ON THE RECORD

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We review the history of GP3 in numbers.

ALL I DO IS WIN

Total of Race Winners: 69
Most wins for a Champion in his winning season: 5 (Esteban Gutiérrez)
Most wins in one season: 5 (Esteban Gutiérrez, Dean Stoneman, Luca Ghiotto)
Most wins: 6 (Marvin Kirchhöfer over the course of two seasons)

 

STEP BY STEP

Total of podium finishers: 105
Most podium finishes for a Champion in his winning season: 14 (Esteban Ocon)
Most podium finishes in one season: 14 (Esteban Ocon)
Most podium finishes: 15 (Anthoine Hubert and Marvin Kirchhöfer, both achieved over the course of two seasons)
Most second places: 10 (Esteban Ocon)
Most third places: 8 (Anthoine Hubert over the course of two seasons)
Most podiums without wins: 6 (Dino Zamparelli)

FRONTLINE

Total of polemen: 44
Most pole positions for a Champion in his winning season: 4 (Mitch Evans, Charles Leclerc and George Russell)
Most pole positions achieved in one season: 5 (Luca Ghiotto)
Most pole positions: 6 (Mitch Evans and Luca Ghiotto over the course of two seasons)
Total of front row starters: 61
Most front row starts for a Champion in his winning season: 7 (Esteban Ocon)
Most front row starts in one season: 7 (Esteban Ocon)
Most front row starts: 7 (Mitch Evans, Luca Ghiotto and Esteban Ocon)

SPEED OF LIGHT

Total of drivers who achieved a Fastest Lap: 67
Most fastest laps for a Champion in his winning season: 6 (Esteban Gutiérrez)
Most fastest laps in one season: 9 (Luca Ghiotto)
Most Fastest Laps: 9 (Luca Ghiotto)

LEADER OF THE PACK

Total of drivers who led a race: 83
Most races led by a Champion in his winning season: 5 (Esteban Gutiérrez)
Most races led in one season: 7 (Alexander Albon)
Most races led: 7 (Alexander Albon and Antonio Félix da Costa)

BONUS STATS

Lowest starting position to highest finishing position: P27 to P1 (Adrien Tambay – 2010, Spa-Francorchamps Race 2)
Number of drivers who raced in GP3: 181
Number of different driver nationalities: 46
Top five nationalities: British (30), Italian (16), French (13), Russian (11), Brazil and Swiss (9)
Champions’ nationalities: British (2), French (2), Mexican (1), Finnish (1), Kiwi (1), Russian (1), Monegasque (1).

2010 SEASON STATISTICS

16 races
37 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 3 (Esteban Gutiérrez, Pal Varhaug, Robert Wickens)
Winners: 8
Podium Finishers: 19
Number of drivers with a pole position: 5
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 8
Race leaders: 11
Youngest driver: Vittorio Ghirelli – 16 years old, 24 days
Champion: Esteban Gutiérrez (ART Grand Prix) – 5 wins, 9 podium places, 3 pole positions, 5 front row starts, 6 fastest laps / 88 points

2011 SEASON STATISTICS

16 races
37 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 4 (Valtteri Bottas, Nigel Melker, Alexander Sims, Mitch Evans)
Winners: 12
Podium Finishers: 18
Number of drivers with a pole position: 6
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 9
Race leaders: 12
Youngest driver: Mitch Evans – 16 years old, 321 days
Champion: Valtteri Bottas (Lotus ART) – 4 wins, 7 podiums, 1 pole position, 2 front row starts, 3 Fastest Laps / 62 points

2012 SEASON STATISTICS

16 races
31 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 2 (Mitch Evans and Aaro Vainio)
Winners: 10
Podium Finishers: 16
Number of drivers with a pole position: 4
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 6
Race leaders: 11
Youngest driver: Robert Visoiu – 15 years old, 226 days
Champion: Mitch Evans (MW Arden) – 3 wins, 8 podium places, 4 pole positions, 5 front row starts, 4 Fastest Laps / 151.5 points

2013 SEASON STATISTICS

16 races
31 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 4 (Tio Ellinas, Facu Regalia, Daniil Kvyat and Connor Daly)
Winners: 10
Podium Finishers: 17
Number of drivers with a pole position: 7
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 11
Race leaders: 10
Youngest driver: Robert Visoiu – 16 years old, 225 days
Champion: Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) – 3 wins, 5 podium places, 2 pole positions, 4 front row starts, 4 Fastest Laps // 168 points

2014 SEASON STATISTICS

18 races
36 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 1 (Alex Lynn)
Winners: 9
Podium Finishers: 13
Number of drivers with a pole position: 6
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 12
Race leaders: 11
Youngest driver: Christopher Höher – 17 years old, 72 days
Champion: Alex Lynn (Carlin) – 3 wins, 8 podium places, 2 pole positions, 5 front row starts, 3 Fastest Laps // 207 points

2015 SEASON STATISTICS

18 races
31 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 2 (Esteban Ocon and Luca Ghiotto)
Winners: 8
Podium Finishers: 13
Number of drivers with a pole position: 3
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 6
Race leaders: 11
Youngest driver: Amaury Bonduel – 16 years old, 190 days
Champion: Esteban Ocon (ART Grand Prix) – 1 win, 14 podium places, 3 pole positions, 7 front row starts, 5 Fastest Laps // 253 points

2016 SEASON STATISTICS

18 races
27 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 2 (Charles Leclerc and Alexander Albon)
Winners: 9
Podium Finishers: 14
Number of drivers with a pole position: 4
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 9
Race leaders: 13
Youngest driver: Giuliano Alesi – 16 years, 241 days
Champion: Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) – 3 wins, 8 podium places, 4 pole positions, 4 front row starts, 4 Fastest Laps // 202 points

2017 SEASON STATISTICS

16 races
22 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 2 (George Russell and Nirei Fukuzumi)
Winners: 9
Podium Finishers: 14
Number of drivers with a pole position: 3
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 8
Race leaders: 11
Youngest driver: Niko Kari – 17 years old, 224 days
Champion: George Russell (ART Grand Prix) – 4 wins, 7 podium places, 4 pole positions, 6 front row starts, 5 Fastest Laps // 220 points

2018 SEASON STATISTICS

18 races
26 drivers entered
Championship leaders: 2 (Anthoine Hubert and Callum Ilott)
Winners: 9
Podium Finishers: 14
Number of drivers with a pole position: 6
Number of drivers with a Fastest Lap: 9
Race leaders: 11
Youngest driver: Christian Lundgaard – 16 years, 339 days
Champion: Anthoine Hubert (ART Grand Prix) – 2 wins, 11 podium places, 2 pole positions, 5 front row starts, 4 Fastest Laps // 214 points

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