F1 Quiz: Most races before first F1 victory

Date published: April 1 2020

F1 quiz

Some drivers are able to make an almost immediate impact on the Formula 1 scene, some have to wait just that little bit longer before their first win.

Nino Farina, Johnnie Parsons and Giancarlo Baghetti all won at the first time of asking in the early 1950s, whilst more recently it took Jacques Villeneuve just four attempts to win the first race of his career at the 1996 European Grand Prix for Williams.

But what about those drivers who have had to wait the longest? Well, the 11 names ahead on this list should all be pretty familiar to you. Let’s find out, shall we…

You have just 15 minutes to try and get them all, so think fast! The information you will have available is the number of appearances the driver made before their first win and the year in which that first win occurred.

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