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Formula One General Knowledge

Teams, drivers, circuits, sponsorship and much more - can you answer these 50 Formula One questions?
Last updated: May 24, 2012
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Team that was banned for bringing the sport into disrepute
Andrea Moda
Driver who won the first F1 race ever
Giuseppe "Nino" Farina
Only driver to win the F1 Drivers' Championship posthumously
Jochen Rindt
Tyrrell P34 was one of the most radical F1 cars ever because it had...
Six wheels
The BT46B 'Fan Car' was the creation of which F1 team?
Brabham
What was the name of the circuit that hosted the Swedish Grand Prix?
Scandinavian Raceway
The only female driver to score points in F1 (as of 2012)
Lella Lombardi
First Asian driver to finish on the podium
Aguri Suzuki
Thai prince who raced in the 1950's
Prince Bira
Race boycotted by Renault and Ligier in 1985
South African Grand Prix
Canadian driver who was disqualified from a race for being too slow
Al Pease
How many teams competed in the 2005 US Grand Prix?
Three
On which circuit did Jenson Button score his first F1 victory?
Hungaroring
Belgian tyre manufacturer active in F1 in 1950-1958
Englebert
British driver widely regarded as "the greatest driver never to win a championship"
Stirling Moss
What was the nickname of Giovanni Lavaggi?
Johnny Carwash
Mika Salo scored the maiden point of which F1 team?
Toyota F1
Clay Regazzoni scored the maiden win of which F1 team?
Williams F1
Political battle in the late 1970's and early 1980's between two F1 organizations
FISA-FOCA War
What is the name of the first corner of Circuit de Monaco?
Sainte Devote
A1-Ring hosted the Grand Prix of which country?
Austria
Marina Bay Street Circuit is located in which country?
Singapore
German engineer who has designed several F1 circuits
Hermann Tilke
F1 is sanctioned by which motorsport organization?
FIA
Driver who is about to be lapped is shown a flag of which color?
Blue
System introduced in 2009 that can be used to give the car a power boost
KERS
Serbian F1 team that unsuccesfully applied to compete in 2010 and 2011
Stefan Grand Prix
In 1997, which company was the main sponsor of the farsical Lola team?
MasterCard
When a session is stopped, a flag of which color is shown?
Red
Kimi Räikkönen won the 2005 Japanese Grand Prix after overtaking which driver on the final lap?
Giancarlo Fisichella
Town where McLaren is based
Woking
What was the nickname of Andrea de Cesaris?
Andrea de Crasheris
Lewis Hamilton won the 2008 World Drivers' Championship by one point after overtaking which driver on the final lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix?
Timo Glock
After his F1 career ended, which motorsport series did Juan Pablo Montoya move on to?
NASCAR
Nico Hülkenberg won the 2009 championship in which motorsport series?
GP2
Driver from New Zealand, of whom Mario Andretti said: "If he became an undertaker, people would stop dying."
Chris Amon
Airline that was McLaren's livery sponsor in 2006
Fly Emirates
Town where Ferrari is based
Maranello
The father competed in 1987-1991, the son competed in 2007-2009. Who are they? (write last name)
Satoru and Kazuki Nakajima
Nico Rosberg won his first race in 2012; which year did his father win his last race?
1985
In 2006 French Grand Prix, BMW Sauber had an aerodynamical innovation which was promptly banned because it was adjudged to impede the drivers' vision. What was this innovation colloquially known as?
Twin Towers
In 1997 British Grand Prix, Tyrrell displayed an advertisement on their car for which popular TV show?
Xena: The Warrior Princess
This 1984 race is remembered for hot temperatures and disintegrating track surface. It was never held again.
Dallas Grand Prix
Johnny Cecotto's nationality
Venezuelan
Who did Nelson Piquet fight with at the 1982 German Grand Prix?
Eliseo Salazar
Tragic accident that took the life of Wolfgang von Trips and 15 spectators occurred which year?
1961
Scuderia Toro Rosso's engines in 2006 were supplied by...
Cosworth
Private racetrack owned by Ferrari for testing and development purposes
Fiorano Circuit
What is Bernd Mayländer's role in F1?
Safety Car driver
Pop music group whose logo could be seen on the sidepods of the ATS cars in 1981
ABBA
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May 28, 2012
24/50 - Really enjoyed the quiz, thanks WTF.
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May 28, 2012
Thanks for the comment! I've really enjoyed your quizzes as well.
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May 26, 2016
got confused with father so with Piquet duo