Stat attack: Malaysia (post-race)

Stat attack: Malaysia (post-race)

Michele Merlino investigates the records and compiles some fascinating statistics following the Malaysian Grand Prix, such as the fact that Sebastian Vettel's victory means that Red Bull has now achieved as many wins as BRM in the all-time list

Qualifying notes

• Sebastian Vettel took his third consecutive pole and his seventh straight front row start (25th in his career) in Malaysia. The last one to record a similar streak was Michael Schumacher –from the 2002 French Grand Prix to the 2003 Australian Grand Prix (eight races). Vettel claimed his 17th career pole, equalling Jackie Stewart at 15th in the all-time list

• Vettel may have managed seven front row starts in the last seven races, but his team-mate Mark Webber has managed only two, the last one in Korea last year. In each of the last seven races the Australian has been beaten by Vettel in qualifying;

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