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F1 Overtaking Stats? We'll Pass On This One

It might not rival baseball for sports statistics, but F1 is full of them. Number of wins, number of podiums, number of poles, most laps led etc. But since 1983 Pirelli have been compiling the statistics of most overtakes in a season. It’s a stat that’s almost as useful as, say, how many times an F1 driver has used a marshal’s folding chair: Alonso in 2015 and 2016, and Schumacher at Silverstone one time*. (*If you can think of more occasions, please forward to Pirelli) For those lovers of the fine detail, last year Max Verstappen apparently broke a 32-year-old record by clocking up 78 overtaking moves across the races . Not even George Clarke** would find that amazing....
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