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Bridgestone Motorsport Facts and Stats


Bridgestone has completed 14 seasons as a tyre supplier to teams in the FIA Formula One World Championship (1997-2010). Here are some interesting statistics from Bridgestone’s motor racing history.
 
 
 
F1 Grand Prix win statistics by tyre company
1
Goodyear
368 wins
Achieved 1965 – 1998
2
Bridgestone
175 wins
Achieved 1998 – 2010
3
Michelin
102 wins
Achieved 1978 – 1984
and 2001 – 2006
4
Dunlop
83 wins
Achieved 1958 – 1970
5
Firestone*
49 wins
Achieved 1950 – 1960
and 1966 – 1972
6
Pirelli
42 wins
Achieved 1950 – 1957
and 1985 – 1991
7=
Continental
10 wins
Achieved 1954 – 1958
7=
Englebert
10 wins
Achieved 1952 – 1958
* Firestone’s achievements between 1950 and 1960 were all in the Indianapolis 500, which at that time was a round of the World Championship
F1 Drivers’ Championships
1
Goodyear
25 wins
2
Bridgestone
11 wins
3
Dunlop
8 wins
4=
Pirelli
5 wins
4=
Michelin
5 wins
6
Firestone
3 wins
7=
Continental
2 wins
7=
Englebert
2 wins
F1 Constructors’ Championships
1
Goodyear
26 wins
2
Bridgestone
11 wins
3
Dunlop
9 wins
4
Michelin
4 wins
5
Firestone
3 wins
6=
Pirelli
0 wins
6=
Continental
0 wins
6=
Englebert
0 wins

No. of Formula One races participated by Bridgestone = 242
No. of Formula One pole positions taken on Bridgestone tyres = 168
No. of Formula One fastest laps taken on Bridgestone tyres = 170
Michael Schumacher has taken the most victories (58), pole positions (48), fastest laps (42), and points scored (915) on Bridgestone tyres.
Rubens Barrichello has participated in the highest number of Formula One GPs on Bridgestone tyres at 221 GPs.
A total of 700,000 F1 tyres were produced during Bridgestone’s 14 years of participation in the Formula One World Championship.