Overview: Presenting the 2013 Formula 1 grid

Overview: Presenting the 2013 Formula 1 grid

11 March 2013 – This week in Melbourne, the lights will go out to signal the start of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. As a preview to the 64th Formula 1 campaign, GPUpdate.net has collected a range of statistics about the 22 drivers on the grid.

Red Bull Racing
Chassis: RB9

Sebastian Vettel
Start number: 1
Nationality: German
Date of birth: 3 July 1987 (25)
Grand Prix debut: United States, 2007
Total starts: 101
Total wins: 26
Total podiums: 46
Total pole positions: 36
Total fastest laps: 15
Total points: 1054
World titles: 2010, 2011, 2012
2012 position: Champion with 281 points

Mark Webber
Start number: 2
Nationality: Australian
Date of birth: 27 August 1976 (36)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2002
Total starts: 196
Total wins: 9
Total podiums: 34
Total pole positions: 11
Total fastest laps: 14
Total points: 848.5
2012 position: 6th with 179 points

Scuderia Ferrari
Chassis: F2013

Fernando Alonso
Start number: 3
Nationality: Spanish
Date of birth: 29 July 1981 (31)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2001
Total starts: 196
Total wins: 30
Total podiums: 86
Total pole positions: 22
Total fastest laps: 19
Total points: 1364
World titles: 2005, 2006
2012 position: 2nd with 278 points

Felipe Massa
Start number: 4
Nationality: Brazilian
Date of birth: 25 April 1981 (31)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2002
Total starts: 172
Total wins: 11
Total podiums: 35
Total pole positions: 15
Total fastest laps: 14
Total points: 704
2012 position: 7th with 122 points

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
Chassis: MP4-28

Jenson Button
Start number: 5
Nationality: British
Date of birth: 19 January 1980 (32)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2000
Total starts: 228
Total wins: 15
Total podiums: 49
Total pole positions: 8
Total fastest laps: 8
Total points: 999
World titles: 2009
2012 position: 5th with 188 points

Sergio Pérez
Start number: 6
Nationality: Mexican
Date of birth: 26 January 1990 (23)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2011
Total starts: 37
Best result: 2nd
Best qualifying: 4th
Total fastest laps: 1
Total points: 80
2012 position: 10th with 66 points

Lotus F1 Team
Chassis: E21

Kimi Räikkönen
Start number: 7
Nationality: Finnish
Date of birth: 17 October 1979 (32)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2001
Total starts: 175
Total wins: 19
Total podiums: 69
Total pole positions: 16
Total fastest laps: 37
Total points: 786
World titles: 2007
2012 position: 3rd with 207 points

Romain Grosjean
Start number: 8
Nationality: French
Date of birth: 17 April 1986 (25)
Grand Prix debut: Europe, 2009
Total starts: 26
Best result: 2nd
Total podiums: 3
Best qualifying: 2nd
Total fastest laps: 1
Total points: 96
2012 position: 8th with 96 points

Mercedes AMG Petronas
Chassis: F1 W04

Nico Rosberg
Start number: 9
Nationality: German
Date of birth: 27 June1985 (27)
Grand Prix debut: Bahrain, 2006
Total starts: 128
Total wins: 1
Total podiums: 7
Total pole positions: 1
Total fastest laps: 4
Total points: 399.5
2012 position: 9th with 93 points

Lewis Hamilton
Start number: 10
Nationality: British
Date of birth: 7 January 1985 (28)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2007
Total starts: 110
Total wins: 21
Total podiums: 49
Total pole positions: 26
Total fastest laps: 12
Total points: 913
World titles: 2008
2012 position: 4th with 190 points

Sauber F1 Team
Chassis: C32

Nico Hülkenberg
Start number: 11
Nationality: German
Date of birth: 19 August 1987 (25)
Grand Prix debut: Bahrain, 2010
Total starts: 39
Best result: 4th
Total pole positions: 1
Total fastest laps: 1
Total points: 85
2012 position: 11th with 63 points

Esteban Gutiérrez
Start number: 12
Nationality: Mexican
Date of birth: 5 August 1991 (21)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2013
Total starts: 0
Best result: -
Best qualifying: -
Total points: -
2012 position: -

Sahara Force India
Chassis: VJM06

Paul di Resta
Start number: 14
Nationality: British
Date of birth: 16 April 1986 (25)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2011
Total starts: 39
Best result: 4th
Best qualifying: 6th
Total points: 73
2012 position: 14th with 46 points

Adrian Sutil
Start number: 15
Nationality: German
Date of birth: 11 January 1983 (30)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2007
Total starts: 90
Best result: 4th
Best qualifying: 2nd
Total fastest laps: 1
Total points: 95
2012 position: -

Williams F1 Team
Chassis: FW35

Pastor Maldonado
Start number: 16
Nationality: Venezuelan
Date of birth: 10 March1985 (27)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2011
Total starts: 39
Total wins: 1
Total podiums: 1
Total pole positions: 1
Total points: 46
2012 position: 15th with 45 points

Valtteri Bottas
Start number: 17
Nationality: Finnish
Date of birth: 28 August 1989 (23)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2013
Total starts: 0
Best result: -
Best qualifying: -
Total points: -
2012 position: -

Scuderia Toro Rosso
Chassis: STR8

Jean-Éric Vergne
Start number: 18
Nationality: France
Date of birth: 25 April 1990 (22)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2012
Total starts: 20
Best result: 8th
Best qualifying: 11th
Total points: 16
2012 position: 17th with 16 points

Daniel Ricciardo
Start number: 19
Nationality: Australian
Date of birth: 1 July 1989 (23)
Grand Prix debut: Great Britain, 2011
Total starts: 31
Best result: 9th
Best qualifying: 6th
Total points: 10
2012 position: 18th with 10 points

Caterham F1 Team
Chassis: CT02

Charles Pic
Start number: 20
Nationality: French
Date of birth: 15 February 1990 (22)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2012
Total starts: 20
Best result: 12th
Best qualifying: 19th
Total points: 0
2012 position: -

Giedo van der Garde
Start number: 21
Nationality: Dutch
Date of birth: 25 April 1985 (27)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2013
Total starts: 0
Best result: -
Best qualifying: -
Total points: -
2012 position: -

Marussia Racing
Chassis: MR02

Jules Bianchi
Start number: 22
Nationality: French
Date of birth: 3 August 1989 (23)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2013
Total starts: 0
Best result: -
Best qualifying: -
Total points:
2012 position: -

Max Chilton
Start number: 23
Nationality: British
Date of birth: 21 April 1991 (21)
Grand Prix debut: Australia, 2013
Total starts: 0
Best result: -
Best qualifying: -
Total points: -
2012 position: -

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