Going For GOLD. Round 2

Greenlantern101

Super Hero And All Round Good Guy
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GOING FOR GOLD Quiz Time.
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.

What am I
We were know under a different name in the past and will be know under another name in the future
We had our first victory in Mexico
We came into F1 as a sponsor in the 1980’s
in 1993 we introduced a semi automatic gear box and active suspension
We won the constructors championship in 1995
1994 was a controversial year for our team and our top driver.
We managed to prise a future world champion away from Jordan after only 1 race
We raced from 1986-2001
We changed into the Renault team
We are also a clothing company
Contestant 1 has buzzed in. Lets see if they are right.
Answer : Benetton

Who am I
I am European
I was a test driver for Benetton
I have raced for Lotus
I had a huge accident in Spa in 1993. I was lucky to survive.
After the accident at Spa I lost my seat to Pedro Lamy
I raced again in 1994 but had no drive in 1995
I have 41 Grand Prix Starts
I raced for Williams in 1999. I got zero points.
I am a double Indy car Champion. 1997 and 1998
I lost both of my legs in a horrific crash in an Indy Car in 2001.
Contestant 1 has buzzed in. Lets see if they are right.
Answer : Alessandro Zanardi

When am I
Rule changes mixed things up
A Ferrari won at Imola
The drivers championship was all level with just 2 races remaining
Renault had a great start to the season taking the first 3 races
This was a good year for JB after 114 starts he took his first win
The Ferrari 248 and Renault R26 were the class of the field
Juan Pablo Montoya headed Stateside and was replaced by Pedro De La Rosa
Super Aguri were formed at the 11 th hour
Schumacher retired (for a while) at the end of the season
Alonso took his second championship after reliability let Schumacher down
Contestant 1 has buzzed in. Lets see if they are right.
Answer : 2006

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

FB

Not my cup of cake
Valued Member
8 points for What am I
3 points for Who am I
6 points for When am I

17 in all, quite pleased with that :chuffed:
 

Vortex

Race Winner
8! (8+0+0) rubbish.

Guessed too early on Q2 and the third I guessed the correct season at 8 points but thought that season was previous year for some reason, so still counted it as wrong.
 
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