Stats: Hamilton and Vettel trade blows

Stats: Hamilton and Vettel trade blows

Lewis Hamilton may have surrendered ground to Sebastian Vettel in terms of points, but he's matching the German blow for blow in the statistics department, as our guru MICHELE MERLINO explains

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton are racking up the statistics together.

For the third time in a row, these two drivers started in front of everyone else and in the same grid positions. Curiously, the last string of three identical front rows, in 2011, also featured these two drivers, but with their positions inverted, at the Hungarian, Belgian and Italian Grands Prix.

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