Pre-GP Quiz 2012 Italian Grand Prix


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Its that Monza time of year...!

1. McLaren have won the last three Grands Prix held on 9th September, all at Monza. Fernando Alonso won in 2007, Ayrton Senna in 1990, but which McLaren driver took the victory in 1984?

Niki Lauda

2. Two drivers won their World Titles on 9th September at Monza. Jody Scheckter won in 1979 to take the title, but what position was sufficient for Jackie Stewart to take the honours in 1973?


3. Qualifying sees a 28th birthday for Vitaly Petrov. Is Russia's only F1 driver older or younger than his former team-mate, Poland's only F1 driver, Robert Kubica?

Petrov is older - Kubica was born in December 1984 rather than September

4. The Saturday also sees birthdays for Stefan Johansson and Aguri Suzuki, but which one started more F1 races?

Johansson 79-64 Suzuki

5. When was the last time McLaren won three races on the spin?

2008 - Britain, Germany and Hungary - Hamilton, Hamilton, Kovalainen

6. Jenson Button has moved to 14 wins, level with Graham Hill, Emerson Fittipaldi and Jack Brabham. Did Brabham or Hill finish higher when Emmo made his debut at Brands in 1970?

Brabham was 2nd, Hill was 6th.

7. Michael Schumacher was the last driver to take a race ban. He started his ban at Monza in 1994, but where did the first Lotus qualify?

4th place, Johnny Herbert. Eddie Irvine killed Lotus by crashing into him at the first turn

8. Michael Schumacher is likely to start his 300th Grand Prix at Monza. How many of those races did he end up on the podium?

Full point for anything between 150-160 inclusive
Three-quarter points for anything (else) between 145-165 inclusive.
Half points for anything (else) between 140-170 inclusive.
Quarter points for anything (else) between 135-175 inclusive.

9. Complete the list:

Juan Manuel Fangio, Stirling Moss, Ronnie Peterson, Nelson Piquet, Alain Prost, __________

Rubens Barrichello. Those are the drivers who have won exactly three times at Monza.

10. Complete the list:

Ferrari, _______, Lotus, Renault, McLaren, Ferrari

BRM. These are the constructors who win at Monza when the year ends with 2!
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