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Why starting lower than fifth is problematic at Paul Ricard

Article To news overview © Getty Images/Red Bull Contentpool While a strong performance in qualifying usually goes hand in hand with a good result in F1, it looks to be especially paramount at the Circuit Paul Ricard as no driver has ever won after starting lower than fifth on the grid. Located in Le Castellet, Paul Ricard has hosted the French Grand Prix on 16 occasions. While Sunday's race will increase that number to 17, it still falls short of Magny-Cours which opened its doors for 18 races from 1991 to 2008. While nobody knows who will take the chequered flag in 2021, odds are that the winner will be a driver that starts on the first three rows. That's because the furthest back on...
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