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The 2012 Formula One season in numbers

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Time to load your nerd gun with some F1 ammo...

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Did you know... that 31,800 race tyres were used this year? 22,500 dry tyres, 9,300 wet tyres and additional 6,600 for the tests.

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Did you know... the longest race of the year was Malaysia? You had to squint at the screen for 2hrs 44min 51.812s. The shortest race was in the UK, with only 1 hr 25min 11.288s of racing.

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Did you know... that Lewis Hamilton hit the highest average speed over a lap this year? 248.241kph during qualifying at Monza.

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Did you know... that there were 957 pit stops this year? 14 were Drive Through penalties and two were Stop & Go penalties.

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Did you know that... before the Brazilian GP there had been 994 overtaking manoeuvres? The most happened at the Chinese GP, where 90 people were passed. If you want to see overtaking action, avoid Monaco. There were only 12 passes there.

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