Pre-GP Quiz 2012 Spanish Grand Prix

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Doesn't it seem a while since the last Grand Prix?

1. The Spanish Grand Prix will be held on the 52nd birthday of the Formula One World Championship itself. Who was the Briton who secured his only podium at Silverstone on the opening day?

Reg Parnell of Alfa Romeo

2. The fortieth birthday saw a gathering of the F1 fraternity at Imola. Which driver took the win?

Riccardo Patrese

3. Which American F1 driver died on the 13th May 1960 in practice for the non-Championship International Trophy at Silverstone?

Harry Schell

4. How many podiums has Fernando Alonso achieved in his 10 Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona?

5 - including one win

5. Bahrain saw Romain Grosjean become the third new driver of this decade to stand atop the podium, after Sergio PĂ©rez and Vitaly Petrov. Who was the last new driver in the 2000s to stand atop the pedastal?

Sebastian Vettel at Monza in 2008

6. Who scored his first podium on 13th May 1979?

Didier Pironi, 3rd for Tyrrell at Zolder in 1979

7. How many circuits have hosted Spanish Grands Prix in the World Championship?

5 - Pedralbes, Jarama, Montjuic Park, Jerez and Catalunya

8. What is Pedro de la Rosa's best result at the Spanish Grand Prix?

11th for Arrows in 1999 is his only finish at Catalunya

9. When Alan Jones won the 1980 Spanish GP at Jarama only for it to be declared non-Championship, name (for half a point each) the two other drivers to lose a podium.

Jochen Mass (Arrows) in 2nd
Elio de Angelis (Lotus) 3rd

10. Who was the last driver not in a Red Bull to win a Grand Prix in Spain?

Rubens Barrichello at Valencia in 2009

Lets hope for a great race...
 
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