Pre-GP Quiz 2012 Korean Grand Prix


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1. The only Grand Prix previously held on 14th October was the Japanese GP of 2001, the final Grands Prix for both Jean Alesi and Mika Hakkinen. Alesi collided with Kimi Raikkonen and was eliminated, but where did Hakkinen finish?


2. The race marks the birthday of Liechtenstein's only F1 driver, Rikky Von Opel. In which year did he have 4 races with Brabham?


3. Pedro de la Rosa hit 100 Grands Prix to become the 11th centurion never to win a race. How many of the 11 have podiums?

9 - only Pierluigi Martini and Phillipe Alliot have hit 100 without a podium

4. Sebastian Vettel's 24th win brings him level with the total of Juan Manuel Fangio. What proportion of his Grand Prix has he won?

(a) One-third (b) One-quarter (c) One-fifth or (d) One-sixth

b - He has won 24/96 Grands Prix.

5. Vettel moved to 3rd on the all time list of pole positions, but where are Red Bull on the Constructors' all-time list?

6th! Behind only Ferrari, McLaren, Williams, Lotus & Renault. 43 poles.

6. Japan was Red Bull's sixteenth Grid one-two, all achieved since 2010. In which year, and at which circuit (half-point each) was Ferrari's last Grid one-two?

2008 at Magny-Cours (Raikkonen, Massa)

7. What did the Fastest Lap winner, but not the pole sitter do in both Korean GPs to date?

Win the race.

8. Which driver has taken the most points from Korea?

Lewis Hamilton with 36 from 2 second places

9. Korea will likely be the 600th Grand Prix for Williams. Who won the first Grand Prix Williams entered as "Williams"?

Emerson Fittipaldi in Argentina in 1975.

10. Excluding the BMW years, it will be Sauber's 250th Grand Prix. Which team raced exactly 250 Grand Prix before winding up?

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