The world’s hardest rally quiz – the answers
The world’s hardest rally quiz had fans of sliding in mud pulling their hair out – here are the answers!
Q: What car is this?
A: It’s a Peugeot 206.
Q: Which Finnish driver’s name doesn’t end in -nen?
A: Hannu Mikkola
Q: What’s this?
A: McRae R4 – the Scottish rally legend conceived of this low-cost alternative to expensive World Rally Championship cars.
Q: Which nation has won the most WRC titles?
A: Finland, with 14 championship wins. France comes second with 12.
Q: How did Sebastien Loeb ruffle feathers in the 2013 Monte Carlo rally?
A: He turned up for practice in a Lamborghini Aventador – the cad.
Q: Which WRC champion has also won the Dakar Rally?
A: Ari Vatanen
Q: What wasn’t dedicated to British rally superstar Richard Burns after he died of a brain tumour in 2005?
A: A stage of the Monte Carlo rally
Q: It’s the 1980s and a rally car is hammering towards you through a non-reflective void. What car do you need to dodge?
A: Renault 5 turbo
Q: At which rally would you find part of this road?
A: Monte Carlo Rally
Q: Which car won the first World Rally Championship?
A: The Alpine A110
Q: Which state was WRC driver Chris Atkinson born in?
A: New South Wales
Q: Who lost the world championship title 300 meters from the finish of the season’s very last stage?
A: Carlos Sainz
Q: Which Red Bull Global Rallycross driver was so convinced he had wings that he jumped out of a plane with no parachute?
A: Travis Pastrana – you can watch his antics here. You’ll need a head for heights…
Q: What happened to the Skoda Fabia IRC rally car during the 2012 IRC Rally of San Remo?
A: Landed on the roof of a house
Q: Which of the five cars shown has only won three WRC titles?
A: Subaru Impreza