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. 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 Motorsport Guides and can be heard as the resident stats man on the 2 Soft Compounds Podcast. His work has appeared on WTF1, BadgerGP, motorsport.com, Sky Sports F1 and BBC Radio 5 Live. Nicky is also the host of the F1 Rewind Podcast.
While Hamilton and Verstappen can equal the record for most 1-2 finishes, Ricciardo seeks to end his longest non-Q3 streak in ten years and Williams can become the first team to reach 5,000 laps raced in Hungary.
Verstappen is the fourth driver to take back-to-back wins at Circuit Paul Ricard, Alonso becomes the driver to have completed the most racing laps and Ricciardo scores at consecutive races for the first time in almost a year.
Did you predict only one Ferrari would reach the chequered flag? Or that both Mercedes drivers would finish on the podium? How many of your pre-race predictions for the 2022 French Grand Prix were correct?
As Ferrari take their first pole at Circuit Paul Ricard since 1990, Leclerc becomes the driver to have recorded the third-most poles with the Scuderia and Ricciardo records his worst qualifying run in nine years.