McLarens 2007 season in numbers 23 Oct 2007
It has been a year of numerical extremes for McLaren. Their drivers scored more points combined than any other squads, yet the team came away with none. They won almost 50 percent of the races, yet neither championship. And then there was that record fine of £100 million. But with the racing finally over, McLaren can now reflect on some of the more positive numbers that have made up an extraordinary season
McLaren won a total of eight races this season, with Fernando Alonso victorious in Malaysia, Monaco, Italy and the European Grand Prix at the Nurburgring, and Lewis Hamilton winning his first ever Grand Prix in Canada, followed a week later by victory at Indianapolis, then further wins in Hungary and Japan.
Of those eight wins a total of four were one-two victories for the team - Malaysia, Monaco, the United States and Italy.
The McLaren drivers racked up a total of eight pole positions between them and monopolised the front row of the grid on four separate occasions, in Monaco, Canada, the USA and Italy.
The McLaren drivers completed a total of 5,340 racing kilometres in the 2007 season, 2,410kms of which was whilst leading a race.
A total of 24 champagne bottles were presented to Alonso and Hamilton during their podium celebrations.
A total of 218 points were scored between Alonso and Hamilton this season -more than any other combination of drivers in the 2007 championship.
Five fastest laps were recorded by the McLaren drivers in 2007 - three by Alonso (Monaco, Canada, Italy) and two by Hamilton (Malaysia, Japan).
Away from the Grands Prix the McLaren MP4-22 completed a total of 27,150 testing kilometres, with Alonso on 8277, Hamilton on 7714, Pedro de la Rosa on 8277, Gary Paffett on 2842 and Jamie Green completing 28.
The team have used a total of six chassis throughout the year in all the races and tests.