F1 Singapore GP stats:
60 – Last year Hamilton recorded in Singapore his 60th win, and Mercedes their 60th win in the Turbo/Hybrid era.
17 – Two years ago Sebastian Vettel recorded the best comeback in this track, finishing 5th from the 22nd grid spot.
9/10 – Nine races out of ten in Singapore were won by World Champions. The exception was 2016 when the winner was Nico Rosberg, who eventually became champion at the end of the season.
9 – Since 2009, for nine years in a row, Red Bull always qualified both cars in the top-7 here.
7-0 – Sergio Perez always scored points…without a single top-10 start in seven races run in Singapore.
7 – Last year Stoffel Vandoorne recorded here his best race result: 7th.
5 – Lewis Hamilton always qualified in the top-5 in Singapore: ten times.
50% - In half of the races run here, the winner led all the laps.
5x1 – Last year’s Singapore GP is the only one won from the 5th grid spot among Hamilton’s 68 F.1 wins.
4 – Sebastian Vettel is the most successful driver in Singapore: he won four races out of ten here.
4 – Vettel last year claimed the record of Singapore pole positions, starting from pole for the fourth time, leaving Hamilton at three.
4 – Ferrari is the only team which started from pole four times in Singapore (2008, 2010, 2015, 2017).
4 – Carlos Sainz last year in Singapore scored his best career result: 4th.
3-3 – Red Bull and Mercedes are the most successful teams in Singapore. Red Bull won with Sebastian Vettel, from 2011 to 2013; Mercedes won with Hamilton in 2014 and 2017 and with Rosberg in 2016.
3x2 – In the last three editions of the race, Daniel Ricciardo always finished second here, behind three different winners (Vettel, Rosberg, Hamilton).
2 – Only two races in the Turbo/Hybrid era didn’t feature a Mercedes car in the first two rows of the starting grid: the Singapore GPs of 2015 and 2017.
1 – Fernando Alonso recorded in Singapore his only career “Grand Chelem” (pole, win, fastest race lap, entire race in the lead) back in 2010.
1 – Last year’s Singapore GP is the only one in history with both Ferraris out of the race following the same accident on the opening lap.
1 – Only one Singapore GP didn’t feature a German driver in first or second place: last year’s one.