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The Great Big WTCC Quiz of the Year

The Great Big WTCC Quiz of the Year

31/12/2016 06:00

The FIA World Touring Car Championship produced drama and excitement aplenty in 2016 but is your WTCC trivia as good as José María López? Test your knowledge in this purely-for-fun end-of-term quiz.

Places
1:
Where did Tom Coronel score his two race wins in 2016?

2: In what city did José María López receive his trophy for winning his third WTCC drivers’ title?

3: Yvan Muller’s last WTCC race was at the Losail Circuit in Qatar but where was his first?

4: Where does WTCC Race of Portugal take place?

5: Nicky Catsburg scored his first WTCC win in 2016. Where?

6: Gabriele Tarquini estimated his LADA Vesta would top what speed through Turn 2 at the Slovakia Ring?

7: The WTCC’s official pre-season test took place close to which Italian city?

8: Soultz-sous-Forêts is home to which WTCC team?

9: From where did Eurosport Events broadcast a live mannequin challenge?

10: The penultimate weekend of next year’s WTCC season will take place where?

People
11:
Honda added a fourth driver to its factory line-up for WTCC Race of Japan. Who was he?

12: Who led the first racing lap at the revamped Circuit Moulay El Hassan?

13: What is the nationality of Grégoire Demoustier?

14: Who set the fastest lap of all at Termas de Río Hondo when the WTCC visited in August?

15: Name the Uruguayan who tried but failed to make his WTCC debut in Argentina?

16: What’s the connection between Zengő Motorsport’s Dániel Nagy and the Hungarian Olympic handball team?

17: Thed Björk scored a maiden WTCC win for himself, Volvo Cars and Polestar Cyan Racing in Shanghai. But who was leading at the start of the final lap?

18: All six WTCC champions gathered together in Qatar in late November. Who were they?

19: Who said over team radio “You said don’t worry about Muller and he’s passing me”?

20: Alessandro Mariani is principal of which WTCC team?

Points and prizes
21:
Who won the TAG Heuer Best Lap Trophy at Moscow Raceway?

22: What was notable about the WTCC MAC3 result in Slovakia?

23: Name the lady driver to score a point in this year’s WTCC?

24: What is the highest number of points a driver can score during a WTCC weekend?

25: Who were the four drivers who raced for the factory Polestar Volvo team in 2016?

26: The second WTCC Nürburgring Nordschleife Best Driver Trophy went to who?

27: Néstor Girolami marked his WTCC return by winning what?

28: How many times has Norbert Michelisz now won the Hungarian motorsport federation’s Driver of the Year accolade?

29: A 35-point margin gave who the WTCC Trophy title for 2016?

30: What was Kris Richard’s prize for winning the FIA ETCC Super 2000 Cup?

Partners
31:
Who are the official logistics and timing partners of the WTCC?

32: Citroën changed the colours of its factory C-Elysée WTCC from mainly white to what colour?

33: Which company sponsors the WTCC’s Repair Time?

34: Name the WTCC’s official tyre supplier?

35: At what track was the Volvo V60 Polestar safety car first used in racing conditions?

36: What connected the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed to the Swedish royal family?

37: Why was WTCC Race of Qatar significant for Daisuke Horiuchi?

38: How many DHL Boeing 747s were needed to fly the WTCC cars and equipment from Argentina to Japan?

39: Football royalty visited WTCC race of Qatar courtesy of FOX Sports, one of the championship’s broadcast partners. Name him?

40: Which company was the Event Presenting Partner of the WTCC races in France and Japan?

Plus these…
41:
Why did Esteban Guerrieri use race number 86 in Argentina?

42: Who started the first WTCC race of 2016 on the DHL Pole Position?

43: Name the driver with 808,000 Facebook followers?

44: José María López completed his WTCC stint with how many wins, poles and fastest laps?

45: Name the Hungarian football manager who visited the country’s WTCC counter in late April?

46: Two drivers became fathers in 2016. Who were they?

47: What sport did several drivers pay homage to during a visit to Tokyo ahead of WTCC Race of Japan?

48: How much did it cost to enter the WTCC’s new-for-2016 Fan Village?

49: What have John Filippi and GP2 racer Mitch Evans got in common?

50: Who excelled at the 100 metres as a youngster?

Visit FIAWTCC.com soon to check out all the answers.

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