80's QUIZ : Going for GOLD round 6


Super Hero And All Round Good Guy

Its 80's quiz time. Cue the theme tune..

Going for GOLD.
The heat is on. The time is right.
Its time for you, for you to play your game.
People are coming, everyones trying.
Trying to be the best that they can.
When they're going for going for GOLD.

Now lets welcome your host. Henry Kelly..

Welcome contestants. I will read a series of clues the quicker you buzz in the more points you will receive. Work your way down the List. If you think you know the answer and want to risk hitting the Buzzer for big points, Be aware just one wrong answer and you will be frozen out until the next question.

So if you are ready.. fingers on buzzers.

Question 1. What am I ?
I saw action over 4 decades
I am not European
I killed before my first ever race
My first F1 race was 1963 but I existed before then
Clark won here
I am 2.774 miles long but I used to be 3.107 miles long
I am in a public park
My final corner is banked and much feared
I am at high altitude
I am named after the driver killed in 1962 before the first ever non championship race to be held here
Contestant 1 has buzzed in. Lets see if they are right.
Answer : Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit, Mexico City

Question 2. Who am I ?
I was hugely successful in Motorcyle racing
I am European
I had a bad crash at Reims that almost ended my career
I won the French Formula 3 title in 1965
In 1968 I drove my first F1 car and finished 5th
I raced for Matra for 4 years
I won the only race of my career at Monaco in heavy rain for BRM
I have 86 F1 races to my name
I finished 5th over all in the championship in 1969
I am French
Contestant 1 has buzzed in. Lets see if they are right.
Answer : Jean-Pierre Beltoise

Final Question. When am I ?
Mclaren had a one two at Silverstone
McLaren repeated the one two on three more occasions over the year
Reliabilty lost McLaren the first 2 races
The Regen Meister was on form at Nurburgring
Coulthard raced in spain with cracked ribs after surviving a plane crash that killed his pilot and co-pilot
Hakkinen won in Hungary
Jordans constructors form dropped from 3rd the previous year to 6th
Hakkinens fantastic overtake at Spa to pass Schumacher and Zonta rewarded him with victory.
Rubens Barrichello took his first win at Germany
Schumacher gave Ferrari there first drivers title since 312T4 did the job for Jody Scheckter in 1979
Contestant 1 has buzzed in. Lets see if they are right.
Answer : 2000

Thats the end of this round and the points are ......
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