Since the current qualifying system was introduced in 2006, there have been only seven drivers who qualified in the top ten on their Formula 1 debut. We take a look at the times that it has happened, and the other drivers who have qualified in the top ten on their maiden Grand Prix appearance.
Nikita Mazepin suffered embarrassment at the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix, becoming the first driver to retire on the first lap of their Formula 1 career in almost twenty years. Here are the last ten F1 drivers to take the unwanted honour of recording a retirement before completing the first racing lap of their career.
Hamilton takes the record for most laps led in F1, Bottas equals Rosberg’s podium tally and Mazepin is the first driver to crash out on Lap 1 of his career in almost 20 years. Here’s a statistic from each driver’s 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix weekend!
Hamilton becomes the second driver to win in fifteen consecutive seasons, Tsunoda is the first Japanese driver to score on debut and Aston Martin record their first point in Formula 1. Here are the facts and statistics from the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix!
As the new season begins in Bahrain, Hamilton could get his year off to a record-breaking start and three drivers make their debut. Here are the milestones and records which could be broken at the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix!