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Belgian Grand Prix: Race Facts and Stats

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Race winner Charles Leclerc (MON) Ferrari SF90 takes the chequered flag at the end of the

An emotional weekend at Spa-Francorchamps concluded with Charles Leclerc securing his first-ever Formula 1 win after narrowly beating Lewis Hamilton, claiming Ferrari’s first win of the year in the process. We take a look at the best stats and facts from the 2019 Belgian Grand Prix.

  • Charles Leclerc becomes Formula 1’s third-youngest winner, the 39th driver to win a world championship race for Ferrari, and Formula 1’s 108th different winner.

  • Leclerc also joins an illustrious group of drivers to take their first victory at Spa: Peter Collins (1956), Jim Clark (1962) and Michael Schumacher (1992) all broke their ducks here.

  • Lewis Hamilton led his 141st Grand Prix, meaning he’s one shy of Michael Schumacher’s all-time record for Grands Prix led.

  • Sebastian Vettel has now gone a full year without a Grand Prix victory.

READ MORE: Leclerc holds off Hamilton to take emotional maiden Grand Prix victory

Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Renault F1 Team RS19 and Alexander Albon (THA) Red Bull Racing RB15 battle
  • Alex Albon’s fifth place – from 17th on the grid – marks the best finish of the Thai driver’s F1 career, on his Red Bull debut.

  • Sergio Perez finishes in the top six for the fourth time in five years here.

  • Lance Stroll’s P10 means that Racing Point secure only their second double-points finish of the year.

  • Max Verstappen’s Lap 1 retirement ends a run of 21 consecutive top five finishes for the Dutchman – a disappointing stat for the thousands of Dutch fans who trouped over the border to see their man race.

  • Pierre Gasly secures points on his Toro Rosso (re)debut, while also getting classified on the same lap as the leaders for the first time since the British Grand Prix...

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