F1 2021 Qualifying Statistics

Below you can find facts and statistics on each driver’s qualifying performances in 2021. You can find information about Qualifying battles between team-mates here.


DRIVER-BY-DRIVER

BEST AND WORST QUALIFYING PERFORMANCES OF 2021

The table below shows each driver’s best and worst qualifying performance in 2021. These results are based on qualifying performances before any penalties were applied. 

DRIVERBEST 2021 QUALIFYING POSITIONWORST 2021 QUALIFYING POSITION
Lewis Hamilton1st (Imola, Spain, Britain Q123, Hungary, Turkey, Brazil Q123*, Qatar, Saudi Arabia)7th (Monaco)
Valtteri Bottas1st (Portugal, Italy, Mexico, Brazil SPRINT)10th (Azerbaijan)
Max Verstappen1st (Bahrain, France, Styria, Austria, Britain SPRINT, Belgium, Netherlands, USA)20th (Russia)
Sergio Perez2nd (Imola)16th (Netherlands) / 20th (Britain SPRINT)
Daniel Ricciardo3rd (Italy SPRINT)16th (Portugal, Turkey)
Lando Norris1st (Russia)13th (Netherlands)
Sebastian Vettel5th (Belgium)18th (Bahrain)
Lance Stroll8th (Russia)20th (Mexico)
Fernando Alonso5th (Qatar)17th (Monaco)
Esteban Ocon5th (Spain)17th (Styria, Austria)
Charles Leclerc1st (Monaco, Azerbaijan)15th (Russia)
Carlos Sainz2nd (Russia)15th (Hungary, Turkey, Saudi Arabia)
Pierre Gasly4th (Azerbaijan, Netherlands, Qatar)12th (Spain, Britain Q123, Britain SPRINT, Russia) / 20th (Italy SPRINT)
Yuki Tsunoda7th (Austria)20th (Imola, France)
Kimi Raikkonen12th (Mexico, Saudi Arabia)19th (Belgium, Turkey)
Antonio Giovinazzi7th (Netherlands)20th (Azerbaijan)
Mick Schumacher14th (Turkey)20th (Monaco, Hungary)
Nikita Mazepin17th (Italy SPRINT) / 18th (Azerbaijan, France)20th (Bahrain, Portugal, Spain, Styria, Austria, Britain Q123, Belgium, Netherlands, Turkey, USA, Brazil Q123, Brazil SPRINT, Qatar, Saudi Arabia)
George Russell2nd (Belgium)18th (Brazil Q123)
Nicholas Latifi12th (Belgium)19th (Spain)

Q1, Q2 AND Q3 APPEARANCES IN 2020

The table below shows each driver’s number of Q1 exits, Q2 exits and Q3 appearances in 2021.

DRIVERQ1 EXITSQ2 EXITSQ3 APPEARANCES
Lewis Hamilton0021
Valtteri Bottas0021
Max Verstappen1020
Sergio Perez1218
Daniel Ricciardo2712
Lando Norris0120
Sebastian Vettel3117
Lance Stroll786
Fernando Alonso2811
Esteban Ocon399
Charles Leclerc0417
Carlos Sainz0714
Pierre Gasly0318
Yuki Tsunoda858
Kimi Raikkonen1180
Antonio Giovinazzi6114
Mick Schumacher1920
Nikita Mazepin2100
George Russell2154
Nicholas Latifi1740