Istanbul F1 Grand Prix
races and statistics on Istanbul F1 circuit

Istanbul F1 Grand Prix

Istanbul facts

Winners

The winner started from pole in 5 racess.

Consecutively wins: (3) Felipe Massa

Top drivers : Felipe Massa (3); Kimi Raikkonen (1); Jenson Button (1);

Top teams : Ferrari (3); McLaren (2); Red Bull (1);

Pole positions

Top drivers at grid Felipe Massa (3); Sebastian Vettel (2); Kimi Raikkonen (1);

Consecutively poles: (3) Felipe Massa

In 2011 Kamui Kobayashi started the race from position 24 and finish on 10 (best jump).The worst finish was set by Heikki Kovalainen in 2008 when he started from 2 and finish on 12.

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Fastest laps

SeasonDriverFastest lap
2005 Juan Pablo Montoya 1:24.770
2008 Kimi Raikkonen 1:26.506
2007 Kimi Raikkonen 1:27.295
2009 Jenson Button 1:27.579
2006 Michael Schumacher 1:28.005

clossest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Felipe Massa Ferrari -00:02.275 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 26 Aug 2007
Lewis Hamilton McLaren -00:02.600 Jenson Button McLaren 30 May 2010
Felipe Massa Ferrari -00:03.779 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 11 May 2008
Felipe Massa Ferrari -00:05.575 Fernando Alonso Renault 27 Aug 2006
Jenson Button Brawn -00:06.700 Mark Webber Red Bull 7 Jun 2009

bigest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Kimi Raikkonen McLaren -00:18.609 Fernando Alonso Renault 21 Aug 2005
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull -00:08.800 Mark Webber Red Bull 8 May 2011
Jenson Button Brawn -00:06.700 Mark Webber Red Bull 7 Jun 2009
Felipe Massa Ferrari -00:05.575 Fernando Alonso Renault 27 Aug 2006
Felipe Massa Ferrari -00:03.779 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 11 May 2008

F1 seasons

Season Winner Pole position
2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Sebastian Vettel Red Bull
2010 Lewis Hamilton McLaren Mark Webber Red Bull
2009 Jenson Button Brawn Sebastian Vettel Red Bull
2008 Felipe Massa Ferrari Felipe Massa Ferrari
2007 Felipe Massa Ferrari Felipe Massa Ferrari
2006 Felipe Massa Ferrari Felipe Massa Ferrari
2005 Kimi Raikkonen McLaren Kimi Raikkonen McLaren