Pole Position (Pole) is the first grid boxAt the start of the race, the cars form a grid from the pole position on the start line. The... There's more... closest to the start line. The rest of the fieldThe field is a reference to the full grid of cars, from pole to the backmarkers. Consider it in the... There's more... lines up, in pairs behind the front row, being pole and the car in the second spot.
Having pole gives the advantage of having a clear run down to the first cornerIn formula 1, a corner is much more than a turn on the track, it is a considered and deliberate... There's more..., provided the driverOK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... There's more... gets a clean getaway from the line. Drivers further down the field are much more prone to being caught up in an incident if someone stalls or as all the cars converge on the first corner.