Christmas Competition Answers - Final Part
How many Audi engined cars started the 2005 12 Hours
of Sebring? -
- 2 x R8s, 2 x Spyker
marque had podium finishes in three different classes in ACO sanctioned
racing in 2005?
- GT2, GT1 (A-Level at Silverstone), LMP2 at Laguna Seca
three sportscars raced at Daytona for the very first time in 2005?
RX8, Chase Pontiac, Audi R8
did dsc’s deputy editor miss the Monza 1000kms?
many different cars won in G2 in the 2005 FIA GT Championship?
- Balfe Motorsport Mosler, Vauxhall Monaro, Porsche (Spa 24
hrs) and Gillet Vertigo
2 ex-F1 drivers scored race wins in DPs this season?
Lammers and Christian Fittipaldi
3 teams entered both GT1 cars and Prototypes in international races
Paul Belmondo Racing, Lister
two overseas national GT Championships visited the UK in 2005?
and the Dutch Supercar Challenge
three LMP1 cars made one off appearances in the LMES in 2005?
Gainer Dome (Spa), Promec (Monza), and Chamberlain-Synergy Lola
individual car (one chassis) was entered by three (arguably even
four) different teams in 2005?
Intersport, Kruse, Team Barazi (and Epsilon) Courage AER
many different combinations of Lola chassis and engine appeared
in the 2005 ALMS?
- Lola B2K/40 with Nissan, Judd and AER turbo engines, Lola
B01/60 with AER engine, Lola B05/40s with NME and AER engines
the B05/40 Judd (Horag Lista ) which practised but did not
race at PLM.
two drivers appeared in sportscars this year who more regularly
are seen aboard World Rally Cars?
Loeb and Stephane Sarrazin
drivers who have driven for Champion Audi won at Le Mans in 2005.
Who are they?
Hour Winners Lehto, Werner and Kristensen and Le Mans Legends
winner Johnny Herbert
many races in 2005 were won by Care Racing Ferrari 550s?
should of course have said class wins but the total is 17
- 4 x LMES, 3 x FIA GT, 2 x FFSA and 8 x Italian GT
three domestic GT titles were claimed by Ferrari teams in 2005?
GT, Italian GT (both classes) and Spanish GT
car swapped classes (downwards!) during 2005?
GT Lamborghini Murcielago
many different Mosler chassis started British GT races in 2005?
- Rollcentre's car substituted for the new Eclipse chassis damaged
in pre-season testing, plus new chassis from Eclipse and Cadena
GTC (the total would of course be four if you count the Balfe Mosler
at the Magny-Cours race shared with FIA GT)
was controversial about the LMP1 and GT2 class winners in the opening
round of the 2005 LMES?
was invited to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours (Factory Zytek
and Team LNT TVR)
did only 49 cars start the 2005 Le Mans 24 Hours?
problems for the Factory Lucchini forced a late withdrawal
teams started races in all three series, ALMS, LMES and FIA GT,
Nash Motorsport, Team LNT and Spyker Squadron