Lewis Hamilton was 15 years previous when Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso made their debut in Formula One.
The 2021 season will mark their 20 years on observe on the highest stage as now, Rakikkonen at 41, and Alonso at 39, are two of the largest names on the grid with three world championships between them.
In 2001, Michael Schumacher was nonetheless racing for Ferrari and Jos Verstappen was additionally racing for Williams.
Their sons, Mick Schumacher and Max Verstappen at the moment are competing with Raikkonen and Alonso.
In reality, when the pair made their debuts in 2001, Max was 3years previous and Mick was simply 1.
Sebastian Vettel was 13, Daniel Ricciardo was 11, so was Valtteri Bottas and Sergio Perez.
Antonio Giovinazzi was 7 and Carlos Sainz was 6. Pierre Gasly was 5 and Esteban Ocon was 4. Charles Leclerc was 3 together with George Russell. Lance Stroll and Nikita Mazepin have been 2 years previous and Lando Norris was 1 with Yuki Tsunoda being simply 9 months previous.
On Sunday, Raikkonen and Alonso will begin the brand new season on the Bahrain Grand Prix in 14th and9th place respectively.
Max Verstappen took pole and will begin forward of Lewis Hamilton, after he earned his fourth profession pole to disclaim Hamilton his 99th, edging out the world champion by .39 seconds on his remaining try.
Bottas was .59 behind Verstappen in third, whereas Leclerc certified in an encouraging fourth. Pierre Gasly will begin in fifth.
(With inputs from Agencies)
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