Pre-GP Quiz 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix pre-race quiz


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A few questions to get us in the mood for the next race:

1. The Bahrain GP has been run on 3 different circuit layouts. Who has the lap record on the circuit used most often?

Pedro de la Rosa (yes, really) in 2005

2. The race in 2006 was the season opener rather than Australia. Can you remember why?

The race in Aus would have clashed with the Commonwealth Games to they swapped round

3. From the first race in 2004, how many drivers will be racing in the 2017 race?


4. Name the drivers from the previous question.

Alonso, Massa and Raikkonen - no fractions for getting one or two right

5. There are a few firsts for Bahrain. What happened for the first time at the 2006 race?

It was the first time the knockout qualifying system was used

6. Name one of the three drivers making their GP debut in 2006.

Nico Rosberg, Scott Speed and Yuji Ide - a point for any of them

7. Who took their first F1 Pole Position at the 2008 race?

Robert Kubica - a Pole on pole, geddit? I'll get me coat...

8. Another first in 2009, which team locked out the front row?

Toyota took first and second on the grid with Trulli on pole and Glock second

9. Three teams made their debut in 2010, can you name them?

Lotus, Hispania or HRT & Virgin - no points for Manor or Caterham I'm afraid

10. The final first. Vettel won in 2012 with Raikkonen second, which driver took their first podium at this race?

Romain Grosjean completed the podium in the second Lotus

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