Nicky Haldenby

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 and trivia. 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,, Sky Sports F1 and BBC Radio 5 Live. Nicky is also the host of the F1 Rewind Podcast.

2023 Australian Grand Prix: Qualifying Statistics

Verstappen equals Alonso’s tally of poles at the 2023 Australian Grand Prix, Alonso equals his team’s best-ever Melbourne qualifying result and Norris loses his 100% Q3 appearance rate at Albert Park.

Most consecutive points scoring races in F1

Lewis Hamilton holds the record for most consecutive points scoring races in F1 having scored at 48 races in a row between the 2018 British Grand Prix and the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix. Which other drivers have had long points-scoring streaks?

Who started the most F1 races without a win?

At the 2023 Australian Grand Prix, Nico Hulkenberg is set to overtake Nick Heidfeld as the driver to have started the second most F1 races without a win. But who has started the most F1 races without a win?

2023 Australian Grand Prix: Milestones and F1 Records to Break

Red Bull are looking for a third consecutive 1-2 finish, Verstappen hopes to equal Schumacher in the list of most circuits at which a driver has won and Hulkenberg could take second place on the list of most starts without a win. Here are the milestones and the records which could be broken at the 2023 Australian Grand Prix!

F1 Team Form: Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes took pole at every Australian Grand Prix between 2014 and 2019, while Ferrari have won three of the last four Melbourne races. Here’s everything you need to know about each team’s history at Albert Park!

Which F1 drivers have won at the most circuits?

Lewis Hamilton has taken victory at no fewer than 31 circuits during his career – eight more than anyone else. We take a look at the drivers who have won at the most circuits in Formula 1!

Every Safety Car deployment at the Australian Grand Prix

There have been 26 Safety Car deployments at the Australian Grand Prix, including Virtual Safety Car periods. The Safety Car has not been called out on the opening lap at the track since 2015. Here’s a list of every Safety Car period at the Australian Grand Prix!

F1 Driver Form: Australian Grand Prix

Leclerc took a Grand Slam at last year’s Australian Grand Prix, Hamilton has taken pole at eight Albert Park races and only Norris has a 100% Q3 appearance rate.

F1 Track Stats: Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park

Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit joined the F1 calendar in 1996, replacing Adelaide as the host of the Australian Grand Prix. Here are all the facts and statistics you need to know about Albert Park!

2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: A Statistic for Every Driver

Perez converts pole into a win, Verstappen takes a podium from 15th on the grid and Bottas records the worst finishing position of his career. Here’s a statistic from every driver’s 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend.

Who has the most Formula 1 podiums?

Only six drivers in the history of F1 have achieved 100 podium finishes. We take a look at the drivers who’ve had the most Formula 1 podiums and compare the statistics between their first hundred top three finishes.

2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: Post Race Statistics

Perez leads home a Red Bull 1-2 for the first time, Alonso finally joins the 100 podium club and Tsunoda finishes 11th for the third consecutive race. Here are the facts and statistics from the 2023 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix!

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