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Michael Schumacher

Gallery: Michael Schumacher's F1 records

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Gallery: Michael Schumacher's F1 records
Jul 23, 2017, 11:46 AM

Over an F1 career spanning 308 races, Michael Schumacher set numerous records, many of which stand till date.

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Most F1 titles: 7

Most F1 titles: 7
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It's a well known fact that Schumacher has scored most championships in F1. In 2002, he surpassed Juan Manuel Fangio's record that stood for nearly 50 years.

Most second places: 43

Most second places: 43
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Not only Michael Schumacher has scored most victories in F1, he has also finished in second place at more occasions than any other driver.

Hat tricks: 22

Hat tricks: 22
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Schumacher has also scored the highest number of hatricks in F1 - win, pole and fastest lap.

Most podiums in a row: 19

Most podiums in a row: 19
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From 2001 Indianapolis to 2002 Suzuka, Schumacher finished on the podium for 19 races in a row.

Longest finishes in top two: 15

Longest finishes in top two: 15
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From Brazil 2002 to Japan '02, the German always finished inside the top two - that's a record 15 races in a row.

World Championship at earliest point in the year: six races before season ends

World Championship at earliest point in the year: six races before season ends
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In 2002, Schumacher secured his fifth title at the French GP - six before the season ended.

Most podiums in a season: 17

Most podiums in a season: 17
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In 2002, Schumacher scored a podium in each of the 17 races of the season. No driver has scored more wins in a year despite the extension of the calendar in recent years.

Qualifying on the first row the most number of times: 116

Qualifying on the first row the most number of times: 116
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Schumacher has qualified on the first row 116 times, roughly 1/3rd the races he has participated in.

Most pole positions at the same track: 8

Most pole positions at the same track: 8
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Michael Schumacher has scored eight pole positions at Suzuka. He jointly holds the record of most pole positions at the same track along with Ayrton Senna, who started eight San Marino Grands Prix from pole position.

Most hat tricks in a season: 5

Most hat tricks in a season: 5
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During his last championship-winning season in 2004, Schumacher scored a hat trick five times i.e. win, pole and fastest lap.

Most fastest laps in a season: 10

Most fastest laps in a season: 10
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During 2004, Schumacher set the fastest lap in 10 out of 18 races, putting him on level with Kimi Raikkonen (2005, '08)

Most doubles: 40

Most doubles: 40
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Michael Schumacher won 40 races from pole position.

Most laps led: 5,111

Most laps led: 5,111
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Schumacher led 5,111 laps during his F1 career. This roughly translated to 24,144 km or just more than half the Earth's circumference.

Most wins in a season: 13

Most wins in a season: 13
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In 2004, Schumacher won 13 out of 18th races en route to his seventh title. This record was equalled by countryman Sebastian Vettel in 2013, although that season had one more race.

Most pole positions: 68

Most pole positions: 68
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Schumacher has started 68 races from pole position, a record that Lewis Hamilton can break this season.

Most seasons with at least one win: 15

Most seasons with at least one win: 15
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From 1992 to 2006, Schumacher won at least one race each year.

Most podiums: 155

Most podiums: 155
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Between his first season in 1992 to his last in 2012, Schumacher scored a grand total of 155 podiums.

Most wins for 1 team: 72

Most wins for 1 team: 72
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After moving to Ferrari in 1996, Schumacher won 72 races for the Scuderia. No other driver has won as many races for one team.

Most grand prix wins: 91

Most grand prix wins: 91
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Till date, Schumacher's record of 91 race wins is unchallenged.

Longest time between first and last victory: 14 years and 32 days

Longest time between first and last victory: 14 years and 32 days
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Between his first triumph at Spa in 1992 to his last in China 2006, there was a gap of 14 years and 32 days.

Most points finishes: 221

Most points finishes: 221
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Schumacher finished in the points during 221 races. This number would have been higher if points were awarded to top 10 finishes during his first stint in F1.

Most races for one team: 181

Most races for one team: 181
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Schumacher's loyalty for Ferrari is proven by the fact that he raced in scarlet red cars for 181 races.

Most victories at different races: 22

Most victories at different races: 22
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Schumacher has won at 22 different grands prix, a record.

Most fastest laps: 77

Most fastest laps: 77
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Schumacher has set 77 fastest laps in his career - another unbeaten record.

Most championships in a row: 5

Most championships in a row: 5
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Schumacher won five titles in a row between 2000 - 2004, a record that is unlikely to be matched, let alone surpassed.

Most victories in the same race: 8

Most victories in the same race: 8
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Schumacher was particularly successful around Magny Cours, winning the French GP a record eight times. No one has won as many races at any circuit.

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