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Quiz I

  1. Jenson Button won the 2009 Formula One World Championship driving for which team?
  2. In 2016, who became F1 World Champion and then announced his retirement from the sport five days later?




  3. Which three prestigious motor races makes up The Triple Crown of Motorsport? (Hint: two of them are not Formula One races)
  4. Who was the first ever British Formula One World Champion?
  5. Sebastian Vettel won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, with which racing team?
  6. Which Argentinian racing driver dominated the first decade of Formula One racing?
  7. How many Formula One World Championships did Michael Schumacher win?
  8. Which F1 racing team, formed in 2007, is based in Silverstone?
  9. Which Formula One motor race, on the Baku City Circuit, was held for the first time in 2017?
  10. The first Grand Prix to take place behind the Iron Curtain was in which country?
  11. Which British motor racing circuit was the world's first purpose-built motor racing circuit? (Hint: it openned in 1907)
  12. Which British Formula One team, founded in Milton Keynes, was active from 1978 to 2002?
  13. Which Australian racing driver was F1 World Champion in 1959, 1960, and 1966?
  14. Which car team were Constructors' Champions in 2017?
  15. The Marina Bay Street Circuit is the street circuit for which country's Grand Prix?
  16. What was different about Lella Lombardi, who finished sixth in the 1975 Spanish Grand Prix?
  17. Which team was owned by a family who run a worldwide chain of clothing stores of the same name?
  18. Which driver, who won three F1 world championships for McLaren, died in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix?
  19. Who, from 1987 until 2001, held the record for most Grand Prix victories until this record was surpassed by Michael Schumacher?
  20. How many points are awarded to the race winner of each Grand Prix?




Answers:

  1. Brawn GP
  2. Nico Rosberg
  3. The Indianapolis 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the Monaco Grand Prix (Notes: Graham Hill is the only driver ever to win the Triple Crown of Motorsport)
  4. Mike Hawthorne
  5. Red Bull Racing
  6. Juan Fangio
  7. Seven
  8. Force India (or, Sahara Force India)
  9. Azerbaijan Grand Prix
  10. Hungarian Grand Prix (1986)
  11. Brooklands
  12. Arrows (also known as Footwork)
  13. Jack Brabham
  14. Mercedes
  15. Singapore
  16. Lella was a woman (and is the first and only female to score championship points)
  17. Benetton
  18. Ayrton Senna
  19. Alain Prost
  20. 25 points




Did you know that the race length in a Formula 1 race is defined as the smallest number of complete laps it takes to exceed 305 kilometers? The Monaco Grand Prix is the sole exception of this, with a race length of 78 laps (260.5 kilometers).

Did you also know that the 'formula' in the name refers to the set of rules to which all participants' cars must conform with to compete.

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