22 telling stats on each driver to race within the 2022 F1 season · RaceFans

In 2021, there have been 21 drivers who competed in at the least one race. In 2022, that symmetry continued with Nico Hulkenberg and Nyck de Vries attending to race for Sebastian Vettel and Alexander Albon, respectively.

In order 2022 involves an in depth, it’s time to look again all 22 drivers and supply a telling stat for every that encapsulates their season through the 73rd working of the System 1 world championship.

Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, Red Bull, Yas Marina, 2022
Most wins in a season (15), most factors ever scored in a single season (454) and first driver in 40 years to match John Watson’s report of a number of victories in a season from tenth or decrease on the grid

Sergio Perez

In addition to his first pole and taking a number of wins in a season for the primary time in his profession, Perez managed to attain 40% of Pink Bull’s complete factors in 2022 – a rise over 2021, the place his share was solely 32.45%

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Charles Leclerc

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Singapore, 2022
Leclerc’s 9 pole positions all through the 2022 season have been probably the most any Ferrari driver has taken since Michael Schumacher secured pole 11 instances in 2001. Solely Niki Lauda in 1974 took as many poles for Ferrari however didn’t win the title

Carlos Sainz Jnr

Carlos Sainz Jr, Ferrari, Interlagos, 2022
Third place grew to become Sainz’s place in 2022. He began third greater than anybody else (seven instances), completed third 5 instances and spent extra laps in third than every other driver (328). He additionally grew to become the second Spanish driver ever to win and take pole in F1

George Russell

In his first season at Mercedes, Russell achieved what solely Alonso has ever accomplished earlier than – completed forward of Hamilton at extra races (11) than Hamilton beat him (9) – together with his Brazil win

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Yas Marina, 2022
In addition to going winless for the very first season in his profession, Hamilton additionally went with no pole place for the primary time, solely ranging from the entrance row as soon as in Brazil

Esteban Ocon

Esteban Ocon, Alpine, Spa-Francorchamps, 2022
Ocon equalled his greatest ever championship place in eighth and set his highest factors tally. However regardless of ending forward of Alonso, he was out-qualified by him 12-9 and spent 177 extra laps behind him over the 12 months

Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso, Alpine, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2022
Alonso retired from extra races because of automobile failure than every other driver in 2022. He retired 5 instances from his automobile breaking down and was eradicated from Imola because of harm after being hit by Mick Schumacher

Lando Norris

Lando Norris, McLaren, Imola, 2022
Norris took ‘better of the remainder’ honours as highest-placed midfield driver eight instances in qualifying and eight instances in grands prix and took the one midfield podium of the 12 months in Imola

Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren, Circuit Zandvoort, 2022
Solely managed a mean ending place of 11.6 – the most important deficit to his crew mate of any driver on the grid (Norris: 7.8)

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Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo, Spa-Francorchamps, 2022
Bottas misplaced extra locations on the opening lap than every other driver in 2022, dropping a complete of 35 mixed locations over the primary laps of the 22 rounds

Zhou Guanyu

With solely six factors, Zhou accounted for under 10.9% of Alfa Romeo’s complete factors tally – the bottom contribution of any driver relative to their crew mate

Sebastian Vettel

The ultimate season for Vettel was his first as a full-time driver wherein he failed to face on the rostrum. After lacking the primary two rounds with Covid, Vettel missed out on becoming a member of the unique membership of drivers who began 300 grands prix by only one race

Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll, Aston Martin, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 2022
Nobody was higher than sniping the ultimate level this season than Stroll. Of his eight finishes within the factors, six of them got here from Stroll ending in tenth

Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen, Haas, Interlagos, 2022
Magnussen took his first profession pole within the Brazil dash race and the primary for Haas. He grew to become the 106th driver to take a seat on pole in F1 and, on the age of 30, the oldest first-time pole winner since Mark Webber in 2009 (32)

Mick Schumacher

Schumacher’s two factors finishes in 2022 have been the fewest prime ten appearances of any driver on the grid, bar Nicholas Latifi, and just one greater than Nyck de Vries, who made a single begin

Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly, AlphaTauri, Suzuka, 2022
Gasly’s ten superlicence penalty factors gained between the Spanish and Mexican GPs have been probably the most any driver has accrued throughout the identical timespan for the reason that system was launched in 2014, placing him liable to a race ban

Yuki Tsunoda

Yuki Tsunoda, AlphaTauri, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, 2022
No driver was investigated by the stewards as often as Tsunoda in 2022. He was investigated for a complete of 16 incidents – 13 driving associated and three for exceeding energy unit element limits

Alexander Albon

Alexander Albon, Williams, Albert Park, 2022
On his approach to scoring a shock level in Melbourne, Albon’s 57 laps on the identical set of tyres was the best race distance ever lined on a set of dry Pirelli tyres (300.846km)

Nicholas Latifi

Nicholas Latifi, Williams, Spa-Francorchamps, 2022
Latifi spent 966 laps in positions 16-20 this season – greater than double that of every other driver. He solely spent 16.36% of his 1,155 racing laps inside the highest 15 positions throughout 22 rounds

Nico Hulkenberg

Nico Hulkenberg, Aston Martin, Jeddah Corniche Circuit, 2022
Whereas he didn’t rating factors in his two races, Hulkenberg did prolong his personal report for many races with no podium to 181

Nyck de Vries

Nyck de Vries, Williams, Monza, 2022
In addition to scoring factors on his sudden debut with Williams at Monza, De Vries drove two completely different vehicles in the identical weekend – the primary since Harald Ertl in Monza 1978

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