11 Drivers with the Most Pole Positions in F1 History

Getting away from the line first has always been crucial in F1 (image: daypic.ru)

Getting away from the line first has always been crucial in F1 (image: daypic.ru)

In Formula One today as it has always been, it is much easier to win a race from the front of the grid than from further back and as such being able to perform well in qualifying is an integral part of being a successful F1 driver.

Pole positions then, can be seen as a good measure of the talent of a driver and as a reward for being able to best all of your rivals in one single flat out lap, are also a sought after commodity amongst true racers. The achievements of the following 11 drivers therefore, who have the most F1 pole positions in history, are both significant and impressive.