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Vital Statistics - the Austrian Grand Prix

20 Jun 2014

Did you know that Kimi Raikkonen is the only driver in the current field to have stood on the podium in Austria before, having done so in the last running of the race in 2003? Ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014 we present all the need-to-know facts, stats and trivia...

Circuit: Red Bull Ring, Spielberg

Circuit length: 4.326 km

Number of corners: 9 (2 left, 7 right)

DRS zones: 2

Race laps: 71

Race distance: 307.020 km

2014 tyre compounds: Soft, supersoft

Circuit lap record: 1m 08.337 - Michael Schumacher (2003), Ferrari

First world championship Grand Prix in Austria: 1964, Zeltweg (won by Lorenzo Bandini, Ferrari)

First world championship Grand Prix in Spielberg: 1970 (won by Jacky Ickx, Ferrari)

Number of races: 26 (18 - Osterreichring; 7 - A1-Ring; 1 - Zeltweg)

Number of races with at least one safety car appearance: Four of the last four races

Longest race in Spielberg: 1970 (1h 42m 17.32s)

Shortest race in Spielberg: 1975 (57m 56.69s)

2003 pole position: 1m 09.150s, Michael Schumacher, Ferrari

2003 podium: 1 - Michael Schumacher (Ferrari), 2 - Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren), 3 - Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari)

Most appearances (current field): 4 - Jenson Button; 3 - Kimi Raikkonen; 2 - Fernando Alonso; 1 - Felipe Massa

Most wins (driver): 3 - Alain Prost; 2 - Michael Schumacher, Mika Hakkinen, Alan Jones, Ronnie Peterson; 1 - David Coulthard, Eddie Irvine, Jacques Villeneuve, Nigel Mansell, Niki Lauda, Elio de Angelis, Jacques Laffite, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, John Watson, Vittorio Brambilla, Carlos Reutemann, Emerson Fittipaldi, Jo Siffert, Jacky Ickx, Lorenzo Bandini

Most wins (constructor): 6 - McLaren; 5 - Ferrari; 4 - Lotus; 3 - Williams; 2 - Renault; 1 - Ligier, Shadow, Penske, March, Brabham, BRM

Most wins (engine manufacturer): 9 - Ford/Cosworth; 5 - Ferrari; 3 - Renault, TAG, Mercedes; 1 - BRM, Matra, Honda

Most pole positions (driver): 3 - Niki Lauda, Rene Arnoux, Nelson Piquet; 2- Emerson Fittipaldi, Mika Hakkinen, Michael Schumacher; 1 - Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt, Jo Siffert, James Hunt, Ronnie Peterson, Patrick Tambay, Alain Prost, Teo Fabi, Jacques Villeneuve, Giancarlo Fisichella, Rubens Barrichello

Most pole positions (constructor): 7 - Ferrari; 4 - Lotus, McLaren; 3 - Renault; 2 - BRM, Brabham, Williams, Benetton

Most pole positions (engine manufacturer): 7 - Ferrari; 5 - Ford/Cosworth; 4 - Renault; 3 - BMW; 2 - BRM, Mercedes; 1 - TAG/Porsche, Honda, Playlife

Number of wins from pole in Spielberg: Seven from 25 races (two from last five)

Lowest winning grid position in Spielberg: 14th (Alan Jones, Shadow, 1977)

Laps led (current field): 7 - Kimi Raikkonen

Most podium places (current field): 1 - Kimi Raikkonen

Number of Austrians to have started at least one Grand Prix: 14

Number of victories for Austrian drivers in the Austrian Grand Prix: One (Niki Lauda, 1984)

Fascinating facts: The track is situated at an altitude of 660m above sea level. In terms of lap distance Spielberg is the third-shortest of the year after Monaco and Brazil, but in terms of lap time, it's the shortest. The Styria region in which Spielberg is located is the greenest in Austria, with around 60 percent of the land covered by forest.

Percentage of 2014 season complete: 37 percent

Maximum number of world championship points still available to a single driver: 325

Significant running sequences going into this weekend: Ferrari - 74 consecutive races in the points; Nico Rosberg - 16 consecutive races in the points and seven consecutive podium finishes; Fernando Alonso - 10 consecutive points finishes; Nico Hulkenberg - 9 consecutive points finishes; Mercedes - seven consecutive pole positions

Kimi's milestone: Kimi Raikkonen will make his 200th Grand Prix start in Austria. Only 13 drivers have started more in F1 history. Rubens Barrichello holds the record with 322

Turbo history: If a Ferrari-powered car wins the race it'll be the first Ferrari turbo win since the 1988 Italian Grand Prix