Stat attack: Brazil (post-race)

Stat attack: Brazil (post-race)

Michele Merlino investigates the records and compiles the stats following the Brazilian Grand Prix

World championship facts and figures

• Jenson Button became the 31st Formula 1 world champion in the Brazilian Grand Prix and also helped his Brawn GP team to the constructors' crown. Here are some facts about their triumphs:

• Button won the title in his 10th full season, only one driver in the past needed more seasons to reach it: Nigel Mansell in 1992, in his 12th season. Mansell is also the driver who needed the highest number of race starts to achieve the crown: 176 compared to Button's 169.

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