F1: All time Formula One records


Driver records
The oldest winner
Luigi Faioli was 53 years and 22 days old when he won the Grand Prix of France in 1951. He drove with an Alfo Romeo that he shared with Juan Manual Fangio.
The youngest winner
Fernando Alonso was 22 years and 27 days when he won the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2003 with a comfortable 16.7 second advantage over runner-up Raikkonen. Alonso was with this also the first Spaniard to win a Grand Prix.
The oldest driver
Louis Chiron was 55 years, nine months and 19 days when he became sixth in Monaco ’55. three years later, when he was already 59 years, he was not able to qualify for that same GP.
The youngest driver
Mike Tackwel was nineteen years, five months and 29 days when he started in the GP of Canada in 1980. He crashed in the race and was not able to start in the restart. He was never seen since in the F1.
First female driver
Maria Theresa Filippis debutated in the GP of Belgium in ’58 as first woman driving in the Formula One championship.
4 Taylors
Dennis, Henry, Mike and Trevor Taylor came out at the same time for the Grand Prix of Engeland in 1959, and were not related to each other.
The only WC with his own car
Jack Brabham won in 1966 the title as the only driver with a car that had the same name as the driver himself.
Biggest gap between winner and second
Jackie Stewart won the GP of Spain in 1969 with two laps ahead of Bruce McLaren, who became second.
Most leading
Jackie Stewart came in 1969 in every race in the leading position.
Closest win
In the GP of Italy from 1971, there was only a difference of 0.01 seconds between winner Peter Gethin(BRM) and runner-up Ronnie Peterson(March-Ford) .
Fastest Grand Prix
Peter Gethin won the Grand Prix of 1971 with an average speed of 242,616 km/h.
Fastest lap ever in F1 (latest records set, not top of fastest laps)
1. Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya lapped Monza 2004 in an FW27 at an average speed of 262.242 km/h in pre-qualifying.
2. Juan Pablo Montoya got pole with his Williams FW25 at Monza September 15, 2002, with an average speed of 259.844682 km/h. 

The very first with start number 0
Jody Schekter drove the GP’s of America and France in 1973 with the number 0 on his McLaren.

 

Only score from a woman
Lella Lombardi became 6th in the Spanish Grand Prix 1975 and took one (half) championship point. The points were halved because the race was stopped after 29 laps.
First turbo win
The Grand Prix of France in 1979 was won by Jean-Pierre Jabouille in his Renault.
Win from worst position
John Watson drove from the 22nd position to the first in America 1983
Oldest world champion
Juan Manuel Fangio became world champion in 1957 at the age of 47
Youngest world champion
Fernando Alonso was 24Yr, in 2005
Most points during one season
Michael Schumacher reached a total of 123 points during the 2001 season (already broken in 2004)
Most fastest laps during one season
Mika Hakkinen set the fastest lap in 9 GPs of the 2000 season
Most pole positions in one season
Nigel Mansell with 14 pole positions in 1992
Most consecutive pole positions from a driver
Alain Prost got 7 poles after each other during 1993
Most pole positions from one driver
Ayrton Senna drove together 65 poles during his career
Most season wins
Nigel Mansell won 9 out of 16 GPs in 1992 (this is equalled by M. Schumacher in 1995,2000,2001, but with 17 GPs a year)
Most GP wins from one driver
Michael Schumacher won 53 Grand Prix during his career (not including 2004)
Constructor records
Last win with front-engine car
Phil Hill wins the GP of Italy in 1960. He is the last winner driving a Ferrari with the engine in the front.
The first All Wheel Drive formula one car
John Fairman and Stirling Moss shared in 1961 a 4 WD Ferguson P99 in the Grand Prix of Great Brittain. They were disqualified due to pushing.
Last car with the engine in front
The Ferguson P99 in the Grand Prix of Great Brittain in 1961.
Most GP’s in one country
America hosted in 1982 three GP’s: Long Beach, Detroit and Las Vegas.
Most F1 Constructors Championships for a team
Ferrari gathered 11 championships in its history
Most victories from one team
McLaren won 15 of 16 races in 1988. The drivers were Senna and Prost.
Most wins of a team on a circuit
Ferrari have won the Italian GP at Monza 12 times
Most pole positions per season
Williams (1992 & 1993) and McLaren (1988 & 1999) managed to get 15 poles in a season
Most consecutive pole positions
Williams got 24 poles one after another in the seasons 1992 and 1993
Race records
The biggest startfield
At the Gand Prix of Germany in 1953, there were 34 cars starting the race.
The longest race
The Grand Prix of Germany 1954 lasted 3.46 hours.
Smallest startfield
There were only six cars on the grid in Indianapolis 2005.
Lowest number of not finishers
At the Grand Prix of The Netherlands in 1961, nobody had to give up and even nobody came in for a pitstop.
Most changes leading the race
At the Grand Prix of Italy in 1965, the leading position changed 41 times to another driver.
Shortest GP ever
The Grand Prix of Germany on the Nürburgring in 1971 only contained 12 laps.
Fastest Grand Prix
Peter Gethin won the Grand Prix of 1971 with an average speed of 242,616 km/h.
First restart
The Grand Prix of Great Brittain 1973 was stopped after the first lap because of a serial accident.
Most nationalities
There were 19 different nationalities participating at the 1974 season.
Most GP’s in one country
America hosted in 1982 three GP’s: Long Beach, Detroit and Las Vegas.
Most different teams in one season
18 teams started in the GP of Monaco and the GP of Canada in 1989

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