Stat attack: China

Stat attack: China

Michele Merlino interrogates the record books and compiles the vital statistics ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix in Sepang - the third round of the 2011 Formula 1 world championship

Sebastian Vettel is facing a very important weekend as he can put a seal - statistically speaking - to his second world title already in the third race.

Such a bold statement comes from Formula 1 history: all the drivers who have scored at least three wins at the beginning of the season won the championship, and it happened eight times.

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