Sambo's New Year Racing Quiz

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01/01/2006 at 19:29
Happy New Year to ya.....

Thought i'd test ya all with a decent trivia quiz as Johnny's sucked....

1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?

5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?

14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?



Winner receives braggin rights :burnout:
01/01/2006 at 20:12
OK...these are genuine first answers from the depths of my head, before I go trawling the interweb!!

1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?
Wayne Rainey

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course
Matt Oxley ( or was that the first 100mph lap on a 250?)

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?
no idea without searching!

5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?
MotoGP, not 500's,...Loris Capirossi

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?
Suzuki

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?
Boris French and world Supermoto

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?
no idea...Glen Richards?

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?
Scott Russell, and cos Ducati 916's weren't homologated/for sale in the US ?

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?
Emilio Alzamora, Loris Capirossi

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?
1 in Malaysia

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?
Randy Mamola

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?
Christian or Dominic Sarron, Paul Ricard

14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?
Niall Mackensie, John Reynolds

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?
the great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda, later to appear on a Yamaha for a short while

so...how many do I need to go surfing for??

rb

I was fast once.....
now its a distant memory!
490
01/01/2006 at 20:21
OK, very quickly (got visitors in),

Wayne Rainey.

I know there's something odd about this and it involves two different riders, so I'll go for Bob McIntyre.

Rough guess, 4 , Phil Read MV.

Loris Capirossi.

Cagiva.

Boris, supermoto.

FIIN.*

FIIN*

Was going to say none, but with hindsight think he got one.

Emilio Alzamora, Melandri.

Regis Laconi.

McKenzie , McIlnea.

Jean Michel (nicknamed "Straw") Bayle, Yamaha and Team Roberts (or whatever it was called then).

* = Fucked If I Know!
01/01/2006 at 20:38
the first 100mph lap of the TT circuit in 1957.
1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?
Wayne Rainey

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course
Bob Mcintyre on 1957 Gilera 500-4

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?
1973, 8 wins 2 maybe 3 in 500's
1 st French G.P. 250 cc
1 st French G.P. 500 cc
1 st Austria G.P. 250 cc
1 st Austria G.P. 500 cc
1 st German G.P. 250 cc
1 st Daytona 350 cc
1 st Imola 200 350 cc
1 st Modena
leaving Phil Read as 500cc champion


5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?
MotoGP, not 500's,...Loris Capirossi

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?
Cagiva

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?
Boris French and world Supermoto

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?
John McGuiness

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?
Nicky Hatden, and cos Ducati 916's weren't homologated/for sale in the US. this was a new rule that year that allowed them in!

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?
Emilio Alzamora, Marco Melandri

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?
1 in Malaysia

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?
Randy Mamola

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?
Christian Sarron, Sweden??

14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?
Niall Mackensie, John Reynolds

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?
the great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda for all his MX and the first disasterous year in 250's, later to appear on a Yamaha for a short while

I was fast once.....
now its a distant memory!
01/01/2006 at 21:03
8, ME!! oh hang on, no, it was tommy hill

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EMRA no.69
01/01/2006 at 21:12
radiobloke wrote
OK...these are genuine first answers from the depths of my head, before I go trawling the interweb!!

1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?
Wayne Rainey

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course
Matt Oxley ( or was that the first 100mph lap on a 250?)

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?
no idea without searching!

5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?
MotoGP, not 500's,...Loris Capirossi

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?
Suzuki

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?
Boris French and world Supermoto

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?
no idea...Glen Richards?

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?
Scott Russell, and cos Ducati 916's weren't homologated/for sale in the US ?

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?
Emilio Alzamora, Loris Capirossi

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?
1 in Malaysia

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?
Randy Mamola

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?
Christian or Dominic Sarron, Paul Ricard

14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?
Niall Mackensie, John Reynolds

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?
the great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda, later to appear on a Yamaha for a short while

so...how many do I need to go surfing for??

rb


Q1 - correct

2 - X

3 - X

4 - i put 5 lol

5 - correct

6 - X

7 - correct

8 - No Glenn won it! so X

9 - Scott Russell correct but not the controversial part....

10 - Alzamora correct but it wasn't capirossi it was another italian though

11 - correct

12 - Randy is the most succesful to not win in 500 but far as i know it's Waldman in GP's...although i know it's 1 or the other in all honesty!

13 - X

14 - correct

15 - Correct but it wasn't Honda although your right about later riding a yam

Not a bad effort and props for giving it a go first
01/01/2006 at 21:14
490 wrote
OK, very quickly (got visitors in),

Wayne Rainey.

I know there's something odd about this and it involves two different riders, so I'll go for Bob McIntyre.

Rough guess, 4 , Phil Read MV.

Loris Capirossi.

Cagiva.

Boris, supermoto.

FIIN.*

FIIN*

Was going to say none, but with hindsight think he got one.

Emilio Alzamora, Melandri.

Regis Laconi.

McKenzie , McIlnea.

Jean Michel (nicknamed "Straw") Bayle, Yamaha and Team Roberts (or whatever it was called then).

* = Fucked If I Know!


Wayne Rainey. Correct

I know there's something odd about this and it involves two different riders, so I'll go for Bob McIntyre. Correct

Rough guess, 4 , Phil Read MV. Correct but what about Jarno?

Loris Capirossi. Correct

Cagiva. Correct

Boris, supermoto. Correct

FIIN.*X

FIIN*X

Was going to say none, but with hindsight think he got one. Correct

Emilio Alzamora, Melandri. Correct

Regis Laconi. Correct but where at?

McKenzie , McIlnea. 1 for mack but otehrwise i think Rob only won it once?

Jean Michel (nicknamed "Straw") Bayle, Yamaha and Team Roberts (or whatever it was called then). Correct but that wasn't the team he debuted for so half

Very good effort for a quick we have a new leader i do believe
01/01/2006 at 21:19
radiobloke wrote
the first 100mph lap of the TT circuit in 1957.
1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?
Wayne Rainey

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course
Bob Mcintyre on 1957 Gilera 500-4

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?
1973, 8 wins 2 maybe 3 in 500's
1 st French G.P. 250 cc
1 st French G.P. 500 cc
1 st Austria G.P. 250 cc
1 st Austria G.P. 500 cc
1 st German G.P. 250 cc
1 st Daytona 350 cc
1 st Imola 200 350 cc
1 st Modena
leaving Phil Read as 500cc champion


5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?
MotoGP, not 500's,...Loris Capirossi

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?
Cagiva

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?
Boris French and world Supermoto

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?
John McGuiness

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?
Nicky Hatden, and cos Ducati 916's weren't homologated/for sale in the US. this was a new rule that year that allowed them in!

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?
Emilio Alzamora, Marco Melandri

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?
1 in Malaysia

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?
Randy Mamola

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?
Christian Sarron, Sweden??

14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?
Niall Mackensie, John Reynolds

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?
the great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda for all his MX and the first disasterous year in 250's, later to appear on a Yamaha for a short while


1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?
Wayne Rainey Correct

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course
Bob Mcintyre on 1957 Gilera 500-4 Correct

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?
1973, 8 wins 2 maybe 3 in 500's....Well the answer is he won 3 races straight then in the 4th one he was Fighting with Ago and his chain snapped. He was then killed at the 5th Gp of that season (very good video the Saarinen story i got it my dad for xmas!)

leaving Phil Read as 500cc champion - Correct....on a MV


5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?
MotoGP, not 500's,...Loris Capirossi Correct

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?
Cagiva Correct

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?
Boris French and world Supermoto Correct

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?
John McGuiness Nope Wrong X

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?
Nicky Hatden, and cos Ducati 916's weren't homologated/for sale in the US. this was a new rule that year that allowed them in! No not Hayden he wasn't even about in sbk back then. And not the answer i'm looking for either so X

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?
Emilio Alzamora, Marco Melandri Correct

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?
1 Correct

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?
Randy Mamola Well i think Waldman

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?
Christian Sarron, Sweden?? Wrong X

14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?
Niall Mackensie, John Reynolds Correct

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?
the great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda for all his MX and the first disasterous year in 250's, later to appear on a Yamaha for a short Far as i know he started off at Aprillia in 250 alongside Max on the chesterfield bike.

Good effort but i guess as it's attempt 2 you looked some up?
01/01/2006 at 21:19
stud69er wrote
8, ME!! oh hang on, no, it was tommy hill



Yep first person to get that. Guessing you rode at that same meeting?
490
01/01/2006 at 21:44
Sambo wrote
Correct but that wasn't the team he debuted for so half

Sorry, thought you were referring to 500's. He rode for Aprilia in the 250's, started off in the factory team to!

Double check McIlnea, pretty sure he won it at least twice on the bounce.

>edit< still haven't looked anything up, don't intend to, sort of defeats the point.
01/01/2006 at 22:18
Sambo wrote
Yep first person to get that. Guessing you rode at that same meeting?

Yep he did, I cheered him around!

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01/01/2006 at 22:23
490 wrote
Sorry, thought you were referring to 500's. He rode for Aprilia in the 250's, started off in the factory team to!

Double check McIlnea, pretty sure he won it at least twice on the bounce.

>edit< still haven't looked anything up, don't intend to, sort of defeats the point.


year rider team bike
2005 Gregorio Lavilla ESP Airwaves Ducati Ducati 999 F04
2004 John Reynolds ENG Rizla Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000
2003 Shane Byrne ENG MonsterMob Ducati Ducati 998 R
2002 Steve Hislop SCO MonsterMob Ducati UK Ducati 998 R
2001 John Reynolds ENG Rêve Red Bull Ducati Team Ducati 996
2000 Neil Hodgson ENG GSE Racing INS Ducati Ducati 996
1999 Troy Bayliss AUS GSE Racing INS Ducati Ducati 996
1998 Niall Mackenzie SCO Cadbury's Boost Yamaha Yamaha YZF750
1997 Niall Mackenzie SCO Cadbury's Boost Yamaha Yamaha YZF750
1996 Niall Mackenzie SCO Team Cadbury's Boost Yamaha YZF750
1995* Steve Hislop SCO Team Devimead Racing Ducati 955
1995* Matt Llewellyn ENG Meakin Building Supplies Ducati 955
1994* Ian Simpson SCO Duckhams Team Norton Norton RFI 588
1993* Jamie Whitham ENG Team Fast Orange Yamaha Yamaha YZF750SP
1993* Jamie Whitham ENG Team Fast Orange Yamaha Yamaha YZF750SP
1992* John Reynolds ENG Team Green Kawasaki Kawasaki ZXR750R
1992* John Reynolds ENG Team Green Kawasaki Kawasaki ZXR750R
1991* Rob McElnea ENG Team Loctite Yamaha Yamaha OW01
1991* Jamie Whitham ENG Suzuki
1990* Terry Rymer ENG Loctite Yamaha Yamaha OW01
1989* Brian Morrison SCO Honda
1989* Steve Spray ENG JPS Norton
1989* Steve Spray ENG JPS Norton
1988* Darren Dixon ENG Padgett's of Batley Suzuki RG500
1987* Roger Marshall ENG Heron/Skoal Bandit Suzuki

So i'm right just the one title for Rob Mac. My good mate Micky G rode for that same team back then to.
01/01/2006 at 22:32
1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?

Wayne Rainey

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course

Bob Macintyre (sp)

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?

3, yamaha, Phil Read MVAgusta

5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?

Loris Capirossi

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?

Cagiva

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?

Boris, Supermoto

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?

Dean Thomas

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?

IIRC Scott Russell was allowed to pass the pace car to beat foggy in that race

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?

Emilio Alzamora, Marco Melandri

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?

1 in Malaysia

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?

Ralph Waldman

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?

Christian Sarron, Hochenheim German GP 1985


14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?

Niall Mackensie... no one else

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?

The great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda in MX & Supercross,

Rothmans Honda Chesterfirld Aprillia in 250 gps. Modenas & Yamaha in 500gp

BoF
01/01/2006 at 22:39
bayles first raod ride was on a Honda...he fell off twice but still finished

Honda soon dumped him!

I was fast once.....
now its a distant memory!
02/01/2006 at 12:57
boffy wrote
1, Name the last 500cc yamaha mounted World champion?

Wayne Rainey

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course

Bob Macintyre (sp)

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on?

3, yamaha, Phil Read MVAgusta

5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?

Loris Capirossi

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?

Cagiva

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?

Boris, Supermoto

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?

Dean Thomas

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?

IIRC Scott Russell was allowed to pass the pace car to beat foggy in that race

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?

Emilio Alzamora, Marco Melandri

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?

1 in Malaysia

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?

Ralph Waldman

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?

Christian Sarron, Hochenheim German GP 1985


14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?

Niall Mackensie... no one else

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?

The great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda in MX & Supercross,

Rothmans Honda Chesterfirld Aprillia in 250 gps. Modenas & Yamaha in 500gp

BoF


Wayne Rainey correct

2, Name the first man to do a 100mph lap of the TT course

Bob Macintyre (sp) correct

3, How many 500Gp's did Jarno Saarinen win and who went on to win the title that year after his death and what bike were they on? correct but 3 gp wins so half a point3, yamaha, Phil Read MVAgusta

5, Name the first rider to win a MotoGp race on a non japanese bike?

Loris Capirossi correct

6, Who did Matt Mladin ride for in 500Gp?

Cagiva correct

7, Name the brother of Stephane Chambon and the sport he competes in?

Boris, Supermoto correct

8, Who finished 2nd in the Mallory Park race of the year 2005?

Dean Thomas X wrong he was 3rd

9, Carl Fogarty raced at the daytona 200 and finished 2nd why was this controversial and who won the race?

IIRC Scott Russell was allowed to pass the pace car to beat foggy in that race Correct!

10, Name a 125 world champion from Spain who never won a race in the season he won the title, and what top motogp rider finished 2nd to him that same year?

Emilio Alzamora, Marco Melandri Correct

11, How many World superbike Races did Jamie Whitham win?

1 in Malaysia Correct

12, Who is the most succesful Gp rider (any class) ever to never win a world title?

Ralph Waldman Correct

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?

Christian Sarron, Hochenheim German GP 1985 Wrong X


14, Name 2 riders to have won more than 2 BSB titles?

Niall Mackensie... no one else Half a point as JR has also got 3

15, Name the rider to win world mx titles and AMA supercross titles that rode in 250 and 500Gp's and name the team he rode for?

The great Jean-Michele Bayle on a Honda in MX & Supercross,

Rothmans Honda Chesterfirld Aprillia in 250 gps. Modenas & Yamaha in 500gp Correct
02/01/2006 at 13:00
Makes Boffy the winner with 10 and a half but he did go last so shall we half his tally?
02/01/2006 at 16:14
Sambo wrote
Makes Boffy the winner with 10 and a half but he did go last so shall we half his tally?

you,ve enjoyed doing that aint ya sambo????

would have been better if you didnt give any answers til you'd got a weeks worth of entries though,made it too easy for the late entries

i only got 3 right
at least i got the tommy hill 1 (unfair advantage)

next quiz??????

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EMRA no.69
02/01/2006 at 19:27
Sambo wrote

13, Name the last french rider to win a 500gp and what circuit did he win at?

Christian Sarron, Hochenheim German GP 1985 Wrong X



Umm, Laconi, Valensia, 1999 ?
04/01/2006 at 13:27
boffy wrote
Umm, Laconi, Valensia, 1999 ?



Yup he chose a cut slick rear and it won it him.
04/01/2006 at 13:27
stud69er wrote
you,ve enjoyed doing that aint ya sambo????

would have been better if you didnt give any answers til you'd got a weeks worth of entries though,made it too easy for the late entries

i only got 3 right
at least i got the tommy hill 1 (unfair advantage)

next quiz??????



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