Name the 22 drivers on the starting grid for the 1999 Australian GP

Today, March 7, it is 23 years since Eddie Irvine took his first victory for Ferrari at the 1999 Australian Grand Prix.

In what would be his final season in Ferrari colours, Irvine opened the 1999 campaign with a memorable debut victory for the Scuderia and finished second in the Drivers’ World Championship behind a certain McLaren driver that year.

We gave you a big hand with one of the drivers to line up on the grid for the 1999 season opener, the question is can you name the other 21 drivers who took part in that race ?

Remarkably, of the 22 drivers who lined up on the Melbourne grid, only eight reached the checkered flag.

We’ve stuck 10 minutes on the clock so you can see how many drivers you can name and, for your hint, we’ve given you the team they were racing for at the time. How nice are we?

Remember, what you see below is how the 22 drivers lined up on the starting grid, not how they finished the race.

You can submit your answers in any order and only last names are acceptable if you’re looking to save yourself precious seconds. But, some surnames may need to be entered more than once (wink, wink).

We’re always intrigued to see how you do, so let us know in the comments section below or by tweeting @Planet_F1.

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If you fancy another quiz after this one, try naming the 10 youngest podium finishers in Formula 1 history here.

Good luck!

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