How Well Do You Know Mark Donohue?

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How Well Do You Know Mark Donohue?

Best known as the pilot of the 1500+bhp, Captain Nice was an American race car driver that has a knack for setting up his own racing car and then drive it to the championship. That point established, this is a rare opportunity (kind of like finding the other end of a rainbow) to know about the Captain.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which month was Donohue's accident in 1975?  
    • A. 

      June

    • B. 

      July

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      March

  • 2. 
    What's the name of the book written by Donohue about his entire racing career?  
    • A. 

      The Racer

    • B. 

      Asphalt

    • C. 

      The Unfair Advantage

    • D. 

      Airborne My Life

  • 3. 
    Who, in the racing world, carries on Donohue’s will?  
    • A. 

      Mark Donohue

    • B. 

      Alan Donohue

    • C. 

      David Donohue

    • D. 

      Aaron Donohue

  • 4. 
    Which car midway through the 1975 F1 season, did Penske (with Donohue being the driver) start using?
    • A. 

      March 751

    • B. 

      PC3

    • C. 

      RC4

    • D. 

      Borne 214

  • 5. 
    When did Donohue race in the inaugural IROC series?  
    • A. 

      1978/79

    • B. 

      1973/74

    • C. 

      1980/81

    • D. 

      1985/86

  • 6. 
    Who made the car he used in the IROC series 1973/74?  
    • A. 

      Nissan

    • B. 

      BMW

    • C. 

      Porshe

    • D. 

      Mercedes

  • 7. 
    Where did Donohue win the first and third of three races during the 1973 season, in the four-race series?  
    • A. 

      Scottsdale

    • B. 

      Iowa

    • C. 

      Daytona

    • D. 

      Palm Beach

  • 8. 
    Which Porsche was Donohue driving, when he set the world closed-course speed?  
    • A. 

      917-30

    • B. 

      990-50

    • C. 

      941-16

    • D. 

      944-12

  • 9. 
    How many years did he hold the record of an average speed which was around 221.20 mph?  
    • A. 

      13 years

    • B. 

      12 years

    • C. 

      11 years

    • D. 

      15 years

  • 10. 
    When did Donohue lose, using a 917-30 referred to as the “Can-Am- killer”?  
    • A. 

      1973 Can-Am championship

    • B. 

      1976 Can-Am championship

    • C. 

      1975 Can-Am championship

    • D. 

      1970 Can-Am championship

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