, Rouen-les-Essarts, 28 June 1964. World ©  Phipps/Sutton

With Kimi Raikkonen’s win in last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix, Ferrari became the first team to score 200 Formula One victories, establishing them as the founder members of what is likely to remain a pretty exclusive club - at least for the foreseeable future.

As the only constructor to have participated in every world championship since its inception back in 1950 (their first victory came courtesy of Jose Froilan Gonzalez in the 1951 British Grand Prix), Ferrari have a pretty healthy lead over their nearest competitors in the all-time winners’ league. Here’s the top ten…

1. Ferrari (1950 - present):
Races - 757
Wins - 200
Pole positions - 194
Fastest laps - 204
Podium places - 601
Drivers’ championships - 14
Constructors’ championships - 15

2. McLaren (1966 - present):
Races - 629
Wins - 156
Pole positions - 133
Fastest laps - 133
Podium places - 417
Drivers’ championships - 11
Constructors’ championships - 8

3. Williams (1975 - present):
Races - 498
Wins - 113
Pole positions - 125
Fastest laps - 129
Podium places - 294
Drivers’ championships - 7
Constructors’ championships - 9

4. Lotus (1958 - 1994):
Races - 491
Wins - 79
Pole positions - 107
Fastest laps - 71
Podium places - 172
Drivers’ championships - 6
Constructors’ championships - 7

5. Brabham (1962 - 1987, 1989 - 1992):
Races - 394
Wins - 35
Pole positions - 39
Fastest laps - 41
Podium places - 124
Drivers’ championships - 4
Constructors’ championships - 2

6. Renault (1977-1985, 2002 - present):
Races - 226
Wins - 33
Pole positions - 50
Fastest laps - 27
Podium places - 90
Drivers’ championships - 2
Constructors’ championships - 2

7. Benetton (1986 - 2001):
Races - 260
Wins - 27
Pole positions - 15
Fastest laps - 36
Podium places - 102
Drivers’ championships - 2
Constructors’ championships - 1

8. Tyrrell (1970 - 1998):
Races - 430
Wins - 23
Pole positions - 14
Fastest laps - 20
Podium places - 77
Drivers’ championships - 2
Constructors’ championships - 1

9. BRM (1951, 1956 - 1977):
Races - 197
Wins - 17
Pole positions - 11
Fastest laps - 15
Podium places - 61
Drivers’ championships - 1
Constructors’ championships - 1

10. Cooper (1950 - 1969):
Races - 129
Wins - 16
Pole positions - 11
Fastest laps - 14
Podium places - 58
Drivers’ championships - 1
Constructors’ championships - 2