Stat Attack: Abu Dhabi (post-race)

Stat Attack: Abu Dhabi (post-race)

Michele Merlino investigates the records and compiles the stats following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Hamilton's margin

Lewis Hamilton obtained pole position in Abu Dhabi with an advantage of 0.667 seconds over Sebastian Vettel, making this the largest gap between the first and second driver on the starting grid since the 2005 Hungarian Grand Prix, when Michael Schumacher put 0.897 seconds between himself and Juan Pablo Montoya.

In the last ten years only eight times a gap greater than 0.667 seconds was recorded out of 174 qualifying sessions run.

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