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Daniil Kvyat and the Top Formula 1 Teenagers

In finishing a revised ninth in the Australian Grand Prix, Russian teenager Daniil Kvyat overtook Sebastian Vettel as the youngest driver to score a world championship point. Considering those who had gone before him, including the likes of former champions Vettel and Fernando Alonso, it ranks as a significant achievement. It is early days for Kvyat in his F1 career but judging his and his predecessors' careers before, during and after they made the step into the big league, where does he rank? At the time of writing, there have been eight drivers in the history of the sport to have competed in grands prix in their teens. Grading drivers on such criteria as the prestige of junior titles won, quality of opposition, machinery and success in F...

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