Nicky Haldenby

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.

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.Read More →