Entertainment Spielberg: Fight for pole position could go down in F1 history

12:50  30 june  2020
12:50  30 june  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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In motorsports, the pole position is the position at the inside of the front row at the start of a racing event. Grid position is typically determined by a qualifying session prior to the race, where race participants compete to ascend to the number 1 grid slot, the driver, pilot, or rider having recorded

Pole Position is a term used to describe the position which lies at the front of the starting grid. This gives the driver in pole the advantage of starting ahead of all the Throughout the history of F 1 , pole position has been determined by one or more qualifying sessions, the fastest driver (either in a single

2019 schob sich Charles Leclerc mit seiner Spielberg-Pole in der Bestenliste auf P5 © LAT 2019, with his Spielberg pole in the leaderboard, Charles Leclerc moved up to P5

when Formula 1 at the weekend for the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg guest, she could go down in history with one of the fastest pole positions. A look at the statistics shows that the Red Bull Ring has gradually struggled upwards in the qualifying records over the years.

The compact layout of the 4.3-kilometer circuit, new asphalting in 2016 and the steady increase in performance of the Formula 1 racing cars all contributed to this. In the all-time leaderboard, the course finished fifth with the pole time by Charles Leclerc (Ferrari, 1: 03.003 minutes) from the previous year.

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen took his first Formula 1 pole position in a thrilling qualifying session at the Hungarian Grand Prix. "It kind of got away from me a little bit in qualifying but we are in a good position to fight for the win and we will be pushing hard," Hamilton said.

To get the first pole is very nice, but what happens in the race is what counts. I knew it was a matter of Verstappen has won seven grands prix, but this was his first pole position in his 94th F 1 race Prior to this weekend, I don’t think we could ever have dreamt of qualifying off the back row on merit.

Dijon dominates at the top of the ranking. The race track in Burgundy, France, hosted six Formula 1 races between 1974 and 1984. At the start, Niki Lauda drove a record-breaking pole time of less than 60 seconds on the originally 3.3 kilometer lap, which is still unmatched today.

Even when the course in Dijon was rebuilt the following year and extended to 3.8 kilometers, the short lap was predestined for fast lap times and provided further entries in the leaderboard - with Alain Prost 1982 (1: 01.380 minutes) and Patrick Tambay 1984 (1: 02.200 minutes) in second and third place.

The table below shows the 25 fastest pole position times in the history of Formula 1. It remains to be seen where Spielberg will rank this and next weekend. With the prospect of a race in Sachir with the "oval" variant , the ranking could change again at the end of the season.

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Eternal leaderboard of pole lap times

1. 1974 Dijon: Niki Lauda, ​​0: 58.79 minutes

2. 1982 Dijon: Alain Prost, 1: 01.380

3. 1984 Dijon: Patrick Tambay, 1: 02.200

4. 1985 Kyalami: Nigel Mansell, 1: 02.366

5. 2019: Spielberg: Charles Leclerc, 1: 03.003

6. 1970 Watkins Glen: Jacky Ickx, 1: 03.07

7. 2018 Spielberg: Valtteri Bottas, 1: 03.130

8. 1969 Watkins Glen : Jochen Rindt, 1: 03.62

9. 1968 Watkins Glen: Mario Andretti, 1: 04.20

10. 2017 Spielberg: Valtteri Bottas, 1: 04.251

11. 1990 Paul Ricard: Nigel Mansell, 1: 04.402

12. 1984 Kyalami : Nelson Piquet, 1: 04.871

13. 1967 Watkins Glen: Graham Hill, 1: 05.48

14. 1985 Silverstone: Keke Rosberg, 1: 05.591

15. 1981 Dijon: Rene Arnoux, 1: 05.95

16. 2016 Spielberg: Lewis Hamilton, 1: 06.228

17th 1982 Kyalami: Alain Prost, 1: 06.351

18th 1987 Paul Ricard: Nigel Mansell, 1: 06.454

19th 1986 Paul Ricard: Ayrton Senna, 1: 06.526

20th 1983 Kyalami: Patrick Tambay, 1: 06.554

21. 1986 Brands Hatch: Nelson Piquet, 1: 06.961

22. 1987 Silverstone: Nelson Piquet, 1: 07.110

23. 1988 Silverstone: Gerhard Berger, 1: 07.110

24. 1985 Brands Hatch: Ayrton Senna, 1: 07.169

25. 1979 Dijon: Jean-Pierre Jabouille, 1: 07.19

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