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2017 Point Standings

After Brazil
Championship Standings:
Drivers

Pos Entrant Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 345
2 Sebastian Vettel 302
3 Valtteri Bottas 280
4 Daniel Ricciardo 200
5 Kimi Raikkonen 193
6 Max Verstappen 158
7 Sergio Perez 94
8 Esteban Ocon 83
9 Carlos Sainz 54
10 Felipe Massa 42
11 Lance Stroll 40
12 Nico Hulkenberg 35
13 Romain Grosjean 28
14 Kevin Magnussen 19
15 Fernando Alonso 15
16 Stoffel Vandoorne 13
17 Jolyon Palmer 8
18 Pascal Wehrlein 5
19 Daniil Kvyat 5
20 Marcus Ericsson 0
21 Pierre Gasly 0
22 Antonio Giovinazzi 0
23 Brendon Hartley 0

Constructors
Pos Team Points
1 Mercedes 625
2 Ferrari 495
3 Red Bull/Renault 358
4 Force India 177
5 Williams/Mercedes 82
6 Toro Rosso/Renault 53
7 Renault 49
8 Haas/Ferrari 47
9 McLaren/Honda 28
10 Sauber/Ferrari 5
  
 

F1 And Pirelli: All The Numbers From 2017 Season

F1
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Mario Isola, Head of Pirelli Car Racing
Mario Isola, Head of Pirelli Car Racing

"From a  record-breaking  season,  we  have  collected  some record-breaking numbers. Formula 1 introduced some radical new technical regulations this year, which resulted in the fastest cars ever seen in the history of the sport. So, our mission was to build the fastest-ever tires, 25% wider than their predecessors to cope with the massively increased cornering speeds and energy loads, which nonetheless allowed the drivers to push hard from the start to the finish of every stint. We developed these tires throughout 2016, despite not even seeing a 2017 car until the first pre-season test at Barcelona.

"Over the course of this year, pole position  was on average 2.450 seconds faster than in 2016, and the fastest race lap was on average 2.968 seconds quicker than last year. In spite of forces that were sometimes up to 35-40% higher than 2016 through the quickest corners, our 2017 tires achieved all  the targets established at the beginning of the season, with an optimal level of reliability and consistency. Now we look forward to next season, with an even faster tire introduced to the 2018 range and with every compound going a step softer, which should help contribute to even more speed and spectacle in the future." Mario Isola, Head of Pirelli Car Racing

TIRES

  • Total number of tires supplied in 2017: 38,788
  • Of these, 33,520 were supplied for race weekends and 5,268 for testing
  • Of the 38,788 tires, 25,572 were slicks and 13,016 were rain or intermediate tires
  • Total number of tires used during race weekends: 12,920, of which 11,532 were slick tires and 1,388 were rain or intermediates
  • Total number of tires that were recovered: all
  • Maximum number of kilometers driven on each compound (excluding tests): Hard: 74 km (Esteban Ocon, Force India)

Medium:             587 km (Lance Stroll, Williams) Soft:        4,696 km (Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes) Supersoft:       6,261 km (Sergio Perez, Force India)

Ultrasoft:         4,674 km (Stoffel Vandoorne, McLaren) Intermediate:                           433 km (Lance Stroll, Williams)

Wet:                    242 km (Felipe Massa, Williams)

PIT STOPS

  • Total number of pit stops: 533 (of which 6 drive-throughs and one was a stop and go)
  • This makes an average of 7 per race, and 1.5 per driver in each race
  • Most pit stops in a race: 41 at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix
  • Fewest pit stops in a race: 18

OVERTAKING

  • Total number of overtaking maneuvers during the season: 435 (*), with an average of 8 per race
  • Highest number of overtaking maneuvers at a dry race: 42 in Azerbaijan
  • Highest number of overtaking maneuvers at a wet race: 31 in China
  • Fewest number of overtaking maneuvers at a dry race: 1 in Russia
  • Driver with the most overtaking maneuvers during the year: Daniel Ricciardo, 43
  • Driver with the most overtaking maneuvers at a single race: Daniel Ricciardo, 13 (British Grand Prix)
  • Driver who has been overtaken least: Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, 2 times (**).
  • Driver who made up most places on the opening lap:  Lance Stroll, who gained

36 positions on the opening lap

  • Team that carried out most overtaking: Red Bull, 65 moves – 43 by Daniel Ricciardo, 22 by Max
  • Team that has been overtaken least: 11, Red Bull (9 Daniel Ricciardo, 2 Max Verstappen) and Ferrari (8 Kimi Raikkonen, 3 Sebastian Vettel).

(*) How overtaking moves are calculated: an overtaking maneuver is counted as one that takes place during complete flying laps (so not on the opening lap) and is then maintained all the way to the lap’s finish line. Position changes due to major mechanical problems or lapping/unlapping are not counted.

(**) Only drivers who have taken part in the whole season are counted.

CIRCUITS AND RACING

  • Longest race of the year: Azerbaijan, 2 hours, 3 minutes and 753 seconds
  • Shortest race of the year: Monza, 1 hour, 15 minutes and 312 seconds
  • Fastest race of the year: Monza, winner’s average speed (Lewis Hamilton) 243.626 kph
  • Highest speed reached by a Pirelli P Zero Formula 1  tire during  a grand    prix:

362.4 kph by Sebastian Vettel in Mexico.

  • Highest number of fastest laps: Lewis Hamilton, 18 (7 in races and 11 in qualifying)
  • Highest number of laps led: 527, by Lewis

PIRELLI IN FORMULA 1 (SINCE 1950)

  • Races: 340
  • Wins: 181
  • Pole positions: 184
  • Podiums: 550
  • Fastest laps: 188
  • Driver titles: 12
  • Team titles: 7

OTHER INTERESTING NUMBERS

  • Number of drivers (including third drivers and young drivers) who have driven a Pirelli-equipped Formula 1 car since 2010: 112
  • Kilometers driven by all the compounds throughout 2017 (including tests, practice, qualifying and races): 329,170 km (excluding prototype tires)
  • By compound, it works out as: Hard 1,549 km

Medium

20,259

Soft

94,893

Supersoft

118,729

Ultrasoft

83,465

Intermediate    7,089

Wet                  3,186

  • Distance covered in races in 2017: 102,856 km
  • Distance covered during development test: 14,285 km
  • Number of fastest laps (in qualifying and races) set by the world champion in 2017: 18 (7 in races and 11 in qualifying)
  • Lowest average speed at which a dry race has been won in 2017: 176 kph

(Daniel Ricciardo, Azerbaijan Grand Prix)

  • Lowest asphalt temperatures recorded during a race (on Sunday): 14° in China
  • Lowest asphalt temperatures recorded during a race weekend: 14° in China
  • Highest asphalt  temperatures  recorded  during  a  race  (on  Sunday):  55°     in

Hungary

  • Highest asphalt temperatures recorded during a race weekend: 56° in Bahrain
  • Lowest ambient temperatures recorded during a race (on Sunday): 13° in China
  • Lowest ambient temperatures recorded during a race weekend: 13° in China
  • Highest ambient  temperatures  recorded  during  a  race  (on  Sunday):  33° 
  • Highest ambient temperatures recorded during a race weekend: 43° in

2018 TIRE TESTS

  • Circuits: 8, respectively Abu Dhabi, Barcelona, Budapest, Magny-Cours, Mexico City, Paul Ricard, Sakhir,
  • Prototypes tested: 198 (147 slick, 18 intermediate and 33 rain tires).
  • Teams and related kms driven during 2018 tire tests: Red Bull: 2,637.74 km

McLaren:

2,350.11

Mercedes:

1,974.69

Ferrari:

1,546.12

Renault:

1,210.30

Toro Rosso:

1,200.99

Haas:

995.58

Sauber:

942.58

Williams:

936.67

Force India:

490.66


PIRELLI TEAM AND ITS GUESTS

  • Pirelli team members who travel to each race: 60 (on average)
  • Nationalities represented within the Pirelli Formula 1 team: 10
  • Different languages spoken by team members: 10
  • Press releases written by Pirelli Formula 1 Team: 210
  • Infographics: 167
  • F1 Tweets sent by @PirelliSport account via Twitter: approx. 2,400
  • Pirelli notebooks distributed throughout the season: approx. 3,000
  • Guests: 6,350
  • Pirelli podium caps sold: 13,580

PIRELLI’S HOSPITALITY IN 2017

  • Meals served within Pirelli’s hospitality unit (including tests): 15,900
  • Liters of water drunk in Pirelli’s hospitality during the year: 14,400
  • Pasta cooked by Pirelli’s chef: 870 kg
  • Rice cooked by Pirelli’s chef: 320 kg
  • Parmesan cheese used: 120 kg
  • Kilograms of prosciutto eaten: 80
  • Pizzas cooked by Pirelli’s chef: 400
  • Number of different dessert recipes prepared at Pirelli’s hospitality: 55
  • Ice creams eaten at Pirelli’s hospitality: 7,600
  • Coffees served at Pirelli’s hospitality: almost 30,200
  • Liters of olive oil used during the year: 520

2016 – 2017 DATA COMPARISON TIRE CHOICE COMPARISON

 

(*) Europe Grand Prix in 2016.

 

CORNERING SPEEDS

 Circuit 2016 2017

Barcelona Turn 3

212 kph

248 kph

Barcelona Turn 9

215 kph

245 kph

Silverstone Copse

260 kph

290 kph

Spa-Francorchamps Pouhon

253 kph

289 kph

QUALIFYING FASTEST LAP COMPARISON

 

 Venue 2017 2017 Gap

Australia

HAMILTON 1:23.837 SSN

HAMILTON 1:22.188 USN

-1.649s

Bahrain

HAMILTON 1:29.493 SSN

BOTTAS 1:28.769 SSN

-0.724s

China

ROSBERG 1:35.402 SSN

HAMILTON 1:31.678 SSN

-3.724s

Russia

ROSBERG 1:35.337 SSN

VETTEL 1:33.194 USN

-2.143s

Spain

HAMILTON 1:22.000 SN

HAMILTON 1:19.149 SN

-2.851s

Monaco

RICCIARDO 1:13.622 USN

RAIKKONEN 1:12.178 USN

-1.444s

Canada

HAMILTON 1:12.812 USN

HAMILTON 1:11.459 USN

-1.353s

Azerbaijan*

ROSBERG 1:42.520 SSN

HAMILTON 1:40.593 SSN

-1.927s

Austria

HAMILTON 1:06.228 USN

BOTTAS 1:04.251 USN

-1.977s

Great Britain

HAMILTON 1:29.243 SN

HAMILTON 1:26.600 SSN

-2.643s

Hungary

ROSBERG 1:19.965 SSN

VETTEL 1:16.276 SSN

-3.689s

Belgium

ROSBERG 1:46.744 SSN

HAMILTON 1:42:553 USN

-4.191s

Italy

HAMILTON 1:21.135 SSN

HAMILTON 1:34.660 W**

**

Singapore

ROSBERG 1:42.584 USN

VETTEL 1:39.491 USN

-3.093s

Malaysia

HAMILTON 1:32.850 SN

HAMILTON 1:30.076 SSN

-2.774s

Japan

ROSBERG 1:30.647 SN

HAMILTON 1:27.319 SSN

-3.328s

United States

HAMILTON 1:34.999 SSN

HAMILTON 1:33.108 USN

-1.891s

Mexico

HAMILTON 1:18.704 SSN

VETTEL 1:16.488 USN

-2.216s

Brazil

HAMILTON 1:10.736 SN

BOTTAS 1:08.322 SSN

-2.414s

Abu Dhabi

HAMILTON 1:38.755 USN

BOTTAS 1:36.231 USN

-2.524s

GP Average

 

-2.450s

(*) Europe Grand Prix in 2016

(**) 2017 Italian Grand Prix - Qualifying took place in wet conditions.

FASTEST RACE LAP TIMES

 Venue

 2016 2017 Gap

Australia

RICCIARDO 1:28.997 SS

RAIKKONEN 1:26.538 S

-2.459s

Bahrain

ROSBERG 1:34.482 S

HAMILTON 1:32.798 S

-1.684s

China

HULKENBERG 1:39.824 SS

HAMILTON 1:35.378 S

-4.446s

Russia

ROSBERG 1:39.094 S

RAIKKONEN 1:36.844 SS

-2.250s

Spain

KVYAT 1:26.948 S

HAMILTON 1:23.593 S

-3.355s

Monaco

HAMILTON 1:17.939 US

PEREZ 1:14.820 US

-3.119s

Canada

ROSBERG 1:15.599 S

HAMILTON 1:14.551 SS

-1.048s

Azerbaijan*

ROSBERG 1:46.485 S

VETTEL 1:43.441 SS

-3.044s

Austria

HAMILTON 1:08.411 S

HAMILTON 1:07.411 US

-1.000s

Great Britain

ROSBERG 1:35.548 M

HAMILTON 1:30.621 S

-4.927s

Hungary

RAIKKONEN 1:23.086 SS

ALONSO 1:20.182 S

-2.904s

Belgium

HAMILTON 1:51.583 M

VETTEL 1:46.577 US

-5.006s

Italy

ALONSO 1:25.340 SS

RICCIARDO 1:23.361 SS

-1.979s

Singapore

RICCIARDO 1:47.187 SS

HAMILTON 1:45.008 US

-2.179s

Malaysia

ROSBERG 1:36.424 S

VETTEL 1:34.080 SS

-2.344s

Japan

VETTEL 1:35.118 S

BOTTAS 1:33.144 SS

-1.974s

United States

VETTEL 1:39.877 SS

VETTEL 1:37.766 SS

-2.111s

Mexico

RICCIARDO 1:21.134 S

VETTEL 1:18.785 US

-2.349s

Brazil

VERSTAPPEN 1:25.305 W

VERSTAPPEN 1:11.044 SS

**

Abu Dhabi

VETTEL 1:43.729 SS

BOTTAS 1:40.650 SS

-3.079s

GP Average

 

-2.698s


(*) Europe Grand Prix in 2016 (**) Wet race in 2016

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