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This is a list of records in the FIA World Championships, since 1950. Bold entries indicate the record-holder is still competing in Formula One.

This page is accurate up to and including the 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix (November 2, 2008).

Table of contents
Driver records
Races entered and started: TotalTemplate:· Youngest to enter | start a raceTemplate:· Oldest to enter | start a race
Wins: TotalTemplate:· PercentageTemplate:· In one seasonTemplate:· Highest percentage in one seasonTemplate:· ConsecutiveTemplate:· Consecutive from first race of seasonTemplate:· In first seasonTemplate:· YoungestTemplate:· OldestTemplate:· Fewest races before firstTemplate:· Most races before firstTemplate:· Most races withoutTemplate:· Most Points without a WinTemplate:· From furthest back on the start grid
Pole positions: TotalTemplate:· ConsecutiveTemplate:· In one seasonTemplate:· Highest percentage in one seasonTemplate:· YoungestTemplate:· Oldest
Front row starts: TotalTemplate:· Youngest
Fastest Laps: TotalTemplate:· ConsecutiveTemplate:· In one seasonTemplate:· Youngest
Podium Finishes: TotalTemplate:· PercentageTemplate:· In one seasonTemplate:· ConsecutiveTemplate:· Consecutive from first race of seasonTemplate:· Youngest
Points: CareerTemplate:· Total races finished in the pointsTemplate:· Highest Average Points per Race EnteredTemplate:· Most in one seasonTemplate:· Youngest
Race leaders: Entire race, totalTemplate:· For at least one lap, totalTemplate:· YoungestTemplate:· Most lapsTemplate:· Longest distance
Multiple driver records: DoubleTemplate:· Hat Trick (Perfect Race)Template:· Grand Chelem
Drivers' Championships: TotalTemplate:· Fewest seasons before first titleTemplate:· Youngest
Other Driver Records
Constructor records
Races entered and started: Total Races Started
Wins: TotalMost in a SeasonHighest Percentage in a SeasonMost Consecutive
Podiums: TotalConsecutive      Pole Positions: TotalMost in one season
Fastest Laps: Total      Points: TotalMost in one season
Constructors' Championships: Total
Other
Tires recordsRace records
NotesReferencesSee also


Driver records

Constructor records

Races entered and started

Total Races Started

Constructor Entries Seasons
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 776 1950-2008
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 649 1966-2008
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 517 1978-2008
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 491 1958-1994
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 430 1970-1998
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 394 1962-1987, 1989-1992
7 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Minardi 340 1985-2005
8 22px-Flag of France.png Ligier 326 1976-1996
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Arrows 291 1978-1990, 1997-2002 The Arrows team competed under the Footwork name from 1991 to 1996
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton 260 1986-2001

Wins

Total Wins

Constructor Seasons Wins
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1950-2008 209
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1966-2008 162
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1978-2008 113
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 1958-1994 79
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 1962-1987, 1989-1992 35
22px-Flag of France.png Renault 1977-1985, 2002-2008 35
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton Benetton held a British licence from 1986 to 1995, and an Italian one from 1996 to 2001 1986-2001 27
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 1970-1998 23
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png BRM 1951, 1956-1977 17
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cooper 1951, 1952-1969 16

Most Wins in a Season

Constructor Season Races Wins Percentage
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1988 16 15 94%
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2002 17 15 88%
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2004 18 15 83%
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1996 16 12 75%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1984 16 12 75%
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Benetton 1995 17 11 65%
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1993 16 10 63%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1992 16 10 63%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1989 16 10 63%
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2000 17 10 59%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 2005 19 10 53%

Highest Percentage of Wins in a Season

Constructor Season Races Wins Percentage
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1988 16 15 93.8%
2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2002 17 15 88.2%
3 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1952 8 7 87.5%
4 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alfa Romeo 1950 7 6 85.7%
5 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2004 18 15 83.3%
6 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1953 9 7 77.7%
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1984 16 12 75.0%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1996 16 12 75.0%
9 22px-Flag of Germany.svg.png Mercedes-Benz 1955 7 5 71.4%
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 1971 11 7 63.6%

Most Consecutive Wins

Constructor Season(s) Wins Consecutive Races Won
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1988 11 Brazilian, San Marino, Monaco, Mexican, Canadian, Detroit, French, British, German, Hungarian, Belgian
2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2002 10 Canadian, European, British, French, German, Hungarian, Belgian, Italian, United States, Japanese
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1984-1985 8 British, German, Austrian, Dutch, Italian, European, Portuguese / '85 Brazilian
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2003-2004 8 Italian, United States, Japanese / '04 Australian, '04 Malaysian, '04 Bahrain, '04 San Marino, '04 Spanish
5 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1952-1953 7 Belgian, French, British, German, Dutch, Italian / '53 Argentine
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1993 7 Canadian, French, British, German, Hungarian, Belgian, Italian
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2004 7 European, Canadian, United States, French, British, German, Hungarian
8 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1953 6 Dutch, Belgian, French, British, German, Swiss
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1987 6 French, British, German, Hungarian, Austrian, Italian
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1995-1996 6 Australian / '96 Australian, '96 Brazilian, '96 Argentine, '96 European, '96 San Marino
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2000-2001 6 Italian, United States, Japanese, Malaysian / '01 Australian, '01 Malaysian
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 2005 6 Hungarian, Turkish, Italian, Belgian, Brazilian, Japanese

Podiums

Total Number of Podiums

Constructor Podium
finishes
Podium
races*
Seasons
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 622 454 1950-2008
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 431 347 1966-2008
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 296 228 1978-2008
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 172 157 1958-1994
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 124 106 1962-1987, 1989-1992
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton 102 94 1986-2001
7 22px-Flag of France.png Renault 94 82 1977-1985, 2002-2008
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 77 66 1970-1998
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png BRM 61 53 1951, 1956-1977
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cooper 58 41 1951, 1952-1969

* Races in which the constructor scored one or more podium finishes

Consecutive Podiums

Constructor Podiums Season(s) Races
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 53 1999-2002 1999 Malaysian Grand Prix-2002 Japanese Grand Prix
2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 22 2003-2005 2003 Italian Grand Prix-2005 Australian Grand Prix
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 19 2007-2008 2007 Australian Grand Prix-2008 Malaysian Grand Prix
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 17 1993-1994 1993 South African Grand Prix-1994 Brazilian Grand Prix
22px-Flag of France.png Renault 2005-2006 2005 Turkish Grand Prix-2006 French Grand Prix
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 13 1990 1990 United States Grand Prix-1990 Portuguese Grand Prix
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 12 1963-1964 1963 Belgian Grand Prix-1964 Belgian Grand Prix
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 11 1987 1987 Monaco Grand Prix-1987 Mexican Grand Prix
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1988 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix-1988 Belgian Grand Prix
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1991-1992 1991 Italian Grand Prix-1992 Monaco Grand Prix
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 2005-2006 2005 French Grand Prix-2006 Bahrain Grand Prix
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2007 2007 United States Grand Prix-2007 Brazilian Grand Prix

Pole Positions

Total Pole Positions

Constructor Seasons Poles
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1950-2008 203
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1966-2008 141
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1978-2008 125
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 1958-1994 107
5 22px-Flag of France.png Renault 1977-1985, 2002-2008 50
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 1962-1987, 1989-1992 39
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton 1986-2001 15
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 1970-1998 14
9 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Alfa Romeo 1950-1951, 1963, 1965, 1977-1985 12
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cooper 1951, 1952-1969 11
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png BRM 1951, 1956-1977 11

Most Pole Positions in a Season

Constructor Season Races Poles Percentage
1 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1988 16 15 94%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1989 16 15 94%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1992 16 15 94%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1993 16 15 94%
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 1978 16 12 75%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1987 16 12 75%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1990 16 12 75%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1996 16 12 75%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1998 16 12 75%
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1995 17 12 71%
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 2004 18 12 67%

Fastest Laps

Total Fastest Laps

Constructor Seasons Fastest laps
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 1950-2008 218
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 1966-2008 137
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 1978-2008 129
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 1958-1994 71
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 1962-1987, 1989-1992 41
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton 1986-2001 36
7 22px-Flag of France.png Renault 1977-1985, 2002-2008 27
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 1970-1998 20
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png BRM 1951, 1956-1977 15
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Maserati 1950-1960 15

Points

Throughout the history of the World Championship, the points-scoring positions and the number of points awarded to each position have varied - see the List of Formula One World Championship pointscoring systems for details.

Total Points

Constructor WCC Points WDC Points
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 4023.5 4925.27
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 3310.5 3613.5
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 2565.5 2571.5
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 1368 1514
5 22px-Flag of France.png Renault 1056 1056
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 864 983
7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton 851.5 861.5
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 621 711
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png BRM 433 537.5
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cooper 342 494.5

Most Championship points per season

Constructor Points Season WCC Races Average
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 262 2004 1st 18 14.56
2 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 221 2002 1st 17 13.00
3 22px-Flag of France.png Renault 206 2006 1st 18 11.44
4 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 204 2007 1st 17 12.00
5 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 201 2006 2nd 18 11.17
6 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 199 1988 1st 16 12.44
7 22px-Flag of France.png Renault 191 2005 1st 19 10.05
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 182 2005 2nd 19 9.58
9 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 179 2001 1st 17 10.53
10 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 175 1996 1st 16 10.94

Constructors' Championships

Total Championships

Constructor WCC Seasons
1 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Ferrari 16 1961, 1964, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Williams 9 1980, 1981, 1986, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png McLaren 8 1974, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1998
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Lotus 7 1963, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1978
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brabham 2 1966, 1967
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cooper 2 1959, 1960
22px-Flag of France.png Renault 2 2005, 2006
8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Vanwall 1 1958
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png BRM 1 1962
22px-Flag of France.png Matra 1 1969
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png Tyrrell 1 1971
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png/3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Benetton 1 1995

Tires records

See: Formula One tires

Race records

Description Record Details
Most retirements (number) 25 Template:FlagiconIndiana1951 Indianapolis 500 (out of 33 starters - 75.8 %)
Fewest retirements 0 22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png1961 Dutch Grand Prix (15 starters)
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif 2005 Italian Grand Prix (20 starters)
22px-Flag of the United States.png 2005 United States Grand Prix (6 starters)
Fewest finishers (actual) 3 22px-Flag of Monaco.png1996 Monaco Grand Prix (21 starters. 7 cars were classified, only 3 actually crossed the finish line)
Fewest finishers (classified) 4 22px-Flag of Monaco.png1966 Monaco Grand Prix (16 starters)
Most pitstops 75 Template:FlagiconEU2007 European Grand Prix
Smallest winning margin 0.01 sec 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif1971 Italian Grand Prix
also closest 1st-3rd (0.09 sec); 1st-4th (0.18 sec); 1st-5th (0.61 sec)
Largest winning margin 2 laps 22px-Flag of Spain.png1969 Spanish Grand Prix
22px-Flag of Australia.png1995 Australian Grand Prix
Fastest average race speed 247.585 km/h 3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif2003 Italian Grand Prix
Most races in a season 19 2005
Fewest races in a season 7 1950, 1955
Shortest race 14 laps,
24m 34.899s
22px-Flag of Australia.png1991 Australian Grand Prix


References

See also