Statistics: Hamilton rules in Suzuka

Motorsport.com presents statistics and interesting figures from the Japanese Grand Prix, which was won by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

Statistics: Hamilton rules in Suzuka
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The pole position in the Japanese Grand Prix was Lewis Hamilton's 71st in his career.
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The British driver, with a lap time of 1m27.319s, broke the previous record held by Michael Schumacher. The German's best was 1m28.954s, which was set in Q2 in 2006.
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It was Hamilton's first pole position in Suzuka. He has now got at least one pole on 26 different circuits. This is a record and just ahead of Alain Prost's record. He has got one pole position on all circuits that are in the calendar in 2017.
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This is the fourth time that Hamilton has won The Japanese Grand Prix after the 2007 edition in Fuji (photo) and the 2014 and 2015 editions in Suzuka. Sebastian Vettel (winner at Suzuka in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013) equals him but the undisputed master remains Schumacher with six wins (all in Suzuka, in 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004).
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On Sunday, the triple World Champion got his 61st victory in F1, his eighth of the season.
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The Mercedes W08 became the 21st car in the history of F1 to get at least 10 wins in Formula 1. The record belongs to the 2016 Mercedes W07 Hybrid with 19 victories.
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Max Verstappen, finishing second, got the 10th podium of his F1 career and equals Maurice Trintignant, Tony Brooks and Romain Grosjean.
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Daniel Ricciardo got the 27th podium since his debut, joining Bruce McLaren and Ralf Schumacher.
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With this ninth podium in 2017, the Australian exceeds his record in a season, which was eight (in 2014 and 2016).
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Ricciardo is now on the podium at 15 of the 20 circuits of the 2017 calendar. The missing ones are Bahrain, Shanghai, Monza, Interlagos and Yas Marina and the last two are yet to conduct races this season.
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This is the first time since 2013 that Red Bull has had both drivers on two consecutive podiums.
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Fourth in the race, Valtteri Bottas will have the satisfaction of the second best lap of his career after Sochi in 2014, with Williams.
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For the second time in their history, Haas got two cars in the points, with Kevin Magnussen eighth and Romain Grosjean ninth. They had only done so previously in 2017 in Monaco.
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McLaren-Honda has not had a single point in Japan since the engine manufacturer returned F1. Alonso was 11th and Stoffel Vandoorne 14th.
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Victim of a DRS problem, Nico Hulkenberg was unable to keep up his series of five continuous points record in Suzuka.
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Ericsson always qualified ahead of his teammate at Suzuka, and this time too. In the past, he has always finished in front of his teammate but not this time.
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Carlos Sainz was the first driver not to be classified in the Japanese Grand Prix since 2014. No driver remained unclassified in 2016 and in 2015, the withdrawal of Felipe Nasr saw him being classified.
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The Spaniard, who drove his last race with Toro Rosso, has had 56 starts, two fewer than the driver who drove the most for them, namely Jean-Eric Vergne (58 starts).
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