F.1 Spagna, Montmelo Stats
250-260-270 – Lewis Hamilton recorded here the 250th British pole in 2017 and the 260th in 2018. Now Great Britain counts 270 poles.
90 – Last year Mercedes recorded here their 90th pole position. Now their tally amounts to 104.
25 – Last year Valtteri Bottas recorded here his 25th career podium, equaling Jacky Ickx at the 39th all-time spot.
11 – The last pole for Ferrari here came 11 years ago (2008, Kimi Raikkonen).
8 – Ferrari is the most successful team in Barcelona, with eight wins, the last one came in 2013 (Alonso).
7 – Seven years since last Williams’ Formula 1 win, scored here by Pastor Maldonado.
6 – In the last ten years, Sebastian Vettel always finished his Spanish Grands Prix in the top-6.
6 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who qualified on the front row in sixth consecutive editions at this track: he can improve his streak this year.
6 – Catalunya can become the first track where Mercedes locks out the front row for a sixth time.
6x2 – In the last six years only Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull were able to reach the front row in Catalunya.
4 – Only Max Verstappen was able to win from fourth on the grid here. It happened in 2016, when he scored his maiden F.1 win.
4 – Sergio Perez finished ninth no less than four times at Catalunya: it’s a record for number of ninth positions on any given Formula 1 track, shared with Giancarlo Fisichella at this same venue.
3 – Valtteri Bottas’ third place on the grid in 2017 was the only time Mercedes missed out on a front row grid spot here in the Turbo/Hybrid era.
3x3 – In the last three years, only Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull qualified on the first three rows of the starting grid in Barcelona.
3 – This is one of the three tracks on the current calendar where Sebastian Vettel has never scored pole, the others being Red Bull Ring and Paul Ricard.
1 – Max Verstappen won his maiden F.1 GP here in 2016, becoming the youngest winner in history (18 years 7 months 15 days).