Sunday, June 22, 2014

SS Super Sunday #5: Formula 1 Genealogies

Identify A-Y.
A-U are all Formula 1 teams. The arrows indicate a sequence of change in name of the teams through buyouts and acquisitions. Following each sequence are clues to the team names. W-Y are important personalities associated with Formula 1, the hints for which are included in the sentences.

Scoring- 3 points for every correct letter identified. An additional 20 points if all are correct.


A -> B -> C-> D-> E
A is the only team to have competed with the unique car (in pic above) in F1. During the transition from D to E, the buyout was assisted by an Abu Dhabi based company.

F-> G-> H-> I
The current Racing Director of McLaren was the Team Principal of I from 2010 to 2013. W was the owner of D. W was the Technical Director of G when it won its first and only World Constructor’s Championship.

J-> K-> L-> M                                       
The Team Principal of M also owns East Bengal Football Club through one if his companies. Michael Schumacher made his F1 debut with J. He has also raced for E and G.

N-> O-> P
The founder of N was X. His nickname was the “Flying Scot”.

Q-> R
The founder of R was Y. Only Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher have surpassed the number of world championship titles held by Y.

S-> T
T is often regarded as a junior team of P, training and supplying drivers for the senior team.

U-> V
U’s first car in Formula 1 was the first one to be designed entirely with computational fluid dynamics.

5 comments:

Apoorv Kumar said...

A - Tyrrell
B - BAR (British American Racing)
C - Honda F1
D - Brawn GP F1
E - Mercedes Petronas AMG F1
F - Toleman Motorsport
G - Benetton F1
H - Renault F1
I - Lotus F1
J - Jordan F1
K - Midland F1
L - Spyker F1
M - Sahara Force India
N - Stewart GP
O - Jaguar Racing F1
P - Red Bull Racing
Q - Ligier AM F1
R - Prost GP
S - Minardi F1
T - Scuderia Toro Rosso
U - Virgin Racing
V - Marussia Racing
W - Ross Brawn
X - Jackie Stewart
Y - Alain Prost

Queen of Random said...

A - Tyrrell Racing
B - British American Racing
C - Honda Racing F1 Team
D - Brawn GP Formula One Team
E - Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One Team
F - Toleman Motorsport
G - Benetton Formula
H - Lotus Renault GP
I - Lotus F1
J - Jordan Grand Prix
K - Midland F1 Racing
L - Spyker F1 Team
M - Force India F1 Team
N - Stewart Grand Prix
O - Jaguar_Racing
P - Red Bull Racing
Q - Equipe Ligier
R - Prost Grand Prix
S - Minardi F1 Team
T - Scuderia Toro Rosso
U - Virgin Racing
V - Marussia F1
W - Ross Brawn
X - Jackie Stewart
Y - Alain Prost

Shobhit Narain said...

A - Tyrrell Racing
B - British American Racing
C - Honda Racing F1
D - Brawn GP
E - Mercedes GP Petronas
F - Toleman Formula
G - Benetton Formula
H - Lotus Renault F1
I - Lotus F1
J - Jordan Grand Prix
K - Midland F1 Racing
L - Spyker F1
M - Force India F1
N - Stewart Grand Prix
O - Jaguar Racing
P - Red Bull Racing
Q - Equipe Ligier
R - Prost Grand Prix
S - Minardi F1
T - Scuderia Toro Rosso
U - Virgin Racing
V - Marussia F1
W - Ross Brawn
X - Jackie Stewart
Y - Alain Prost

Serendipity said...

A-Tyrrell (car name-Tyrrell p34 )
B-British American Racing
C-Honda Racing
D-Brawn GP
E- mercedes GP
F-Toleman Motorsport
G-Benetton Formula
H-Renault F1
I-Lotus F1
J-Jordan
K-MF1 racing
L-Spyker F1
M-Sahara Force India
N-Stewart Grand Prix
O-Jaguar Racing
P-Red Bull Racing
Q-Ligier
R-Prost Grand Prix
S-minardi
T-scuderia toro rosso
U-virgin racing
V-marrusia virgin racing
W-Ross Brawn
x- sIR jOHN sTEWART
Y-Alain Prost

Conquistador said...

The correct answer is-
A- Tyrrell Racing
B- BAR (British American Racing)
C- Honda F1
D- Brawn GP
E- Mercedes F1
F- Toleman Motorsport
G- Benetton racing
H- Renault
I- Lotus F1
J- Jordan Grand Prix
K- Midland F1
L- Spyker F1
M- Force India
N- Stewart Grand Prix
O- Jaguar Racing
P- Red Bull Racing
Q- Equipe Ligier
R- Prost Grand Prix
S- Minardi F1
T- Torro Rosso
U- Virgin Racing
V- Marussia F1
W- Ross Brawn
X- Jackie Stewart
Y- Alain Prost

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