Motor racing-Formula One statistics for the Eifel Grand Prix

Oct 7 (Reuters) - Some statistics for Sunday’s Eifel Formula One Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring in Germany, the 11th race of the 2020 season:

Lap distance: 5.148km. Total distance: 308.617km (60 laps)

The last F1 race at the Nuerburgring was in 2013.

Race lap record: Michael Schumacher (Germany) Ferrari one minute 29.468 seconds. (2004)

Start time: 1210GMT (1410 local)


Formula One has raced at the circuit, in Germany’s Eifel region, twice before in October (in 1984 and 1995) and conditions are likely to be cold and wet.

The last time F1 raced at the Nuerburgring, there were four German drivers on the grid. This time there is only one -- Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

Michael Schumacher won five times at the circuit and his son Mick makes his F1 weekend debut this weekend, taking part in first Friday practice with Alfa Romeo.

Lewis Hamilton won there in 2011, Sebastian Vettel in 2013.



Six times world champion Hamilton has 90 victories from 260 starts and can equal Michael Schumacher’s record 91 on Sunday. Vettel is the next closest on 53.

Hamilton has won six of 10 races so far in 2020 and Mercedes eight of them. Team mate Valtteri Bottas has won two, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly one each.

Ferrari have won 238 races since 1950, McLaren 182, Williams 114, Mercedes 110 and Red Bull 63. Former champions McLaren and Williams have not won since 2012.



Hamilton has a record 96 career poles.

Mercedes have started every race on pole this season.



Hamilton has a record 159 career podiums.



Hamilton has a record 43 points finishes in a row, which is also the record for successive classified finishes.

The Briton, who races with the number 44, leads Bottas by 44 points. The Finn is 33 ahead of third-placed Verstappen (number 33). Bottas’s racing number is 77, the gap between Hamilton and Verstappen.

All of the 10 teams except Williams have scored points this season.



Kimi Raikkonen is set for a record 323rd F1 start, one more than Brazilian Rubens Barrichello. (Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Toby Davis)