2011 - The Quiz


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Presumably, all of us were watching the 2011 Formula One season. But who was really watching the 2011 F1 season? Time to find out this and other things...

1. Pastor Maldonado became the first driver to finish on one point in Formula One since whom?

Adrian Sutil of Spyker in 2007

2. Which driver scored the best home result of the season?

Fernando Alonso, 2nd in Valencia

3. What is the lowest number of points Red Bull scored in a single race this season?

12 in Abu Dhabi. For comparison McLaren scored 12 only at Silverstone, and Ferrari's lowest was 8 at Montreal

4. Where was the last race in which Mercedes did not score a point?


5. Between the top 5 drivers, how many races did they fail to score points (each individual total added up)

8! Vettel in AD, Button in Britain and Germany, Webber at Monza, Alonso at Canada, Hamilton also at Canada as well as Belgium and Brazil

If the Canadian Grand Prix had not restarted after its lap 25 stoppage, these are the points handed out.


Name the missing drivers (in order) for half a point each.

4th - "Quick" Nick Heidfeld
6th - "Small" Paul di Resta
8th - "The Mando" Fernando Alonso
9th - "Perez was in Bedro" Pedro de la Rosa

7. How many drivers lead laps this year?

8 - the Red Bulls, Ferraris, McLarens and Mercs.

8. What was the highest run of consecutive poles Seb Vettel was able to mount?

5 - Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Singapore, Japan. He also completed a run of 5 with the first 4 races. The record is 8, held by Ayrton Senna

9. What have all four past and present Ferrari drivers on the 2011 grid done that no-one else on there has?

Won 3 or more races at the same circuit - Alonso at Sakhir, Massa at Istanbul, Barrichello at Monza, Schumacher at Silverstone (and Sepang, Hockenheim, Hungaroring, Budapest, Interlagos, Monza, Indianapolis, Nurburgring, Monaco, Suzuka, Barcelona, Spa, Imola, Montreal and Magny-Cours.)
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