Stat Attack: China (post-race)

Stat Attack: China (post-race)

It was Red Bull's turn to make the headlines and pass the landmarks in China. Michele Merlino has the inside line on all the stats

Firsts for Red Bull

In it's 74th race, Red Bull Racing became the 34th Formula 1 team to qualify on pole position. With Sebastian Vettel starting first and Mark Webber third, the team also recorded its best combined results, with an average starting position of 2.0 – the previous best being 5.0, achieved by Christian Klien and David Coulthard in the 2005 Japanese Grand Prix.

Vettel claimed his second pole position, following his first at Monza last year – where Webber also qualified third. Webber has qualified second four times and third eight times, but has never been on pole. He is ranked seventh on the list of race starts without a pole position with 124. Johnny Herbert tops that table with 160.

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