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Today’s random F1 facts:
Daily Facts by /u/Fart_Leviathan
The shortest ever F1 seasons were 1950 and 1955 with just 7 races.
Andrea Chiesa is the only driver to have a 100% crash DNF rate amongst those who started more than 2 races.
Juan Manuel Fangio won 5 championships between 1951 and 1957. His record stood for 46 years, until Michael Schumacher claimed his 6th championship in 2003.
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