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Schumacher's Formula One records

Michael Schumacher, the most successful driver in the history of Formula One, announced on Sunday that he will retire at the end of the season.

india Updated: Sep 10, 2006 21:43 IST

Michael Schumacher, the most successful driver in the history of Formula One, announced on Sunday that he will retire at the end of the season.

The following factbox looks at the 37-year-old German's records since his debut in Belgium in 1991:

RECORDS

Titles: Seven (1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)

Longest reign as champion: Four years 11 months 17 days (October 8, 2000 to September 25, 2005)

Most Wins: 90

Most pole positions: 68

Most wins in a single season: 13 (2004)

Successive wins in a season: seven (2004)

Most second places: 43

Most fastest race laps: 75

Most races led: 139

Most laps in the lead: 5,047

Most points: 1,354 (includes 78 from 1997 when he was excluded from the final standings after a collision with Canadian Jacques Villeneuve in the title deciding race).

Most points in a single season: 148 (2004)

Most successive seasons with a win: 15

Most podiums: 153

Most wins at the same grand prix: eight (France)

Most wins from pole position: 40

Most hat-tricks (pole, win, fastest lap): 22

Most successive races in the points: 24 (2001-2003)

Most successive podiums: 19 (2001-2002)

Schumacher is the only driver to have finished an entire season on the podium (in 2002)

Biggest winning points margin: 67 (2002)

Fastest title: 2002 (won in July with six races to spare)

Schumacher and Brazilian Rubens Barrichello also have the most one-two finishes of any pairing in Formula One history: 24 (2000-2005)