Pre-GP Quiz 2011 Singapore Grand Prix - Pre-Race Quiz

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1. What is unique about the first two Grands Prix on the 25th September?

They were in consecutive years! The 1982 Vegas Grand Prix was held on a Saturday, so the European Grand Prix at Brands the following year was consecutive.

2. The Singapore Grand Prix will be on the 6th anniversary of Fernando Alonso's first title at Interlagos. Who won the race?

Juan Montoya. It was on the podium that Alonso got talking to Ron Dennis to create his ill-fated move to McLaren

3. The last two September 25th Grands Prix have ended in one-twos. But who finished second to Alain Prost in Estoril in the third-last September 25th Grand Prix in 1988?

Ivan Capelli for March-Judd

4. If all three Singapore races were scored on the 2010 system, here is a nearly full list of the scorers in the city-state:

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For half a point each identify drivers a and b (in the correct order!)

Driver [bg=#000000]a[/bg] is 2009 runner-up Timo Glock, driver [bg=#000000]b[/bg] is Robert Kubica

5. Which team did not score in 2008 or 2009, having competed in both races?

Ferrari

6. Where did Nico Rosberg eventually finish in 2009 in Singapore?

11th.

7. If Vettel wins, how many of his 4 challengers will be guaranteed to be out of the equation?

One, Lewis Hamilton.
Button or Webber must finish 2nd to stay in contention.
Alonso must finish on the podium to stay in contention.
A Vettel/Hamilton/Button podium would see Seb crowned champion!

8. Michael Schumacher did what he does best in Italy and took 10 points! Where was his previous 5th place since his return?

Spa

9. In which position did Bruno Senna start last year's race?

23rd. He was outqualified by team-mate Klien but did outqualify the no time of Felipe Massa

10. In the last 6 races in Europe (ie. since Valencia) which driver other than Vettel has stood on the podium 5 times?

Mr. Consistency himself, Fernando Alonso. Like Seb, his other result was 4th (in his case in Spa)
 
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