Monday , 28 September 2020

F1 Driver Records

Does what it says on the tin, driver records, top ten of everything, races, wins, retirements, podiums, whatever I can think of. This page will be updated after every GP and whenever I decide to add more to it, eventually I’ll add more pages for other F1 records.

All stats below accurate up to 26/11/2012.

Most GPs

 

Driver

GPs

Seasons

1

Rubens Barrichello

326

1993-2011

2

Michael Schumacher

308

1991-2006, 2010-2012

3

Ricardo Patrese

257

1977-1993

4

Jarno Trulli

256

1997-2011

5

David Coulthard

247

1994-2008

6

Giancarlo Fisichella

231

1996-2009

7

Jenson Button

230

2000-2012

8

Michele Alboreto

215

1981-1994

9

Andrea de Cesaris

214

1980-1994

10

Gerhard Berger

210

1984-1997

Most Race Starts

  Driver

Starts

Seasons

1

Rubens Barrichello

322

1993-2011

2

Michael Schumacher

306

1991-2006, 2010-2012

3

Ricardo Patrese

256

1977-1993

4

Jarno Trulli

252

1997-2011

5

David Coulthard

246

1994-2008

6

Giancarlo Fisichella

229

1996-2009

7

Jenson Button

228

2000-2012

8

Gerhard Berger

210

1984-1997

9

Andrea de Cesaris

208

1980-1994

10

Nelson Piquet

204

1978-1991

Most Retirements

 

Driver

Retirements

GPs

Seasons

1

Andrea de Cesaris

135

214

1980-1994

2

Ricardo Patrese

131

257

1977-1993

3

Michele Alboreto

91

215

1981-1994
Rubens Barrichello

91

326

1993-2011

5

Gerhard Berger

86

210

1984-1997

6

Nigel Mansell

85

191

1980-1992, 1994-1995

7

Jean Alesi

82

202

1989-2001

8

Jarno Trulli

81

256

1997-2011

9

Derek Warwick

80

162

1981-1990, 1993

10

Jacques Laffite

79

180

1974-1986

Most Seasons Raced

  Driver

Total Seasons

GPs

Seasons

1

Rubens Barrichello

19

326

1993-2011
Michael Schumacher

19

308

1991-2006, 2010-2012

3

Graham Hill

18

179

1958-1975

4

Ricardo Patrese

17

257

1977-1993

5

Jack Brabham

16

128

1955-1970
Jo Bonnier

16

108

1956-1971

7

Jarno Trulli

15

256

1997-2011
David Coulthard

15

247

1994-2008
Andrea de Cesaris

15

214

1980-1994
Nigel Mansell

15

191

1980-1992, 1994-1995
Maurice Trintigant

15

84

1950-1964

Most Wins

  Driver

Wins

GPs

Win Percentage

1

Michael Schumacher

91

308

29.55%

2

Alain Prost

51

202

25.25%

3

Ayrton Senna

41

162

25.31%

4

Nigel Mansell

31

191

16.23%

5

Fernando Alonso

30

198

15.15%

6

Jackie Stewart

27

100

27.00%

7

Sebastian Vettel

26

101

25.74%

8

Jim Clark

25

73

34.25%

Niki Lauda

25

177

14.12%

10

Juan Manuel Fangio

24

52

46.15%

Highest Win Percentage

Driver

Wins

GPs

Win Percentage

1

Juan Manuel Fangio

24

52

46.15%

2

Alberto Ascari

13

33

39.39%

3

Jim Clark

25

73

34.25%

4

Bill Vukovich*

2

6

33.33%

Lee Wallard*

1

3

33.33%

6

Michael Schumacher

91

308

29.55%

7

Jackie Stewart

27

100

27.00%

8

Sebastian Vettel

26

101

25.74%

9

Ayrton Senna

41

162

25.31%

10

Alain Prost

51

202

25.25%

11

Stirling Moss

16

67

23.88%

12

Lewis Hamilton

21

110

19.09%

*Entered Indy 500 only

Shortest Time to First Win

  Driver Days to Win First Win

1

Guiseppe Farina* 0 days 1950 British GP
Giancarlo Baghetti 0 days 1961 French GP

3

Juan Manuel Fangio 8 days 1950 Monaco GP

4

Jacques Villeneuve 49 days 1996 European GP

5

Clay Regazzoni 77 days 1970 Italian GP

6

Emerson Fittipaldi 78 days 1970 US GP

7

Lewis Hamilton 84 days 2007 Canadian GP

8

Juan Pablo Montoya 196 days 2001 Italian GP

9

Jackie Stewart 254 days 1965 Italian GP

*Won first ever F1 event

Longest Time to First Win

  Driver Years to Win First Win

1

Jim Rathmann* 10 years 1960 Indy 500

2

Peter Revson 9 years, 65 days 1973 British GP

3

Rodger Ward* 8 years 1959 Indy 500

4

Rubens Barrichello 7 years, 138 days 2000 German GP

5

Mark Webber 7 years, 131 days 2009 German GP

6

Jarno Trulli 7 years, 75 days 2004 Monaco GP

7

Giancarlo Fisichella 7 years, 27 days 2003 Brazilian GP

8

Jimmy Bryan* 7 years 1958 Indy 500
Sam Hanks* 7 years 1957 Indy 500

10

Mika Hakkinen 6 years, 230 days 1997 European GP

11

Jenson Button 6 years, 147 days 2006 Hungarian GP

12

Johnny Herbert 6 years, 112 days 1995 British GP

*Entered Indy 500 only

Most Points

Driver

Points

GPs

1

Michael Schumacher

1566

308

2

Fernando Alonso

1364

198

3

Sebastian Vettel

1054

101

4

Jenson Button

999

230

5

Lewis Hamilton

913

110

6

Mark Webber

848.5

198

7

Alain Prost

798.5

202

8

Kimi Räikkönen

785

177

9

Felipe Massa

704

174

10

Rubens Barrichello

658

326

Most Points with 2010 Scoring

Driver

Points

GPs

1

Michael Schumacher

3890

308

2

Alain Prost

2483

202

3

Fernando Alonso

2210

198

4

Rubens Barrichello

1897

326

5

Ayrton Senna

1881

162

6

David Coulthard

1726

247

7

Kimi Räikkönen

1705

177

8

Nelson Piquet

1684

207

9

Jenson Button

1623

230

10

Nigel Mansell

1509

192

Most Poles

Driver

Poles

GPs

Pole Percentage

1

Michael Schumacher

68

308

22.08%

2

Ayrton Senna

65

162

40.12%

3

Sebastian Vettel

36

101

35.64%

4

Jim Clark

33

73

45.21%

Alain Prost

33

202

16.34%

6

Nigel Mansell

32

191

16.75%

7

Juan Manuel Fangio

29

52

55.77%

8

Lewis Hamilton

26

110

23.64%

Mika Häkkinen

26

165

15.76%

10

Niki Lauda

24

177

13.56%

Nelson Piquet

24

207

11.59%

Highest Pole Percentage

Driver

Poles

GPs

Pole Percentage

1

Juan Manuel Fangio

29

52

55.77%

2

Jim Clark

33

73

45.21%

3

Alberto Ascari

14

33

42.42%

4

Ayrton Senna

65

162

40.12%

5

Sebastian Vettel

36

101

35.64%

6

Stirling Moss

16

67

23.88%

7

Lewis Hamilton

26

110

23.64%

8

Michael Schumacher

68

308

22.08%

9

Jerry Hoyt*

1

5

20.00%

Duke Nalon*

1

5

20.00%

11

Jackie Stewart

17

100

17.00%

12

Nigel Mansell

32

191

16.75%

*Entered Indy 500 only

Most Fastest Laps

Driver

Fastest Laps

GPs

Fastest Lap Percentage

1

Michael Schumacher

77

308

25.00%

2

Alain Prost

41

202

20.30%

3

Kimi Räikkönen

37

177

20.90%

4

Nigel Mansell

30

191

15.71%

5

Jim Clark

28

73

38.36%

6

Mika Häkkinen

25

165

15.15%

7

Niki Lauda

24

177

13.56%

8

Juan Manuel Fangio

23

52

44.23%

Nelson Piquet

23

207

11.11%

10

Gerhard Berger

21

210

10.00%

Highest Fastest Lap Percentage

 

Driver

Fastest Laps

GPs

Fastest Lap Percentage

1

Masahiro Hasemi*

1

1

100.00%

2

Bill Vukovich**

3

6

50.00%

3

Juan Manuel Fangio

23

52

44.23%

4

Jim Clark

28

73

38.36%

5

Alberto Ascari

12

33

36.36%

6

Lee Wallard**

1

3

33.33%

7

Stirling Moss

19

67

28.36%

8

Michael Schumacher

77

308

25.00%

9

José Froilán González

6

26

23.08%

10

Kimi Räikkönen

37

177

20.90%

11

Alain Prost

41

202

20.30%

*Was incorrectly awarded the fastest lap at his only GP, the 1976 Japanese GP

**Entered Indy 500 only

Most Podiums

Driver

Podiums

GPs

Podium Percentage

1

Michael Schumacher

155

308

50.32%

2

Alain Prost

106

202

52.48%

3

Fernando Alonso

86

198

44.55%

4

Ayrton Senna

80

162

49.38%

5

Kimi Räikkönen

69

177

38.98%

6

Rubens Barrichello

68

326

20.86%

7

David Coulthard

62

247

25.10%

8

Nelson Piquet

60

207

28.99%

9

Nigel Mansell

59

191

30.89%

10

Niki Lauda

54

177

30.51%

Highest Podium Percentage

Driver

Podiums

GPs

Podium Percentage

1

Dorino Serafini*

1

1

100.00%

2

Luigi Fagioli

6

7

85.71%

3

Juan Manuel Fangio

35

52

67.31%

4

Guiseppe Farina

20

34

58.82%

5

José Froilán González

15

26

57.69%

6

Alain Prost

106

202

52.48%

7

Alberto Ascari

17

33

51.52%

8

Michael Schumacher

155

308

50.32%

9

Sam Hanks**

4

8

50.00%

George Amick**

1

2

50.00%

Mauri Rose**

1

2

50.00%

12

Ayrton Senna

80

162

49.38%

*Entered one race, shared drive with Alberto Ascari

**Entered Indy 500 only

Most Wins from Pole

Driver

Pole-Win

GPs

Pole-Win Percentage

1

Michael Schumacher

39

308

12.66%

2

Ayrton Senna

29

162

17.90%

3

Sebastian Vettel

19

101

18.81%

4

Alain Prost

18

202

8.91%

5

Nigel Mansell

17

191

8.90%

6

Juan Manuel Fangio

15

52

28.85%

Jim Clark

15

73

20.55%

8

Fernando Alonso

14

198

7.07%

9

Lewis Hamilton

11

110

10.00%

10

Mika Häkkinen

10

165

6.06%

Highest Win from Pole Percentage

 

Driver

Pole-Win

GPs

Pole-Win Percentage

1

Juan Manuel Fangio

15

52

28.85%

2

Alberto Ascari

9

33

27.27%

3

Jim Clark

15

73

20.55%

4

Sebastian Vettel

19

101

18.81%

5

Ayrton Senna

29

162

17.90%

6

Pat Flaherty*

1

6

16.67%

Bill Vukovich*

1

6

16.67%

8

Michael Schumacher

39

308

12.66%

9

Stirling Moss

8

67

11.94%

10

Lewis Hamilton

11

110

10.00%

11

Alain Prost

18

202

8.91%

12

Nigel Mansell

17

191

8.90%

*Entered Indy 500 only

Most Home GP Wins

  Driver

GPs

Home GP Wins

1

Alain Prost

202

6

2

Jim Clark

73

5

3

Juan Manuel Fangio

52

4

Michael Schumacher

308

4

5

Nigel Mansell

191

3

6

Alberto Ascari

33

2

Emerson Fittipaldi

149

2

Stirling Moss

67

2

Felipe Massa

174

2

Jackie Stewart

100

2

Ayrton Senna

162

2

Nelson Piquet

207

2

David Coulthard

247

2

Most Wins without WDC

  Driver

GPs

Wins

1

Stirling Moss

67

16

2

David Coulthard

247

13

3

Carlos Reutemann

146

12

4

Felipe Massa

174

11

Rubens Barrichello

326

11

6

Ronnie Peterson

123

10

Gerhard Berger

210

10

8

Mark Webber

198

9

9

Jacky Ickx

122

8

10

Juan Pablo Montoya

95

7

René Arnoux

165

7

Most WDCs

Driver

GPs

WDCs

1

Michael Schumacher

308

7

2

Juan Manuel Fangio

52

5

3

Alain Prost

202

4

4

Jackie Stewart

100

3

Sebastian Vettel

101

3

Jack Brabham

128

3

Ayrton Senna

162

3

Niki Lauda

177

3

Nelson Piquet

207

3

10

Alberto Ascari

33

2

Jim Clark

73

2

Emerson Fittipaldi

149

2

Mika Häkkinen

165

2

Graham Hill

179

2

Fernando Alonso

198

2

Youngest WDCs

  Driver Age

1

Sebastian Vettel 23 years, 134 days

2

Lewis Hamilton 23 years, 299 days

3

Fernando Alonso 24 years, 58 days

4

Emerson Fittipaldi 25 years, 272 days

5

Michael Schumacher 25 years, 314 days

6

Niki Lauda 26 years, 197 days

7

Jacques Villeneuve 26 years, 200 days

8

Jim Clark 27 years, 188 days

9

Kimi Räikkönen 28 years, 4 days

10

Jochen Rindt 28 years, 169 days

Youngest Double WDCs

Driver Age

1

Sebastian Vettel 24 years, 98 days

2

Fernando Alonso 25 years, 85 days

3

Michael Schumacher 26 years, 292 days

4

Emerson Fittipaldi 27 years, 298 days

5

Niki Lauda 28 years, 222 days

6

Jim Clark 29 years, 150 days

7

Ayrton Senna 30 years, 214 days

8

Mika Häkkinen 31 years, 33 days

9

Nelson Piquet 31 years, 59 days

10

Alain Prost 31 years, 244 days

Youngest Triple WDCs

  Driver Age

1

Sebastian Vettel 25 years, 145 days

2

Ayrton Senna 31 years, 213 days

3

Michael Schumacher 31 years, 278 days

4

Jackie Stewart 34 years, 90 days

5

Alain Prost 34 years, 240 days

6

Nelson Piquet 35 years, 76 days

7

Niki Lauda 35 years, 241 days

8

Jack Brabham 40 years, 155 days

9

Juan Manuel Fangio 44 years, 22 days

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