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In numbers - the German Grand Prix

27 Jul 2016

Did you know that Ferrari have scored points at every Hockenheim race since 1987? Or that drivers from Germany have accounted for 164 Grand Prix wins across F1 history? Ahead of this year’s German round, we present some fascinating facts and figures...

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No German driver has ever won back-to-back Grands Prix on home soil - a streak Nico Rosberg can end this weekend, having triumphed when F1 last visited Germany in 2014.


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Circuits to have hosted the German Grand Prix - Hockenheim (34 times prior to this weekend), the Nurburgring (26), and Avus (1).

117

Laps led at Hockenheim for Fernando Alonso, the most of any current driver and second only to Michael Schumacher, on a staggering 213.


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Consecutive DNFs for Kimi Raikkonen in his first five races at Hockenheim. The Finn has also started from pole twice, the most of any current driver, but has never finished higher than third.


1987

The last time Ferrari failed to score points at Hockenheim - a run of 23 races and counting. Unsurprisingly, the Scuderia have scored more points at the German circuit than any other team.

1m 39.591s

The record winning margin at Hockenheim, which belongs to Nelson Piquet. Driving for Williams in 1987, the Brazilian lapped everyone except Stefan Johansson in second - although only seven drivers saw the chequered flag.


164

Grand Prix wins by Germany, through seven drivers - Michael Schumacher (91), Sebastian Vettel (42), Nico Rosberg (19), Ralf Schumacher (6), Heinz-Harald Frentzen (3), Wolfgang von Trips (2) and Jochen Mass (1). Only one nation accounts for more F1 victories - Great Britain, on 251.


223.182

Average speed, in km/h, of Kimi Raikkonen's lap record at Hockenheim, set in 2004...


241.336

...compared with Juan Pablo Montoya's average speed on the old Hockenheim layout, set in 2001.

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German drivers to have contested at least one Grand Prix, the most recent being Manor's Pascal Wehrlein.


100,000

Fine levied (in US dollars) on Ferrari for bringing the sport into disrepute over the now infamous 'Fernando is faster than you' team orders message, which saw Felipe Massa cede victory to Fernando Alonso in 2010.


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Of the last 10 races at Hockenheim have been won from pole position.


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The record number of lead changes in a single race at Hockenheim - in the slipstreaming classic of 1970, which was also the first Grand Prix to be held at the circuit. Jochen Rindt eventually beat Jacky Ickx to victory by just 0.7s.