July 4 (Reuters) - Statistics for Sunday’s British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone:
Lap distance: 5.891km. Total distance: 306.198km (52 laps)
2017 pole: Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes, one minute 26.600 seconds.
2017 winner: Hamilton
Race lap record: Hamilton. 1:30.621 (2017)
Start time: 1310GMT (1410 local)
Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel have three wins each this season. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has two and Max Verstappen one.
Hamilton has 65 victories from 217 races and is second in the all-time list behind seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher (91). Vettel has 50, Ricciardo seven.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen has now gone 103 races since his last win, in Australia in 2013.
Ferrari have won 232 races since 1950, McLaren 182, Williams 114, Mercedes 79 and Red Bull 58. Former champions McLaren and Williams have not won since 2012.
Hamilton has a record 75 career poles, Vettel 54.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, at 20 years old, can still become the youngest ever pole sitter this season. The current youngest is Vettel, who did it at the age of 21 years and 72 days.
Hamilton has 123 career podiums and is second on the all-time list behind Schumacher (155). Vettel has 104, Raikkonen 96.
Bottas has had four second-place finishes in nine races, Verstappen four podiums in his last five races including three in a row for the first time in his career.
Vettel leads Hamilton by one point.
Hamilton’s record run of 33 successive scoring finishes ended in Austria on Sunday with his first retirement since Malaysia in 2016.
Ferrari are 10 points ahead of Mercedes in the constructors’ championship.
Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin (Williams) is the only driver yet to score a point this season.
Haas’s Romain Grosjean opened his account with fourth place in Austria, his first scoring finish in 13 races.
Sauber rookie Charles Leclerc has had five scoring finishes in his last six races. Austria was Sauber’s first race since 2015 with two cars in the points.
Hamilton is chasing his fifth straight win in Britain, and a record sixth in total. He would be the first driver ever to win five British Grands Prix in a row.
Mercedes have won the last five British Grands Prix, Nico Rosberg having won in 2013.
Pole is not a significant advantage, historically. But every winner has started from fourth or higher since 2000.
Four current drivers have won at Silverstone: Hamilton (2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Fernando Alonso (2006, 2011), Vettel (2009) and Raikkonen (2007).
Mercedes can take their 80th grand prix win, making them fourth in the all-time standings. They are currently tied with Lotus.
Sunday’s race is the last in an unprecedented triple-header — three races over three successive weekends (France, Austria, Britain) — with the season’s schedule tweaked to avoid a clash with the World Cup final in Russia. (Reporting by Alan Baldwin; Editing by John O’Brien)