Abu Dhabi GP -  The statistics

Abu Dhabi GP – The statistics

4 the number of points finishes for Felipe Massa in the same number of Abu Dhabi Grands Prix. Tonight’s eighth place can be added to a fifth in 2011, a seventh last year and a tenth in 2010. Felipe did not take part in the first edition of this race in 2009, as he was still recovering from the accident in Budapest.

21 fastest race laps for Fernando Alonso, eight of them with Ferrari. Today is the second Sunday best performance for the Spaniard after he’d been quickest over a single lap in the German Grand Prix. Alonso thus joins Vettel and Berger in tenth place in the all time record table, which his headed by Schumacher on 77 fastest race laps.

52 points scored by Fernando Alonso in five Abu Dhabi Grands Prix. The Spaniard has finished second twice, in 2011 and 2012, fifth once, this year and seventh in 2010. Only in 2009 did Fernando fail to finish in the points, when he finished fourteenth.

65 consecutive Grands Prix in which at least one Ferrari has finished in the points, which is an outright record. There has not been a no-score since the 2010 British Grand Prix. Since then, the team has scored 1329 points, an average of 20.44 per race.

230 the number of fastest race laps set by Ferrari in 868 Grand Prix participations. The Scuderia leads the record table, 77 ahead of McLaren and 100 in front of Williams, the only teams to have scored more than 100 fastest race laps.

Pat Fry

Abu Dhabi GP – Fry: A good pace

“Today’s race was intense and action packed and our drivers were in the thick of it right to the end, despite the fact that…