1 the number of podium finishes for Fernando Alonso in the Belgian Grand Prix, since he joined Ferrari. The Spaniard has equalled his best result in this race, which came in 2005. In the last three years, Fernando had only made it to the finish line in 2011 when he was fourth, while he had to retire in 2010 and last year.
8 top ten finishes for Felipe Massa in nine Belgian Grand Prix participations. The Brazilian won in 2008 and came second in 2007 and he can add today’s seventh place to two fourths, a fifth, an eighth and a tenth.
39 the number of podium finishes out of 62 Grands Prix in the points for Fernando Alonso from 69 starts at the wheel of a Ferrari. Today’s 18 points bring his tally while at Ferrari to 938. His total has now gone past the 1500 mark: with 1515 points to his name, Fernando is only 51 points off the leader of this classification, Michael Schumacher.
45 podium finishes for Scuderia Ferrari in the Belgian Grand Prix. Today’s, courtesy of Fernando Alonso, is the 17th second place, which goes with 12 thirds and 16 wins. Not since 2009 has a Ferrari driver made it to the podium: on that occasion it was Kimi Raikkonen who took the win.