The Formula 1 Grand Prix Quiz Answers

All answers are correct as at the start of the 1999-2000 season.

1. Who was the last Briton to win the British Grand Prix? - Johnny Herbert in 1995.

2. Where and when was the last Grand Prix run in Britain at a circuit other than Silverstone? - Donington 1993

3. Who has won the most races, and how many did he win? -  Alain Prost; 51.

4. Who has won the most championships, and how many? - Juan Manuel Fangio; 5.

5. Where and when did Nigel Mansell first win a Grand Prix? - Brands Hatch 1985

6. In which year was James Hunt champion? - 1976.

7. Damon Hill won the championship in 1996. How many championships did his father win, and in which years? - 2; 1962 and 1968.

8. Another 'Hill' won the championship. What is his first name and in which year did he win? - Phil Hill, an American driver who won in 1961 driving a Ferrari.

9. Two Finnish drivers have won world championships, who are they? - Keke Rosberg, Mika Hakkinen

10. Who is the only man to have won championships on two wheels and four wheels? - John Surtees.

11. For which team did Michael Schumacher first drive? - Jordan.

12. How many times have Ferrari won the championship, and in which years? - 11; 1952, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1982 & 1983.

13. Who has driven in the most number of races? - Riccardo Patrese; 256 between 1977 and 1993.

14. Why did a number of cars have question marks in place of their usual logos at the 1997 French Grand Prix? - Because tobacco advertising was banned in France.

15. At which circuit and in which year did a spectacular rear tyre failure cost Nigel Mansell the championship? - Adelaide, 1986.

16. When was the first Monaco Grand Prix staged? - 14th April 1929; the winning car was a Bugatti.

17. How many times did Graham Hill win at Monaco? - 5.

18. Which driver comes from Romford? - Johnny Herbert.

19. Which driver won the championship posthumously? - Jochen Rindt

20. Two Australian drivers have been world champions? Name them. - Jack Brabham, Alan Jones

21. Which team ran a car with a revolutionary "H16" configuration engine. - BRM (British Racing Motors) in late 60's

22. Which engine has powered the most GP winners? - Ford DFV (V8 3000cc)

23. Name the only South African to have won a world championship. - Jody Schekter for Ferrari in 1976

24. Who was the only driver to win a championship in a car bearing his name? - Jack Brabham - Brabham/Repco

25. There have been three Brazilian world champions. Who are they? - Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet & Ayrton Senna

26. Which team campaigned with a 6 wheel car? - Tyrrell in early 70's

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