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For those already bored with Christmas, here’s a short quiz

Here’s a little something we’re going to amuse ourselves with on Christmas Day, post turkey. On the other hand we might just fall asleep. The winner gets a night out with WorldSBK technical director Scott Smart, second place gets two nights out etc etc

1) Who is the only man to have held world titles on two wheels and four?
a) Jacky Ickx
b) John Surtees
c) Joe Leonard

2) Who was the last British rider, before Cal Crutchlow, to win a MotoGP/500cc world championship race?
a) Jeremy McWilliams
b) Phil Read
c) Barry Sheene


3) Who was the first rider to lap the TT circuit at 100mph on a single-cylinder machine?
a) Bob McIntyre
b) Derek Minter
c) Freddie Frith

4) The winner of the 2016 Silverstone MotoGP was:
a) Maverick Vinales
b) Andrea Iannone
c) Cal Crutchlow

5) How many MCE British Superbike Championships has Shane Byrne won?
a) Seven
b) Five
c) Three

6) The Ulster Grand Prix lap record is held by:
a) Michael Dunlop
b) Ian Hutchinson
c) Bruce Anstey

7) What year was Silverstone first used for a world championship motorcycle race?
a) 1948
b) 1977
c) 1966

8) Sylvain Guintoli was the second French rider to win the WorldSBK championship. Was the first:
a) Regis Laconi
b) Raymond Roche
c) Patrick Pons

9) The lap record for the 37 and 3/4-mile TT circuit is:
a) 133.962mph
b) 127.862mph
c) 134.432mph

10) Which Italian manufacturer also made helicopters:
a) Moto Guzzi
b) MV Augusta
c) Gilera

ANSWERS: 1, b; 2, c; 3, b; 4, a; 5, b; 6, b; 7, b; 8, b; 9, a; 10, b.

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