Jakarta (ANTARA) – Here are the stats for the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, as the ninth of 22 racing events on the Formula 1 calendar this season.
Distance of a lap: 4,361 km
Total race distance: 305,270 km (70 laps)
No races in 2020 and 2021
Pole position 2019: Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari, one minute 10.240 seconds
Winner 2019: Lewis Hamilton (England) Mercedes
Best lap record: Valtteri Bottas (Finland) 1:13.078, Mercedes 2019.
Start: 1800GMT/1400 local time/0100 WIB
This weekend will take place the 51st Grand Prix of Canada and the 41st in Montreal.
Hamilton has won seven times in Montreal (2007, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019), including the first time in his career. He and Michael Schumacher hold the record for most wins there.
Fernando Alonso (2006), Daniel Ricciardo (2014) and Vettel (2013, 2018) also had early podium finishes in Canada. Ricciardo’s first victory in F1, he won in Montreal.
Montreal has found its circuit bearing the name of the late Ferrari great Gilles Villeneuve. The Italians have won 12 times in Canada (11 in Montreal), with seven pole positions and nine fastest laps.
The rainy 2011 Canadian GP became the longest race in F1 history, lasting four hours, four minutes and 39.537 seconds. The safety car was issued six times, which was another record there.
The circuit is very demanding in sudden braking.
Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) and Nicholas Latifi (Williams) are two Canadian drivers. Latifi will make his debut in his hometown.
Number of wins
Red Bull have won six out of eight races this season. Max Verstappen got five and his tandem Sergio Perez once. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc took the other two wins.
Hamilton holds a career record of 103 wins from 296 starts. He is yet to win this year, with his last success coming in Saudi Arabia in December last year.
Ferrari has won 240 races since 1950, McLaren 183, Mercedes 124, Williams 115 and Red Bull 81.
Leclerc has been on pole six times this season, including the last four consecutive races. While Perez and Verstappen each had a start in mind.
Hamilton again holds the record of 103 poles, most recently in Saudi Arabia last year.
Leclerc took the fastest lap points in the first three races, Verstappen at Imola and Miami, Perez in Spain and Azerbaijan, and Lando Norris at Monaco.
Verstappen tops the standings with 21 points ahead of Perez and 34 points ahead of Leclerc.
Red Bull is 80 points ahead of Ferrari in the constructors’ standings.
Mercedes’ George Russell is the only driver to score points in every race this season and finish in the top five.
Verstappen will start the 150th race of his career on Sunday, having made his debut for Toro Rosso (now AlphaTauri) in Australia aged 17 in 2015.
Fernando Alonso has set a record in Azerbaijan as the longest racing driver in F1. The Spaniard made his debut in 2001 and has now broken Michael Schumacher’s career record of 21 years and three months.
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