Pre-GP Quiz 2012 European Grand Prix


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1. The European Grand Prix will be held on the 101st anniversary of the birth of Juan Manuel Fangio. How many times did the Argentine win the (honorary) European Grand Prix?

Twice, in 1951 (France) joint with Luigi Fagioli and in 1954 (Germany).

2. It is also 22 years since Ayrton Senna celebrated his century of Grand Prix in Mexico. How many races out of his first hundred did Senna win?

23. Half point 20-25.

3. There was a Grand Prix on a street circuit in 1984 on 24th June. It was the US Grand Prix East. Where was it held?

Detroit, MI

4. Nico Rosberg was born on 27th June 1985. How had his dad done in the previous race in the USA?

He won it!

5. Sergio Perez will start his 25th race in Valencia. How many podiums had Sebastian Vettel achieved after 25 races?

1. But it was a win ;)

6. Jenson Button has finished 16th in the last two races. Before Monaco, how many times had he finished 16th?

Only twice in his career - 2001 in France and 2008 in China

7. How many drivers are within a win of Lewis Hamilton in the Championship?

Four. Alonso, Vettel, Webber and Rosberg.

8. In which year did Lotus last finish third in the Championship?


9. Romain Grosjean made his Grand Prix début in Valencia three years ago. He finished third last. For half a point each, name the two drivers he finished ahead of.

Jaime Alguersuari and Luca Badoer

10. Red Bull have won in Valencia for the last two years. Which is the only circuit they won at in 2009, 10 and 11?

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