List of Formula One Grand Prix pole position by Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is a British racing driver who won three Formula One world championships . Hamilton entered Formula One in 2007 with McLaren team partnering with two-time world champions Fernando Alonso . He spent six years with McLaren before moving to Mercedes in 2013. Hamilton took his first pole position in 2007 Canadian Grand Prix and sealed his first victory at the same race. Thereafter, he took five more pole positions during the 2007 season.

Hamilton took a total of 22 pole positions across a six-season period at McLaren, before moving on to Mercedes factory team. From then on, he took another 43 pole positions. He is also the only driver in the history of the sport to have taken at least one pole positions in each season. Moreover, his 65 Grand Prix victories is the second highest of all-time having equaled Ayrton Senna’s total of 65, behind only Michael Schumacher at 68.

Pole positions

Key:

  • No. – Pole position number; For example, “1” means Hamilton’s first pole position.
  • Race – Race number in Hamilton’s Formula One career; For example “15” means Hamilton’s 15th Formula One race.
  • Margin – Margin of pole position, given in the format of minutes: seconds.milliseconds
Grand Prix pole position
No. Race Pole date Season Grand Prix Circuit margin Team Engine Frame Ref
1 6 9 June 2007 2007 Canadian Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 0: 00456 McLaren Mercedes MP4-22 [1]
2 7 16 June 2007 United States Indianapolis Motor Speedway 0: 00169 [2]
3 9 7 July 2007 British Silverstone Circuit 0: 00102 [3]
4 11 4 August 2007 Hungarian Hungaroring 0: 00478 [4]
5 15 29 September 2007 japanese Fuji Speedway 0: 00070 [5]
6 16 6 October 2007 chinese Shanghai International Circuit 0: 00136 [6]
7 18 15 March 2008 2008 Australian Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit 0: 00155 McLaren Mercedes MP4-23 [7]
8 24 7 June 2008 Canadian Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 0: 00612 [8]
9 27 19 July 2008 German Hockenheimring 0: 00193 [9]

Circuit records

  • 1: 22.188 – Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit
  • 1: 31.678 – Shanghai International Circuit
  • 1: 11.459 – Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

References

  1. Jump up^ “2007 Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 9 June 2007. Archived from the original on 28 December 2014 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ “2007 United States Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 16 July 2007. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  3. Jump up^ “2007 British Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 7 July 2007. Archived from the original on 28 December 2014 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  4. Jump up^ “2007 Hungarian Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 4 August 2007. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  5. Jump up^ “2007 Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 29 September 2007. Archived from the originalon 31 October 2013 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  6. Jump up^ “2007 Chinese Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 6 October 2007. Archived from the original on 26 June 2014 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  7. Jump up^ “2008 Australian Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 15 March 2008. Archived from the original on 21 November 2008 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  8. Jump up^ “2008 Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . Formula1.com. 7 June 2008. Archived from the original on 26 June 2014 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .
  9. Jump up^ “2008 German Grand Prix Qualifying Results” . BBC Sport. 19 July 2008 . Retrieved 13 June 2017 .

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