Drivers' experience

Several posts have focused on the inexperience of the current driver line-up in Grand Prix. With the following statistics I intend to make available strong data that can help to clarify what has been said. For each GP I take the cumulative...

Several posts have focused on the inexperience of the current driver line-up in Grand Prix. With the following statistics I intend to make available strong data that can help to clarify what has been said.

For each GP I take the cumulative number of GP starts and wins of all the drivers that started and the number of drivers with wins. Then I take the average for each year. I did not include Indy 500.

The undisputable comment : we have seen the end of a special era in F1. Hope an equally enjoyable one has begun ...

Year Starts Wins Top-Drivers ==== ====== ==== =========== 1950 27 3 1,5 1951 97 9 2,7 1952 111 9 2,7 1953 220 22 4,1 1954 223 20 3,6 1955 265 25 4,2 1956 287 24 4,7 1957 254 31 5,4 1958 318 21 5,3 1959 302 20 4,6 1960 257 19 4,9 1961 404 35 7,4 1962 372 18 7,3 1963 445 27 8,6 1964 547 38 9,8 1965 529 39 8,1 1966 596 48 8,8 1967 664 58 9,3 1968 701 46 9,2 1969 677 48 8,5 1970 779 57 9,0 1971 764 51 9,1 1972 747 53 8,8 1973 844 62 8,4 1974 900 51 9,3 1975 730 43 9,8 1976 979 51 11,3 1977 1043 62 12,2 1978 1259 80 12,8 1979 1367 82 12,8 1980 1296 68 12,8 1981 1118 54 9,6 1982 1151 46 8,6 1983 1328 55 10,8 1984 1279 67 9,9 1985 1471 76 10,1 1986 1557 82 10,8 1987 1497 72 7,7 1988 1675 89 7,8 1989 1855 100 7,7 1990 1820 114 8,6 1991 1866 127 7,5 1992 1807 81 6,3 1993 1879 107 6,5 1994 1283 50 4,8 ==== ===== ==== ======

regards Joao Paulo

PS: Only 3 of the 552 GPs were started with no former winners. British 1950 and Indy 1950 were the obvious 1st and 2nd. The other GP was ... I wait for your guesses.

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