2012 Formula 1 quiz part 2 - The Answers

It's once again time to reveal those all-important answers...

Last Updated: 05/12/12 4:29pm

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26.What did Sebastian Vettel hit trying to avoid Daniel Ricciardo whilst running behind the safety car in the Abu Dhabi GP?
The DRS sign.

27.Who recorded Williams's first victory since 2004 at the Spanish GP?
Pastor Maldonado.

Pastor Maldonado: Won the Spanish GP

28.But what cut the teams celebrations short in Barcelona?
A fire in the pit garage.

29.After the run of repeat winners at the start of the season, who was the first driver to win two races?
Fernando Alonso.

30.Who did Sebastian Vettel refer to as a 'cucumber' in Malaysia?
Narain Karthikeyan.

31.How long was the Malyasian GP postponed for after heavy rain brought out the red flags on lap nine?
50 minutes.

32.Which British driver made his F1 debut during first practice in Abu Dhabi?
Max Chilton.

Michael Schumacher: Announced retirement in Japan

33.Who announced his retirement from F1 ahead of the Japanese GP?
Michael Schumacher.

34.Which Sky Sports F1 presenter was thrown into the Red Bull swimming pool by Mark Webber in Monaco?
Martin Brundle.

35.Who uttered the phrase, "Just leave me alone, I know what I'm doing"?
Kimi Raikkonen

36.What new part did Jenson Button race to victory in Belgium that had been rejected by Lewis Hamilton?
A low-downforce rear wing.

37.Which backmarker did Sebastian Vettel and Christian Horner blame for costing Red Bull victory in Austin?
Narain Karthikeyan.

Kimi Raikkonen: Knows what he's doing

38.Who controversially tweeted telemetry data after qualifying at Spa?
Lewis Hamilton.

39.Who described Romain Grosjean as a "first-lap nutcase"?
Mark Webber.

40.Who did Sebastian Vettel tangle with on the opening lap in Brazil, dropping him to the back of the field?
Bruno Senna.

41.Which driver was dropped after the first pre-season test and replaced by Vitaly Petrov?
Jarno Trulli.

Mark Webber: Collision in Japan

42.Which team opted to rest both their race drivers at the Mugello test in May?
McLaren.

43.What device was Red Bull asked to change on their RB8 at the Canadian GP?
One that adjusted the car's front ride-height manually.

44.What was unusual about Lewis Hamilton's pit-stop at the Indian GP?
He changed five wheels - four tyres and his steering wheel.

45.Which driver took his first ever podium finish at his home race in October?
Kamui Kobayashi.

46.In how many races did McLaren-bound Sergio Perez fail to score a point at the end of the season?
Six.

47.Which Grand Prix asked fans not to attend qualifying to preserve car parks for the race?
The British GP - at a rather wet Silverstone.

Kamui Kobayashi: Finished third at Suzuka

48.Who asked the team if he could retire after a first lap puncture at Hockenheim?
Lewis Hamilton.

49.Who became the first American to take part in an F1 weekend since 2007 at the Spanish GP?
Alexander Rossi.

50.Who did Sebastian Vettel pass on lap four of the Brazilian GP - a move which subsequently led to a request for clarification from Ferrari?
Jean-Eric Vergne.

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