Stat attack: Turkey (post-race)

Stat attack: Turkey (post-race)

Did you know that the Turkish Grand Prix set a new Formula 1 world championship record for the number of pitstops made during a race, and equalled a long-standing overtaking landmark? Michele Merlino presents the stats from Istanbul Park

Overtaking and pitstop records

The Turkish Grand Prix set a new high for the number of pitstops in in a race and tied the record for the most number of overtaking moves ever seen.

There were 82 pitstops at Istanbul Park, breaking the previous record of 75 - which occured during the 2007 European Grand Prix. The next two highest totals came from wet races, with 67 stops having taken place at last year's Chinese Grand Prix and 64 at Donington Park in 1993 - the first year of pitstop data was officially published.

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