Fancy you know a bit about Formula 1? Were you paying attention this season? Then try your hand at the JA on F1 Christmas Quiz.
We’ve put together 20 Questions to test your knowledge of F1 from this season and from the past. This isn’t meant to be some obscure chassis-spotting exercise, but a collection of fun questions to answer over the holiday period.
There’s no prize, just see how quickly you can solve it. Try it without using Google first, see how far you get. Good luck!
Answers will be posted on December 26th. For obvious reasons, please don’t post your answers below!!
2. How many times did the lead of the world championship change in 2010?
3. Who led the 2010 championship for the greatest number of races?
4. Who is the only driver to win a world title, despite having failed to score a single point the season before (apart from the first world champion in 1950)
5. In the last ten years only three drivers failed to win the opening race of the season and yet still went on to win the world championship. Name them.
6. This season saw the latest finish to a championship schedule since the 1987 season which finished in Adelaide on November 15. Which season had the latest finale and where and when was the race held?
7. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix signalled the end of Bridgestone’s involvement in Formula 1. How many races have they won during their time in the sport?
8. Only one team managed to score points in every race this season. Name that team.
9. Which driver completed the most racing laps this season?
10. Which team completed the fewest racing laps this season?
11. Which back of the grid driver led one lap this year?
13. The three most recent world champions were on the podium together in Abu Dhabi this year. When was the last time this happened?
14. And when was the last previous occasion when there were three world champions on the podium?
15. How many circuits on the 2010 calendar were designed by Hermann Tilke?
16. Belgian Jerome D’Ambrosio will line up for Virgin Racing next season. Who is the most successful Belgian driver in F1 history in terms of wins?
17. Nico Hulkenberg became the sixth youngest pole sitter in history in Brazil – name the other five who previously held the record…
18. The world championship has gone down to the last race on 26 occasions in its 60 year history. Only one driver has twice come from behind on points to win the title at the last race. Who is he?
19. Which country has hosted the most final race championship showdowns in F1 history?
20. Michael Schumcher will be 42 years old on January 3rd. How many world championships have been won by drivers older than that?
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