Top 10 Quizzes - 2005 European Grand Prix


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Welcome back Nick Heidfeld! To celebrate the return of the man who's more Steady Eddie than Quick Nick, the Quiz forum will look back to that one day when Nick Heidfeld actually finished a Formula 1 day at P1, when he qualified on pole at the Nurburgring in 2005. A top 10 quiz ensues.

1. Fernando Alonso is the only Spaniard to win an F1 race for Renault. Their other wins have all come from just 2 nationalities. Name them for 1/2 point each.

France (Jabouille, Prost, Arnoux) and Italy (Trulli, Fisichella)

2. Nick Heidfeld has had 12 F1 podia. How many of these were with BMW engines?

11, all except for his 3rd place at Brazil 2001 for Sauber-Petronas

3. Rubens Barrichello scored his first points at the 1993 Japanese Grand Prix. Who was his debutant team-mate?

Eddie Irvine, who also scored points, but got into a fight with Ayrton Senna

4. David Coulthard did not d├ębut at the 1994 Monaco Grand Prix as Williams and Simtek ran one car to honour their late drivers. Who was Simtek's sole driver at that race?

David 'son of Jack' Brabham

5. Michael Schumacher has scored 46 points in 2010. Which year was his worst points score (except 1991) in his first career?

1993, when he scored 52. He is amazingly on for his worst full season points wise despite the higher points!

6. Giancarlo Fisichella has led 15 F1 races. Give the year and country of the first.

1997 Germany

7. In 2005, Juan Pablo Montoya missed the Bahrain and San Marino Grands Prix. Pedro de la Rosa replaced him for the former and Alex Wurz for the latter. Which achieved the better result?

Wurz who got a BAR-thrown-out-assisted 3rd place, although his 4th on the line beats de la Rosa's 5th

8. In Formula One Jarno Trulli has had 12 team-mates. 1/6 of a point each for gap filling!

Ukyo Katayama
Shinji Nakano
Olivier Panis
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Ricardo Zonta
Jean Alesi
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Ralf Schumacher
Timo Glock
Kamui Kobayashi
Heikki Kovalainen

9. Vitantonio Liuzzi's best F1 result was 6th in the 2007 Chinese GP. Where did team-mate Seb Vettel finish?


10. Jenson Button led all but one lap of the 2009 Monaco GP. Who led the other?

Kimi Raikkonen
Storming off the line to take 3 out of 4 before collapsing into the usual level of failure to finish on:

3 1/3 (2X 1/6s)
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