The Australian GP quiz - The Answers

So how much did you know about all things Australia?

By William Esler.   Last Updated: 10/03/14 3:46pm

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So how much did you know about all things Australia?

1) True or false - no Australian has ever finished on the podium at the Australian Grand Prix?
True.

2) Which current F1 driver is the most successful in Melbourne?
Jenson Button with three wins - 2009, 2010, 2012.

Nigel Mansell celebrates his final F1 win with Gerhard Berger and Martin Brundle

3) Who achieved their 31st and final F1 victory at the 1994 Australian GP?
Nigel Mansell.

4) Melbourne has hosted the race since 1996, but what was the previous venue?
Adelaide.

5) How many Australian World Champions have there been?
Two - Jack Brabham (three times) and Alan Jones (once).

6) When did the Australian GP join the F1 calendar?
1985.

7) And who won that race?
Keke Rosberg.

8) Which team achieved their first victory since the 1993 Australian GP at the 1997 race?
McLaren.

Damon Hill takes victory in 1996

9) British drivers won three of the first four races at Albert Park - can you name the victors?
Damon Hill (1996), David Coulthard (1997) and Eddie Irvine (1999).

10) Who won the race in 2013?
Kimi Raikkonen.

11) Who is the only Italian to win the Australian GP?
Giancarlo Fisichella in 2005 for Renault.

Mark Webber and Paul Stoddart celebrate fifth place and Minardi's only points of the season on the podium

12) Who finished fifth for Minardi in the 2002 race?
Mark Webber.

13) Just three corners into the first race at Albert Park, which Jordan driver was fired into the air, summersaulting into the gravel?
Martin Brundle.

14) Which two drivers collided whilst fighting for the 1994 Drivers' Championship in Australia?
Damon Hill and Michael Schumacher.

15) Since the race moved to Albert Park, how many of the 18 races have been won by that year's World Champion?
11.

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