Stat Attack: Malaysia

Stat Attack: Malaysia

Michele Merlino interrogates the record books and compiles the vital statistics ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang - the second round of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship

Malaysia personal scorecard

• Sebastian Vettel retired in his first two Malaysian Grands Prix, before winning last year's race from third on the grid. Vettel has started the past six races from the front row – if he makes it seven on the trot this weekend, it will be the first time since Michael Schumacher managed eight between the 2002 French Grand Prix and the 2003 Australian Grand Prix;

• Mark Webber completed a Red Bull double behind Vettel last year, for his first Sepang podium after five successive retirements at the track. The Australian has qualified in the top 10 here every year since 2004, but has only scored points in his past three visits. Webber outqualified Vettel in 2009 and in 2010 – not a common occurrence, as Vettel has had the better of him 28 times out of 37 as team-mates;

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