After graduating from the University of Hull in 2015 with a First Class honours degree in English Language and Literature, Nicky Haldenby, a lifelong fan of Formula 1, founded the Lights Out F1 Blog in 2016. Now in its fifth season, the blog has become a firm fan-favourite, delving deep into the sport's history books and lifting the cover on unusual F1 statistics. Nicky also writes at F1Destinations and GPDestinations. In 2017 and 2018, he wrote for Badger GP. Nicky is also the host of the F1 Rewind Podcast and can be heard as the resident stats man on the 2 Soft Compounds Podcast.
Bottas does what no driver has done since 1981, Norris takes his first podium finish and Hamilton sets a new record for most consecutive finishes. Here are all the facts, figures and statistics from the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix weekend!
The polesitter has not won at the track since 2017, the driver starting thirteenth has not retired since 2000 and the driver starting twentieth has not scored in 46 years. Here’s everything you need to know about the history of each grid slot at the Red Bull Ring!
Two wins for Max Verstappen in the last two years, no podium finishes for Lewis Hamilton since 2016 and five drivers have a 100% Q3 rate at the Red Bull Ring. Here’s everything you need to know about each driver’s history at the Austrian Grand Prix!
The latest ever start to a Formula 1 season, the first race behind closed doors and the 800th race to feature a German driver. Here are the milestones and the records which could be broken at the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix!
Since the F1 Drivers’ Championship began at Silverstone in 1950, sixty different drivers have led the title hunt. That list features eight drivers who led after only one round of the championship – including two World Champions. We take a look at who those drivers are.
There have been over 1,000 Formula 1 Grands Prix held since 1950 but, as of the start of the 2020 season, there have been only five occasions where consecutive races have been held in the same country. We take a look back at the stories of those races.