The Circuits of F1 Marathon


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Another massive quiz for you to have a go at. Circuits as listed at!

1. In Adelaide's last Formula One race, who scored his only podium?

Gianni Morbidelli

2. Michael Schumacher won both Grand Prix at Aida. Which driver scored the second most points at the venue?

Gerhard Berger (9)

3. Which constructor won its last ever victory at Ain-Daib?


4. In which year did the Prancing Horse taste victory at Aintree?

1961, through Wolfgang Von Trips

5. Who beat home favourite Ronnie Peterson to win the first Swedish Grand Prix at Anderstorp?

Denny Hulme

6. Which constructor withdrew from the 1959 German Grand Prix at AVUS due to the death of its driver, Jean Behra?


7. In which year was the ludicrous chicane added in the penultimate corner at Barcelona?


8. Which driver won a World Title at a European GP at Brands Hatch?

Alain Prost

9. Who is the only man to win the Swiss GP at Bremgarten twice?

Juan Manuel Fangio

10. Who made his debut for Ferrari at Buenos Aires in 1957, driving in a car which was also driven by Cesare Perdisa and Peter Collins?

Wolfgang Von Trips

11. Tyrell's win at Ceasar's Palace in 1982 was Tyrell's first since Patrick Depailler won which year's Monaco Grand Prix?


12. Jack Brabham scored his 30th podium at the 1970 French Grand Prix in Clermont. Who joined he and Jochen Rindt on the podium?

Chris Amon

13. Who finished second despite starting at the back of the pack in the Dallas Grand Prix?

Rene Arnoux

14. Where did John Watson qualify for his victory at Detroit in 1982?

17th. His five wins were won from 2nd, then 5th, then 10th, then 17th, then 22nd!

15. Which Grand Prix, other than the French Grand Prix, was held at Dijon?

The Swiss Grand Prix

16. Who sponsored the 1993 European Grand Prix at Donington?


17. Other than East London, which is the only other circuit to host a Grand Prix in December?


18. What was unusual about the timing of Ayrton Senna's debut win at Estoril?

It was in April where every other Portuguese Grand Prix was in the autumn.

19. Kojima only entered the two 1970s F1 races at Fuji. Which position did one of their cars finish in each year?

11th through first Masahiro Hasemi and second Kazuyoshi Hoshino

20. Which corner at Hockenheim got a redesign after the fatal accident of Patrick Depailler in 1980?

The Ostcurve or 2nd chicane

21. The 2003 race at the Hungaroring was somewhat of a triumph for Michelin. What position was the first Bridgestone finisher in?

8th position M Schumacher (F) behind Alonso (R), Raikkonen (McL), Montoya (W), R Schumacher (W), Coulthard (McL), Webber (J) and Trulli (R)

22. Name the last 5 unique winners at Imola who were not Michael Schumacher for 1/5 of a point each.

Alonso (R) 2005, R Schumacher (W) 2001, Coulthard (McL) 1998, Frentzen (W) 1997, D Hill (W) 1995-6

23. Which driver scored his last two of 18 career podiums at Indianapolis?

Heinz-Harald Frentzen (2000 (Jo), 2003 (S))

24. Interlagos is officially the Autodromo José Carlos Pace. Pace picked up his only win at Interlagos but where did he pick up his 1 pole position?


25. Which driver faced backwards at Istanbul Park at turn One three times in a row?

Fisi spun!

26. Who won the first Formula One race at Jacarepagua in 1978?

Carlos Reutemann

27. Which pre-war Grand Prix driver was the first corner at Jarama named after?

Tazio Nuvolari. The next corner is Fangio...

28. In which year was the last Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez?

1990. 1/3 of a point for any answer before 1994.

29. Alex Yoong qualified last for Minardi in his only Grand Prix at Kuala Lumpur. Who was his team-mate?

Mark Webber (21st of 22)

30. Other than Jim Clark and Pedro Rodriguez, who else won a Grand Prix in Kyalami in January?

Alain Prost in 1982. The race was 2 months before the rest of the season!

31. The 1983 French Grand Prix at Le Castellet (Paul Ricard) was Alain Prost's 6th win. How many races had Renault won in F1 at that point?


32. Who retired from qualifying in 3rd place at the 1967 French Grand Prix at Le Mans but won the 24 Hours that year?

Dan Gurney, who started the tradition of podium champagne spreading when winning at the Circuit de la Sarthe. F1 never returned to the awful Bugatti circuit!

33. What was unusual about the starts of the Grands Prix at Long Beach from 1978-82?

It was moved halfway around the track from the finish line to avoid 1st corner tangles!

34. Which constructor took 2nd and 3rd when Schumacher sewed up his 5th title at Magny-Cours?


35. The last four corners at Melbourne are named after Hill, Stewart, Ascari and who else?


36. Which constructor completed its 50th Grand Prix in Mexico in 1988, and went on to make 340 appearences?


37. Which two drivers were eliminated from the 2011 Monaco Grand Prix in the pile-up which brought out the red flag?

Jaime Alguersuari and Vitaly Petrov

38. No past World Champion started the 1959 Portuguese Grand Prix at Monsato, and no future champion finished it! Who finished a lap clear of team-mate Masten Gregory to win it?

Stirling Moss

39. Montjuic Park was the site of the Olympic Games in which year?

1992. The stadium, which has subsequently been used for Barcelona Dragons American football team and Espanyol (the other association football team in Barcelona) home games but now only holds the occasional event. It was disused in the 70s but was used as a paddock!

40. Which driver scored three podiums in a row, including his first ever podium, at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in the last three years of the 90s?

Giancarlo Fisichella

41. Which constructor scored its first one-two at Mont-Tremblant in 1968?

McLaren with Denny Hulme and Bruce McLaren. They were not to score another one until 1983!

42. In 1960 at Monza, the works Coopers were withdrawn as part of a boycott. Where did the best Private Cooper finish?

4th behind three of the four Ferraris. It was entered by Scuderia Castelotti with a Castelotti engine, and driven by Giulio Cabianca

43. François Cevert's last race was at Mosport Park in 1973. It ended in a collision with which driver in car #0?

Jody Scheckter

44. Ahead of the first Indian Grand Prix in New Delhi, what is an Indian driver's best result in F1?

4th for Narain Karthikeyan in the pathetic 2005 United States Grand Prix

45. Which driver won both races held at Nivelles?

Emerson Fittipaldi

46. In which year was the pre-war German Grand Prix first held at the Nordschliefe?

1931, with a victory for Rudolf Carraciola. The previous 3 German GPs at the venue were held at the Gesamtstrecke!

47. Who is the only Austrian to win at the Österreichring?

Niki Lauda in 1984.

48. At Pedralbes in 1954, Luigi Musso scored his best result on his own, 2nd, which he achieved later on 4 more times for Ferrari. Which constructor was he with in 1954?


49. Though Luigi Musso was driving a Ferrari at Pescara in 1957, Enzo had not entered it himself after Alfonso de Portago died in a Ferrari at which race?

The Mille Miglia. The lives of 9 spectators and his co-driver were also lost in the same crash. Joseph Göttgens was killed in a separate incident and the race was discontinued

50. Which driver, who was not Ayrton Senna, won a race at Phoenix?

Alain Prost (1989)

51. Who scored his first podium behind a Cooper one-two on the day Jack Brabham picked up his second World Title?

Jim Clark

52. Who finished on the podium at Reims in 1963 but was not awarded points?

Graham Hill, who had been push-started

53. Which constructor scored its first one-two in the only F1 race at the Riverside International Speedway?

Lotus in 1960 through Moss/Ireland.

54. Whose fatal accident prompted the withdrawal of both Honda and the Rouen-les-essarts circuit from F1?

Jo Schlesser

55. With the "Top 8" all finishing on the endurance layout in Sakhir in 2010, who finished 9th?

Vitantonio Liuzzi

56. What was odd about car #1 in Sebring in 1959?

It was a Kurtis Kraft Indycar entered by Rodger Ward. He qualified last, 43 seconds off the rear-engined pole sitter

57. In which year did the Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai move to Spring rather than Autumn?

For the 2009 edition

58. When Brands Hatch was dropped from the calendar for 1988, when had been the previous time Silverstone had held Grands Prix in consecutive years?


59. Whose retirement from the 2009 Singapore Grand Prix was his first for 2 years?

Nick Heidfeld

60. Which Renault driver finished 3rd with his team-mate winning at Spa's big return in 1983?

Eddie Cheever

61. Jarno Trulli lead for the first 37 laps at the A1-Ring in Spielburg in 1997. In what year did he lead his 38th F1 lap?

2001 at Sepang!

62. The Benetton Brazilian one-two at Suzuka marked the 11th (and last) time two Brazilians finished 1st and 2nd. The drivers were Nelson Piquet and Roberto Moreno. Ayrton Senna and Piquet had been involved in the other 8, but name the two drivers who shared the top 2 steps for the other Brazil one-twos.

Pace and Fittipaldi, in that order at Interlagos in 1975 and in reverse order at Silverstone the same year.

63. Who won the first European Grand Prix at Valencia?

Felipe Massa

64. Which driver, who was to be himself killed in an F1 car, won the race where François Cevert was killed in practice at Watkins Glen?

Ronnie Peterson

65. What is Ferrari's best result at Yas Marina?

7th, for Alonso in 2010. Just behind Vitaly Petrov...

66. Which driver used three sets of full wets at the inaugral Korean Grand Prix at Yeongam?

Lucas di Grassi (V)

67. Which constructor scored its 150th podium in Zandvoort's last race?

Lotus through Ayrton Senna (3rd). The race also marked Lauda's last win (25)

68. Who won his only Grand Prix at Zeltweg Airfield?

Lorenzo Bandini

69. He met his fate there, but what was Gilles Villeneuve's best result at Zolder?

4th, in 1978 and 1981
I saw that I posted on here on September 15th and I was so confused because I didn't remember posting today! It took me some time to realise it said 2011!
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