European Grand Prix: The travellers race


Here are some random European GP questions:

1. Who managed to start in a third Williams in the 1983 race, at the expense of the team's second driver Jacques Laffite?

2. At the 1997 race, three drivers famously set the same time for pole position. Who would have been on pole if he had encountered yellow flags on his quickest lap?

3. What did Jacques Villeneuve achieve for the first time in the 1996 race?

4. What did Lewis Hamilton fail to do for the first time in the wet 2007 race?

5. Which driver bowed out at the European GP of 1997 with a respectable fourth place?

6. Who took his first pole position at the 2005 European GP?

7. Which driver had fourth place robbed from him in the 1999 race due to a mechanical failure?

8. Which drivers, and the team that they drove for, were amazingly overtaken by Andrea Montermini's Pacific in the 1995 European GP?

9. Who made his debut for Tyrrell at the 1985 race?

10. Where was the 1994 race held, and who made the podium?

11. Who got his first point of his career in the 1993 European GP?

12. Who debuted for Renault in Valencia in 2009?

13. Who wasn't lapped by Ayrton Senna in 1993?

14. Who was replaced by Spyker prior to the 2007 European GP?

The quiz is out of 21
For every answer that is given- 2 answers asked for, 2 marks given)

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Jonathan Palmer
Damon Hill
He won
He failed to finish on the podium
Gerhard Berger
Nick Heidfeld
Luca Badoer
Mika Hakkinen and Mark Blundell, the McLaren team-mates
Ivan Capelli
Jerez- Schumacher, Hill and Hakkinen
Fabrizio Barbazza
Romain Grosjean
Damon Hill
Christijan Albers
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