F.1 Russian GP stats:
100 – Hamilton led exactly 100 laps in Sochi.
8 – In four editions of the Sochi GP, Mercedes left only 8 laps in the lead to the opposition, last year, when Valtteri Bottas stopped for tyres.
7 – The best result for Daniel Ricciardo at Sochi is a seventh place, scored in his first race here, in 2014.
5 – Red Bull never made it to the first two rows of the starting grid here: their best qualifying spot is a fifth, scored by Ricciardo last year and two years ago.
4 – Sergio Perez always scored points in Sochi, four out of four.
4 – Mercedes won all the 4 Sochi GPs run so far with three different drivers (Hamilton, Rosberg and Bottas).
3 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who climbed on the podium three times in Sochi.
3 – Valtteri Bottas is the only active driver who never qualified lower than third here.
3 – Last year Bottas won from 3rd on the grid: the only win which didn’t come from the front row in Sochi.
2 – This is the only track in the current calendar where Red Bull never climbed on the podium.
1 – Last year Valtteri Bottas scored here his maiden F.1 win: he became the fifth winning Finn in history.
1 – Last year there was only one overtake after the opening lap: Pascal Wehrlein on team-mate Ericsson on the 5th lap for 15th place.
0 – Hamilton and Vettel have never been overtaken so far in Sochi.