Gallery: Most F1 starts without a podium

Nico Hulkenberg holds the unwanted record of starting most Formula 1 races without a podium. Here are 19 others drivers who are part of the list.

Gallery: Most F1 starts without a podium
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20. Sebastien Buemi. 55 races (2009-2011). Best result - 7th (Australia 2009, Brazil 2009))
20. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/200/208/s3/switzerland-3.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Sebastien Buemi. 55 races (2009-2011). Best result - 7th (Australia 2009, Brazil 2009))
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19.  Alex Caffi. 56 races (1986-1992). Best result - fourth (Monaco 1989)
19. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/108/s3/italy-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Alex Caffi. 56 races (1986-1992). Best result - fourth (Monaco 1989)
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18.  Arturo Merzario. 57 races (1972-1979). Best result - fourth (Brazil 1973, Italy 1973, South Africa 1974)
18. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/108/s3/italy-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Arturo Merzario. 57 races (1972-1979). Best result - fourth (Brazil 1973, Italy 1973, South Africa 1974)
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17.  Jean-Eric Vergne. 58 races. (2012-2014). Best result - sixth (Canada 2013, Singapore 2014)
17. <img src="https://cdn-5.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/0/75/s3/france-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Jean-Eric Vergne. 58 races. (2012-2014). Best result - sixth (Canada 2013, Singapore 2014)
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16.  Paul di Resta. 59 races (2011-2013, 2017). Best result - fourth (Singapore 2012 and Bahrain 2013)
16. <img src="https://cdn-7.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/200/227/s3/united_kingdom-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Paul di Resta. 59 races (2011-2013, 2017). Best result - fourth (Singapore 2012 and Bahrain 2013)
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15.  Esteban Gutierrez. 59 races (2013-2014, 2016). Best result - seventh Japan 2013)
15. <img src="https://cdn-9.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/139/s3/mexico-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Esteban Gutierrez. 59 races (2013-2014, 2016). Best result - seventh Japan 2013)
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14.  Erik Comas. 59 races (1991-1994). Best result - fifth (France 1992)
14. <img src="https://cdn-5.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/0/75/s3/france-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Erik Comas. 59 races (1991-1994). Best result - fifth (France 1992)
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13. Carlos Sainz Jr. 63 races (2015-present). Best result - fourth (Singapore 2017)
13. <img src="https://cdn-9.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/199/s3/spain-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" />Carlos Sainz Jr. 63 races (2015-present). Best result - fourth (Singapore 2017)
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12.  Satoru Nakajima (1987-1991). Best result - fourth (Britain 1987, Australia 1989)
12. <img src="https://cdn-0.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/110/s3/japan-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Satoru Nakajima (1987-1991). Best result - fourth (Britain 1987, Australia 1989)
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11.  Piercarlo Ghinzani. 76 races (1981, 1983-1989). Best result - fifth (Dallas 1984)
11. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/108/s3/italy-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Piercarlo Ghinzani. 76 races (1981, 1983-1989). Best result - fifth (Dallas 1984)
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10.  Marcus Ericsson. 79 races (2014-present). Best result - eighth (Australia 2015)
10. <img src="https://cdn-7.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/200/207/s3/sweden-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Marcus Ericsson. 79 races (2014-present). Best result - eighth (Australia 2015)
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9.  Vitantonio Liuzzi. 80 races (2005-2007, 2009-2011). Best result - sixth (China 2007, Korea 2010)
9. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/108/s3/italy-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Vitantonio Liuzzi. 80 races (2005-2007, 2009-2011). Best result - sixth (China 2007, Korea 2010)
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8.  Mark Zurrr. 81 races (1979-1986). Best result - fourth (Brazil 1981, Italy 1985).
8. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/200/208/s3/switzerland-3.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Mark Zurrr. 81 races (1979-1986). Best result - fourth (Brazil 1981, Italy 1985).
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7. Jonahatan Palmer. 83 races (1983-1989). Best result - fourth (Australia 1987)
7. <img src="https://cdn-7.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/200/227/s3/united_kingdom-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Jonahatan Palmer. 83 races (1983-1989). Best result - fourth (Australia 1987)
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6.  Ukiyo Katayama. 95 races (1992-1997). Best result - fifth (Brazil 1994, Imola 1994)
6. <img src="https://cdn-0.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/110/s3/japan-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Ukiyo Katayama. 95 races (1992-1997). Best result - fifth (Brazil 1994, Imola 1994)
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5. Pedro Diniz. 98 races (1995-2000. Best result - fifth (Luxembourg 1997, Belgium 1998)
5. <img src="https://cdn-0.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/0/30/s3/brazil-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" />Pedro Diniz. 98 races (1995-2000. Best result - fifth (Luxembourg 1997, Belgium 1998)
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4.   Philippe Alliot. 109 races (1984-1990, 1993-1994). Best result - fifth (1993 San Marino GP)
4. <img src="https://cdn-5.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/0/75/s3/france-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" />  Philippe Alliot. 109 races (1984-1990, 1993-1994). Best result - fifth (1993 San Marino GP)
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3.  Pierluigi Martini. 118 races. (1984-1985, 1988-1995). Best result - fourth (San Marino 1991, Portugal 1991).
3. <img src="https://cdn-8.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/100/108/s3/italy-2.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Pierluigi Martini. 118 races. (1984-1985, 1988-1995). Best result - fourth (San Marino 1991, Portugal 1991).
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2.  Adrian Sutil. 128 races (2006-2011, 2013-2014). Best result - fourth (Italy - 2009)
2. <img src="https://cdn-3.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/0/83/s3/germany-4.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Adrian Sutil. 128 races (2006-2011, 2013-2014). Best result - fourth (Italy - 2009)
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1.  Nico Hulkenberg. 138 races (2010, 2012-present). Best result - fourth (Belgium 2012, Korea 2013, Belgium 2016)
1. <img src="https://cdn-3.motorsport.com/static/img/cfp/0/0/0/0/83/s3/germany-4.jpg" alt="" width="20" height="12" /> Nico Hulkenberg. 138 races (2010, 2012-present). Best result - fourth (Belgium 2012, Korea 2013, Belgium 2016)
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