The Alain Prost Quiz

teabagyokel

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The Quiz section will start to look at the great drivers in quiz form, following on from Michael Schumacher last year. The first - victim - is Alain Prost.

1. Alain Prost scored a point on his Grand Prix début at the 1980 Argentinian Grand Prix. He finished a lap down on winner Alan Jones, with who else in front of him on the same lap?

Bruno Giacomelli

2. Where was his first win in 1981?

Dijon-Prenois (point for France)

3. Prost was 2nd in an all-French podium for the 1982 French Grand Prix? Name his two compatriots.

1st - Rene Arnoux, 3rd - Patrick Tambay

4. He won more races than anyone else in the 1980s, winning 39 races. How many races did the Brazilian pair of Senna and Piquet in 2nd and 3rd win combined?

40, 20 each!

5. Prost won the World title in car ?2 on three occasions. What other number did he win the title in?

?1 in 1986

6. In addition to his 4 World title wins, Prost holds jointly the record for finishing 2nd in the Championship the most times, with 4. Who else holds that record?

Sir Stirling Moss

7. When Prost was Ayrton Senna's team-mate at McLaren, only 7 races were not won by McLaren. Name the 4 drivers who won those races.

Mansell, Berger, Boutsen, Nannini

8. Prost is the only driver who has won races with each of McLaren, Williams, Renault and Ferrari. Who is the only other driver to win with three of these teams?

Fernando Alonso has only Williams missing off his CV.

9. How many men have won Grand Prix at older than Prost's age of 38 years, 5 months and a day at his final victory?

15. (1/2 point for the range 13-17). Namely: Andretti, Patrese, Piquet, Reutemann, Wallard, Regazzoni, G. Hill, Trintignant, Mansell, Hanks, Brabham, Taruffi, Fangio, Farina and Fagioli. Purple denotes Indy 500 winners.

10. Prost raced his last season in F1 in 1993, winning the title! Both he and Senna won their final races that season, but which one won theirs later?

Senna won his at the last race of the season, Prost won his in mid-season at Germany.

Thanks for prostrating long enough to answer this! COAT?
 

teabagyokel

#dejavu
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That would be correct, Bullfrog, the Quizzes section has a long history of fractions creeping in. Look at the Red Bull Quiz, people are going into fifteenths there!
 

Brogan

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teabagyokel said:
the Quizzes section has a long history of fractions creeping in. Look at the Red Bull Quiz, people are going into fifteenths there!
That's because they're so tough we're desperate for any points we can get LOL
 
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