Stats: Alonso closes in on Senna

Stats: Alonso closes in on Senna

With his victory in China, Fernando Alonso equalled Nigel Mansell's victory tally in Formula 1. Now the Spaniard is just 10 wins away from matching Ayrton Senna. Michele Merlino investigates the major statistics after the Chinese GP

Fernando Alonso's 31st win puts him joint-fourth on the all-time winners' list with Nigel Mansell. It was the Spaniard's 10th win for Ferrari and marked the Scuderia's 220th win and 670th podium finish in Formula 1. The next man to chase is Ayrton Senna, on 41.

Alonso had waited 12 races for this win – his longest gap since he joined the team in 2010. For Ferrari this was the longest win drought since the 13 races between the 2005 French GP and the 2006 Australian GP.

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