Kevin Magnussen on pole, a history of first pole positionsi About facts-figure section.
After 140 races Kevin Magnussen will start from pole position in 2022 Sao Paulo race. His best performance on starting grid was position 4, two times in 2014 season. He is the 108 driver who will start from pole position.
In 2022 Kevin is the fourth driver which got a first pole position in his career after Sergio Perez, Carlos Sainz and George Ruseel
Drivers having first ever pole position by season
Most first pole position is in 1968, five drivers, next is with four drivers in 1951, 1975, 1979 and 2022.
|12 May 1968||Jarama||Chris Amon|
|07 July 1968||Rouen||Jochen Rindt|
|04 August 1968||Nurbungring||Jacky Ickx|
|06 October 1968||Watkins Glen||Mario Andretti|
|03 November 1968||Mexico City||Jo Siffert|
While starting from first pole
Starting from the first position, there is no guarantee that the driver will win the race, finish on the podium, get points or have the fastest lap. And yet in a few cases this happened, the driver won the race, had the fastest lap, obviously collecting points
|1950||Monte Carlo||Juan Manuel Fangio|
|1979||Long Beach||Gilles Villeneuve|
|1980||Long Beach||Nelson Piquet|
|1994||Monte Carlo||Michael Schumacher|
Won the race
Finish on podium
Had fastest lap
Number of races before having first pole position
Five driver succeed to obtain the pole position on their first F1 race:
|Giuseppe Farina||1950 Silverstone|
|Walt Faulkner||1950 Indianapolis|
|Duke Nalon||1951 Indianapolis|
|Carlos Reutemann||1972 Buenos Aires|
|Jacques Villeneuve||1996 Melbourne|
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