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RECORDS! Non-qualifiers at the Adelaide Grand Prix

With oversubscribed grids for most years, the Adelaide Grand Prix saw 31 entrants fail to qualify for the race over the course of its 11 years.

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Pre-qualifying sessions were needed in 1988, 1989 and 1991 with non-qualifiers also in 1987, 1990 and 1994.

The list of non-qualifiers includes three drivers who also scored a podium in Adelaide – Stefan Johansson, Michele Alboreto and Martin Brundle. Alboreto was the only grand prix winner to fail to qualify in Adelaide.

Non-qualifiers at the Adelaide Grand Prix:

1987: Alex Caffi (Osella).

1988: Gabriele Tarquini (Coloni), Julian Bailey (Tyrrell), Pierre-Henri Raphanel (Larrousse), Bernd Schneider (Zakspeed), Nicola Larini (Osella).

1989: Jonathan Palmer (Tyrrell), Luis Pérez-Sala (Minardi), Bertrand Gachot (Rial), Pierre-Henri Raphanel (Rial), Stefan Johansson (Onyx), Michele Alboreto (Larrousse), Bernd Schneider (Zakspeed), Roberto Moreno (Coloni), Oscar Larrauri (EuroBrun), Aguri Suzuki (Zakspeed), Yannick Dalmas (AGS), Gabriele Tarquini (AGS), Enrico Bertaggia (Coloni).

1990: Michele Alboreto (Arrows), Yannick Dalmas (AGS), Alex Caffi (Arrows), Bertrand Gachot (Coloni).

1991: Aguri Suzuki (Larrousse), Martin Brundle (Brabham), Eric van de Poele (Modena 📷), Bertrand Gachot (Larrousse), Gabriele Tarquini (Fondmetal), Naoki Hattori (Coloni).

1994: Bertrand Gachot (Pacific), Paul Belmondo (Pacific).

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