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2012 Pirelli Formula One™ Statistics

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TYRES

• Total number of tyres provided for the season: Race tyres: 31,800 of which 22,500 dry tyres and 9,300 wet tyres plus an additional 6,600 for the tests (not including development tyres)

• Of which (for race tyres only): supersoft: 6 % / soft: 25 % / medium: 21 % / hard: 17 % / intermediate: 18 % / wet: 11 % / 2 % development tyres

• Total numbers of tyres used: Dry tyres: 21,400; wet tyres: 2,100

• Number of tyres recycled during 2012: All, i.e. 31,800 race tyres plus 6,600 test tyres

• Average life span of a dry compound this season: 180 km

• Average life span of a wet compound this season: 140 km


TRACKS, RACES AND TESTS

• Longest continuous energy input into a tyre: India (turn 10-11)

• Longest race of the year: Malaysia in 2hrs 44min 51.812s

• Shortest race of the year: Great Britain in 1 hr 25min 11.288s

• Most laps run on Pirelli tyres: Hard – Kobayashi (798); Medium – Senna (869); Soft – Ricciardo (1,012); Supersoft – Raikkonen (237); Intermediate – Alonso (145); Wet – Kobayashi (104)

• Highest top speed reached by a P Zero F1™ tyre: 248.241 kph (Hamilton / Italy Qualifying)

• Slowest top speed reached by a P Zero F1™ tyre: 161.828 kph (Schumacher / Monaco Qualifying)

• Most fastest laps in 2011: Sebastian Vettel (5 in race / 6 in qualifying)

• Distance covered by Pirelli’s Renault R30 test car in 2012: 7,012 kms

• Number of different test tracks visited by Pirelli staff this year (incl. private tests): 9

PIT STOPS

• Total number of pit stops for the year: 957 (of which 14 were a Drive Through and 2 a stop&go penalty)

• Total average number of stops per race: 47.9, i.e. 1.9 per driver

• Most pit stops in a race: 76 (Malaysia)

• Least pit stops in a race: 24 (United States)

• Fastest pit stop time: 2.31s (McLaren / Jenson Button at the German Grand Prix)


OVERTAKING

• Number of overtaking manoeuvres in 2012: 994 (not including Brazil)

• Most overtaking manoeuvres in a dry race: 90 at the 2012 Chinese Grand Prix

• Most overtaking manoeuvres in a wet race: 76 at the 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix

• Least overtaking manouevres in a dry race: 12 at the Monaco Grand Prix

OTHER INTERESTING NUMBERS

• Total kilometres driven by all the P Zero compounds in 2012 (races and tests): Hard – 101,692; Medium – 121,840; Soft – 123,270; Supersoft – 21,993; Intermediate – 13,770; Wet – 7,930

• Coldest track/ground temperatures Pirelli P Zero tyres have run: United States Grand Prix at 11 degrees Celsius (17.11.2012); coldest overall: Jerez winter testing at 0 degrees Celsius (10.02.2012)

• Hottest track/ground temperatures Pirelli P Zero tyres have run: Brazilian Grand Prix at 55 degrees Celsius (23.11.2012)

• Coldest air/ambient temperatures Pirelli P Zero tyres have run: United States Grand Prix at 4 degrees Celsius (17.11.2012); coldest overall: Jerez winter testing at -2 degrees Celsius (10.02.2012)

• Hottest air/ambient temperatures Pirelli P Zero tyres have run: Grand Prix of Europe at 37 degrees Celsius (21.06.2012)

• Amount of time spent downloading all tyre data on the RTS system this year (incl. tests): 92 hrs

• Number of track/air temperature taken by tyre fitter per race weekend: 124

• Total distance travelled by all F1™ tyres in 2012 (off-track): 216,967 kms

• Total number of tweets from Pirelli Media: 5,400

• Words written on Pirelli press releases in 2012: 79,744

• Total number of Pirelli recipe books produced (incl. translations): 10,000

PIRELLI F1™ AND ITS PEOPLE

• Total number of Pirelli people travelling to each race: 52

• Total number of nationalities within the Pirelli F1™ team: 10

• Average amount of hours spent by each Pirelli staff member on a plane this year: 192 hrs (or 8 days!)

• Number of Pirelli wristbands given out during the season in the paddock: 4,450

• Total number of hotel nights booked for the Pirelli team: 1,498

PIRELLI’S F1™ TRUCKS & HOSPITALITY

• Total amount of trucks at European races: 13

• Total average kilometres travelled by each Pirelli truck in 2012: 31,125 kms

• Numbers of meals served at the Pirelli F1™ hospitality (incl. tests): 24,132

• Number of coffees served by Pirelli hospitality during the season: 28,350

• Number of different pasta recipes cooked by Pirelli’s chef this year: 314

• Amount of mascarpone used for tiramisu and other dolci: 205 kgs


PIRELLI IN FORMULA ONE™ OVERALL (SINCE 1950)

• Races started: 242

• Wins: 83

• Pole positions: 86

• Podium places: 256

• Fastest laps: 90
http://www.pirelli.com/tyre/ww/en/ne...A2-statistics/
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