The Weekly Formula Once Quiz #3

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Modena Team SpA raced during 1991. To which famous Italian brand were they the unofficial team?

  • Dallara
  • Maserati
  • Lancia
  • Alfa Romeo
  • Lamborghini

Which car did former Ferrari and McLaren driver Stefan Johansson name the worst car he ever drove?

  • Onyx ORE-1
  • Spirit 201
  • Ferrari F1/86
  • Footwork FA12
  • Ligier JS31

Prost Grand Prix switched to "Acer" engines in 2001 in deference to a sponsor. Where did the engines actually come from?

  • Renault
  • Cosworth
  • Honda
  • Ferrari
  • Mercedes-Benz

The Arrows A20 sported "T-Minus" decals in 1999. What did they represent?

  • A watch company
  • A brand of tea
  • An investment business
  • An unexplained venture lead by a Nigerian prince
  • An oil company

Why did Ligier lose their exclusive deal for an innovative twin turbo straight four with Alfa Romeo in 1987?

  • Alfa Romeo was taken over by Fiat
  • The Italian government objected
  • The team boss slept with the wife of an Alfa Romeo official
  • One of the drivers tore the engine down in the media
  • Arrows stole the contract by offering to pay more

What's the real reason Caterham F1 was founded in 2012?

  • The company could use the promotion
  • A UK government stimulus package for small British brands
  • A different team lost the rights to the Lotus name
  • Because of the prestigious name
  • A scam

The Onyx team appeared in 1990, sponsored by Moneytron. What was the company behind the name?

  • A bank
  • A credit card company
  • A robotics firm
  • A stock trading operation
  • A software company

When was Honda's first Formula One car built?

  • 1955
  • 1968
  • 1964
  • 1957
  • 1966

In 1959, Aston Martin entered the sport with the disastrous DBR4-250. Why was it so slow?

  • It had the engine in the front
  • Appalling reliability
  • It was designed by a tractor builder
  • Narrow tires
  • It was just a stripped sportscar

Before winning Le Mans in 1991, Volker Weidler raced for Rial during 1989. How many times did he fail to make the grid?

  • 3 times
  • 5 times
  • 7 times
  • 9 times
  • All of the times

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