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Q1 Which driver’s retirement from the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix was put down to electrical discharge from a nearby tram? Q2 What is the middle name of Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg? Q3 British racing driver Tony Trimmer failed to qualify which Japanese marque’s car at Fuji Speedway in 1976? Q4 When Formula 1 made its return to Fuji in 2007, which driver qualified on pole, won and set the fastest lap? Q5 Vitaly Petrov was the first Russian driver ever to start a Formula 1 grand prix. In which year did he do it? Q6 Last seen in Formula 1 in 1984, which circuit featured the Double-Droite de Villeroy? Q7 What are the names of Lewis Hamilton’s two dogs? Q8 If a set of Pirelli tyres have orange sidewalls, what compound are they? Q9 In which year did Suzuka host its first grand prix? Q10 US GP winner Innes Ireland died 21 years ago this month. What was the title of his ribald autobiography? Q11 Fifty years ago this October, John Surtees clinched the Formula 1 world championship in his Ferrari at which circuit? Q12 Which team-mate did John Surtees pass for second place to secure the points necessary for him to take world championship victory? Q13 Who was the last driver ever to win a world championship grand prix in a Honda-powered car? Q14 Ferrari racer Kimi Räikkönen’s celebrates his birthday this October. How old will he be? Q15 Which driver set the fastest lap of the race at the 2012 Singapore Grand Prix?