Stat Attack: Europe (post-race)

Stat Attack: Europe (post-race)

Michele Merlino investigates the records and compiles the stats following the European Grand Prix

10 and 100

Following Lewis Hamilton claiming his 10th career victory in Hungary, in Valencia Rubens Barrichello scored his 10th grand prix win. In doing so he became the driver that has taken the highest number of races to do so – 278. Before that, Gerhard Berger had taken the longest (203).

It was Barrichello's first win in five years, since the 2004 Chinese Grand Prix, though at nine years and 24 days it does not make him the driver with the longest time between first and last wins. That record is held by Michael Schumacher, who had 14 years, one month and one day between his 1992 Belgian GP victory and his last in the 2006 Chinese GP.

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