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Formula One A-Z

F1 general knowledge in alphabetical order. Some easy questions, some that should challenge a die-hard F1 fan.
The answer for X ends with X rather than beginning with it
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Last updated: May 4, 2022
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A
Winning constructor of the first ever F1 race. In the sport once again since 2019
Alfa Romeo
B
Its scheduled Grand Prix was cancelled in 2011 due to political upheaval
Bahrain
C
Tomáš Enge is the only driver from this country to make it to F1
Czech Republic
D
Crucial aerodynamic concept in modern Formula One
Downforce
E
Often ranked as F1's greatest corner, a left-right kink taken at full throttle by the bravest.
Eau Rouge
F
Country which has the most Formula One world champions per capita, but has never hosted a grand prix
Finland
G
American who drove in F1 from 1959 to 1970, invented a flap commonly used on rear wings, and started the tradition of spraying champagne to celebrate winning
Dan Gurney
H
Circuit often described as "Monaco without the houses"
Hungaroring
I
Belgian multiple Le Mans winner and two-time F1 Drivers Championship runner-up (1969, 1970)
Jacky Ickx
J
Plucky underdogs who eventually won four races, and finished third in the 1999 constructors championship
Jordan
K
Japanese driver in the mid-1990s, later mountaineer, has climbed six of the Seven Summits
Ukyo Katayama
L
Suffered terrible burns in a 1976 accident but won two subsequent world championships
Niki Lauda
M
Tyre supplier whose teams all withdrew from the 2005 US Grand Prix when it could not provide tyres that they could safely race on
Michelin
N
Legendary circuit nicknamed The Green Hell by Jackie Stewart
Nurburgring
O
Moderately successful driver who founded the moderately successful Arrows team
Jackie Oliver
P
In F1, this team won the 1976 Austrian Grand Prix. In the US it has won multiple IndyCar and CART races and championships
Penske
Q
What determines the starting positions for F1 races
Qualifying
R
It makes for such exciting and unpredictable grands prix that there has even been talk of artificially simulating it
Rain
S
Safety feature not used at all by early F1 cars, but eventually made compulsory in 1972
Seatbelts
T
Innovative constructor whose cars once had six wheels
Tyrrell
U
Members of this American family have won many Indy 500s and CART/IndyCar championships, but in F1, they have just two race starts and no points.
Unser
V
Winner of the first ever contructors championship
Vanwall
W
F1 constructor which won on its 1977 debut
Wolf
X*
British constructor, 1989-90, which mostly failed to qualify or even pre-qualify, but scored a podium finish at the 1989 Portuguese Grand Prix
Onyx
Y
Circuit which hosted the first day-night grand prix
Yas Marina
Z
German constructor, 1985-1989, finished in the points only once in 74 races.
Zakspeed
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