Pre-GP Quiz 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix


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The Grand Prix goes ahead, so the quiz goes ahead!

1. The 22nd April is the birthday of one Esteban Tuero. How many people have driven a Grand Prix at a younger age?

Only the 4 - Alonso, R. Rodriguez, Thackwell and Alguersuari

2. Nico Rosberg became race winner №103 in China. Who was №102?

Mark Webber in Germany in 2009

3. Keke Rosberg won his first race in 1982. How many others did so?

Riccardo Patrese (Monaco), Tambay (Germany), De Angelis (Austria) and Alboreto (Las Vegas)

4. Romain Grosjean has now raced 10 times in F1. Which driver with only 10 starts won one?

Ludovicio Scarfiotti at Monaco in 1966

5. This is a politically controversial race. Which team scored a one-two at Kyalami in 1985?


6. Which two teams boycotted the race?

Ligier and Renault

7. McLaren have never scored a pole or win in Sakhir, but how many times have they set fastest lap?

Twice. Pedro de la Rosa in 2005 and Heikki Kovalainen in 2008

8. In which year were there most overtakes recorded at Sakhir?

2006 - there were 34. Surprisingly, 2010 was second!

9. What is unique about Nico Rosberg's fastest lap in 2006 at Bahrain?

Its the only one with a Cosworth engine since their return to F1 in 2005

10. Where did first lap leader Timo Glock finish in the 2009 Bahrain GP?


Good luck to everyone on the quiz, and good luck to the teams and drivers next week. But most of all, good luck to human dignity, human rights and humanity in Bahrain.
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