The Jake Yorath Quiz: #7

Welcome to the slightly-difficult or sometimes fiendishly-hard motorsporting quiz. There’s a series of questions, and one answer links all of them. Good luck!

  1. Ex-champion driver Jamie Whincup is the team principal of which Supercars outfit?
  2. Who is the only French DTM champion?
  3. The might Cosworth DFV engine won 155 races – but who was the first to win with the engine?
  4. Sharing a Jaguar XJR-8 with Jan Lammers and John Watson, which driver suffered a huge tyre blowout in the 1987 24 Hours of Le Mans, causing a series of barrel rolls and a fire, but no serious injury?
  5. What links: Alain Menu; Sonic the Hedgehog; and Heinz-Harald Frentzen?
  6. I’m a five-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner, three-time Sebring winner, two-time ALMS winner, and winner of three different national touring car championships. Who am I?
  7. Which British automotive brand was founded by Cecil Kimber, off the back of a series of “Kimber Specials”?
  8. Who’s won more NASCAR races: Chevrolet, or Ford?

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