Pre-GP Quiz 2012 Chinese Grand Prix


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So, after a three-week wait, it is on to Shanghai.

1. The first Grand Prix ever held on 15th April was in 2001 at Imola. Who won it?

Ralf Schumacher of BMW-Williams

2. Who won his 3rd Grand Prix on 15th April 2007?

Felipe Massa at Sakhir

3. The two consecutive days after the Grand Prix will signal the 26th birthdays of which two current Formula One drivers? [Half each]

Paul di Resta (16th April) and Romain Grosjean (17th April)

4. In which year was a Championship settled in Shanghai?

2005 WCC, Renault

5. The 2007 race was famous for the lead being lost in a pit lane entry retirement. Who took the lead when David Coulthard did something similar in 1995?

Michael Schumacher, who was ahead of Damon Hill in the pitstop window.

6. What is the smallest amount of runners to be classified at the finish of a Chinese Grand Prix?

16 in 2004, 2005 and 2006. There were 17 finishers for the next 4 years and 23 last year

7. Who was the sole DNF in last year's Chinese GP?

Jaime Alguersuari. His tyre was not fitted properly in his first pitstop.

8. Complete the Chinese GP sequence:

Raikkonen, Fisichella, Fisichella, ____________, Raikkonen, Alonso, Webber, Button

They all started 2nd in China, meaning the empty gap is 2007 and Raikkonen

9. Who was the first person to stop last year?

Jaime Alguersuari at his ill-fated first stop on lap 9

10. What is Fernando Alonso's worst grid position at Shanghai?

Sixth in 2004
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