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Factbox: Hamilton v Schumacher, the statistics so far

(Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton will equal retired Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s all-time record 91 wins if he triumphs in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Tuscan Grand Prix - Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy - September 13, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon

The following details their key statistics:

HAMILTON SCHUMACHER

Career starts 259 306

Pole positions 95 68

Points finishes 222 221

Podiums 158 155

Wins 90 91

Fastest laps 51 77

Titles 6 7

Milestones:

First win:

Hamilton - Canada, 2007 (McLaren)

Schumacher - Belgium, 1992 (Benetton)

Last win:

Schumacher - China, 2006 (Ferrari). The last win came in the German’s 246th race.

Schumacher took 72 of his wins with Ferrari and 19 with Benetton. Hamilton has won 69 with Mercedes so far, after 21 with McLaren.

Top 10 drivers with most race wins in Formula One:

Schumacher 91

Hamilton 90

Sebastian Vettel 53

Alain Prost 51

Ayrton Senna 41

Fernando Alonso 32

Nigel Mansell 31

Jackie Stewart 27

Jim Clark 25

Niki Lauda 25

Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Christian Radnedge

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