About us Pirelli, the only tire supplier of the F1, provided interesting statistics about the 2017 season of La Máxima. The total number of overtaking, for example, was 435, at an average of 21,8 per race.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) was the rider who made the most passes with 43, 13 of them in a single race (British GP). While the least advanced pilots were the British Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), who won the crown; and the dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull).
Likewise, Red Bull Racing was the team that advanced the most (65) and also the least advanced (11, same as Ferrari)
The German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) reached the highest speed of the entire championship: 362,4 km / h in the Mexican GP, while Hamilton achieved the fastest victory in the Italian GP with 243,526 km / h.
Pirelli's statistics also revealed that a total of 38.788 tires, including 5.268 in the tests. Of them, 25.572 were slicks and 13.016 were rain or intermediates.
Hamilton was the one who covered the most kilometers with the soft compounds (4.696) and the Brazilian Felipe Massa (Williams) the one who covered the most with water tires (242).
According to the data provided this year, the pole position was an average of 2,450 seconds faster than in 2016, and the fastest lap, an average of 2,968 seconds faster than the previous year.