Motorsport Quiz

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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

How many Grade One circuits are there in the world?

40

50

65

35

There are 40 Grade One circuits for a total of 49 layouts in 27 nations as of December 2021

#2  Location  50 seconds

Where is the legendary circuit, Nurburging Nordschleife?

This course is dubbed as ‘Green Hell’ and features a staggering 154 corners and measures 21 kilometers in length.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the youngest age you can start racing in motorsport competitions?

8 years old

10 years old

12 years old

14 years old

A child as young as eight years old can start competing. There are competitions designed for all different age groups.

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

Rearview mirrors were only introduced after racing drivers started using them in the 1900s. True or False?

True

False

It's true! Their original purpose was to show the drivers if any of their competitors were gaining on them.

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

This driver has 80 rally wins in the World Rally Championship, including this race at the 2022 Monte Carlo Rally.

Sebastian Loeb

Sébastien Ogier

Ott Tänak

Petter Solberg

Loeb is the most successful rally driver in the history of the championship, alongside his co-driver Daniel Elena.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

What are racing tires used in top motorsport usually filled with?

Nitrogen

Compressed air

Helium

Hydrogen

Nitrogen is used to achieve a more consistent tire pressure.

#7  Location  50 seconds

This is the popular race track, Laguna Seca, that features the “Corkscrew” chicane. Where is this track located?

The “Corkscrew” chicane is known as one of motorsport’s most difficult turns.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

Motorsports have never been part of the Olympics. True or False?

False

True

Motorsports were actually part of the Olympics once in 1900. The event known as the II Olympiad, was hosted by France.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

From 1958 to 2007, this country banned motor racing as an unsafe spectator sport.

Switzerland

France

Germany

Italy

This ruling was following the death of 80 people during the 24 Hours of Le Man race in 1922.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

What is the name of this popular race track in Japan?

Suzuka Circuit

Tsukuba Circuit

Autopolis International Racing Course

Okayama International Circuit

This course features the infamous 130R, ‘S’ Curves and the Degner Curve.

#11  Type answer  30 seconds

This is a video of Marco Sorensen crashing during the Formula Renault 3.5 season opener. What race track is this?

Monza Circuit

Monza

Sorensen was given a five-place grid penalty for causing the crash that flipped his car over during the race.
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