Christmas Quiz Answers (& Winners)
With thanks to all of you who had a stab at all
five sections of the Christmas Quiz. We've posted the answers to
the picture questions already, and below are the 20 answers to the
The best answers came from these seven dsc readers:
James Goodwin (Deputy Ed.'s son - "and no I didn't
All seven will receive a copy of the FIA GT Annual,
an we'll contact you shortly for your postal address.
1. Which was
the only car to appear topless in the 2003 British GT Championship?
Richard Thorne Motorsport Morgan Aero 8
2. At which
round did all five TVR T400Rs appear together for the first time?
3. Which Le
Mans winning driver led the field at Castle Combe?
Andy Wallace, who drove the Pagani Zonda pace car
4. Name the
two New Zealanders who contested a British GT round in 2003.
Neil Cunningham and Carl Hansen
5. How many
different Lotus Elise / Exiges contested at least one round in 2003?
Five – Team Wireless, RML, Scuderia Grifo Corse, Brunswick
Motorsport and Lanzante
6. How many
GT class cars contested at least one round of the championship?
Six - TFM Marcos LM600, Point Prep 996 Turbo, Point Preparation
Porsche GT2, Colin Blower Ultima, Ferrari F40, CMS Chrysler Viper
7. What do Jeff
Wyatt, Mark Sumpter, Rob Barff, Tom Shrimpton, Amanda Stretton,
Mike Jordan, Dan Eagling, Adam Sharpe, Steven Brady, Aaron Scott,
Michael Mallock, Bob Berridge, Paula Cook and Keith Robinson all
have in common?
All raced in more than one make of car in 2003 (and all bar
Steven Brady for more than one team)
8. Which ex-F1
driver was due to contest a one-off race in 2003 but his car was
eliminated before he could take the wheel?
9. How many
different Ferrari 360s contested a race this season?
Four - Damax, Veloqx, Virgo, Glenvarigill
10. Which car
practised but never raced in 2003?
Xero Competition Cup Class Corvette.
many different MG Lola chassis contested an ALMS round in 2003?
2. Why was Team
Bentley relegated to the back of the grid at Sebring?
Diffuser height infringement
3. Which team
failed to start the race with either of their cars at PLM?
4. What was
the lowest overall finishing position posted by an Audi R8 in the
20th at Mosport
5. How many
different marques were represented in at least one ALMS round in
the GT class?
Six - Porsche, Ferrari, BMW, Panoz, Spyker, TVR
6. On how many
consecutive occasions did a Panoz appear on the overall podium in
7. Where did
the Ferrari 550 Maranello finally post its first ALMS win?
Laguna Seca – 2002 or Road America 2003. Apologies for
a clumsily worded question
8. Which three
ex-factory LMP drivers each raced for two different teams in two
different classes in 2003?
Brabham, Magnussen, Auberlen
9. How many
different GT teams registered at least one class podium in 2003?
Nine – AJR, Petersen, PK Sport, Risi, Orbit, Racers Group,
Zip, J3, Seikel
10. What was
the highest overall finishing position for a non-LMP900 car in 2003?
1st – Sears Point, Dyson MG-Lola.