Tyres

·     Total number of tyres provided for the season (dry and wets): Race tyres: 24,000 dry tyres; 4,600 wet tyres
      plus an additional 6,000 for the tests
·     Total numbers of tyres used: Dry tyres: 21,100; wet tyres: 2,900
·     Total kilogrammes of rubber deposited on track in 2011: 10,200
·     Number of tyres recycled during 2011: All, i.e. 28,600 race tyres plus 6,000 test tyres
·     Average life span of a dry compound this season: 120 km

Tracks and Races

·     Tracks which puts the most energy into a tyre per km (lateral, braking, traction, etc.): Barcelona and Suzuka
·     Track which puts the least energy into a tyre per km (lateral, braking, traction, etc.): Monza
·     Longest continuous energy input into a tyre: Istanbul ( Turn 8 )
·     Track with the ‘easiest’ corners in terms of tyres: Montréal
·     Longest race of the year: Montréal with 4hrs 04min 39.537s
·     Shortest races of the year: Monza with 1hrs 20min 46.272s
·     Pole position lap records broken: 11
·     Race lap records broken: 2
·     Most laps led on Pirelli tyres: 739 (Sebastian Vettel)
·     Highest speed reached by a P Zero F1 tyre: 349.2 kph (Sergio Perez in Monza Qualifying)

Pit stops

·     Total number of pit stops for the year: 1111 (really! – of which 22 were a Drive Through and 4 a stop-go penalty)
·     Total average number of stops per race: 58.4, i.e. 2.25 per driver
·     Most pit stops in a race: Hungary (88 – of which 3 were a Drive Through)
·     Least pit stops in a race: Italy (35)
·     Fastest pit stop time: 2.82 seconds (Mercedes GP, Chinese Grand Prix)

Overtaking

·    Number of overtaking manoeuvres (most in World Championship history): 1120 (after Abu Dhabi)
·    Most overtaking manoeuvres in a dry race (= most ever): 126 at the 2011 Turkish Grand Prix
·    Most overtaking manoeuvres in a wet race (= most ever): 125 at the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix
 

Other interesting numbers

·    Total number of F1 drivers to have driven on P Zero compounds: 57 (including third drivers and young drivers)
·    Oldest driver to have driven a P Zero F1 tyre: Martin Brundle (51 years old)
·    Youngest driver to have driven a P Zero F1 tyre: Kevin Ceccon (18 years old)
·    Total kilometres driven by all the P Zero compounds in 2011: 307,657 km (races and tests)
·    Coldest track/ground temperatures Pirelli P Zero tyres have run: German Grand Prix at 13 degrees Celsius;
     coldest overall: Valencia winter testing at 6 degrees
·    Hottest track/ground temperatures Pirelli P Zero tyres have run: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at 43 degrees Celsius;
     hottest overall: Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test 49 degrees Celsius
·    Total weight of tyres each fitter handles during a season: 16,389 kgs
·    Average time taken for a Pirelli fitter to fit an F1 tyre from scratch: 2m30s
·    Time taken for Sebastian Vettel to fit an F1 tyre from scratch: 5m13s

Pirelli F1 and its people

·    Total number of Pirelli people travelling to a race: 52
·    Total number of nationalities within the Pirelli F1 team: 10
·    Total number of languages within the Pirelli F1 team: 14
·    Number of hours that Paul Hembery has been interviewed at GP events: 61 hrs, 25 min
·    Total number of goals scored by Paul’s favourite football team, Bristol City, during the season: 18

Pirelli’s F1 Trucks & Hospitality

·    Total amount of trucks at European races: 12
·    Total kilometers travelled by Pirelli’s trucks in 2011: 925,326
·    Number of hours needed to put up and take down Pirelli’s hospitality unit in Europe:  10 hours to put up; 8 hours to
     take down
·    Number of people required to put up and take down Pirelli’s hospitality unit in Europe: 6
·    Numbers of meals served at the Pirelli F1 hospitality (incl tests): 28,612
·    Number of cups of espresso served by Pirelli hospitality during the season (incl tests): 43,250
·    Kilogrammes of pasta cooked by Pirelli’s chef during the season (incl tests): 1,220 (all types combined!)

Pirelli in Formula One overall (since 1950)

·    Races started: 222
·    Wins: 63
·    Pole positions: 66
·    Podium places: 196
·    Fastest laps: 70