The Weekly Formula Once Quiz

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The EJ15 was Jordan Grand Prix's last car. Which names did the team take on before it became Force India?

  • HRT
  • Midland
  • Super Aguri
  • Spyker
  • Caterham

The ludicrous Life F35 W12 is widely known as one of the most underpowered engines ever. How much hp did it have?

  • 380
  • 420
  • 480
  • 540

Cosworth presented this weird all wheel drive concept in 1969. Which of these teams also tried driving all four wheels?

  • Matra
  • Lotus
  • Ferrari
  • McLaren
  • Brabham

From 1998 to 2005 all F1 cars used V10 engines. Which manufacturer invented this layout?

  • Alfa Romeo
  • Cosworth
  • Renault
  • Ferrari
  • Honda

Former Renault and Ferrari ace Rene Arnoux became notoriously slow in his later career. What excuse did he use?

  • "I'm getting too old for this"
  • "My neck hurts"
  • "I'm used to turbo cars, naturally aspirated cars are a very different kettle of fish to drive"
  • "The car I drive now is terrible"
  • "My team hates me"

BAR presented separate color schemes in 1999. The FIA outlawed using different liveries. What solution did they use?

  • They chose a third unrelated livery
  • They dropped one livery in favor of the other
  • They threatened to pull out of the sport
  • The put both liveries on either side of their cars, and joined them with a zipper

Aside from the Honda hybrid debacle, which engine brand gave McLaren the most engine-related DNFs in a single season?

  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Peugeot
  • Cosworth
  • Renault

Stewart and Prost Grand Prix were the last teams started by famous drivers. Who else tried their luck at team ownership?

  • Chris Amon
  • Niki Lauda
  • Emerson Fittipaldi
  • Keke Rosberg
  • Graham Hill
  • John Surtees
  • Gerhard Berger

Helped by the raw talent of Jean Alesi, the Tyrrell 019 was able to punch far above its weight. What made it so fast?

  • Super sticky tires
  • Perfect throttle response
  • The nose
  • Small fuel tanks
  • Carbon ceramic brakes

When Renault officially left as an engine supplier in 1997, which names did their engines get for the following seasons?

  • Supertec
  • Petronas
  • Playlife
  • Asiatech
  • Mecachrome
  • Acer

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Comments (14)

  • 80%

      1 year ago
  • The more quizzes from you I do, the worse I get... To be named with Roberto Fontana in one sentence makes me feel ashamed. But the Fittipaldi question confused me, as I always thought, it was the team of his brother Wilson...

      1 year ago
  • Got 60%. The year was 1999 for the BAR question not 2000.

      1 year ago
  • I got 60%!

      1 year ago
  • Yikes, that was touch!

      1 year ago