The Weekly Formula Once Quiz #5
The first Force India appeared in 2008. What is the correct lineage of the team?
- Tyrrell, Prost, Jaguar.
- BAR, Virgin, Marussia.
- Brabham, Stewart, Red Bull.
- Jordan, Midland, Spyker.
- Minardi, HRT, Caterham.
BMS Scuderia Italia's Dallara chassis wasn't ready for the first race of 1988. What did they do make the grid anyway?
- They bribed Bernie Ecclestone with free pizza
- They borrowed a spare chassis from March
- They brought a full scale model and pretended it was broken
- They entered a painfully slow F3000 car
The strange Theodore TY01 came to life in 1981. What was the car's namesake?
- Theodore Roosevelt
- A clothing company
- A fine arts museum
- A private entrepreneur
- A media conglomerate
Bruce McLaren entered F1 as a constructor in 1966. Which brand of engine was that year's M2B initially powered by?
- Alfa Romeo
- Coventry Climax
At the 1982 Long Beach GP, Ferrari fitted a strange dual wing arrangement to Gilles Villeneuve's 126C2. Why was that?
- Double the wings, double the downforce
- They were unable to make one big wing
- It was part of a protest
- Just to see what would happen
- The regular wing had been forgotten at the factory
The 1957 Ferrari 801 was a big disappointment. Where did it trace its origins to?
- A Ferrari sportscar
- A disused Fiat design
- A random drawing by Dino Ferrari
- A Lancia
HRT contested the 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons before folding. What did the acronym stand for?
- Hennessy Racing Team
- Honda Replica Team
- Horrible Ruinous Terror
- Horatio Rivazza Torino
- Hispania Racing Team
In 1998, Benetton rebranded the Renault V10 engines used in the B198 as Playlife. What did that stand for?
- A travel agency
- A toy company
- A pharmaceutical concern
- A self-help book
- A clothing brand
The controversial low sex aid nose was introduced in 2014 to block airflow. Which teams found a different solution?
- Red Bull
The 1991 Footwork FA12 was an utter failure. Why was that?
- Weak suspension
- Overweight chassis
- Fragile gearbox
- Terrible aerodynamics
- Godawful engine