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All Formula 1 polesitters ever

Enter the names of all drivers who started a race from the pole position. Note: those who grabbed the first place in the qualifying and were subsequently moved back due to whatever reason do not count as polesitters (such as Michael Schumacher in Monaco in 2012)! Indy 500 polesitters are not included.
As of the 2018 French Grand Prix
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Last updated: June 25, 2018
First submittedApril 5, 2014
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Active years
No. of poles
Name
Nationality
2007–present
75
Lewis Hamilton
United Kingdom
1991–2006, 2010–12
68
Michael Schumacher
Germany
1984–94
65
Ayrton Senna
Brazil
2007–present
54
Sebastian Vettel
Germany
1960–68
33
Jim Clark
United Kingdom
1980–91, 1993
33
Alain Prost
France
1980–92, 1994–95
32
Nigel Mansell
United Kingdom
2006–16
30
Nico Rosberg
Germany
1950–51, 1953–58
29
Juan Manuel Fangio
Argentina
1991–2001
26
Mika Häkkinen
Finland
1971–79, 1982–85
24
Niki Lauda
Austria
1978–91
24
Nelson Piquet
Brazil
2001, 2003–present
22
Fernando Alonso
Spain
1992–99
20
Damon Hill
United Kingdom
1968–72, 1974–82
18
Mario Andretti
United States
1978–89
18
René Arnoux
France
1965–73
17
Jackie Stewart
United Kingdom
2001–09, 2012–present
17
Kimi Räikkönen
Finland
1951–61
16
Stirling Moss
United Kingdom
2002, 2004–17
16
Felipe Massa
Brazil
1950–55
14
Alberto Ascari
Italy
1970–78
14
Ronnie Peterson
Sweden
1973–79
14
James Hunt
United Kingdom
1993–2011
14
Rubens Barrichello
Brazil
1955–70
13
Jack Brabham
Australia
1958–75
13
Graham Hill
United Kingdom
1967–79
13
Jacky Ickx
Belgium
1996–2006
13
Jacques Villeneuve
Canada
2001–06
13
Juan Pablo Montoya
Colombia
2002–13
13
Mark Webber
Australia
1984–97
12
Gerhard Berger
Austria
1994–2008
12
David Coulthard
United Kingdom
1964–70
10
Jochen Rindt
Austria
1960–72
8
John Surtees
United Kingdom
1977–93
8
Riccardo Patrese
Italy
2000–17
8
Jenson Button
United Kingdom
1974–86
7
Jacques Laffite
France
1958–64, 1966
6
Phil Hill
United States
1972–82
6
Carlos Reutemann
Argentina
1970–80
6
Emerson Fittipaldi
Brazil
1974–75, 1977–81
6
Jean-Pierre Jabouille
France
1975–81, 1983, 1985–86
6
Alan Jones
Australia
1997–2007
6
Ralf Schumacher
Germany
1950–55
5
Nino Farina
Italy
Active years
No. of poles
Name
Nationality
1963–76
5
Chris Amon
New Zealand
1970–80
5
Clay Regazzoni
Switzerland
1978–86
5
Keke Rosberg
Finland
1977–79, 1981–86
5
Patrick Tambay
France
1952–58
4
Mike Hawthorn
United Kingdom
1978–82
4
Didier Pironi
France
1996–2009
4
Giancarlo Fisichella
Italy
1997–2011
4
Jarno Trulli
Italy
2013–present
4
Valtteri Bottas
Finland
1950–57, 1960
3
José Froilán González
Argentina
1956–61
3
Tony Brooks
United Kingdom
1959–68, 1970
3
Dan Gurney
United States
1971, 1973–83
3
Jean-Pierre Jarier
France
1972–80
3
Jody Scheckter
South Africa
1979–86
3
Elio de Angelis
Italy
1982, 1984–87
3
Teo Fabi
Italy
1957–58
2
Stuart Lewis-Evans
United Kingdom
1962–71
2
Jo Siffert
Switzerland
1973–83, 1985
2
John Watson
United Kingdom
1977–82
2
Gilles Villeneuve
Canada
1981–94
2
Michele Alboreto
Italy
1989–2001
2
Jean Alesi
France
1994–2003
2
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Germany
2011–present
2
Daniel Ricciardo
Australia
1955–57
1
Eugenio Castellotti
Italy
1956–71
1
Jo Bonnier
Sweden
1956–61
1
Wolfgang von Trips
Germany
1961–67
1
Lorenzo Bandini
Italy
1959, 1966–67
1
Mike Parkes
United Kingdom
1964, 1971–74
1
Peter Revson
United States
1965–74
1
Denny Hulme
New Zealand
1972, 1974–80
1
Patrick Depailler
France
1972–77
1
José Carlos Pace
Brazil
1974–80
1
Vittorio Brambilla
Italy
1974–77
1
Tom Pryce
United Kingdom
1977–83, 1990
1
Bruno Giacomelli
Italy
1980–94
1
Andrea de Cesaris
Italy
1983–93
1
Thierry Boutsen
Belgium
2000–11
1
Nick Heidfeld
Germany
2006–10
1
Robert Kubica
Poland
2007–13
1
Heikki Kovalainen
Finland
2010, 2012–present
1
Nico Hülkenberg
Germany
2011–2015
1
Pastor Maldonado
Venezuela
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Aug 25, 2014
I thought that eddie irvine had poles, but no... a little surprise for me