Pre-GP Quiz 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix

Jos the Boss

Champion Elect
My last quiz of the season, doesn't time fly? Shame one of them got stolen by the evil- Anyway!

1. Who was the last man to NOT win the Brazilian Grand Prix and take the title?

Sebastian Vettel, in 2012

2. Lewis Hamilton equalled Mika Hakkinen's pole tally for Mclaren in 2012, how many poles?

26, half points for 24-28

3. Who won the first Championship Brazilian Grand Prix?

Emerson Fittipaldi

4. The day after the race is the birthday of which four time race winner?

Eddie Irvine

5. Who is missing from this sequence?

David Coulthard, Nico Rosberg, ____________, David Coulthard, Fernando Alonso

Giancarlo Fisichella

6. What is the link?

First retirements from 2005-2009, half a point for first retirement OR the years

7. 21 years ago on the day of Practice 1 and 2, it was the last podium for Senna and Prost, but who finished third in the Brazilian Grand Prix of that year?

Michael Schumacher

8. Name four corners from the original Interlagos track that have kept their name on the new track.

You could have any from: Junção, Ferradura, Curva do Sol, Pinheirino, Mergulho, Subida dos Boxes or Arquibancadas. 0.25 points for each Minus a point for saying the Reta Oposta, that's a straight!

9. The two venues to have hosted the Brazilian Grand Prix are named after Carlos Pace and Nelson Piquet, but which victory was quicker, Pace in 1975 or Piquet in 1986?

Carlos Pace in 1975

10. What was unusual about the classified podium of the 1983 Brazilian Grand Prix?

Nobody was awarded second. Keke Rosberg was disqualified for a push start in the pits.

Enjoy, and it's not just for people who read stats, probably!
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