The world’s hardest rally quiz – the answers

November 04, 2014 by

The world’s hardest rally quiz had fans of sliding in mud pulling their hair out – here are the answers!

Question one

Q: What car is this?

A: It’s a Peugeot 206.

Question two

Q: Which Finnish driver’s name doesn’t end in -nen?

A: Hannu Mikkola

Question three

Q: What’s this?

A: McRae R4 – the Scottish rally legend conceived of this low-cost alternative to expensive World Rally Championship cars.

Question four

Q: Which nation has won the most WRC titles?

A: Finland, with 14 championship wins. France comes second with 12.

Question five

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.

Question six

Q: Which WRC champion has also won the Dakar Rally?

A: Ari Vatanen

Question seven

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

Question eight

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

Question nine

Q: At which rally would you find part of this road?

A: Monte Carlo Rally

Question 10

Q: Which car won the first World Rally Championship?

A: The Alpine A110

Question 11

Q: Which state was WRC driver Chris Atkinson born in?

A: New South Wales

Question 12

Q: Who lost the world championship title 300 meters from the finish of the season’s very last stage?

A: Carlos Sainz

Question 13

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…

Question 14

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

Question 15

Q: Which of the five cars shown has only won three WRC titles?

A: Subaru Impreza

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