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.
What were the oldest F1 records broken during the 2022 season? What did Sainz become the first driver to do in a decade? And what unusual occurrence happened at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix? Here are 41 of the best bits of trivia from the 2022 Formula 1 season!
Five race winners, six polesitters, seven podium finishers, 1,294 laps raced. Another record-breaking, history-making Formula 1 season is complete. From impressive win tallies to long podium streaks, this is the 2022 F1 season in numbers!
Did you predict Vettel would score in his last race? Or that Leclerc would secure second in the Drivers’ Championship? How many of your pre-race predictions for the 2022 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix were correct?
As Vettel and Ricciardo bid a fond farewell to Formula 1, Yas Marina equals Adelaide as the circuit to have hosted the most curtain closers and Hamilton has his last opportunity to keep his win in every season streak going.
Magnussen and Russell record their first pole and win in the same weekend, Norris loses his 100% points-scoring appearance rate at Interlagos and God Save The King plays on the podium for the first time.