2020 has been a year like no other in recent history. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, it was an achievement to even have a racing season at all.
For many, this will have been a year of loss and of hardship. It certainly won’t be a year that we look back on fondly away from the track, but being able to escape into the sport of touring car racing will have provided many of us with a much-needed distraction.
With that in mind, here is our annual quiz of the year; a bumper 20-question edition to celebrate a remarkable year of racing in the context of such adversity.
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Be sure to let us know how you do in the comments section, but for now, all of us here at TouringCars.Net wish you a very happy New Year. Good luck!
Which of the following touring car championships was the first to return to action after the Covid-19 lockdown?
SMP Russian Circuit Racing Series
TCR Denmark Touring Car Series
TCR Eastern Europe Trophy
Which driver stormed to pole position at the delayed BTCC season-opener?
At 24 years of age, Yann Ehrlacher was crowned the youngest ever World Touring Car champion this year. Along the way, he picked up three race victories, but how many times did the Frenchman finish on the podium?
Profi-Car Team Halder withdrew from the TCR Germany Series after one of their drivers was controversially disqualified from the first race of the year. What was the disqualification for?
A narrow ride height infringement
An incorrect accusation of track limits abuse
An incident on track with another car
The car's onboard fire extinguisher was disconnected
Who won the 2020 DTM teams' championship?
Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline
Audi Sport Team Phoenix
Audi Sport Team Rosberg
Audi Sport Team WRT
Tom Coronel finally ended his winless streak this year. How much time had passed between his victory in race two at the Slovakiaring and his previous World Touring Car race win?
The Fiat Tipo TCR made its competitive début during the Italian round of the TCR Europe Series. What was its highest finishing position that weekend?
By how many points did Ashley Sutton secure his second BTCC title?
Which of the following drivers did not act as a substitute for Nicky Catsburg during the 2020 World Touring Car Cup season?
Mitchell Cheah Min Jie
José Manuel Sapag
Harrison Newey made his début in the DTM this year after finalising a late deal to race for Audi Sport Team WRT as a replacement for somebody who could no longer take the seat. Who did Newey replace?
Which two drivers ended the BTCC season tied on the most number of laps completed?
Ashley Sutton & Chris Smiley
Chris Smiley & Aiden Moffat
Josh Cook & Ashley Sutton
Aiden Moffat & Josh Cook
Santiago Urrutia shone in the latter stages of the 2020 World Touring Car Cup, collecting four podiums from the final six races. But before turning to a career in touring car racing, which of the following series did Urrutia compete in?
European Le Mans Series
GT World Challenge America
In which city was the PURE ETCR series officially launched?
Mehdi Bennani won the 2020 TCR Europe Series without winning a single race. Which of these other drivers has also won a major touring car championship without winning a race outright?
Jörg van Ommen
How many races did Tyler Maxson win consecutively during his title-winning TC America campaign?
Who enjoyed the most podiums during the 2020 BTCC season?
Hyundai suffered from a stark lack of pace in the World Touring Car Cup this year, with Norbert Michelisz finishing a lowly thirteenth in the 2020 drivers’ standings. What was the reigning champion’s best race result over the course of the season?
Jason Zhang won the 2020 Macau Guia Race, but who won the overall TCR China Series title?
Terry Huang Chu Han
Ma Qing Hua
René Rast beat Audi stablemate Nico Muller to the 2020 DTM championship title, but who was BMW’s best placed driver in the overall standings?
Sheldon van der Linde
Ashley Sutton may have stolen the headlines in the BTCC season finale, but who actually won the last race of the year?