Pre-GP Quiz 2012 German Grand Prix

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1. This year's German GP will be 5 years to the day of the chaotic 2007 "European" Grand Prix which saw a rain break after 2 laps. Name the 5 drivers who did not take the restart.

Button and Rosberg will earn you 3/20 of a point
Sutil, Liuzzi and Speed will earn you 3/10 of a point

2. How many of the 24 man field which started the last race at Hockenheim have not made an appearance in 2012?

9
Namely: Kubica, Barrichello, Alguersuari, Liuzzi, Sutil, Di Grassi, Yamamoto, Trulli and Buemi

3. How many cars were on the lead lap at the Nurburgring last year?

6

4. According to Galahad and his overtaking stats, were there more overtakes at the 2009 German GP at Nurburg or the 2010 German GP at Hockenheim?

2009 had 18 overtakes, 2010 had 16. So we have a winner!

5. What is Felipe Massa's best result since he was robbed of a victory at Hockenheim in 2010?

3rd, at Monza and Yeongam in 2010

6. Since the new points system was introduced in 2010, who is the second highest point-scoring German?

Nico Rosberg on 306.

7. Who won the first F1 race at Hockenheim?

Jochen Rindt, with his last Grand Prix finish before his death at Monza

8. Other than Mercedes, name the other two German-registered constructors to take an F1 win.

Porsche and BMW-Sauber for half a point each

9. Lewis Hamilton raises his bat to the pavilion to celebrate his 100th Grand Prix this weekend. How many different countries has he won a Grand Prix in?

13 - Canada (3), USA, Hungary (2), Japan, Australia, Monaco, Britain, Germany (2), China (2), Singapore, Turkey, Belgium and Abu Dhabi

10. Kamui Kobayashi celebrates his 50th Grand Prix too! How many drivers achieved a podium after not getting one in their first 50 Grands Prix?

9 - Patrick Tambay, Mark Webber, Felipe Massa, Gianni Morbidelli, Johnny Herbert, Pedro de la Rosa, Jenson Button, Mika Salo and Martin Brundle.
 

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A rather woeful 2. As Maths-Teacher-in-Residence, I am obliged to point out that 3/20 + 3/20 + 3/10 + 3/10 + 3/10 = 1.2, so this quiz is out of 10.2....
 
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