After each Grand Prix, the most notable stats, broken records, significant series are still going on or have gone down last weekend …
In the hybrid era Melbourne had no driver other than Lewis Hamilton.
In stage 5, Lewis Hamilton has always qualified for Australia’s top 3 places since 2010 (11th place with McLaren in qualification).
Charles LeClerk became the first Ferrari driver to take the pole in Melbourne after Kimi Raikkonen in 2007 – the year of the title.
On the other hand, Carlos Science unveiled: became the first Ferrari driver to qualify outside the top 5 in Melbourne since 2014.
Sergio Perez only entered Q3 in Melbourne for his second career.
4th, Lando Norris signed into the best qualifying round for McLaren because Kevin Magnusen finished 4th in 2014.
7th, Daniel Ricciardo has not started well in Melbourne since 2015 (6th).
Alpine has always had one of its cars in the Q3 this year.
Only five teams came to Q3, which is the minimum possible.
As for the AlphaTauri, it produces 3 consecutive Australian Grand Prix without Q3.
This is the first time Mick Schumacher has beaten Kevin Magnus in the qualifying round at Haas.
Sebastian Vettel, for the first time, did not see Q3 in Melbourne.
But the most notable statistic of these qualifications is that of Voltaire Potos: Finns series 103 Q3 ends. The series started in Melbourne in 2017 for the first Finnish Grand Prix with Mercedes.
Polar position, fast lap, victory and every lap led: Charles Lecklerk became the 26th Grand Slam signing driver in F1 history in Melbourne.
Ferrari’s previous Grand Slam was in 2010 (Fernando Alonso in Singapore).
This is Ferrari’s 42nd Grand Slam.
Leclerc was the first driver to set the high-speed fold at 3GB in a row after the Sebastian cut in 2019.
71 points out of a possible 75: Leklerk had the best start of the season since Rosberg in 2016.
Charles Leklerk has won 100% of his Grand Prix (4) from the polar position.
He is 34 points ahead of Ferrari driver George Russell – there has never been such a big gap between 1 and 2 at last year’s Championships. Not even since 2016 between Rosberg and Hamilton.
3rd, George Russell signed with Mercedes on his first platform and never got the best ranking in a championship (2nd).
Mercedes has always been on stage in Australia since 2014.
Mercedes has the highest number of points in the Constructors rankings in Australia (26 points against Ferrari).
Esteban Ocon has always finished in the top 7 places this year.
Alexander Alban opens score for Williams – first points for the Grove team in Melbourne since 2017.
Only the Aston Martin F1 did not get points in the Constructors’ Rankings.
Christmas Soup for Max Verstappen: The Dutchman has finished only once in three Grand Prix.
End of the Carlos Science Series Finally: The Spaniard had points in 17 races and even finished 31 Grand Prix in a row.
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