At a glance: Silverstone pole position sitters

At a glance: Silverstone pole position sitters

5 July 2012 – Ferrari may be the team with the momentum, but it was an Alfa Romeo which lined up in front of the Royal Family for the season-opening World Championship race at Silverstone - and indeed the first ever F1 event - 62 years ago.

Silverstone pole position sitters:

2011 Mark Webber - Red Bull-Renault
2010 Sebastian Vettel - Red Bull-Renault
2009 Sebastian Vettel – Red Bull-Renault
2008 Heikki Kovalainen – McLaren-Mercedes
2007 Lewis Hamilton – McLaren-Mercedes
2006 Fernando Alonso – Renault
2005 Fernando Alonso – Renault
2004 Kimi Räikkönen – McLaren-Mercedes
2003 Rubens Barrichello – Ferrari
2002 Juan Pablo Montoya – Williams-BMW
2001 Michael Schumacher – Ferrari
2000 Rubens Barrichello – Ferrari
1999 Mika Häkkinen – McLaren-Mercedes
1998 Mika Häkkinen – McLaren-Mercedes
1997 Jacques Villeneuve – Williams-Renault
1996 Damon Hill – Williams-Renault
1995 Damon Hill – Williams-Renault
1994 Damon Hill – Williams-Renault
1993 Alain Prost – Williams-Renault
1992 Nigel Mansell – Williams-Renault
1991 Nigel Mansell – Williams-Renault
1990 Nigel Mansell – Ferrari
1989 Ayrton Senna – McLaren-Honda
1988 Gerhard Berger – Ferrari
1987 Nélson Piquet – Williams-Honda 
1985 Keke Rosberg – Williams-Honda
1983 René Arnoux – Ferrari
1981 René Arnoux – Renault
1979 Alan Jones – Williams-Ford
1977 James Hunt – McLaren-Ford
1975 Tom Pryce – Shadow-Ford
1973 Ronnie Peterson – Lotus-Ford
1971 Clay Regazzoni – Ferrari
1969 Jochen Rindt – Lotus-Ford
1967 Jim Clark – Lotus-Ford
1965 Jim Clark – Lotus-Climax
1963 Jim Clark – Lotus-Climax
1960 Jack Brabham – Cooper-Climax
1958 Stirling Moss – Vanwall
1956 Stirling Moss – Maserati
1954 Juan Manuel Fangio – Mercedes
1953 Alberto Ascari – Ferrari
1952 Giuseppe Farina – Ferrari
1951 José Froilan González – Ferrari
1950 Giuseppe Farina – Alfa Romeo


See also:

- The facts: Silverstone Circuit
- List of Silverstone Grand Prix winners

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