Happy New Year! Below are the full list of answers to the MotoGP trivia quiz posted just before Christmas. Hope that it got you thinking!
- At the Czech GP this year Cal Crutchlow became the 17th rider to win races in both the premier-class of GP racing and in WSBK. How many of the other 16 can you name?
Bayliss, Barros, Biaggi, Checa, Chili, Doohan, Hayden, Kocinski, Laconi, Lucchinelli, Magee, McCoy, Melandri, Spies, Tamada, Vermeulen.
- Cal Crutchlow is one of only six riders who have won in the premier-class of grand prix racing with initial letter of both first name and surname the same. Who are the others? (Nicknames do not count. So no Dickie Dale as his full first name was Richard)
Carlos Checa, Ken Kavanagh, Libero Liberati, Marc Marquez, Marco Melandri
- In addition to the 18 circuits on the 2017 schedule, since becoming the premier-class of grand prix racing in 2002 MotoGP has visited nine other circuits that are no longer on the calendar. Can you name these circuits?
Donington, Estoril, Indianapolis, Istanbul, Laguna Seca, Rio, Shanghai, Suzuka, Welkom
- Fifteen British riders have made at least one start in the MotoGP class since it replaced the 500cc class in 2001. How many of these can you name?
Byrne, Burns, Camier, Crutchlow, Davies, Ellison, Haydon, Hodgson, Michael Laverty, Alex Lowes, McWilliams,Rea, Redding, Smith, Toseland