Quiz: What lies behind the indices in the names of cars of Formula 1?

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Today in Formula 1 begins the week of presentations. All ten teams in turn will present their new cars. Mercedes W08, FW40 Williams, Force India VJM10… BUT how exactly do you know the history of these and other indexes? Autopartsway invites you to take part in the quiz…

Index of MP4 was used in the names of the machines McLaren for more than 30 years. However, it is still not entirely clear what it all has meant…

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Yes, McLaren Project 4.
Wrong, McLaren Project 4.

After the merger of the team Ron Dennis “Project 4”, speaking in the British championship F2 and F3, with McLaren in 1981, the chassis always got the index MP4. However, before 1997 it was assumed that the name is the title sponsor of the team and means Marlboro Project 4. But on the official McLaren website States that the index still means McLaren Project 4.

If you’ve been following the latest news from the world of Formula 1, then without difficulty answer the following question…

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Of course, MCL32.
Wrong MCL32. Often follow the news on Autopartsway and be aware of all the events in the world of Formula 1 and all motor sports.

The new car, which will be presented on February 24, received the name MCL32.

Index of Mercedes cars in the last few seasons is at the hearing because of the dominance of the “Silver arrows”. But what lies behind the index W?

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Right, this reduction of the German word Wagen – vehicle.
Wrong, this reduction of the German word Wagen – vehicle.

Many Mercedes, both road racing and begin with the index W, which means in translation from the German Wagen.

It is well known that Sebastian Vettel used to give female names to their cars. But let’s see how well you know the tradition….

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Right, car Ferrari 2016 Vettel was given the name Margaret.
Wrong, the Ferrari of 2016, Vettel was given the name Margaret.

Yes, my second car a Ferrari Sebastian Vettel has named Margaret, however, immediately assured that he made the decision not after eating the pizza.

One car of the Formula 1, the two similar names…

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

True, the so-called first CNC machine developed by Gene Haas.
Wrong, it was called the first CNC machine developed by Gene Haas.

The first car the team Haas Formula 1 was called the VF-16. But what does it mean for the company Gene name Haas VF-1?

As mentioned in the official press release from Haas, the name of the VF-16 is connected with the history of Haas Automation. The first CNC machine manufacturing company Gene Haas called the VF-1. V meant “milling machine” and F1 – “the first”.

Like last year’s machine Williams was called FW38, and the new received index FW40…

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Yes, Williams decided to skip the index FW39 and called a car to sign the 40-year anniversary of the founding of the team.
No, Williams decided to skip the index FW39 and called a car to sign the 40-year anniversary of the founding of the team.

In 2017 Williams celebrates 40-year anniversary. The team from grove made his debut in Formula 1 Grand Prix of Spain-1977.

From the beginning of the history of Sauber in the index machine Swiss team was only one letter…

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

That’s right, all the car Peter Sauber was named in honor of his wife Christine.
No, all the car Peter Sauber was named in honor of his wife Christine.

Everything in the history of the team Peter Sauber cars had in their names the index in honor of his wife Christine. Let a few years ago Peter retired, but the index still remains unchanged.

In recent years, Ferrari has not just changed the index of the machine. Was no exception and 2016….

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Properly, the car Ferrari 2016 called SF16-H.
No, the car Ferrari 2016 called SF16-H.

Ferrari was called in 2016 SF16-H. all this name stood for Scuderia Ferrari 16 Hybrid.

The index of the machine Toro Rosso is perhaps one of the easiest in the Formula 1…

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Correctly, the machine Toro Rosso was called STR11 2016.
No, the car Toro Rosso in 2016 called STR11.

11th in the history of the car Scuderia Toro Rosso was called STR11.

Index of the machine Force India is not so easy as it might seem at first glance..

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

Correctly, the index VJM was composed of the first letters of the names of the first three owners of Force India.
No, VJM index was composed of the first letters of the names of the first three owners of Force India.

Although the index VJM fits perfectly under the name of Vijay Malia, at the most it means not only the name of the Indian businessman, but the other two of the first owners of the team – father and son, Jana and Michael Maul.

The results of the quiz:

You are not well versed in the names of the machines. %of totals% is very few…

Knowledge of the names of cars on chetverochku. Your score is: %totals%

Excellent knowledge of the names of the machines! %totals% – it’s great!

Викторина: Что скрывается за индексами в названиях машин Формулы 1?

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