- "WIN" redirects here. For the driver with the three-letter abbreviation "WIN", see Markus Winkelhock.
Victory is a term used to describe the act of the winning a race, giving the driver the maximum number of points in a race.
Out of the 757 drivers who have started a championship race, only 107 drivers have achieved race wins.
Michael Schumacher holds the record of most victories with 91, only thirty-seven less than the combined total of the second and third placed drivers on the list, Lewis Hamilton (76) and Sebastian Vettel (52). Schumacher also holds the record for the greatest gap between his first and last victories, with over 14 years between the 1992 Belgian Grand Prix and 2006 Chinese Grand Prix. Alberto Ascari and Vettel share the record for wins from consecutive starts with nine, although only Vettel has done this in consecutive races (Ascari missed the Indianapolis 500 in 1953). The youngest winner is Max Verstappen, who won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix at the age of 18 years and 228 days old. The oldest winner is Luigi Fagioli, who was 53 years and 22 days old when he won the 1951 French Grand Prix with Juan Manuel Fangio. The most starts without a victory is 208, achieved by Andrea de Cesaris.
When combined with pole position, a driver achieves a double. A hat-trick is achieved when the driver also gets the fastest lap. A Grand Chelem is when the driver takes wins from pole, taking the fastest lap and leading every lap of the race.
Note: Current drivers in bold.
In one seasonEdit
Note: Numbers and races in parentheses at consecutive race wins from races the driver started, and are non-consecutive in terms of World Championship races.
|1||Sebastian Vettel||9||2013: Belgian, Italian, Singapore, Korean, Japanese, Indian, Abu Dhabi, United States, Brazilian|
|2||Alberto Ascari||7 (9)||1952: Belgian, French, British, German, Dutch, Italian; 1953: Argentine, (Dutch, Belgian)|
|3||Michael Schumacher||7||2004: European, Canadian, United States, French, British, German, Hungarian|
|Nico Rosberg||7||2015: Mexican, Brazilian, Abu Dhabi; 2016: Australian, Bahrain, Chinese, Russian|
|5||Michael Schumacher||6||2000: Italian, United States, Japanese, Malaysian; 2001: Australian, Malaysian|
|6||Jim Clark||5 (6)||1965: (South African), Belgian, French, British, Dutch, German|
|7||Jack Brabham||5||1960: Dutch, Belgian, French, British, Portuguese|
|Nigel Mansell||5||1992: South African, Mexican, Brazilian, Spanish, San Marino|
|Michael Schumacher||5||2004: Australian, Malaysian, Bahrain, San Marino, Spanish|
|Lewis Hamilton||5||2014: Italian, Singapore, Japanese, Russian, United States|
Note: first win only
|1||Max Verstappen||18 years, 228 days||2016 Spanish Grand Prix|
|2||Sebastian Vettel||21 years, 73 days||2008 Italian Grand Prix|
|3||Fernando Alonso||22 years, 26 days||2003 Hungarian Grand Prix|
|4||Troy Ruttman||22 years, 80 days||1952 Indianapolis 500|
|5||Bruce McLaren||22 years, 104 days||1959 United States Grand Prix|
|6||Lewis Hamilton||22 years, 154 days||2007 Canadian Grand Prix|
|7||Kimi Räikkönen||22 years, 157 days||2003 Malaysian Grand Prix|
Note: Last win only
|1||Luigi Fagioli||53 years, 22 days||1951 French Grand Prix|
|2||Giuseppe Farina||46 years, 276 days||1953 German Grand Prix|
|3||Juan Manuel Fangio||46 years, 41 days||1957 German Grand Prix|
|4||Piero Taruffi||45 years, 219 days||1952 Swiss Grand Prix|
|5||Jack Brabham||43 years, 339 days||1970 South African Grand Prix|
|6||Sam Hanks||42 years, 321 days||1957 Indianapolis 500|
Most races without a winEdit
|1||Andrea de Cesaris||214||208|
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