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Nov 21, 2012

Fascinating Formula One (F1) Facts and Trivia

Bringing to you some fascinating facts from the world of Formula One (F1)

F1 Facts

1. Nino Farina was Formula one's first-ever World Champion. Racing for teams Alfa Romeo , he won the first ever Formula One World Championship in the year 1950.

2. Team Vanwall won the first ever Formula One World Constructors Championship in the year 1958.
3. Michael Schumacher has 91 Formula One grand prix wins to his credit.

4. Luigi Fagioli was 51 years and 22 days old when he won the 1951 French Grand Prix, thus making him the oldest driver in Formula One history to notch up a grand prix win.

5. Rubens Barrichello has 322 grand prix starts to his credit – the most for any Formula One driver in the history of the sport.

6. Lotus won the World Constructors Championship for the first time during the 1963 season.

7. Team Ferrari has won the Constructors Championship for a record 16 times.

8. Juan Manuel Fangio one of Formula One's most successful race drivers won his first world championship in 1951.

9. Sebastian Vettel is the youngest driver to win a Grand Prix. He won the 2008 Italian Grand Prix at the age of 21 years and 73 days.

10. Team Ferrari won the World Constructors Championship for the first time during the 1961 season.


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