After graduating 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 sixth 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.
As Verstappen makes his 100th start with Red Bull, Mercedes could overtake Williams in the all-time pole list and Hamilton could equal Schumacher for most Spanish Grand Prix wins. Here are the milestones and records which could be broken at the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix!
All but three of the F1 races held in Barcelona have been won from the front row and no wins have been taken from further back than fifth on the grid. Here’s everything you need to know about the history of each grid slot at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya!
Hamilton has won the last four Catalunya races, Vettel has scored in all of the last twelve races at the track and Sainz has never failed to bring home points. Here’s everything you need to know about each driver’s history at the Spanish Grand Prix!
Mercedes have won six of the last seven Spanish Grands Prix, Red Bull have finished on the podium in all of the last five seasons and Williams recorded their most recent win here in 2012. Here’s everything you need to know about each team’s history at the Spanish Grand Prix!
Hamilton records the 250th win from second on the grid, Schumacher is the only driver yet to lose a position in a Grand Prix and Raikkonen brings out the first ever Safety Car in Portugal. Here’s a statistic from each driver’s 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix weekend!
Hamilton records his 97th victory, Norris finishes in the top five for a third race in a row and there’s a new most common podium trio in Formula 1 history. Here are the facts and statistics from the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix!
Bottas records his seventeenth pole position, Vettel reaches Q3 for the first time in fifteen races and Russell records Williams’ best qualifying result in almost three years. Here are the facts and statistics from qualifying at the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix!
The 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix will be the third F1 race held on 2nd May. It’s the day on which Hunt was disqualified after winning the Spanish Grand Prix before being reinstated as the race winner and the day that Badoer set a new unwanted record in 1999.