A Quiz on Title Deciders, you say? Thats exactly what is coming up. With the Brazilian GP being the 60th coronation, it is time to celebrate it and the previous 59!
- The Brazilian GP has been the title decider for 5 consecutive years as of 2009. What is the only other GP with 5 consecutive deciders?
Japan from 1987-91 for Piquet, Senna, Prost, Senna and Senna.
- What is the most times that a nations' GP has decided the title?
11, Italy and Japan.
- Who is the only driver to win the title at his home GP?
Sorry, Felipe, its Nino Farina at Monza in 1950.
- On 5 occasions the title was won at a Grand Prix not named after a country. Name the three Grand Prix involved.
Piquet and Rosberg at Las Vegas GP in 1981-82, Prost at Brands Hatch in the 1985 European GP, and Schumacher at the Pacific GP in 1995, as well as Jacques Villeneuve at Jerez in 1997 in the European GP
- Who was the first person to win a decisive Championship race and not win the Championship?
Stirling Moss won the 1955 British GP, with Fangio second and Champion
- Name the two drivers to win the title in South Africa.
Graham Hill (1962) and Nelson Piquet (1983)
- Benetton won both the 1989 and 1990 Deciders after a collision between Senna & Prost. When a Benetton collided with Damon Hill for Schumacher to win the 1994 title, who won the race?
The returned Nigel Mansell
- The decisive and legendary 1957 German GP was won by a brilliant performance from Juan Manuel Fangio. There was a Formula 2 category in that race. Which driver who would win his own F1 Championship within 10 years, was in the F2?
Jack Brabham - champion just 2 years later!
- The World Title has been won in the last two years by British drivers in car #22 (in Mercedes finishing fifth at the Brazilian GP with yellow helmets). Who else has won the Championship in car #22.
Fangio was assigned #22 for the 1951 and 56 deciders!
- Who finished in exactly the same position in the 2008 and 2009 Brazilian GPs?
The 2008/9 GPs both had: 1st - driver for highest team who did not win WDC [Web/Mas]
2nd - 3rd place in previous years WDC [Alo/Kub]
3rd - Last year's WDC [Rai/Ham]
4th - Sebastien Vettel in car #15
5th - British winner in car #22 [Ham/But]