Some interesting statistical selections of the Bahrain Grand Prix …
Charles Leclerc won the qualification in Bahrain, winning the 10th pole in his career and the second on the track in Bahrain. The most successful season for Monegasque was the 2019 season, in which he had seven poles, I wonder how many will be in 2022.
For Ferrari, this is the 231st pole in history, the 230th also brought the team Leclerc, winning qualifying in Baku last year. Scuderia now has six poles in Bahrain.
Max Ferstappen qualified second and started from the front row for the 30th time in his career.
Carlos Sains’ third place is his best result in qualifying since last year’s stage in Sochi. For the first time in a decade, both Ferrari drivers will start in the top three.
Sergio Perez’s fourth place in qualifying last season was the most popular.
Lewis Hamilton’s fifth place is his worst qualifying result in Bahrain since 2009.
Valtteri Bottas’ sixth place is Alfa Romeo’s best result after Kimi Raikkonen’s similar position in Belgium’19.
Kevin Magnussen’s seventh place is the best result of the Danish rider after Monaco’19 and the first qualifying final for Haas F1 from Brazil’19.
Mick Schumacher qualified 12th, achieving the best result in his career.
Charles Leclerc’s victory in Bahrain was his third in his career, he climbed the podium for the 14th time and passed the fifth best lap of the race, earning the first hat-trick in his career. Charles became the first Monegasque in the history of Formula 1, leading in the individual standings.
Carlos Sains finished second, repeating his best result in his career – his third second place after Italy’20 and Monaco’21.
In Bahrain, Ferrari won its first winning double since Singapore in ’19 – and the 85th in history. Scuderia is the absolute leader in this indicator.
Finishing third, Lewis Hamilton climbed the podium for the 183rd time – and the eleventh time in Bahrain. This is the 250th Grand Prix in which Hamilton earned points. Lewis became the first driver in Formula One history to climb the podium at least once in 16 consecutive seasons.
Kevin Magnussen confirmed the progress of Haas F1, finishing fifth – and for the third time repeated his best result in the American team.
In the top six on four cars were Ferrari power plants – for the engines from Maranello, this was the 240th victory in history.
Finishing tenth, Guanyu Zhou became the 66th driver in Formula One history to earn points in his debut Grand Prix.
Mick Schumacher’s eleventh place is the best result of his career.
For the first time since Austria ’20, both Red Bull cars did not cross the finish line.