Stats: Webber equals Patrese, Merc reprises 1955

Stats: Webber equals Patrese, Merc reprises 1955

Mark Webber drew level with Riccardo Patrese in the F1 podium stats at Silverstone, while Mercedes revived the spirit of its 1955 British GP achievements. Michele Merlino delves into the stats


• This was the third career win for Nico Rosberg, his first without starting from pole. It's also Mercedes' 12th win across the two incarnations of its works team, the first at Silverstone and the first in the British Grand Prix since 1955, when Stirling Moss, Juan Manuel Fangio and Karl Kling monopolised the Aintree podium, lapping the entire field.

• Mark Webber recorded his fifth straight podium at Silverstone. It's the 37th of his career, equal with Riccardo Patrese at 19th in the all-time list. Only one other driver has scored podiums at Silverstone in five consecutive years: Kimi Raikkonen, from 2003-07.

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