How Barrichello matches Fangio at the Nurburgring

How Barrichello matches Fangio at the Nurburgring

Is Rubens Barrichello really a match for Juan Manuel Fangio when it comes to the Nurburgring? The statistics say so, as Michele Merlino found out when he interrogated the data ahead of this weekend's German Grand Prix

It may come as a surprise, but Rubens Barrichello really is a match for Juan Manuel Fangio when the statistics are reviewed, at least those concerned with the history of the Nurburgring in the Formula 1 World Championship.

Williams driver Barrichello's five podium finishes at the Nurburgring have come through a combination of German and European Grand Prix performances and have him tied in second place on the list of all-time rostrum finishers on the various layouts that have been used at the track since 1951.

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