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On this day in 2002, Michael Schumacher won the Canadian Grand Prix in his Ferrari F2002. This was Ferrari’s 150th win in Formula 1. But the other less obvious milestone on that day was that Mika Salo started his 100th race in F1 driving for Toyota.
This week back in 2008, Lewis Hamilton took a famous victory in wet conditions at the Monaco Grand Prix. But on an afternoon when there were three different leaders, 21 overtakes, 37 pitstops and two safety car periods, there was another important statistic landmark: Giancarlo Fisichella started his 200th F1 race.
Today marks a double Spanish Grand Prix anniversary – with Alain Prost having triumphed on this day in the 1993 event while Michael Schumacher came out on top in 2004.
On this day in 2009 at the Bahrain Grand Prix, Jarno Trulli took the 10th podium of his Formula 1 career, and the fastest lap to boot, having started the race from pole position. Here we dig a little deeper in to the numbers of his grand prix career.
While today's 42nd birthday of Argentinean Esteban Tuero may mean very little for a majority of Formula 1 fans, the former Minardi driver is the member of an exclusive club in sport.