How Well Do You Know Mike Hailwood?

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How Well Do You Know Mike Hailwood? - Quiz

Regarded as one of the greatest racer of all time and for good reason too (man was a speed fiend), Mike Hailwood had a beyond-successful career as a motorcycle racer before his death in 1981. Now, for a bit of bio, he was born at Langsmeade House, Great Milton in Oxfordshire and he was rather exposed to a much privileged upbringing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old was Hailwood when he died?
    • A. 

      44

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      40

  • 2. 
    What was Hailwood also known as?
    • A. 

      The Brewster

    • B. 

      Mikester

    • C. 

      Mike the Bike

    • D. 

      The Greatest

  • 3. 
    Where amongst the following did Hailwood die following a road traffic accident?
    • A. 

      London

    • B. 

      Cambridge

    • C. 

      Oxfordshire

    • D. 

      Warwickshire

  • 4. 
    When and where was his last win?
    • A. 

      1959 125cc Ulster Grand Prix

    • B. 

      1967 250cc Japanese Grand Prix

    • C. 

      1967 350cc Japanese Grand Prix

    • D. 

      1960 115cc Ulster Grand Prix

  • 5. 
    Where did Hailwood have his first race in 1957?
    • A. 

      Picadilly

    • B. 

      Parkley Town

    • C. 

      Oulton Park

    • D. 

      Famous Park

  • 6. 
     What year did he win the ACU Stars that earned him the Pinhard Prize?
    • A. 

      1952

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1958

  • 7. 
    Which book, in 1964, did Mike publish?
    • A. 

      Speed Ink Motorcycle Racing

    • B. 

      The Art of Motorcycle Racing

    • C. 

      Racer's Pride

    • D. 

      Ghosting On he Drivers

  • 8. 
    What would you call his first race?
    • A. 

      1933 350cc Isle of Man TT

    • B. 

      1958 250cc Isle of Man TT

    • C. 

      1967 350cc Japanese Grand Prix

    • D. 

      1977 350cc Japanese Grand Prix

  • 9. 
    Do you know when Hailwood saw his first race?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 10. 
    Which year did Honda pull out of the Grand Prix racing (with Mike as the driver)?
    • A. 

      1977

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1968

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