FACTS AND STATS: Leclerc gives Ferrari their 800th Formula 1 podium

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Sean Kelly
SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 02: Second placed Charles Leclerc of Monaco and Ferrari celebrate on the

With another victory and fastest lap, world champion Max Verstappen added to his tally of incredible achievements in Austria. But he wasn’t the only one hitting some notable milestones, with Ferrari reaching a particularly impressive F1 landmark. Here’s those and more fascinating figures from Spielberg…

  • Red Bull today scored their 10th consecutive win, the second-longest streak in history behind McLaren’s 11 in a row in 1988.

  • Verstappen led the first 24 laps today, meaning his consecutive streak unofficially ended at 248 laps – third on the all-time list behind Ayrton Senna and Alberto Ascari.

  • With the fastest lap, Verstappen scored a seventh career hat-trick (win/pole/fastest lap), tying Senna and Ascari.

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  • This was Verstappen’s fifth win at the Red Bull Ring, more than he’s taken at any other track in his F1 career.

• It was also Verstappen's eighth podium finish at the Red Bull Ring – his best at any F1 venue (breaking his tie with Barcelona).

• Verstappen's 42nd career win surpasses Senna for fifth on the all-time list.

• Verstappen's 42nd win means that he has now taken exactly half of all his career wins in the last 14 months (from Imola 2022 onwards).

• With today's win, Verstappen has won as many races in last 14 months (21) as Kimi Raikkonen scored in 19 seasons of F1.

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 02: Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull

A win at Silverstone will see Red Bull match McLaren's record of 11 consecutive victories

  • Charles Leclerc’s P2 was Ferrari's best result of the 2023 season.

  • Leclerc scored his fourth podium finish at the Red Bull Ring, more than at any other circuit.

  • It was Ferrari’s 800th podium finish in F1.

  • With Sergio Perez in P3, both Red Bulls finished on the podium at the Red Bull Ring for the first time in a Grand Prix (they were one-three in yesterday's Sprint).

  • It was Perez’s first podium finish at the Red Bull Ring on his 12th visit.

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  • Lando Norris’s P4 was McLaren's best finish of 2023.

  • Norris has finished in the top five in five of his last six visits to the Red Bull Ring.

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JUNE 30: Pierre Gasly of France and Alpine F1 prepares to drive during

Pierre Gasly is on a points-scoring roll for Alpine

  • Fernando Alonso’s P5 for Aston Martin was his best result at the Red Bull Ring since 2014.

  • Lewis Hamilton’s P8 for Mercedes was his worst-ever result at the Red Bull Ring in a race that he finished (he retired from the 2018 race).

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  • With Pierre Gasly in P10, Alpine scored for the fifth consecutive GP (he also scored in yesterday's Sprint).

  • Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll took P9, meaning he finished five places lower in the GP than in yesterday's Sprint.

  • With his retirement in the Haas, Nico Hulkenberg’s 22-race finishing streak ended today.



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