Motorsports Quiz - Answers

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Motorsports Quiz - Answers

  1. 1. Answers follows…..
  2. 2. 1.The trophy is named after a famous British driver. Who?
  3. 3. Answer• Hawthorn Memorial Trophy has been awarded to the most successful British or Commonwealth F1 driver every year since 1959 named after Mike Hawthorn .
  4. 4. 2.Which town connects?
  5. 5. Answer• Le Mans• First mentioned by Ptolemy.• One of the racing track is Bugatti Circuit (named after Ettore Bugatti ).• Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was born.
  6. 6. 3.Id the comic hero.
  7. 7. Answer• Michel Vaillant
  8. 8. 4.What would ve been blanked out?
  9. 9. Answer• Stirling Moss• Once he himself was stopped by a palace guard who joked: "Who do you think you are? Stirling Moss?" Moss smiled and replied "Sir Stirling Moss, actually."
  10. 10. 5.What was the subject of the movie?
  11. 11. Answer• Operación Fangio• Cuban rebels kidnapped Juan Manuel Fangio on February 23, 1958, but he was later released, and remained a good friend of his captors afterwards. The incident was dramatized in a 1999 Argentine film directed by Alberto Lecchi .
  12. 12. 6.An inspirational story.
  13. 13. Answer• David Purley, upon witnessing the crash of Roger Williamson, pulled over and abandoned his own race in a desperate and valiant attempt to rescue him, but he was unable to put out the fire or turn the car upright. Purley was awarded the George Medal for his rescue attempt.
  14. 14. 7.Explain.
  15. 15. Answer• Damon Hill , appeared on "Demolition Man", the opening track of Def Leppards album Euphoria.
  16. 16. 8.Who?What was the occasion?
  17. 17. Answer• Fernando Alonso drove José Froilán González Ferrari 375 F1 for four laps of the Silverstone track on the 60th anniversary of Ferraris first Formula One World Championship race victory.
  18. 18. 9.Id the brand.Shares its name with a Formula One constructor.
  19. 19. Answer• Walter Wolf Racing , notable for winning the 1977 Argentine Grand Prix, the very first race the team entered .
  20. 20. 10.Identify the farmer.
  21. 21. Answer• Jody Scheckter
  22. 22. 11.Gimme a command.
  23. 23. Answer• GENNNNNTLEMENNNNN, STARRRRRT YOURRRRRR ENNNNNNNGINES!• Tony Hulman
  24. 24. 12.1) He is best known for starting a certain tradition in car racing. What?2) A certain device is also named after him. What?
  25. 25. Answer• Dan Gurney• Spraying champagne from the podium• This device, called a Gurney flap, increases downforce and, if well designed, imposes only a relatively small increase in aerodynamic drag.
  26. 26. 13.Gimme a story.
  27. 27. Answer• Hitler had ordered a Mercedes-Benz 770, at that point Mercedes most expensive car, but due to the amount of time spent upgrading the car in line with the Nazi leaders wishes, the delivery was late. To mollify Hitlers anger, Rudolph Caracciola was dispatched by Mercedes to deliver the car to the Brown House in Munich. Caracciola drove Hitler and his niece Geli Raubal around Munich to demonstrate the car. The house flag of the NSKK, a Nazi organisation which Caracciola, like most of his fellow German racing drivers, joined.
  28. 28. 14.An Air Flight namedafter the person pictured below was involved in adeadly air crash of 1991.Why this question here?
  29. 29. Answer• Lauda Air Flight 004 named Mozart crashed due to a thrust reverser deployment and resulted in the deaths of 223 people.Upon hearing of the crash, Niki Lauda, retired Formula 1 race driver and owner of the airline, travelled to Thailand.
  30. 30. 15.The tradition started by A & broken for the first time by B . What?
  31. 31. Answer• Louis Meyer requested a glass of buttermilk after winning his second Indy 500 race in 1933. After winning his third title in 1936, he requested another glass but instead received a bottle.• The tradition was broken in 1993 when Emerson Fittipaldi drank a celebratory bottle of orange juice instead of milk.
  32. 32. 16. Whose memorial?
  33. 33. Answer• Louis Chevrolet
  34. 34. 17.A controversial winner of 1966.
  35. 35. Answer• Pauli Toivonen was awarded a controversial first place on the 1966 Monte Carlo Rally after a protest by the Citroën team manager against the top finishing British cars. As a result, the top three placing Minis of Timo Mäkinen, Rauno Aaltonen and Paddy Hopkirk and Roger Clarks 4th place Ford Cortina were disqualified.
  36. 36. 18. Who is this hottie?
  37. 37. Answer• Pippa Mann
  38. 38. 19. His successor might be most familiar to you.
  39. 39. Answer• Sundaram Karivardhan
  40. 40. 20.What’s the connection?
  41. 41. Answer• Spa• Agatha Christie ‘s most famous detective Hercule Poirot hails from Spa,Belgium.• Spa , named after the town.• The Belgian Grand Prix is held in Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.

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