JAN 25th 2017

Super Six… Debut F1 World Championship polesitters

It’s more than 20 years since a driver started his maiden Formula 1 World Championship race from pole position. And in the 66 years of motorsport’s premiership it’s only happened six times. Remembering that the Indianapolis 500 was a round of the Drivers’ Championship for the first 11 years, we’ve avoided using the term Grand Prix. These, then, are the six occasions when a new recruit has pitched up and caused an immediate upset.

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