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Quiz: How well do you know the Malaysian Grand Prix?

Are you an expert on the history of the Malaysian Grand Prix? Take the RealSport quiz to see where you stand.


As we close in on what will be the last Malaysian Grand Prix on the F1 calendar, let’s go back down memory lane and see how well do you know your Sepang trivia.

  1. 1 Juan Pablo Montoya holds the lap record on the Sepang International Circuit. In what year did he set this record?

    1. 2000
    2. 2002
    3. 2003
    4. 2004
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2004

    Juan Pablo Montoya set the record with a staggering lap time of 1:34:223.

  2. 2 Who holds the record for the most Malaysian Grand Prix wins?

    1. Michael Schumacher
    2. Fernando Alonso
    3. Sebastian Vettel
    4. Lewis Hamilton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sebastian Vettel

    Vettel has won the Malaysian Grand Prix an unprecedented four times.

  3. 3 Alex Yoong is the only Malaysian driver to have competed in his home grand prix. In which year did he do so?

    1. 2002
    2. 2003
    3. 2005
    4. 2007
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2002

    Alex Yoong started last on the grid for Minardi in 2002, before retiring from the race with gearbox problems on lap 30. 

  4. 4 Which driver registered his first ever career win at Sepang in 2003?

    1. Rubens Barrichelo
    2. Fernando Alonso
    3. Kimi Raikkonen
    4. Juan Pablo Montoya
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kimi Raikkonen

  5. 5 In 2013 Sebastian Vettel infamously stole victory from his teammate, Mark Webber, under controversial circumstances. Amidst all the chaos and controversy that ensued, who came third at the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix?

    1. Fernando Alonso
    2. Lewis Hamilton
    3. Kimi Raikkonen
    4. Nico Rosberg
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lewis Hamilton

  6. 6 Which team has registered the most number of wins at the Malaysian Grand Prix?

    1. Red Bull
    2. Ferrari
    3. McLaren
    4. Williams
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ferrari

    Ferrari have won 7 Malaysian Grands Prix in total. 

  7. 7 Who holds the record for the most pole positions at the Malaysian Grand Prix?

    1. Michael Schumacher
    2. Fernando Alonso
    3. Sebastian Vettel
    4. Lewis Hamilton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Michael Schumacher

    The German legend has taken pole at the Malaysian Grand Prix five times. 

  8. 8 The Malaysian Grand Prix has had a history of several firsts in Formula 1. Who took his first ever career pole position in 2003?

    1. Fernando Alonso
    2. Kimi Raikkonen
    3. Ralf Schumacher
    4. Lewis Hamilton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Fernando Alonso

    Alonso took his first ever pole and went on to finish 3rd in 2003.

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Quiz: How well do you know the Malaysian Grand Prix?

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