Bahrain GP Stats:
100 – This will be the 100th race since McLaren’s last win (Brazil 2012).
19 – Kimi Raikkonen holds the record for the best comeback in Bahrain: he started from 22nd in 2006 and finished third, climbing 19 places.
11 – 11 years ago Ferrari recorded their last Bahraini pole with Felipe Massa.
10 – Two years ago Stoffel Vandoorne made his F.1 debut here finishing 10th, claiming his first championship point.
8 – 8 times on the podium without winning: it's a record for Formula 1, which belongs to Kimi Raikkonen at this track and Fernando Alonso in Brazil.
8 – Mercedes always climbed on the podium here with both cars in the Turbo/Hybrid era: 8 times out of 8.
8-0 – In his last eight visits here, Sebastian Vettel was never outqualified by a team-mate.
6 – Romain Grosjean always improved his grid position at the end of the races in Melbourne: six times out of six.
6 - Hamilton is the only driver with 6 front row starts in Bahrain.
5 – Romain Grosjean two years ago scored the best result of the Haas team in fifth. They were at their maiden F.1 race.
5-0 Valtteri Bottas was never outqualified by a team-mate here.
5 – Ferrari is the most successful team in Bahrain with five. Mercedes follows at three.
3 – Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel share the honours as the most successful drivers in Bahrain with 3 wins each.
4x2 – Kimi Raikkonen finished second four times in the last six Bahraini Gps.
3 – Alonso’s three wins are also his only podiums here.
3&5 – Mercedes is the only team which recorded three consecutive wins (’14-’16) and four consecutive poles (from 2013 onwards) in Bahrain.
3 – Red Bull claimed his three podiums here only with Sebastian Vettel at the wheel, from 2009 to 2013.
1 – McLaren scored only one point here in the Turbo/Hybrid era: a 10th place by Vandoorne in 2016.
1 - Lance Stroll is the only Williams driver who didn’t score points in Bahrain in the Turbo/Hybrid era.
0 – Carlos Sainz never saw the chequered flag in Bahrain in three races run here.
0 – Force India never retired in Bahrain.