Driver Career Comparisons

 

 

                     

Räikkönen (2001)

 

Massa (2002)

SAUBER TALENTS

Year Kimi Räikkönen vs Felipe Massa
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
2001 Sauber 17 17     -      
2002 McLaren 17 34     Sauber 16 16  
2003 McLaren 16 50 1   - 0 16  
2004 McLaren 18 68 1   Sauber 18 34  
2005 McLaren 19 87 7   Sauber 19 53  
2006 McLaren 18 105     Ferrari 18 71 2
2007 Ferrari 17 122 6   Ferrari 17 88 3
2008 Ferrari 18 140 2   Ferrari 18 106 6
2009 Ferrari 17 157 1   Ferrari 9 115  
2010 -         Ferrari 19 134  
2011 -         Ferrari 1 135  
Career Total 157   18     135   11
Notes:
2002: FM replaced by Heinz-Harald Frentzen after demise Arrows for one race
2003: FM full-time Ferrari testdriver
2009: FM injured during qualification GP Hungary
2010: KR quits F1 and joins World Rally Championship

 

                     

Hamilton loses championship in China (2007)

 

Vettel's first F1 race for BMW (2007)

NExT GENERATION

Year Lewis Hamilton vs Sebastian Vettel
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
2007 McLaren 17 17 4   BMW 1 1  
            Scuderia Toro Rosso 7 8  
2008 McLaren 18 35 5   Scuderia Toro Rosso 18 26 1
2009 McLaren 17 52 2   Red Bull Racing 17 43 4
2010 McLaren 19 71 3   Red Bull Racing 19 62 5
2011 McLaren 1 72     Red Bull Racing 1 63 1
Career Total 72   13     63   11
Notes:
2007: SV stands in for Robert Kubica after injury crash at GP Canada
2007: SV replaces Scott Speed

 

 

                     

Kubica's huge crash in Canada (2007)

 

Kovalainen writes off Renault during testing (2007)

ONE HIT WONDERS?

Year Robert Kubica vs Heikki Kovalainen
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
2006 BMW 6 6            
2007 BMW 16 22     Renault 17 17  
2008 BMW 18 40 1   McLaren 18 35 1
2009 BMW 17 57     McLaren 17 52  
2010 Renault 19 76     Lotus Racing 19 71  
2011 Renault   76     Team Lotus 1 72  
Career Total 76   1     72   1
Notes:
2006: RK replaces Jacques Villeneuve
2007: RK missed GP USA after injury crash at GP Canada
2010: RK injured during off-season Rally competition

 

 

                     

Alonso (2001)

 

Webber (2002)

THE MINARDI CONNECTION I

Year Fernando Alonso vs Mark Webber
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
2001 Minardi 17 17     -      
2002 - 0 17     Minardi 16 16  
2003 Renault 16 33 1   Jaguar 16 32  
2004 Renault 18 51     Jaguar 18 50  
2005 Renault 19 70 7   Williams 19 69  
2006 Renault 18 88 7   Williams 18 87  
2007 McLaren 17 105 4   Red Bull Racing 17 104  
2008 Renault 18 123 2   Red Bull Racing 18 122  
2009 Renault 17 140     Red Bull Racing 17 139 2
2010 Ferrari 19 159 5   Red Bull Racing 19 158 4
2011 Ferrari 1 160     Red Bull Racing 1 159  
Career Total 160   26     159   6
Notes:
2002: FA is full-time testdriver for Renault

 

                       

Button's crash at Monaco  (2003)

 

 

 

Year Jenson Button vs  
  Team Races Total Vict.          
1999                  
2000 Williams 17 17            
2001 Benetton 17 34            
2002 Renault 17 51            
2003 BAR 15 66            
2004 BAR 18 84            
2005 BAR 17 101            
2006 Honda 18 119 1          
2007 Honda 17 136            
2008 Honda 18 154            
2009 Brawn GP 17 171 6          
2010 McLaren 19 190 2          
2011 McLaren 1 191            
Career Total 191   9          
Notes:
2002: JB misses Monaco GP as result of crash in practice
2005: JB banned for two races as result of hidden fuel cells

 

 

Mika Häkkinen driving for Lotus in 1991

CHAMPIONS OF THE PAST

Year Michael Schumacher vs Mika Häkkinen
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
1991 Jordan 1 1     -      
  Benetton 5 6     Lotus 15 15  
1992 Benetton 16 22 1   Lotus 15 30  
1993 Benetton 16 38 1   McLaren 3 33  
1994 Benetton 14 52 8   McLaren 15 48  
1995 Benetton 17 69 9   McLaren 15 63  
1996 Ferrari 16 85 3   McLaren 16 79  
1997 Ferrari 17 102 5   McLaren 17 96 1
1998 Ferrari 16 118 6   McLaren 16 112 8
1999 Ferrari 10 128 2   McLaren 16 128 5
2000 Ferrari 17 145 9   McLaren 17 145 4
2001 Ferrari 17 162 9   McLaren 17 162 2
2002 Ferrari 17 179 11   -      
2003 Ferrari 16 195 6   -      
2004 Ferrari 18 213 13   -      
2005 Ferrari 19 232 1   -      
2006 Ferrari 18 250 7   -      
2007 -         -      
2008 -         -      
2009 -         -      
2010 Mercedes GP 19 269     -      
2011 Mercedes GP 1 270     -      
Career Total 270   91     162   20
Notes:
1991: MS replaces Bertrand Gachot
1992: MH fails to qualify for 1 GP
1993: MH fails to qualify for 1 GP
1994: MH replaces Michael Andretti
1995: MS is banned for 2 races; MH suffers head injury after crash in Adelaide
1999: MS breaks leg at Silverstone and misses 6 GPs
2009: Neck injury stops MS comeback
2010: MS makes F1 comeback

 

Barichello's accident at Imola'94

CLUB 200 300

Year Rubens Barrichello vs. David Coulthard
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
1993 Jordan 16 16     -      
1994 Jordan 15 31     Williams 8 8  
1995 Jordan 17 48     Williams 17 25 1
1996 Jordan 16 64     McLaren 16 41  
1997 Stewart 17 81     McLaren 17 58 2
1998 Stewart 16 97     McLaren 16 74 1
1999 Stewart 16 113     McLaren 16 90 2
2000 Ferrari 17 130 1   McLaren 17 107 3
2001 Ferrari 17 147     McLaren 17 124 2
2002 Ferrari 17 164 4   McLaren 17 141 1
2003 Ferrari 16 180 2   McLaren 16 157 1
2004 Ferrari 18 198 2   McLaren 18 175  
2005 Ferrari 19 217     Red Bull Racing 19 194  
2006 Honda 18 235     Red Bull Racing 18 212  
2007 Honda 17 252     Red Bull Racing 17 229  
2008 Honda 18 270     Red Bull Racing 18 247  
2009 Brawn GP 17 287 2   -      
2010 Williams 19 306     -      
2011 Williams 1 307     -      
Career Total 307   11     247   13
Notes:
1994: RB misses 1 GP due to an injury; DC replaces Ayrton Senna in a shared drive with Nigel Mansell

 

THE MINARDI CONNECTION II

Year Giancarlo Fisichella vs. Jarno Trulli
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
1996 Minardi 8 8            
1997 Jordan 17 25     Minardi 7 7  
            Prost 7 14  
1998 Benetton 16 41     Prost 16 30  
1999 Benetton 16 57     Prost 16 46  
2000 Benetton 17 74     Jordan 17 63  
2001 Benetton 17 91     Jordan 17 80  
2002 Jordan 16 107     Renault 17 97  
2003 Jordan 16 123 1   Renault 16 113  
2004 Sauber 18 141     Renault 15 128 1
            Toyota 2 130  
2005 Renault 19 160 1   Toyota 19 149  
2006 Renault 18 178 1   Toyota 18 167  
2007 Renault 17 195     Toyota 17 184  
2008 Force India 18 213     Toyota 18 202  
2009 Force India 12 225     Toyota 17 219  
  Ferrari 5 230            
2010 -         Lotus Racing 19 238  
2011 -         Team Lotus 1 239  
Career Total 230   3     239   1
Notes:
1996: JT shares drive with Tarso Marques and Giovanni Lavaggi
1997: JT switches to Prost to stand in for injured Olivier Panis
2002: GF injured during GP France qualification
2004: Renault fired JT; JT replaces Ricardo Zonta and then Olivier Panis
2009: GF switched to Ferrari to replace Luca Badoer
2010: GF quits F1

 

                     

Badoer (1993)

 

de la Rosa  (1999)

RETURN OF THE ETERNAL TESTDRIVER

Year Luca Badoer vs Pedro de la Rosa
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
1993 BMS Scuderia Italia 12 12            
1994 -                
1995 Minardi 17 29            
1996 Forti 6 35            
1997 -                
1998 -                
1999 Minardi 15 50     Arrows 16 16  
2000 -         Arrows 17 33  
2001 -         Jaguar 13 46  
2002 -         Jaguar 17 63  
2003 -         -      
2004 -         -      
2005 -         McLaren 1 64  
2006 -         McLaren 8 74  
2007 -         -      
2008 -         -      
2009 Ferrari 2 52     -      
2010 -         Sauber 14 88  
Career Total 52   0     88   0
Notes:
1994: LB Minardi Testdriver
1996: LB: Forti bankrupt
1998-present: LB Testdriver Ferrari
1999: LB replaced by Stépane Sarrazin for one race
2001: PdlR replaces Luciano Burti
2003-2009 :PdlR Testdriver McLaren
2005: PdlR replaces injured Juan Pablo Montoya
2006: PdlR replaces Juan Pablo Montoya
2009: LB replaces injured Felipe Massa; is replaced by Giancarlo Fisichella
2010: PdlR is replaced by Nick Heidfeld; PdlR testdriver Pirelli

 

 

                     

Albers

 

Doornbos

DOUBLE DUTCH

Year Christijan Albers vs Robert Doornbos
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
2005 Minardi 19 19     Minardi 8 8  
2006 MF1 18 37     Red Bull Racing 3 11  
2007 Spyker 9 46     -      
Career Total 46   0     11   0
Notes:
2005: RD replaces Patrick Friesacher
2006: RD replaces Christian Klien
2007: RD switches to ChampCars but remains Red Bull Racing testdriver; CA fired after sponsor failed to pay

 

INDY 500 WINNERS RETURN TO THEIR ROOTS...

Year Jacques Villeneuve

vs

Juan Pablo Montoya
  Team Races Total Vict.   Team Races Total Vict.
1996 Williams 16 16 4   -      
1997 Williams 17 33 7   -      
1998 Williams 16 49     -      
1999 BAR 16 65     -      
2000 BAR 17 82     -      
2001 BAR 17 99     Williams 17 17 1
2002 BAR 17 116     Williams 17 34  
2003 Honda 15 131     Williams 16 50 2
2004 Renault 3 134     Williams 18 68 1
2005 Sauber 19 153     McLaren 17 85 3
2006 BMW 12 165     McLaren 10 95  
Career Total 165   11     95   7
Notes:
1995: JV wins Indy 500
2000: JPM wins Indy 500
2003: JV is replaced by Takuma Sato in the final race of the season
2004: JV replaces Jarno Trulli for the last two races
2005: JPM injures shoulder in a non-racing accident
2006: JPM is fired after announcing he is going to race in NASCAR; JV is replaced by Robert Kubica

 

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