Formula 1 factsSport quiz
Which Formula 1 driver is known for his emotionless style and dislike of giving media interviews?
Kimi Raikkonen. Raikkonen frequently answers questions in a blunt and monosyllabic manner. When asked "The helmet has a special meaning for many drivers. How important is it to you?", Kimi replies "It protects my head."
Where is Niki Lauda from?
Austria. Niki Lauda was born on 22 February 1949 in Vienna to a wealthy family. However, the wealth of his grandfather, Hans Lauda, did not help Niki in his career. His family disapproved his racing ambitions and Niki had to take bank loans to fund his trainings. He had his debts cleared in 1974, when Ferrari signed him for the Formula 1 team.
Who, in 2015, was the first driver killed in F1 in 20 years?
Jules Bianchi. On 5 October 2014, during the Japanese Grand Prix, Julies Bianchi lost control of his Marussia in very wet conditions and collided with a recovery vehicle, suffering a diffuse axonal injury and remained comatose until his death on 17 July 2015. Bianchi is the first Formula One driver killed as a result of an accident during a race event since Ayrton Senna at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
How old was Max Verstappen when he won his first Formula One Grand Prix?
18. Max Verstappen won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix in his debut race for Red Bull Racing at the age of 18, becoming the youngest-ever winner of a Grand Prix in the Formula One history.