Stat Attack: Turkey
Michele Merlino interrogates the record books and compiles the vital statistics ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park - the fifth round of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship
Turkey Personal scoreboard
Sebastian Vettel is back at the scene of the race that could have cost him last year's world title, as a collision with his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber forced him to retire. The 2009 race was not a lucky one either as he started from pole, but lost the lead on the opening lap after a mistake leading onto the long back straight. He finished third.
Istanbul was, however, the track where Vettel first drove on-track in an official grand prix weekend, as a Friday test driver for BMW Sauber in '06.
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