HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR TEAM-MATE? WORLD RX TEAM AUSTRIA
Wednesday 22nd of June 2016
The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship features seven permanent teams, each with two drivers. Those drivers work hard together as team mates in their respective teams with the goal of becoming World Rallycross Champions. That means sharing information about driving, tracks, data and setups.
But, outside of the car, how well do they know each other?
Timur – How old is Janis?
TT: “Ermm, 23?”
Janis – How old is Timur?
Timur – What was Janis’ first road car?
TT: “A Lada 2108?”
JB: “Nooo, a Renault Clio Sport!”
Janis – What was Timur’s first road car?
JB: ”A Lada 2108?”
TT: “No, it was actually a Lada 2109”
JB: “Oh come on! That’s basically the same thing!”
Timur – What was Janis’ first experience in motorsport?
TT: “Go karts?”
JB: “No cross karts, but I know Timur did karting!”
TT: “Argh! My history is too easy!”
Timur – What is Janis’ favourite food to eat on a race weekend?
TT: “He likes salads I think! Greek salad?”
Janis – What is Timur’s favourite food?
JB: “Horse meat?”
TT: “Actually yes, this is the best one.”
Timur – What colour are Janis’ eyes?
Janis – What colour are Timur’s eyes?
JB: “Grey / green colour?”
Timur - Where is Janis’ hometown?
TT: “What has happened to my geography!? In the Riga area in Latvia?”
Janis – where does Timur live?
JB: “Kazan in Russia?”
TT: “He knows a lot about me!”
Janis – Does Timur have any brothers or sisters?
JB: “Yes, I think one older sister?”
Timur – How many brothers or sisters does Janis have?
TT: “He has two brothers?”
Timur – If Janis could watch anything on TV, what would he watch?
TT: “Anything about rallycross?”
JB: “I don’t have time for TV, so if I’m watching something it’s about rallycross”
Janis – What does Timur like to watch on TV?
JB: “Russian hockey championship”?
Janis – How many rallycross championship titles has Timur won?
JB: “In Europe, three titles?”
Correct (Super1600 2010, Supercar 2012 & 2013)
Timur – How many rallycross titles has Janis won?
TT: “One in Europe, last year in Super1600 and the Estonian Championship also.”
Janis – When was Timur’s last Supercar victory?
JB: “Oh man! I know that in 2013 he didn’t win any races but he did win the championship, so probably 2012?”
TT: “I really have to think about this one….! Ah Finland in 2012, where I won the championship!”
Timur – What has been Janis’ best result in World RX so far this season?
TT: “Hockenheim and England, fourth in the semi-finals.”
Janis – What has been Timur’s best result so far this season?
JB: “It would have been Norway, but fifth in Lydden”
Janis – Which is Timur’s favourite track in World RX this year?
JB: “Sweden, I think it is the same for everybody.”
Timur – What is Janis’ favourite track?
TT: “Easy! Sweden.”
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