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FACTBOX-Motor racing-Hamilton v Schumacher, how they compare

    Nov 15 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton equalled retired Ferrari
great Michael Schumacher's record seven Formula One
championships on Sunday to become the most successful driver of
all time.
    The following details their key statistics:
    
                             HAMILTON                SCHUMACHER
    
    Titles                       7                          7
    Wins                        94                         91
    Career starts              264                        306
    Pole positions              97                         68
    Points finishes            227                        221 
    Podiums                    163                        155  
    Fastest laps                53                         77
    - - - -
    Races until first pole       5                         41
    Races until first win        6                         18
    Most wins in a season       11                         13
    Successive wins              5                          7
    Successive podiums          16                         19
    Successive points finishes  47                         24
    - - - - 
    Age at first title          23                         25
    Age at second title         29                         26
    Age at third title          30                         31
    Age at fourth title         32                         32
    Age at fifth title          33                         33
    Age at sixth title          34                         34
    Age at seventh title        35                         35
    
    Milestones:
    First win:
    Hamilton - Canada, 2007 (McLaren)
    Schumacher - Belgium, 1992 (Benetton)
    
    Last win:
    Schumacher - China, 2006 (Ferrari). The last win came in the
German's 246th race. 
    
    Schumacher took 72 of his wins with Ferrari and 19 with
Benetton. Hamilton has won 73 with Mercedes, after 21 with
McLaren.
    Schumacher took two titles with Benetton and five with
Ferrari. Hamilton has one with McLaren and six with Mercedes.
    There are more races in a season now than when Schumacher
was at his peak.

 (Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Ed Osmond)
  
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