Special Sub-Topic: BTCC
|Which one of these cars has never taken a driver to the overall BTCC driver's championship?|
Peugeot 405 Mi16. Although the 405 was run in the championship between 1992 and 1995, it never had the pace to be a consistent front runner.
|Which of the following drivers did not drive an Alfa Romeo during the 1995 BTCC season?|
F. Giovanardi. Giovanardi didn't make his championship debut until 2006 driving a Vauxhall.
|The 1992 BTCC season had one of the most exciting and controversial final rounds of all-time. Tim Harvey came out as champion, but which two drivers had a famous coming together resulting in them both retiring, thereby handing Harvey an almost certain championship win? |
John Cleland and Steve Soper. Soper was the teammate of Tim Harvey, and there were accusations that the accident wasn't entirely accidental.
|In 1999, Matt Neal caused a sensation by winning a round outright in a privately entered car. What car was it that he took to this historic win?|
Nissan Primera. The victory was the first non-manufacturer backed win of the era.
|In 1994, an unusual sight appeared on the BTCC circuits. A pair of Volvo 850 Estates competed. Which team prepared these cars for the season?|
Tom Walkinshaw Racing. The estates were replaced by 850 saloons the following year, and these eventually evolved into the S40 which took Rickard Rydell to the driver's championship in 1998.
|Which of the following drivers had the most race wins in their BTCC career?|
Andy Rouse. Andy Rouse wins this one hands down with a total of 60 race wins and four driver championships.
|Which of the following Formula 1 drivers had never raced in the BTCC prior to or as a prelude to their F1 career?|
Johnny Herbert. Damon Hill raced in a single BTCC race in 1989, Johnny Herbert has raced in various forms of motor sport including single seaters and GT cars, but never ventured on to the track in a British touring car.
|As you would imagine, the BTCC championship is more often than not won by a British driver, but which nationality was the 1997 and 2000 champion Alain Menu?|
Swiss. Menu won the championship for Renault in 1997 and for Ford in 2000.
|In 1991, the BTCC rules changed to being a single class limited to 2.0 litre engines. Which car won this inaugural "Super Tourer" championship?|
BMW M3. Will Hoy piloted the championship winning BMW as the team took both the driver and the team prizes.
|Many people consider the 1990s to be the best decade of the BTCC. Which of the following failed to take a driver to the championship between 1990 and 1999?|
Toyota Carina. Two incarnations of the Carina raced between 1991 and 1995, but never hit the heights of winning the championship.
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