Ten United States Grand Prix facts


The US Grand Prix in 10 facts

1. Lewis Hamilton matched Michael Schumacher’s record of five United States Grand Prix victories.

2. He also matched his hero Ayrton Senna’s 29 wins from pole positions

3. The Briton is the third driver to win 50 GPs and is now one behind Alain Prost.

4. That was Mercedes‘ fifth 1-2 of the season. By this time last year they had nine…

5. That was the first starting grid without any penalties since the Spanish GP in May.

6. Kimi Räikkönen broke a run of 11 points-scoring finishes, retiring for the first time since Monaco.

7. Romain Grosjean started his 100th Grand Prix.

8. Red Bull claimed the DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award, servicing Max Verstappen quickest of all…

9. With one podium in 10 races, Sebastian Vettel is enduring his worst run since when he was at Torro Rosso.

10. The United States Grand Prix is the oldest on the current calendar, hosting its first in 1908. It will lose that crown if the French GP ever makes its return.

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