Countdown to Le Mans EP5: 10 obscure questions about 24 Hours of Le Mans

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Will pushing your car around the circuit will count as a lap?

  • Yes, it will!
  • Yes, it will, but with penalties.
  • No, it will not.

This driver has 30 Le Mans starts, 4 Daytona 24h wins, 6 Le Mans podiums, but not a single Le Mans win. Who is he?

  • Stirling Moss
  • Vic Elford
  • Bob Wollek
  • Mario Andretti

This Group C car shares its name with a plane. What is this car?

  • Aston Martin Nimrod NRA/C2
  • Spice Hurricane
  • Sauber-Mercedes Lancaster
  • YAK C01

How long does the average driver manage to sleep at Le Mans?

  • None
  • Around 30 minutes
  • 2 hours
  • 4 hours

Among these 'inventions', which debuted at Le Mans?

  • Supercharger
  • Ground effect aero
  • Champagne spraying on victory lane :)
  • KERS

These two Cadillacs were the first to use ____ at Le Mans. What goes inside the blanks?

  • Drinks bottles
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Two way radio
  • Adjustable mirrors

Which of these racing classes never came to Le Mans?

  • Touring cars
  • Nascar
  • IMSA GTP
  • Super GT GT500

This action is perfectly legal in IMSA, while doing this at Le Mans will result in a penalty. What is this action?

  • Changing bodywork panels without taking it into the garage.
  • Overtaking using the pit exit line.
  • Spinning the tires inside the pit.
  • Radio communication with the team while entering the pits.

(Number of Bentley's LM wins) + (The year the Le Mans start was abandoned) + (The number of last year's winning car) = ?

  • 1982
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1985

Which of these cars were safety cars at Le Mans? (Multiple answers)

  • C5 Corvette
  • BMW M2
  • Porsche 911 Turbo
  • Audi R8

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    • I am almost 100% sure spinning the tires in IMSA isn't allowed as well.

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    • It surprisingly is allowed. It is not an uncommon sight for drivers to just dump the clutch and leave the pit with a trail of smoke, just like Nascar. They still use stuff like pit walls as well, so I'll say it is probably due to the American...

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