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i was just reasoning about the last race in Brazil...don't know how much could interest this, but if Schumiwill be the champion, he will have beaten another record: the shortest gap between the first and the second, this record is held now by Lauda-Prost with a gap of 0.5 points in the '84 season...
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Ain't gonna happen, but yes, it would be true.
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I've also thought about the statistics. If Schumacher wins in Brazil, he'll have won 8 races this season to alonso's 7.
So if he wins the race, but ends up second in the championship, will this be the first time in F1 history that a driver wins 8 races in a season without being crowned champion? i think it could be a record.
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I would have to check on that, but just to add to this: Keke Rosberg won his title in 1982 with one single GP win!
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Okay, just a quick check: yes, that would be a record!
The following drivers had 7 wins in a season w/o clinching the title:
Jim Clark 1963 (3rd)
AP 1984 and 1988 (2nd both times)
KR 2005 (2nd)
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Wow, i thought so. That fact alone now makes me want to see Schumi win the last race! that would be another bit of F1 history in the making. :shock:
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