2015 Facts and Statictics

Formula one 2015 has been a record breaker for many teams and drivers. We analysis the whole year in numbers and facts.

15/12/2015

Wins

  1. Lewis Hamilton         10 wins
  2. Nico Rosberg                6 wins
  3. Sebastian Vettel          3 wins

 

Podiums

  1. Lewis Hamilton               17 podiums
  2. Nico Rosberg                    15 podiums
  3. Sebastian Vettel              13 podiums
  4. Kimi Raikkonen                 3 podiums
  5. Valterri Bottas, Felipe Massa and Daniel Ricciardo  2 podiums each
  6. Daniil Kvyat, Romain Grosjean and Sergio Perez      1 podium each

 

Constructor Podiums

  1. Mercedes                                32 podiums
  2. Ferrari                                     16 podiums
  3. Williams                                  4 podiums
  4. Red Bull                                    3 podiums
  5. Force India and Lotus          1 podium each

 

Pole Positions

  1. Lewis Hamilton               11 pole positions
  2. Nico Rosberg                      7 pole positions
  3. Sebastian Vettel                1 pole position

 

Fastest Laps

  1. Lewis Hamilton            8 fastest laps
  2. Nico Rosberg                 5 fastest laps
  3. Daniel Ricciardo           3 fastest laps
  4. Kimi Raikkonen           2 fastest laps
  5. Sebastian Vettel           1 fastest lap

 

Qualifying Battles

  1. Romain Grosjean        17        –       2       Pastor Maldonado (Lotus)
  2. Sebastian Vettel          15        –       4       Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
  3. Daniel Ricciardo          12       –        7       Daniil Kvyat (Red Bull)
  4. Lewis Hamilton           12       –        7       Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  5. Valterri Bottas             11        –        8       Felipe Massa (Williams)
  6. Nico Hulkenberg         11        –        8       Sergio Perez (Force India)
  7. Carlos Sainz Jr              10       –        9       Max Verstappen (Torro Rosso)
  8. Felipe Nasr                    10       –        9       Marcus Ericsson (Sauber)
  9. Fernando Alonso         10        –       8       Jenson Button (McLaren)
  10. Will Stevens                  9         –        3       Roberto Merhi (Manor)
  11. Alexander Rossi           3         –        2       Will Stevens (Manor)

 

Final Driver’s Championship Standings

  1. Lewis Hamilton                            381 points
  2. Nico Rosberg                                 322 points
  3. Sebastian Vettel                           278 points
  4. Kimi Raikkonen                            150 points
  5. Valterri Bottas                               136 points
  6. Felipe Massa                                  121 points
  7. Daniil Kvyat                                     95 points
  8. Daniel Ricciardo                             92 points
  9. Sergio Perez                                     78 points
  10. Nico Hulkenberg                            58 points
  11. Romain Grosjean                            51 points
  12. Max Verstappen                             49 points
  13. Felipe Nasr                                       27 points
  14. Pastor Maldonado                          27 points
  15. Carlos Sainz Jr                                 18 points
  16. Jenson Button                                  16 points
  17. Fernando Alonso                            11 points
  18. Marcus Ericsson                              9 points
  19. Roberto Merhi                                  0 points
  20. Alexander Rossi                               0 points
  21. Will Stevens                                      0 points

 

Final Constructors Championship Standings

  1. Mercedes                                703 points
  2. Ferrari                                     428 points
  3. Williams                                 257 points
  4. Red Bull                                   187 points
  5. Force India                              136 points
  6. Lotus                                          78 points
  7. Torro Rosso                              67 points
  8. Sauber                                        36 points
  9. McLaren                                    27 points
  10. Manor Marussia                        0 points

 

Record Breakers

  • Mercedes set a new Constructors Championship points record of 703 points. They bet last years by 3 points of a points tally of 701 points and that included the double points at the last race of 2014.

 

  • Mercedes claimed 15 front row lockouts out of a possible of 19.

 

  • At the Malaysian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari’s first win since the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix. This was also Vettel’s first win since the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix.

 

  • At the Belgium Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean gave Lotus its first podium since the 2013 American Grand Prix. It was also Grosjean’s first podium since 2013 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 

  • At the Australian Grand Prix, Torro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz Jr and Sauber’s Felipe Nasr scored points on their F1 debut in 9th and 5th places.

 

  • At the Malaysian Grand Prix, Torro Rosso’s Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to score world championship points in 7th place.

 

  • For McLaren –  Honda drivers, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso it was not a great season for them. This marked Button’s worst season since 2008 and Alonso’s worst season since his debut in 2001.

 

  • Force India’s 5th place this year in the constructor championship is their best ever finish in F1 with 136 points.

 

  • At the Australian Grand Prix, with Sauber’s Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson in the points in 5th and 8th place, Sauber scored their first points since the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix.

 

  • Lewis Hamilton ended the year with 43 wins, he most wins by a British driver. Hamilton is now 3rd in the all time wins. Only Michael Schumacher, 91 wins and Alain Prost, 51 wins are ahead of him.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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