Gallery: F1’s youngest-ever pole winners

Charles Bradley

Leclerc, who became F1’s 99th pole sitter, beat the likes of Fernando Alonso, Rubens Barrichello and Lewis Hamilton to second place on the all-time list, which is led by Vettel thanks to his pole for Scuderia Toro Rosso at Monza in 2008.

Below is the all-time list (age in years month days)…

1: Sebastian Vettel (Toro Rosso) 21 02 11, Italy 2008

1: Sebastian Vettel (Toro Rosso) 21 02 11, Italy 2008 Andrew Ferraro / Motorsport Images

Andrew Ferraro / Motorsport Images

2: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019

2: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019 Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

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3: Fernando Alonso (Renault) 21 07 22, Malaysia 2003

3: Fernando Alonso (Renault) 21 07 22, Malaysia 2003 Renault F1

Renault F1

4: Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 21 10 05, Hungary 2019

4: Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 21 10 05, Hungary 2019 Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

5: Rubens Barrichello (Jordan) 22 03 05, Belgium 1994

5: Rubens Barrichello (Jordan) 22 03 05, Belgium 1994 Sutton Images

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6: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) 22 05 03, Canada 2007

6: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) 22 05 03, Canada 2007 Charles Coates / Motorsport Images

Charles Coates / Motorsport Images

7: Andrea de Cesaris (Alfa Romeo) 22 10 04, USA (Long Beach) 1982

7: Andrea de Cesaris (Alfa Romeo) 22 10 04, USA (Long Beach) 1982 Sutton Images

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8: Nico Hulkenberg (Williams) 23 02 19, Brazil 2010

8: Nico Hulkenberg (Williams) 23 02 19, Brazil 2010 Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

9: Robert Kubica (Sauber-BMW) 23 04 00, Bahrain 2008

9: Robert Kubica (Sauber-BMW) 23 04 00, Bahrain 2008 Charles Coates / Motorsport Images

Charles Coates / Motorsport Images

10: Jacky Ickx (Ferrari) 23 07 03, Germany 1968

10: Jacky Ickx (Ferrari) 23 07 03, Germany 1968 Sutton Images

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And below are the top five youngest Ferrari pole winners…

1: Charles Leclerc, 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019

1: Charles Leclerc, 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019 Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

2: Jacky Ickx, 23 07 03, Germany 1968

2: Jacky Ickx, 23 07 03, Germany 1968 Motorsport Images

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3: Chris Amon, 24 09 22, Spain 1968

3: Chris Amon, 24 09 22, Spain 1968 Motorsport Images

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4: Niki Lauda, 25 01 08, South Africa 1974

4: Niki Lauda, 25 01 08, South Africa 1974 Motorsport Images

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5: Felipe Massa, 25 04 02, Turkey 2006

5: Felipe Massa, 25 04 02, Turkey 2006 Sutton Images

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