Fernando Alonso

British GP – The statistics

6 the number of podium finishes for Fernando Alonso in twelve editions of the British Grand Prix. After two wins and three second places, today he got a third. He failed to score in his first Silverstone appearance for Ferrari in 2010, but since then he has picked up 58 points from the next three, always finishing on the podium.

13 the number of places Felipe Massa made up from the grid to the flag. After going from sixteenth to eighth in Montreal, in Silverstone, the Brazilian took sixth place having started down in eleventh. It all makes this race’s climb the most impressive, even more so as he dropped to last at one point!

15 the points Fernando Alonso has made up on Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers’ classification, which is the majority of the 19 he lost in the two previous races. In the three races since the Spanish Grand Prix, the Scuderia has picked up 51 points, while Red Bull has collected 88 and Mercedes 99.

52 the number of podium finishes for Scuderia Ferrari in the British Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso took a Prancing Horse car to the third step of the podium for a sixteenth time, the same number of times as Ferrari has been on the top step. That leaves 20 second places.