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THE 2013 CHRISTMAS MEGA QUIZ
Quiz
Simply pick one answer for each of the questions below (there is only one correct answer for each).
When you're done, press the 'submit' button at the bottom. There are no prizes, so take your time - and have fun!
  LET THE QUIZ BEGIN...
1. FR3.5: Red Bull juniors Antonio Felix da Costa and Carlos Sainz Jr both raced in Formula Renault 3.5 this year. When was the last time two Red Bull drivers were placed in the series at the same time?
 
2011
2009
2006
2. F1: Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix in 2013, but in which year did his world champion father, Keke, triumph in that race?
 
1982
1983
1985
3. BTCC: Before Rob Austin, who was the last man to win in the BTCC for Audi?
 
Frank Biela
John Bintcliffe
Colin Turkington
4. F1: Which driver is this in action for Lotus?


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Davide Valsecchi
Heikki Kovalainen
Nicolas Prost
5. WRC: Who’s driving the flying Fiesta in this picture?

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P-G Andersson
Martin Prokop
Juho Hanninen
6. F1: Which circuit is this?


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Nurburgring
Silverstone
Barcelona
7. F1: Who kicked off a huge media storm after the Spanish Grand Prix when he famously said: “This has nothing to do with racing anymore.”
 
Luca di Montezemolo
Ron Dennis
Dietrich Mateschitz
8. F1: What was the reason for Sebastian Vettel’s sole retirement from a grand prix in 2013?
 
Alternator failure
Collision
Gearbox failure
9. WEC: Who was the previous Briton to win an FIA world sportscar championship title prior to Allan McNish?
 
Derek Warwick
Mark Blundell
Derek Bell
10. WRC: Where did Robert Kubica score his best ERC result of the season?
 
Canaries Rally
Tour de Corse
Azores Rally
11. F1: In which grand prix did Felipe Massa claim his only podium finish of the season?
 
Spanish
Italian
Brazilian
12. F1: Where did Lotus race its long wheelbase version of the E21 for the first time?
 
Italy
Singapore
Korea
13. WRC: Which factory Fiesta driver scored the least fastest times?
 
Mads Ostberg
Juho Hanninen
Evgeny Novikov
14. WTCC: Who finished second to Yvan Muller on win-count in 2013, having claimed three victories?
 
James Nash
Gabriele Tarquini
Michel Nykjaer
15. WTCC: Tom Chilton and Yvan Muller staged the second closest finish in WTCC history in Shanghai. What separated them at the flag?
 
0.003s
0.010s
0.019s
16. Euro F3: How many races (out of 30) did Volkswagen engines win in the Formula 3 European championship in 2013?
 
2
8
14
17. GP2: Stefano Coletti led the GP2 standings at the halfway stage of the 2013 season. How many points did he score in the second half of the year?
 
0
6
18
18. F1: Sebastian Vettel ended the year as world champion, but he was not on top of the standings for the whole season. Who was the only other driver to have been at the head of the drivers’ championship in 2013?
 
Kimi Raikkonen
Fernando Alonso
Lewis Hamilton
19. F1: A problem with a loose radio antenna on a helicopter caused a lengthy delay to the opening Friday practice session of which race?
 
India
United States
Malaysia
20. WRC: Sebastien Ogier enjoyed the best percentage of podiums this year. Who was second?
 
Thierry Neuville
Sebastien Loeb
Jari-Matti Latvala
21. F1: Five drivers did not score any points during 2013 – but who was the last driver to get himself out of that group and on to the scoreboard with a top 10 finish?
 
Daniel Ricciardo
Heikki Kovalainen
Valtteri Bottas
22. FR3.5: When Kevin Magnussen was disqualified after winning in Formula Renault 3.5 at Paul Ricard, what was deemed illegal with his car?
 
Ride height
Underweight
Rear wing
23. IndyCar: How many different team-mates did Justin Wilson have in IndyCar in 2013?
 
Three
Four
Five
24. GP3: Daniil Kvyat propelled himself to a Formula 1 drive with Toro Rosso by winning the GP3 championship in 2013. But where was he in the standings before he took his first win of the season at Spa in August?
 
2nd
8th
11th
25. F1: Two drivers picked up fines for speeding in the pit land during first practice for the Australian Grand Prix. One was Felipe Massa. Who was the other?
 
Pastor Maldonado
Fernando Alonso
Valtteri Bottas
26. F1: Heikki Kovalainen replaced Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the final two races of 2013. What was the last year in which a Finn failed to contest a race?
 
1974
1988
2000
27. IndyCar: Which of the following drivers did NOT start races for more than one IndyCar team in 2013?
 
JR Hildebrand
Luca Filippi
Carlos Munoz
28. MotoGP: Who was the last rider to win the premier class title in his rookie season?
 
Valentino Rossi
Max Biaggi
Kenny Roberts
29. Blancpain: For what bizarre reason did the Marc VDS BMW Z4 shared by Maxime Martin, Yelmer Buurman and Bas Leinders retire from the Spa 24 Hours?
 
It hit a deer
A pine cone stuck in its air-restrictor
Its fire extinguisher exploded
30. F1: Which driver had a confirmed race seat in 2013 but dropped out before the season started?
 
Fabio Leimer
Luiz Razia
Stefano Coletti
31. F1: Who is this in pre-season testing action for Force India?


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Paul di Resta
Jules Bianchi
James Calado
32. IndyCar: Who is this driver about to be the only entrant bumped out of the field for the 2013 Indy 500?

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Buddy Lazier
Townsend Bell
Michel Jourdain Jr
33. F1: Which veteran is this having his first test in a Ferrari F1 car in the first pre-season test at Jerez?

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Pedro de la Rosa
Davide Rigon
Jarno Trulli
34. F1: A maximum limit on operational personnel at races caused controversy earlier in the season when Force India complained to race stewards in China that some teams were not including driver physios in their count – while it was. What was the staff limit
 
55
60
63
35. DTM: What was the reason behind DTM’s final qualifying session at Moscow Raceway being postponed and eventually cancelled?
 
Airspace over the track was closed for President Vladimir Putin’s private jet
It was discovered a family of Marmots had dug a burrow under the circuit
The circuit suffered a massive power failure
36. F1: Mercedes was hauled in front of the FIA International Tribunal for taking part in a ‘secret’ Pirelli test after the Spanish Grand Prix with its 2013 car. Where did that running take place?
 
Silverstone
Barcelona
Nurburgring
37. WEC: How many extra litres of fuel capacity were petrol-powered LMP1 prototypes awarded ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours?
 
Three
Six
Nine
38. WRC: Which was the slowest round of this year’s World Rally Championship?
 
Mexico
Acropolis
Monte Carlo
39. MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow started two races from pole position this season. Jeremy Williams was the last Brit to start from pole, but in what year?
 
1999
2000
2002
40. MotoGP: How many times in 2013 did Marc Marquez finish a race off the podium?
 
0
1
2
41. WEC: Who scored the most overall pole positions under the WEC's new two-driver qualifying procedure?
 
Andre Lotterer
Alex Wurz
Loic Duval
42. F1: How many drivers started an F1 race during the 2013 season?
 
22
23
24
43. MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro dominated the CRT class this season, but what was his best finish?
 
Sixth
Eighth
11th
44. MotoGP: Marc Marquez won six races during his record-breaking title year, but how many more laps did he lead than team-mate Dani Pedrosa?
 
7
60
153
45. NASCAR: Prior to Brad Keselowski in 2013, when did a reigning Sprint Cup champion last fail to make the Chase?
 
Kurt Busch, 2005
Tony Stewart, 2006
Jimmie Johnson, 2010
46. F1: Who was excluded from qualifying at the British Grand Prix for being underweight?
 
Paul di Resta
Kimi Raikkonen
Charles Pic
47. NASCAR: Which popular cocktail shares its name with one of NASCAR’s biggest 2013 scandals?
 
Singapore Sling
White Russian
Screwdriver
48. F1: Who was the only driver to race with chassis RB9-04 during the 2013 Formula 1 campaign?
 
Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Sebastien Buemi
49. ALMS: How many points-counting races were there in the 15-year history of the American Le Mans Series?
 
147
148
149
50. DTM: What was the official DTM top three at the Norisring?
 
Mortara 1st, Wickens 2nd, Vietoris 3rd
Wickens 1st, Vietoris 2nd, Juncadella 3rd
No winner, Wickens 2nd, Vietoris 3rd

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