Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix will be the 1,000th race of the Formula One world championship since the first at Silverstone in 1950. The following are some of the main numbers: IMAGE: Formula One celebrates its 1,000th world championship race this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images 0.5 – Points scored by women drivers in Formula One history. Only two women have started a race, both Italian — Maria Teresa de Filippis and Lella Lombardi. Lombardi finished sixth in Spain in 1975, with half points awarded after the race was cut short due to a fatal accident.1 – One posthumous champion, Austrian Jochen Rindt who died during practice for Lotus at Monza in 1970. His widow Nina collected the trophy.7 – The most championships won by a driver, with Germany’s Michael Schumacher taking his seventh in 2004 with Ferrari.10 – British champions, a record for any country. Brazil, Germany and Finland each have three. 19 Britons have won races.15/16 – Ferrari have won 15 drivers’ championships, more than any other team. They have also won 16 constructors’ titles, another record, and six were consecutive between 1999 and 2004.17/18 – Dutch driver Max Verstappen was 17… Read full this story
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