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British GP stats: Vettel equals Prost's 51 wins tally

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British GP stats: Vettel equals Prost's 51 wins tally
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Translated by: Rachit Thukral
Jul 10, 2018, 12:42 PM

All Formula 1 statistics and figures from last weekend's British Grand Prix.

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Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 celebrates in parc ferme

Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 celebrates in parc ferme
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Lewis Hamilton notched up his 76th career pole at Silverstone.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 celebrates pole position in parc ferme

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 celebrates pole position in parc ferme
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It was his sixth British GP pole, allowing him to surpass Jim Clark's record of five (three at Silverstone, one at Aintree and one at Brands Hatch)

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, celebrates after taking pole position

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, celebrates after taking pole position
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Hamilton became only the second driver in history of F1 to grab six home poles after Ayrton Senna (Brazilian GP).

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09
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With his sixth British GP pole, he also set a new outright Silverstone track record - 1m25.892s.

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, celebrates on the podium

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, celebrates on the podium
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Sebastian Vettel scored his 51th F1 victory on Sunday, equalling legendary Alain Prost's tally of wins.

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, and Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrate on the podium with champagne

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, and Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrate on the podium with champagne
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He also ended Hamilton's streak of four Silverstone wins.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09
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Mercedes has won only one of the last five races - its worst run of results since 2013, the last year before V6 hybrid engine regulations were introduced.

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H
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Vettel not only won the race, but he also set the 34th fastest lap of his career.

Podium: Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari

Podium: Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
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Kimi Raikkonen has now scored the same number of podiums as Alonso - 97.

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H
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He has now scored 27 podiums since his last win, making him the holder of an unwanted record.

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14, makes a pit stop

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14, makes a pit stop
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Daniel Ricciardo finished fifth at Silverstone, continuing one peculiar trend in 2018 - either he wins the race or doesn't finish on the podium at all.

Fernando Alonso, McLaren MCL33

Fernando Alonso, McLaren MCL33
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British GP marked the 200th race in which Fernando Alonso has scored points. He became only the second driver to cross that milestone after Michael Schumacher (221).

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 overtakes Carlos Sainz Jr., Renault Sport F1 Team R.S. 18

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 overtakes Carlos Sainz Jr., Renault Sport F1 Team R.S. 18
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28 overtakes were recorded in the British GP, 12 of them courtesy of Hamilton, who dropped to the back of the pack after being hit by Raikkonen on lap 1.

The crashed car of Charles Leclerc, Sauber C37

The crashed car of Charles Leclerc, Sauber C37
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Charles Leclerc retired with a loose wheel nut, while Marcus Ericsson crashed out of the race, marking Sauber's first double DNF since last year's Monaco GP.

Crash of Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-18

Crash of Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-18
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Romain Grosjean retired from the race after a collision with Carlos Sainz. He has suffered four DNFs this year, already more than his 2017 and '16 tallies (three each).

Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso

Brendon Hartley, Toro Rosso
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Due to mechanical issues, Brendon Hartley retired from a race for the seventh time in his short F1 career at Silverstone. His DNF rate is a staggering 50%.

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