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Every Formula One Pole Sitter Ever

Can you name every driver to achieve a pole position in the history of F1?
accurate as of the 2022 US Grand Prix
not including Indy 500 polesitters from 1950-1960
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Last updated: October 29, 2022
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Nationality
# of Poles
Years Active
Driver
United Kingdom
103
2007-present
Lewis Hamilton
Germany
68
1991-2006, 2010-2012
Michael Schumacher
Brazil
65
1984-1994
Ayrton Senna
Germany
57
2007-present
Sebastian Vettel
France
33
1980-1991, 1993
Alain Prost
United Kingdom
33
1960-1968
Jim Clark
United Kingdom
32
1980-1992, 1994-1995
Nigel Mansell
Germany
30
2006-2016
Nico Rosberg
Argentina
29
1950-1950, 1953-1958
Juan Manuel Fangio
Finland
26
1991-2001
Mika Häkkinen
Austria
24
1971-1979, 1982-1985
Niki Lauda
Brazil
24
1978-1991
Nelson Piquet
Spain
22
2001, 2003-2018
Fernando Alonso
Finland
20
2013-present
Valtteri Bottas
United Kingdom
20
1992-1999
Damon Hill
United States
18
1968-1972, 1974-1982
Mario Andretti
France
18
1978-1989
René Arnoux
Monaco
18
2018-present
Charles Leclerc
Finland
18
2001-2009, 2012-2021
Kimi Räikkönen
Netherlands
18
2015-present
Max Verstappen
United Kingdom
17
1965-1973
Jackie Stewart
Brazil
16
2002, 2004-2017
Felipe Massa
United Kingdom
16
1951-1961
Stirling Moss
Italy
14
1950-1955
Alberto Ascari
Brazil
14
1993-2011
Rubens Barrichello
United Kingdom
14
1973-1979
James Hunt
Sweden
14
1970-1978
Ronnie Peterson
Australia
13
1955-1970
Jack Brabham
United Kingdom
13
1958-1975
Graham Hill
Belgium
13
1967-1979
Jacky Ickx
Colombia
13
2001-2006
Juan Pablo Montoya
Canada
13
1996-2006
Jacques Villeneuve
Australia
13
2002-2013
Mark Webber
Austria
12
1984-1997
Gerhard Berger
United Kingdom
12
1994-2008
David Coulthard
Austria
10
1964-1970
Jochen Rindt
United Kingdom
8
2000-2017
Jenson Button
Italy
8
1977-1993
Riccardo Patrese
United Kingdom
8
1960-1972
John Surtees
France
7
1974-1986
Jacques Laffite
Brazil
6
1970-1980
Emerson Fittipaldi
United States
6
1958-1964, 1966
Phil Hill
France
6
1974-1975, 1977-1981
Jean-Pierre Jabouille
Australia
6
1975-1981, 1985, 1985-1986
Alan Jones
Germany
6
1997-2007
Ralf Schumacher
Argentina
6
1972-1982
Carlos Reutemann
New Zealand
5
1963-1976
Chris Amon
Nationality
# of Poles
Years Active
Driver
Italy
5
1950-1955
Nino Farina
France
5
1977-1979, 1981-1986
Patrick Tambay
Switzerland
5
1970-1980
Clay Regazzoni
Finland
5
1978-1986
Keke Rosberg
Italy
4
1996-2009
Giancarlo Fisichella
United Kingdom
4
1952-1958
Mike Hawthorn
France
4
1978-1982
Didier Pironi
Italy
4
1997-2011
Jarno Trulli
United Kingdom
3
1956-1961
Tony Brooks
Italy
3
1979-1986
Elio de Angelis
Italy
3
1982, 1984-1987
Teo Fabi
Argentina
3
1950-1957, 1960
José Froilán González
United States
3
1959-1968, 1970
Dan Gurney
France
3
1971, 1973-1983
Jean-Pierre Jarier
Australia
3
2011-present
Daniel Ricciardo
Spain
3
2015-present
Carlos Sainz
South Africa
3
1972-1980
Jody Scheckter
Italy
2
1981-1994
Michele Alboreto
France
2
1989-2001
Jean Alesi
Germany
2
1994-2003
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
United Kingdom
2
1957-1958
Stuart Lewis-Evans
Switzerland
2
1962-1971
Jo Siffert
Canada
2
1977-1982
Gilles Villeneuve
United Kingdom
2
1973-1983, 1985
John Watson
Italy
1
1961-1967
Lorenzo Bandini
Italy
1
1974-1980
Vittorio Brambilla
Sweden
1
1956-1971
Jo Bonnier
Belgium
1
1983-1993
Thierry Boutsen
Italy
1
1955-1957
Eugenio Castelotti
Italy
1
1980-1994
Andrea de Cesaris
France
1
1972, 1974-1980
Patrick Depailler
Italy
1
1977-1983, 1990
Bruno Giacomelli
Germany
1
2000-2011
Nick Heidfeld
Germany
1
2010, 2012-2020
Nico Hülkenberg
New Zealand
1
1965-1974
Denny Hulme
Finland
1
2007-2013
Heikki Kovalainen
Poland
1
2006-2010, 2019
Robert Kubica
Venezuela
1
2011-2015
Pastor Maldonado
United Kingdom
1
2019-present
Lando Norris
Brazil
1
1972-1977
Jose Carlos Pace
United Kingdom
1
1959, 1966-1967
Mike Parkes
Mexico
1
2011-present
Sergio Perez
United Kingdom
1
1974-1977
Tom Pryce
United States
1
1964, 1971-1974
Peter Revson
United Kingdom
1
2019-present
George Russell
Canada
1
2017-present
Lance Stroll
Germany
1
1956-1961
Wolfgang von Trips
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