Top 10 British Grand Prix stats – Max Verstappen surpasses Sebastian Vettel with his eighth hat-trick


1. With finishes 2 and 3 for Lando Norris and Lewis Hamilton, it was the first time two British drivers had stood on the Silverstone podium since David Coulthard and Eddie Irvine in 1999.

2. Five teams have led a first round this season – Red Bull, Aston Martin, Mercedes, Ferrari and McLaren, the most we’ve seen in a single season since 2009.

3. Almost a third of Max Verstappen’s starts with Red Bull have been race wins – 43 wins in 150 starts.

4. It was also his eighth hat-trick in Formula 1, the highest by a Red Bull driver.

5. All of those eleven podiums were either P1 or P2 finishes. Only Hamilton (12) and Schumacher (15) had longer streaks of success.

6. Only Schumacher has more podiums (17) than Verstappen since the start of the season, ten.

7. With P7 Fernando Alonso scored his tenth point in a row.

8. Verstappen has won all of the last five races from pole position. The youngest driver to have five or more straight wins from pole was Michael Schumacher in the 2000/2001 season.

9. Sergio Perez hasn’t made it into Q3 in the last five races. He has only accumulated 51 points in that period while Verstappen has 136 to his credit.

10. With just ten races, McLaren became the sixth team to finish on the podium this year.

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