Pre-GP Quiz British GP Quiz


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1. Who won the British Grand Prix 50 years ago in 1964, at Brands Hatch?
Jim Clark, in his Lotus

2. Who was the last British driver to win the British GP for a non-British team? (half point for driver, half point for the team)
Jackie Stewart in 1969 for Matra

3. Silverstone hosted its first British Grand Prix in 1948, but two GPs were held before that at Brooklands in 1926 and 1927. Which constructor won both of those Brooklands races?

4. The 2010 GP saw a move from the Bridge layout to the Arena layout at Silverstone. How many less laps did 2010 see compared to 2009?
8, 52 laps in 2010, down from 60 in 2009.

5. The 1958 French Grand Prix, held at Reims-Gueux on July 6, saw a fatality. Which driver tragically lost his life that day?
Luigi Musso of Ferrari

6/7. When was the last time the British swept the podium at their home Grand Prix (for one point)? And for a third of a point each name the three drivers on the podium?
1965, with the order Clark, Hill, Surtees, Spence, Stewart, a 1-2-3-4-5 finish for the Brits and their third sweep in a row.

8. Of all British drivers to never win a Formula One Grand Prix, which most recently stood on the podium?
Martin Brundle in Belgium, 1995.

9. Eight Formula One teams are based in England. Which F1 team base is furthest from Silverstone?
Toro Rosso, in Faenza, Italy

10. When is the last time "God Save the Queen" was heard at an F1 podium presentation without any other nation's anthem before or after it?
Brazil 2012, with Jenson Button's victory for McLaren in that thrilling race
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