CR Quiz #21 (Monday, March 25, 2013) (15 Total Points)


Ave Score / quiz

WCRR: On what famous race car circuit was the first World Professional Road Race championship held? (1 Point)
A. Hockenheim
B .Monza
C. Le Mans
D. San Marino
E. Nurburgring

In 2010 Andy Schleck became the second rider to win the TdF’s Maillot Blanc (White Jersey) as best young rider three years in a row.
Who was the first? (2 Points)

A. Marco Pantani (Ita)
B. Dietrich Thurau (Ger)
C. Henk Lubberding (Ned)
D. Jan Ullrich (Ger)
E. Laurent Fignon (Fra)

When Greg LeMond won the 1989 TdF by 8 seconds it was the closest winning margin in Tour history.  
GIRO: What is the closest winning margin for the Giro d’Italia? (3 Points)

A. 10 seconds
B. 11 seconds (See below)
C. 12 seconds
D. 13 seconds
E. 14 seconds

Who was the winner of that Giro d’Italia? (4 Points)
A. Gino Bartali (Ita)
B. Fiorenzo Magni (Ita)
C. Jacques Anquetil (Fra)
D. Eddy Merckx (Bel)
E. Felice Gimondi (Ita)

1948 Giro d'Italia:

1. Fiorenzo MAGNI (Ita)     124h51'52"

2. Ezio Cecchi (Ita)                      +11"

3. Giordano Cottur (Ita)            +2'37"

1955 Giro d'Italia

1. Fiorenzo MAGNI (Ita)      108h56'13"

2. Fausto Coppi (Ita)                     +13"

3. Gastone Nencini (Ita)            +4'08"

1974 Giro d'Italia

1. Eddy MERCKX (Bel)        113h08'13" 

2. Gianbattista Baronchelli (Ita)   +12" 

3. Felice Gimondi (Ita)                   +33"

WCRR: Who was the first rider to successfully defend a World Professional Road Race championship? (5 Points)
A. Alfredo Binda (Ita)
B. Rik Van Steenbergen (Bel)
C. Rik Van Looy (Bel)
D. George Ronsse (Bel)
( see )
E. Gianni Bugno (Ita)