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Vital Statistics - the Hungarian Grand Prix

24 Jul 2014

Did you know that Lewis Hamilton has won more than half of the Hungarian Grands Prix he has entered? Or that Fernando Alonso has won just once in Budapest, while racing for Renault more than a decade ago? Ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydij 2014, we present all the need-to-know facts, stats and trivia...

Circuit: Hungaroring

Circuit length: 4.381 km

Number of corners: 14 (6 left, 8 right)

DRS zones: 2

Race laps: 70

Race distance: 306.630 km

2014 tyre compounds: Soft, Medium

Circuit lap record: 1m 19.071s - Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 2004

First world championship Grand Prix in Hungary: 1986, Hungaroring (won by Nelson Piquet, Williams)

Number of races: 28 (all at the Hungaroring)

Number of races at the Hungaroring with at least one safety-car appearance: Two of the last ten

Longest race: 1986 (2h 00m 34.5s)

Shortest race: 2004 (1h 35m 26.1s)

Last year's pole position: 1m 19.388s, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes

Last year's podium: 1 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 2 - Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus), 3 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)

Most appearances (current field): 14 - Jenson Button; 12 - Fernando Alonso; 11 - Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa; 8 - Nico Rosberg; 7 - Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton; 6 - Adrian Sutil; 3 - Daniel Ricciardo, Pastor Maldonado, Kamui Kobayashi, Sergio Perez, Nico Hulkenberg; 2 - Romain Grosjean, Jean-Eric Vergne; 1 - Max Chilton, Jules Bianchi, Valtteri Bottas, Esteban Gutierrez

Most Hungarian Grand Prix wins (driver): 4 - Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton; 3 - Ayrton Senna; 2 - Nelson Piquet, Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve, Mika Hakkinen, Jenson Button; 1 - Nigel Mansell, Thierry Boutsen, Rubens Barrichello, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Heikki Kovalainen, Mark Webber

Most Hungarian Grand Prix wins (constructor): 12 - McLaren; 7 - Williams; 5 - Ferrari; 1 - Benetton, Renault, Honda, Red Bull

Most Hungarian Grand Prix wins (engine manufacturer): 9 - Mercedes; 7 - Renault; 6 - Honda; 5 - Ferrari; 1 - Ford/Cosworth

Most Hungarian Grand Prix pole positions (driver): 7 - Michael Schumacher; 4 - Lewis Hamilton; 3 - Ayrton Senna; 2 - Riccardo Patrese, Mika Hakkinen, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel; 1 - Nigel Mansell, Thierry Boutsen, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, Rubens Barrichello, Kimi Raikkonen

Most Hungarian Grand Prix pole positions (constructor): 8 - McLaren; 7 - Ferrari; 6 - Williams; 2 - Renault, Red Bull; 1 - Lotus, Benetton, Mercedes

Most Hungarian Grand Prix pole positions (engine manufacturer): 10 - Renault; 7 - Ferrari, Mercedes; 3 - Honda; 1 - Ford/Cosworth

Number of wins from pole: 13 from 28 races (46 percent); Four of the last ten races (40 percent)

Lowest winning grid position: 14th (Jenson Button, Honda, 2006)

Laps led (current field): 277 - Lewis Hamilton; 114 - Fernando Alonso; 60 - Felipe Massa; 56 - Kimi Raikkonen; 45 - Jenson Button; 30 - Sebastian Vettel; 5 - Romain Grosjean

Most podium places (current field): 7 - Kimi Raikkonen; 4 - Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton; 3 - Sebastian Vettel; 2 - Jenson Button; 1 - Romain Grosjean

Number of Hungarians to have started at least one Grand Prix: 1 (Zsolt Baumgartner)

Strange but true: Lewis Hamilton has led for at least one lap in every Hungarian Grand Prix he has contested bar one - 2010 - when Red Bull dominated and he retired with a transmission problem. He has also won four times in Hungary, a record only Michael Schumacher can match.

Percentage of 2014 season complete: 53 percent

Maximum number of world championship points still available to a single driver: 250

Significant running sequences going into this weekend: Ferrari - 77 consecutive races in the points - the longest run in F1 history; Fernando Alonso - 13 consecutive points finishes; Nico Hulkenberg - 12 consecutive points finishes; Alonso and Hulkenberg - finished in points in every race in 2014; Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton - 3 consecutive podium finishes

Milestone: A Mercedes triumph at the Hungaroring would be the team's 23rd Formula One victory, which would move them level with Tyrrell and into a share of ninth in the all-time list.

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