Formula 1 Quiz

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How quick are you with your Formula 1 knowledge compared to the speed of a F1 driver? Are you as quick and smooth as Michael Schumacher & Jenson Button? Or just a Minardi asking to be lapped? Take the quiz to test your F1 knowledge, but make you get off the starting blocks first!

  • 1
    Who (to date) became the last Italian F1 champion in 1953?
    Alberto Ascari
    Giuseppe Farina
    Michele Alboreto
    Ricardo Patrese
  • 2
    Of today’s F1 teams, which team has been around since the F1 world championship started in 1950?
  • 3
    Which F1 season saw the first victory of a rear-engined car?
  • 4
    Which decade saw 4 British drivers claim 6 F1 drivers titles?
  • 5
    Which circuit nearly claimed the life of Ferrari driver Niki Lauda in 1976?
    Nordschleife (Old Nurburgring)
    A1 Ring
    Buenos Aires
  • 6
    Who became the first ever-posthumous F1 champion in 1970?
    Ronnie Peterson
    Ayrton Senna
    Jochen Rindt
    Francois Cevert
  • 7
    Derek Gardner was the designer of which 1976 F1 car?
    Tyrrell P34
    McLaren M23
    McLaren MP4
    Lotus 79
  • 8
    In the driver's championship of 1977, who finished second for Wolf Racing to Niki Lauda’s Ferrari?
    Jody Scheckter
    Mario Andretti
    James Hunt
    Alan Jones
  • 9
    In 1982, who became the first F1 champion to clinch the drivers championship with 1 race win since John Surtees in 1964?
    Keke Rosberg
    Alain Prost
    Michele Alboreto
    Rene Arnoux
  • 10
    In 1984, which British driver infamously blamed a white line for causing his suspension damage and retirement from the lead at the Monaco Grand Prix?
    Johnny Herbert
    John Watson
    Nigel Mansell
    Derek Warwick
  • 11
    Which two drivers scored their first F1 victories in 1985 at Estoril & Brands Hatch?
    Elio de Angelis & Keke Rosberg
    Ayrton Senna & Nigel Mansell
    Nelson Piquet & Derek Warwick
    Michele Alboreto & Stefan Johansson
  • 12
    Who gave Benetton their first F1 race win in 1986 & ironically their last race win in 1997?
    Alessandro Nannini
    Teo Fabi
    Gerhard Berger
    Thierry Boutsen
  • 13
    Who has won the most Monaco Grand Prixs?
    Alain Prost
    Ayrton Senna
    Michael Schumacher
    Graham Hill
  • 14
    Who became Britain’s first F1 champion since James Hunt in 1976?
    Nigel Mansell
    Johnny Herbert
    Damon Hill
    Martin Brundle
  • 15
    Ayrton Senna won the European GP at Donington Park in 1993 with the second place finisher finishing nearly a minute and a half behind. Who was this remaining unlapped runner?
    Alex Zanardi
    Johnny Herbert
    Alain Prost
    Damon Hill
  • 16
    Which 2 drivers set Minardi’s best race finishes of 4th place in 1991 & 1993?
    Pierluigi Martini & Michele Alboreto
    Pierluigi Martini & Christian Fittipaldi
    Marc Gene & Jarno Trulli
    Andrea de Cesaris & Luis Sala
  • 17
    During 1994, Williams Renault had four drivers. Damon Hill & Ayrton Senna were two of them but who were the other two drivers?
    David Coulthard & Nigel Mansell
    Eric Bernard & Jos Verstappen
    Gerhard Berger & Karl Wendlinger
    Olivier Panis & Jean Alesi
  • 18
    In 1995, on which circuit did Michael Schumacher win on from 16th on the grid?
    Spa Francochamps
  • 19
    Who was promoted to the 1997 driver’s championship top 10 after Michael Schumacher was annulled for dangerous driving in the final race?
    Jarno Trulli
    Damon Hill
    Johnny Herbert
    Ralf Schumacher
  • 20
    Which British driver made his F1 debut for Williams BMW in 2000?
    Allan McNish
    Justin Wilson
    Jenson Button
    Anthony Davidson
  • 21
    At Brazil in 2003, the stewards handed victory to McLaren driver Kimi Raikkonen. But Raikkonen wasn’t the real winner because the stewards handed victory to the wrong driver, so who was the real winner of the rain-shortened Brazillian GP of 2003?
    Giancarlo Fisichella
    Cristiano da Matta
    Fernando Alonso
    Mark Webber
  • 22
    Who was the first female scorer in Formula 1 in 1975?
    None of the above
    Teresa de Phillippe
    Giovanna Amati
    Lella Lombardi
  • 23
    Lotus 1986 signing Johnny Dumfries was a painter and a decorator but he had a royal occupation. What was it?
    Marquis of Bute
    Prince of Wales
    King of England
    Prince of Cornwall
  • 24
    How many generations of the Fittipaldi family have raced in F1?
  • 25
    Which Ferrari stand-in driver nearly won at Hockenheim in 1999 until team orders prevented his victory?
    Eddie Irvine
    Mika Salo
    None of the above
    Luca Badoer
  • 26
    Which former Subaru WRC team boss was in charge of BAR Honda from 2001 to 2004?
    Eddie Jordan
    Paul Stoddart
    David Richards
    Tony Purnell
  • 27
    Which driver gave Arrows their best F1 race finish of second place in Hungary?
    Jos Verstappen
    Torano Takagi
    Damon Hill
    Pedro Diniz
  • 28
    Which countries hosted F1 races at four different venues from 1950 onwards (excluding America)?
    Belgium & Brazil
    Germany & Italy
    Japan & Spain
    Britain & France
  • 29
    In 2003, who became the youngest pole sitter at Malaysia & later that year eclipsed Bruce McLaren as the youngest GP race winner at Hungary?
    Kimi Raikkonen
    Jenson Button
    Giancarlo Fisichella
    Fernando Alonso
  • 30
    F1 world champion Michael Schumacher lasted 58 GP without a mechanical failure. So before Bahrain 2005, where did Schumey last suffer a mechanical retirement in 2001?
    Spa Francochamps, Belgium
    Silverstone, Britain
    Imola, San Marino
    Hockenheim, Germany

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