Bernd Maylander poses with his ‘office'
If Bernd Maylander totted up all the Formula 1 laps he has ever led, the German would be up there with race winners and champions, but none of them would count because even if the 43-year-old safety car driver has led the field more times and in more races than most drivers, he has never so much as scored a point and never will.
Sunday's German Grand Prix is also his home race and, if he makes an appearance, Maylander will be in the Mercedes all must follow – even works drivers, title rivals and race favourites Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
Hockenheim is the closest circuit to the town of Waiblingen where he grew up, but Maylander will...
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