The Dutch Quiz


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It is 24 years since the last Dutch GP at Zandvoort, however the Netherlands does have some serious F1 heritage and hence will be quizzed here today!

  1. The last 5 Dutch Grand Prix (1981-85) were won 4 times by French drivers. Name the non-Frenchman to win the race.

    Niki Lauda for McLaren in 1985 (his final Grand Prix win)
  2. Who is the most successful driver, in terms of wins, in Dutch GP history?

    Jim Clark (4, Lotus)
  3. No Dutchman ever won the Dutch GP. Who is the only Benelux driver to win the race?

    Jacky Ickx, 1971
  4. One driver had by a mile the best weekend of his career at Zandvoort. He scored his only F1 pole, won his only F1 race and recorded his only F1 podium. Who?

    Jo Bonnier (1959, BRM)
  5. In the final Dutch Grand Prix in 1985, how many past or future World Champions finished in the points?

    4: Lauda, Prost, Senna and Mansell (who had 11 WDCs between them)
  6. The first ever point by a Dutch driver was scored by Carel Pieter Anthonie Hubertus Godin de Beaufort at the 1962 Dutch GP, an eccentric aristocrat who ran his cars under the Ecurie Maarsbergen banner after his country estate. What constructor is he associated with?

    Porsche, and particularly the Porsche 718, which he could fit his larger frame in!
  7. 3 of the 4 drivers to win consecutive Dutch GPs are British - Stewart, Hunt and Clark. Name the other

    Alberto Ascari 1952-53
  8. What is the best result of Dutch drivers in Grand Prix?

    3rd, Jos Verstappen (Benetton) 3rd in Hungary & Belgium 1994 when the team-mate of one Michael Schumacher!
  9. Only 4 Dutch drivers have scored points. Name the two who have not been hitherto mentioned.

    Gijs Van Lennep (Iso-Marlboro 1973 Dutch GP, Ensign 1975 German GP) and Christijan Albers (2005 USGP, Minardi)
  10. And the Netherlands has only ever had one constructor. What was Spyker's best ever result?

    8th, Adrian Sutil, Fuji 2007

Next week, a Schumi quiz!
After the big fat "0" of the last quiz it's something of a return to form with 4.5 points in this quiz.

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