51 – Last year Sebastian Vettel equalled Alain Prost for wins, 51, at the third all-time spot behind Michael Schumacher (91) and Lewis Hamilton (65). Since then, Hamilton’s tally has grown to 79 and Vettel’s one to 52.
40 – The first F.1 win for Williams came at this track 40 years ago on the 14th of July.
14 – Ferrari is the most successful manufacturer at Silverstone, with 14 wins.
11 – Ferrari and Williams share the honour for most Silverstone poles: 11 each.
11 – The last of McLaren’s 12 wins at this track came in 2008, eleven years ago.
8 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who claimed 8 podiums in Silverstone.
8 – When Kimi Raikkonen finished the race here, he was always classified in the first 8 spots (14 times).
7 – Raikkonen climbed on the podium 7 times here, the same of Michael Schumacher. He scored more podiums only in Bahrain (8) and Hungary (9).
7 – Williams started from pole here in seven consecutive years from 1991 to 1997. Mercedes can equal this record sequence this year.
6 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who scored six pole positions at Silverstone.
5 – Kimi Raikkonen was able to nail 5 consecutive podiums here from 2003 to 2007. He won the race in 2007.
5 – Lewis Hamilton shares with Alain Prost the record for Silverstone wins: five.
5 – Five podiums for Sebastian Vettel in Silverstone, he was the race winner in 2009 and last year.
4 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who won in four consecutive years at Silverstone (2014-2017).
4 – Hamilton started from pole here in the last four years, a record sequence in this historic track.
0 – Nico Hulkenberg never retired from the British GP.