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TYRES Q1 What is the name of the new com­pound in­tro­duced by Pirelli for the 2016 sea­son? Q2 Who was the last driver to claim pole on Bridge­stone tyres? Q3 Who was the first driver to lead a grand prix on Bridge­stone tyres? Q4 Which Bel­gian tyre pro­ducer sup­plied Fer­rari in the early 1950s? Q5 Which tyre sup­plier made a low-key F1 de­but on the Scarabs of Lance Revent­low and Chuck Daigh at the 1960 Bel­gian GP?

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Q6 Who was the first driver to win the world cham­pi­onship on Fire­stone tyres? Q7 What make of tyre did Giuseppe Fa­rina use to claim the first F1 world cham­pi­onship? Q8 In which year would you have seen rear-tyre widths in F1 vir­tu­ally dou­ble, on ac­count of a change in en­gine reg­u­la­tions? Q9 What type of tyre con­struc­tion did Miche­lin in­tro­duce to F1 in 1977? Q10 Which man­u­fac­turer in­tro­duced the first syn­thet­ic­treaded tyres, which could be iden­ti­fied by a green spot? Q11 What man­u­fac­turer, which sup­plied only con­tem­po­rary F1 teams in 1981-82, is now the de facto choice in his­toric F1 rac­ing? Q12 Goodyear and Fire­stone in­tro­duced what sort of tread for­mat, now ubiq­ui­tous, in 1971? Q13 When did Bridge­stone make their F1 de­but, and at which race? Q14 When Mercedes made their F1 come­back in 1954, which Ger­man tyre brand did they run on? Q15 In which year did Miche­lin win 18 of the 19 grands prix?

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