Speed Kings

Speed Quiz Questions

Round 1

  1. Who unexpectedly won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix, becoming the youngest ever winner?
  2.  Which British driver had five British Grand Prix wins during the 1960s?
  3. Whom did Barry Sheene ride for when he won his world championships?
  4. Who was the second Briton to be World Rally Champion?
  5. Who was the only Australian motor racing world champion in the 1960s ?
  6. Which motorcyclist won 122 world championships?
  7. Which driver was runner-up in the world championship in ’63, ’64 and ’65?
  8. Which Brazilian was world champion driver in 1972 and 1974?
  9. What was the nationality of Mario Andretti?
  10. Which driver won the world championship posthumously in 1970?

Round 1 Answers

  1. Max Verstappen
  2. Jim Clark
  3. Suzuki
  4. Richard Burns
  5. Jack Brabham
  6. Giacomo Agostini
  7. Graham Hill
  8. Emerson Fittipaldi
  9. American
  10. Jochen Rindt

Round 2

  1. David Jefferies won Isle of Man’s Senior TT three out of four years — what stopped him the other year?
  2. What is the nationality of Nelson Piquet?
  3. How many times did Graham Hill win the Monaco Grand Prix?
  4. Which Belgian won Le Mans six times between 1969 and 1982?
  5. Who was driving for Ferrari when they became the first manufacturer to have 100 Grand Prix wins?
  6. Who was the British driver with most Grand Prix wins before Nigel Mansell?
  7. How many times was Ayrton Senna world champion?
  8. At which sport did lvan Maugher win six world titles?
  9. Which British motorcyclist won 14 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy titles?
  10. Which Briton broke the world land speed record in the US in 1983?

Round 2 Answers

  1. No race in 2001
  2. Brazilian
  3. Five
  4. Jacky Ickx
  5. Alain Prost
  6. Jackie Stewart
  7. Three
  8. Speedway
  9. Mike Hailwood
  10. Richard Noble

Round 3

  1.  What is the nationality of Keke Rosberg?
  2. Who was world championship driver in 1964 and motorcycling champion seven times?
  3. Who was the first Briton to win the world motor racing championship?
  4. Before Lewis Hamilton, who was the most successful British Formula, One driver, ever?
  5. Which Briton was world champion in 1976 and retired three years later?
  6. Who moved to the Stewart team from Jordan and then to Ferrari in 2000?
  7. Who drove the McLaren to its first Grand Prix win in 1968?
  8.  What was Gilles Villeneuve’s home country?
  9. Which driver apart from Senna lost his life in the 1994 Formula 1 season?
  10. Which Grand Prix did Damon Hill win, for the first time in 1994?

Round 3 Answers

  1. Finnish
  2. John Surtees
  3. Mike Hawthorn
  4. Jackie Stewart
  5. James Hunt
  6. Rubens Barrichello
  7. Bruce McLaren himself
  8. Canada
  9. Roland Ratzenberger
  10. British