Hungarian GP statistics: Hamilton reigns again at Hungaroring

All the Formula 1 statistics and figures from the Hungarian Grand Prix, won by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

Hungarian GP statistics: Hamilton reigns again at Hungaroring

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09
1/15

Photo by: Manuel Goria / Motorsport Images

Hamilton amassed his 77th F1 pole in qualifying. With 7 poles at Hungaroring, he has now equalled Michael Schumacher's record. Also, Hamilton's Hungaroring pole marked 74th for Mercedes as a constructor and 177th as an engine supplier.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09
2/15

Photo by: Manuel Goria / Motorsport Images

On Sunday, Hamilton secured his 67th F1 win, taking Mercedes' tally to 81 as a constructor and 167 as an engine supplier.

Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 celebrates in parc ferme

Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 celebrates in parc ferme
3/15

Photo by: Steve Etherington / Motorsport Images

Hamilton has now won the Hungarian GP six times, making him the most successful F1 driver at the Hungaroring.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 celebrates in Parc Ferme with his team

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 celebrates in Parc Ferme with his team
4/15

Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

The Briton also became only the second driver in F1 history to win three Grands Prix six times (Hungary, Canada, US). Schumacher has scored six race wins in seven different countries (France, Canada, San Marino, Belgium, Spain, Japan and Europe).

Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 in Parc Ferme

Race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 in Parc Ferme
5/15

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

The 33-year-old has now converted 43 pole positions into victories.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 celebrates on cool down lap Zak Mauger

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 celebrates on cool down lap Zak Mauger
6/15

Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

The Hungarian GP marked Hamilton's 110th race as a Mercedes driver. He raced for McLaren for exactly 110 races before joining Mercedes.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, 1st position, takes the chequered flag

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, 1st position, takes the chequered flag
7/15

Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

The gap between race winner Hamilton and second-placed Sebastian Vettel was 17.123 seconds at the chequered flag, the second largest of the 2018 season after the Spanish GP (20.593s). The smallest one of the year was between Vettel and Valtteri Bottas in Bahrain (0.699s).

Podium: race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, second place Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, third place Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari

Podium: race winner Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, second place Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, third place Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
8/15

Photo by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images

With its 81st win at Budapest, Mercedes has now scored the same number of wins as Lotus (including the original Team Lotus and the squad that ran under the same name from 2010)

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari celebrates by spraying champagne on the podium

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari celebrates by spraying champagne on the podium
9/15

Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

With second position, Vettel equalled Alain Prost's tally of 106 podiums.

Podium: third place Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari

Podium: third place Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari
10/15

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

As for Raikkonen, it was his 99th career podium and ninth in Hungary, the latter being a record.

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari celebrates on the podium

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari celebrates on the podium
11/15

Photo by: Sutton Images

The Finn is on a streak of five podium finishes for the first time since 2007, when he finished inside the top three in all races between Hungary and Brazil.

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14
12/15

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Ricciardo set the fastest lap of the race, a 1m20.012s, but it was still a second slower than what Schumacher managed in 2004 (1m19.071s).

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing RB14
13/15

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

It was the 60th fastest lap for Red Bull, allowing it to match Mercedes's tally.

Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team VF-18

Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team VF-18
14/15

Photo by: Andrew Hone / Motorsport Images

For only the second time this season, both Haas drivers finished inside the points

Race retiree Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing

Race retiree Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing
15/15

Photo by: Manuel Goria / Motorsport Images

For the first time since 2007, Red Bull has had to endure one retirement for four consecutive races.
shares
comments
Bell steps down as Renault tech chief for part-time role

Previous article

Bell steps down as Renault tech chief for part-time role

Next article

How teams chased 'dirty downforce' gains in Hungary

How teams chased 'dirty downforce' gains in Hungary
Load comments
The signs that point to F1's rude health Prime

The signs that point to F1's rude health

OPINION: Formula 1's calendar might still be facing disruption as the pandemic affects travel but, says Mark Gallagher, the business itself is fundamentally strong thanks to the epic rivalry taking place on track and the consistent arrival of new sponsors.

The unexpected benefit of F1's sprint race repeat Prime

The unexpected benefit of F1's sprint race repeat

OPINION: Formula 1's sprint race trial at Silverstone drew mixed feedback on Saturday, but there remained the true test of how it would impact Sunday's Grand Prix. While fans were busy marvelling at Fernando Alonso's progress, a key lesson was being learned that would directly contribute to the dramatic lap-one clash at Copse the following day

Formula 1
Jul 22, 2021
The off-track considerations that led to Hamilton/Verstappen F1 shunt Prime

The off-track considerations that led to Hamilton/Verstappen F1 shunt

OPINION: Formula 1’s 2021 title fight turned ugly last weekend when Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collided at the start of the British Grand Prix. Verstappen thankfully walked away unharmed, but this had been a clash long-since coming.

Formula 1
Jul 21, 2021
British Grand Prix Driver Ratings Prime

British Grand Prix Driver Ratings

The 2021 British Grand Prix will live long in the memory for the dramatic clash between Formula 1's two title protagonists, which opened the door for other drivers to capitalise. One did so in spectacular fashion, while others fluffed their lines

Formula 1
Jul 19, 2021
How Leclerc almost defied Hamilton after Silverstone clash Prime

How Leclerc almost defied Hamilton after Silverstone clash

A poor start for Valtteri Bottas and the lap one clash between Formula 1's 2021 title protagonists gave Charles Leclerc a surprise lead in the British Grand Prix that he almost held to the end. Here's how the Ferrari driver came close to a famous victory, ultimately denied by a recovering Lewis Hamilton three laps from home

Formula 1
Jul 19, 2021
The signs that suggest Mercedes can win at Silverstone Prime

The signs that suggest Mercedes can win at Silverstone

Red Bull and Max Verstappen scored an early blow against Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes at Silverstone, with sprint qualifying race victory. But that doesn’t mean Sunday’s grand prix is a foregone conclusion. Although Verstappen starts as the favourite, here’s why Mercedes still holds hope of winning

Formula 1
Jul 18, 2021
Uncovering Silverstone's engineering secrets for F1 success Prime

Uncovering Silverstone's engineering secrets for F1 success

Formula 1 returns to Silverstone this weekend, but despite its familiarity to all the teams it is no picnic. Here are five of the key points for engineers to consider prior to the British Grand Prix.

Formula 1
Jul 16, 2021
The 'special relationship' Ferrari will hope to exploit at Silverstone Prime

The 'special relationship' Ferrari will hope to exploit at Silverstone

Ferrari might have snubbed the very first world championship race on British soil but the Scuderia and the UK went on to enjoy some deep connections. As BEN EDWARDS explains, theirs is a shared history that is waiting for its next chapter to be written...

Formula 1
Jul 15, 2021