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Take a look at the 2018 stats of Champions George Russell and Carlin below.

GEORGE RUSSELL

Age:  20 years old

Nationality:  British

His winning season in numbers…

Wins: 7

Podiums: 11

Pole positions: 5/12

Fastest laps: 5

Bonus points for fastest laps: 6

Front row starts: 7/12

Laps raced: 587

Laps led: 118

Races led: 9

Kilometres raced: 3156

Kilometres led: 645

Points scored: 287

Highest number of points scored in one round: 41 (Round 6 in Spielberg)

Highest number of points scored in one race: 29 (Le Castellet, Spielberg and Yas Marina Feature Races)

Number of races in which he scored points: 18/24

Number of DNF:  3 (Monaco Feature Race and Sprint Race, Budapest Feature Race)

Largest P1>P2 gap in the Drivers’ Championship: 68 after Round 12

Smallest P1>P2 gap in the Drivers’ Championship: 5 after Round 9 over Lando Norris

George has led in the Drivers’ Championship from Round 6 until the end of the season.

ON TOP

Let’s compare our 2017 and 2018 Champions’ winning seasons…

CHARLES LECLERC: 10 Podium places / 7 wins / 2 second places / 1 third place / 8 pole positions / 4 fastest laps

GEORGE RUSSELL: 11 podium places / 7 wins / 3 second places / 1 third place / 5 pole positions / 5 fastest laps

Podiums from outside the front row: Leclerc 4 / Russell 6

Podiums from outside the top ten: Russell 1 (Baku Sprint Race from P12 to 1st)

Fun fact! Both drivers DNF-ed 3 times, including in both races in Monaco.

ON THE FIRST TRY!
CARLIN

Points: 395

Wins: 1

Podiums: 17

Pole positions: 2

Front row starts: 6

Fastest Laps: 3

Bonus points for fastest laps: 2

Races led: 4

Laps led: 70

Kilometres led: 361

Kilometres raced: 6,369

Number of races with both cars in the points: 12/24. It is worth noting that Sérgio Sette Câmara did not start in both races in Monaco due to a hand injury following contact with the barriers during the Qualifying session.

Number of races completed in the points: 24/24. It is the only team to have achieved this in 2018.

Point margin over second-placed team: 33

Highest number of points scored in one round: 67 (Round 1 in Bahrain)

Highest number of points scored in one race: 49 (Bahrain Feature Race)

Lowest number of points scored in one round: 11 (Round 7 in Silverstone)

Lowest number of points scored in one race: 1 (Silverstone Feature Race)

Number of Disqualifications: 1 (Sergio Sette Câmara Baku Sprint Race after it was found that car #18 had stopped on track after the chequered flag as a result of having insufficient fuel to return to the pits)

Number of tunes played in the Team’s garage throughout the season: Too many according to their closest paddock neighbours / Not enough according to Carlin’s Team manager Benn Huntingford 🙂

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  Issue 25 F2
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