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Why pole position isn't key to British GP success

Article To news overview © Pirelli While drivers battle it out to claim pole position in a bid to improve their chances of victory on Sunday, over the years it hasn't played a big part in who wins the British GP at Silverstone. So far in 2021, four of the nine races have been won by the pole sitter. Those numbers have been aided by Max Verstappen's recent run of three wins in a row, all of which came after finishing with the fastest time in qualifying. Victory at Silverstone is even less dependant on starting from the front of the grid, as the pole sitter has won just eight of the last 26 editions of the British GP. Lewis Hamilton has four of those results, taking pole and the chequered...
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