70th Anniversary GP Facts & Stats: Hamilton matches Schumacher podium record

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09: Second placed Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP

Max Verstappen took the win at Silverstone on Sunday – and with it a record from his father. But he wasn’t the only one recording some fascinating figures in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix…

• Verstappen is the first man to win from a starting position other than pole since Lewis Hamilton in Mexico last year, ending a streak of 7 Grands Prix in a row.

• Verstappen is Red Bull's first winner at Silverstone since 2012 when Mark Webber took victory.

• It is the first Silverstone victory for Red Bull’s engine suppliers Honda since Alain Prost triumphed for McLaren in 1989.

• Verstappen today surpassed his father Jos’s record for the most F1 starts by a Dutch driver. Today was his 107th.

• Team mate Alex Albon took his 8th top-5 finish since joining Red Bull.

BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 28: Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing and his father,

Max has nosed ahead of father Jos in the Dutch F1 start stakes

• In finishing ahead of the fellow Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton ensured he has not been beaten by a team mate at Silverstone in the hybrid era.

• The last time he lost out was prior to that in 2013, when Nico Rosberg won.

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• Today’s was the 8th consecutive Silverstone race in which Hamilton has finished 1st or 2nd.

• With his 2nd place, Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's all-time record of 155 podium finishes.

• It was Hamilton's 38th consecutive classified finish, putting him just 3 short of Nick Heidfeld's all-time record.

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: Lance Stroll of Canada driving the (18) Racing Point RP20

Stroll is on a roll for Racing Point

• At Racing Point, Lance Stroll scored in a 4th consecutive race, a career-best run for the Canadian.

• Stroll has already scored more points this season (28) after just 5 races than he did in the entirety of last season (21).

• Stroll’s team mate today, Nico Hulkenberg, took P7 to maintain his 100% finishing record at Silverstone (for races he actually started – unlike last weekend’s).

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• Hulkenberg has finished in the top-8 in his last 6 actual starts at Silverstone.

• Esteban Ocon took P8, meaning the lead Renault has finished 8th in 4 of the opening 5 races in 2020.

70th Anniversary Grand Prix: Vettel spins at the start

• Sebastian Vettel could manage only P12 for Ferrari – he hasn't finished higher than 10th in his last 3 Silverstone starts.

• Thanks to Lando Norris in P9, McLaren continue to have scored in every race this season.

• By finishing P10, AlphaTauri’s Dannil Kvyat scored his 2nd point of the year, despite his Q1 elimination in qualifying.

• Haas driver Kevin Magnussen has been the first retirement in the last 3 successive Silverstone races.

• Magnussen’s was the only retirement today, the fewest ever in a Grand Prix at Silverstone.

• Kimi Raikkonen broke Michael Schumacher's record of most laps raced in F1 history, with the Finn now on 16,845 to Schumacher's 16,825.

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