Are there points for pole position?


The driver who takes pole position has the significant benefit of starting at the front of the grid. They receive an engraved wind tunnel wheel, sponsored by Pirelli, and the number of pole positions an F1 driver secures is one of the many career performance metrics used by the statisticians.

Saudi Arabia in 2022, Sergio ‘Checko’ Perez took his maden Pole Position after 215 race qualifying sessions.

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