Fernando Alonso

German GP – The statistics

1 the number of times Felipe Massa has failed to cross the finish line in the German Grand Prix. The Brazilian has seven top ten finishes, four of them on the podium.

9 the points finishes for Fernando Alonso in eleven starts in the German Grand Prix. Today’s was Fernando’s second fourth place, the first coming in 2003, when the Spaniard also started from eighth on the grid, as he did today, even if that race was in Hockenheim.

20 the number of fastest race laps for Fernando Alonso in 207 Grand Prix starts. Not since Silverstone 2011 had the Spaniard secured the best lap and today’s puts him join eleventh overall in the all time classification, alongside Stirling Moss. Fernando was also the fastest around the Nurburgring in 2005 and 2009, both times at the wheel of a Renault.

229 the number of fastest race laps for Scuderia Ferrari from 860 Grand Prix starts, which is an outright record. The Scuderia hadn’t done this since Budapest 2011, when Felipe Massa was quickest. The Scuderia has 17 fastest race laps in the German Grand Prix of which 16 at the Nurburgring.