F.1 Silverstone stats:
70 – Last year Mercedes recorded here their 70th F.1 win.
13 – Ferrari is the most successful manufacturer at Silverstone, with 13 wins, the last one in 2011.
11 – Ferrari and Williams share the honour for most Silverstone poles: 11 each.
10 – The last of McLaren’s 12 wins at this track came in 2008, ten years ago (Hamilton).
10 –Last year Ferrari was back on the front row in Silverstone on a dry qualifying session after a wait of 10 years, with the same driver: Kimi Raikkonen.
8 – When Kimi Raikkonen finished the race here, he was always classified in the first 8 spots (13 times).
7 – Williams started from pole here in seven consecutive years from 1991 to 1997.
7 – Lewis Hamilton shares with Michael Schumacher the record for most podiums here: seven.
5 – Kimi Raikkonen was able to nail 5 consecutive podiums here from 2003 to 2007. He won the race in 2007.
5 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who scored five pole positions at Silverstone.
5 – Lewis Hamilton shares with Alain Prost the record for wins here: five.
5 – Mercedes won here in the last five years: only Ferrari recorded a longer string, with 6 straight wins here from 1951 to 1958. (the race was not held in 1955 and 1957)
5 – Mercedes recorded pole here in the last five years.
4 – Four podiums for Sebastian Vettel in Silverstone, winner in 2009.
4 – Lewis Hamilton is the only driver who won in four consecutive years at Silverstone: he can improve this string this year.
3 – Hamilton started from pole here in the last three years, a record sequence he shares with his compatriots Nigel Mansell (1990-1992) and Damon Hill (1994-1996).
0 – Nico Hulkenberg never retired from the British GP.