MAY 15, 2000
Happy Birthday Formula 1
Since then 88 different drivers with 17 nationalities have won World Championship races. Of these 88 winners, a total of 17 were British, 15 were Americans (largely because in the 1950s the Indianapolis 500 was included in the WorldÊChampionship), 13 were Italian and 12 were French. The British are the dominant drivers with a total of 183 victories between them. Brazil and France have both collected 79 wins while Germany has a total of 44 victories (38 of them forÊMichael Schumacher).
Only three manufacturers have won more than 100 races with Ferrari remaining the most successful team with 128Êvictories. McLaren has 125 and Williams 103.