The Big Formula Once Quiz

1y ago


Which of these wheel companies ill-advisedly started their own F1 team?

  • OZ
  • ATS
  • BBS
  • Fondmetal
  • Speedline
  • Rial

Which struggling F1 team fitted power steering for the first time?

  • Ferrari
  • Tyrrell
  • Minardi
  • Ligier
  • Jordan

Which tiny team helped develop Honda's famous twin turbo V6?

  • Toleman
  • ATS
  • Spirit
  • Osella
  • RAM

Which unfortunate team thought of ground effect before Lotus?

  • BRM
  • Fittipaldi
  • Hesketh
  • Ensign
  • Shadow

This is living F1 punchline Taki Inoue. For which teams did he drive during his short but hilarious career?

  • Larrousse
  • Simtek
  • Andrea Moda
  • Footwork
  • Brabham

Which car did six-time Grand Prix winner Riccardo Patrese name as the worst he ever drove?

  • Arrows A2
  • Shadow DN8
  • Williams FW12
  • Brabham BT50
  • Alfa Romeo 185T

Which of these Japanese manufacturers did NOT produce an F1 engine?

  • Nissan
  • Isuzu
  • Yamaha
  • Honda

What sort of company gave birth to this abomination?

  • A producer of refrigerators
  • A caravan manufacturer
  • A small car company
  • A security company

What do failed projects Andrea Moda, Simtek and Bravo F1 have in common?

  • They were all based on the same design
  • Their owners were all arrested for fraud
  • They all failed to qualify for a single race
  • They were all banned by the FIA

This man scored a DNQ, DNS, DNF and DSQ in the same race. Who is he, where and when did he do it?

  • Christian Danner, 1985 Spanish Grand Prix
  • Brett Lunger, 1973 British Grand Prix
  • Andrea de Cesaris, 1979 Canadian Grand Prix
  • Hans Heyer, 1977 German Grand Prix
  • Jean Pierre Jarier, 1981 Italian Grand Prix

Cosworth engines were often relabeled by small teams. Which of these names were used?

  • European
  • Petronas
  • Playlife
  • Fondmetal
  • Asiatech

What technology was unsuccessfully pioneered by the lackluster Benetton B200?

  • Double diffuser
  • Tuned mass damper
  • Dual clutch transmission
  • Carbon ceramic brakes
  • Five valves per cylinder

Which horrible team gave current ace Daniel Ricciardo his F1 debut?

  • Virgin
  • Caterham
  • Sauber
  • HRT
  • Lotus

What is the name "Arrows" a reference to?

  • Robin Hood
  • The founder's archery hobby
  • The Red Arrows
  • The names of the founders

The unsuccessful Scarab is the only F1 car designed and built entirely in its specific country. Where was it from?

  • Argentina
  • Switzerland
  • USA
  • Portugal
  • Canada

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Comments (19)

  • 47%. These aren’t easy 😳

      1 year ago
  • 60% must do better.

      1 year ago