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F1: Statistics about the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore

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Ahead of this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, here are some need-to-know facts and statistics.

Did you know that Fernando Alonso has missed out on the podium just once in six editions of the Singapore Grand Prix?

Circuit lap record:
1m48.574 - Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, 2013

Last year's pole position: 1m 42.841s, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull

First world championship Grand Prix in Singapore: 2008 (won by Fernando Alonso, Renault)

Number of races at Singapore with at least one safety-car appearance: 6 (there has been at least one safety car in every Grand Prix run at Marina Bay)

F1 Singapore 2013 podium
Podium Singapore 2013. (Photo: WRi2)

Longest race: 2012 (2h00m 26.1s)

Shortest race: 2009 (1h56m 06.3s)

Did you know that Sebastian Vettel has led nearly half of the laps that have taken place on the Marina Bay Street Circuit?

Most Singapore Grand Prix wins (driver): 3 - Sebastian Vettel; 2 - Fernando Alonso; 1 - Lewis Hamilton

Number of wins from pole: 4 from 6 races (66 percent)

Lowest winning grid position: 15th (Fernando Alonso, Renault, 2008)

Most podium places (current field): 5 - Fernando Alonso; 4 - Sebastian Vettel; 2 - Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button; 1 - Nico Rosberg, Kimi Raikkonen