List of Formula One Grand Prix winners
Formula One, abbreviated to F1, is the highest class of open-wheeled auto racing defined by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), motorsport's world governing body. The "formula" in the name refers to a set of rules to which all participants and cars must conform. The F1 world championship season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix, held usually on purpose-built circuits, and in a few cases on closed city streets. The most famous Grand Prix is the Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo. Each winner is presented with a trophy and the results of each race are combined to determine two annual Championships, one for drivers and one for constructors.
Michael Schumacher holds the record for the most Grand Prix victories, having won 91 times. Alain Prost is second with 51 wins, and Ayrton Senna is third with 41 wins. Michael Schumacher holds the distinction of having the longest time between his first win and his last. He won his first Grand Prix in 1992 at the Belgian Grand Prix, and his last in 2006 at the Chinese Grand Prix, a span of 14 years, 1 month and 1 day. He also holds the record of most consecutive wins with Alberto Ascari, they both won seven Grands Prix consecutively. The youngest winner of a Grand Prix is Sebastian Vettel, who was 21 years, 73 days old when he won the 2008 Italian Grand Prix. Luigi Fagioli is the oldest winner of a Formula One Grand Prix; he was 53 years and 22 days old when he won the 1951 French Grand Prix.
As of the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix, out of the 740 drivers who started a Grand Prix, there have been 104 different Formula One Grand Prix winners. The first Grand Prix winner was Giuseppe Farina at the 1950 British Grand Prix. The 100th Grand Prix winner was Heikki Kovalainen at the 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix.
By driver 
All figures correct as of the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix.
|Driver has competed in the 2013 season|
|Italics||Formula One World Champion|
By nationality 
All figures correct as of the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix
See also 
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- Lynch, Steven (3 February 2012). "Over forty but still fast". ESPN. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
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