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  • 1. 

    How many separate V8 Supercar Championships are held each year?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 because there are two separate V8 Supercar Championships held each year. This suggests that there are two distinct competitions or events within the V8 Supercar Championship, which are held separately.

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  • 2. 

    In 2006, what was the largest single V8 Supercar championship event?

    • A.

      Clipsal 500

    • B.

      Bathurst 1000

    • C.

      Tasmania Triple Challenge

    • D.

      Sandown 500

    Correct Answer
    B. Bathurst 1000
    Explanation
    The Bathurst 1000 is widely regarded as the most prestigious and iconic V8 Supercar championship event. It is held annually at the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, Australia. The race is known for its challenging and unique track layout, as well as its rich history and tradition. The Bathurst 1000 attracts large crowds and is considered a highlight of the V8 Supercar calendar.

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  • 3. 

    Who won the first championship under the V8 Supercar rules?

    • A.

      Alan Jones

    • B.

      Mark Skaife

    • C.

      Glenn Seton

    • D.

      Marcos Ambrose

    Correct Answer
    C. Glenn Seton
    Explanation
    Glenn Seton won the first championship under the V8 Supercar rules.

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  • 4. 

    Which is not a marquee event on the V8 Supercar calendar?

    • A.

      Clipsal 500

    • B.

      Bathurst 1000

    • C.

      Phillip Island

    • D.

      Shanghai Round

    Correct Answer
    C. Phillip Island
    Explanation
    The question asks for an event that is not a marquee event on the V8 Supercar calendar. The Clipsal 500, Bathurst 1000, and Shanghai Round are all well-known and significant events on the calendar. However, Phillip Island is not considered a marquee event, as it is not as widely recognized or prestigious as the others. Therefore, Phillip Island is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    In what year were the privateers split from the main V8 auto racing series?

    • A.

      1995

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      1997

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    D. 2000
    Explanation
    In the year 2000, the privateers were split from the main V8 auto racing series. This means that they were separated or divided from the main series. It is not clear what exactly caused this split or the reasons behind it, but it suggests that there was a significant change or decision made in the racing industry during that year.

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  • 6. 

    Which V8 Supercar racing team had a competitive edge until 2002?

    • A.

      Stone Brothers

    • B.

      Gibson

    • C.

      Glenn Seton

    • D.

      Holden

    Correct Answer
    D. Holden
    Explanation
    Holden had a competitive edge until 2002 in the V8 Supercar racing team. This suggests that Holden was performing exceptionally well and had an advantage over other teams during that period.

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  • 7. 

    Who won the V8 Supercar Level Two championship in 2004?

    • A.

      Andrews Jones

    • B.

      Dean Canto

    • C.

      Paul Dumbrell

    • D.

      Mark Winterbottom

    Correct Answer
    A. Andrews Jones
    Explanation
    Andrews Jones won the V8 Supercar Level Two championship in 2004.

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  • 8. 

    Mark Skaife won the 2004 V8 Supercar series with what car body?

    • A.

      Ford

    • B.

      Nissan

    • C.

      BMW

    • D.

      Holden

    Correct Answer
    D. Holden
    Explanation
    In 2004, Mark Skaife won the V8 Supercar series with a Holden car body. This means that he was driving a Holden vehicle during that season.

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  • 9. 

    When was the V8 Supercar team Stone Brothers Racing established?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    B. 1996
    Explanation
    Stone Brothers Racing was established in 1996.

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  • 10. 

    How long is the V8 Supercar Tasmania Triple Challenge race?

    • A.

      2 Days

    • B.

      1 Day

    • C.

      3 Days

    • D.

      4 Days

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 Days
    Explanation
    The V8 Supercar Tasmania Triple Challenge race lasts for 3 days. This means that the race takes place over a period of three consecutive days. The duration of the race suggests that it is a significant event, allowing participants and spectators to enjoy multiple days of racing action.

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  • 11. 

    Holden Racing had how many V8 Supercar wins between 1996-2002?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    Holden Racing had a total of 6 V8 Supercar wins between 1996-2002.

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  • 12. 

    How many laps is the V8 Supercar Bathurst 1000?

    • A.

      1000

    • B.

      122

    • C.

      161

    • D.

      152

    Correct Answer
    C. 161
    Explanation
    The V8 Supercar Bathurst 1000 consists of 161 laps. This is the correct answer as stated.

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  • 13. 

    In which province is the Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercar race held?

    • A.

      New South Wales

    • B.

      Tasmania

    • C.

      Queensland

    • D.

      Victoria

    Correct Answer
    A. New South Wales
    Explanation
    The Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercar race is held in New South Wales.

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  • 14. 

    Who won the Australian V8 Supercar championship in 1995?

    • A.

      Glenn Seton

    • B.

      Mark Skaife

    • C.

      Marcos Ambrose

    • D.

      John Bowe

    Correct Answer
    D. John Bowe
    Explanation
    John Bowe won the Australian V8 Supercar championship in 1995.

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  • 15. 

    Garry Rogers V8 Supercars started out racing which body type?

    • A.

      BMW

    • B.

      Nissan

    • C.

      Holden

    • D.

      Ford

    Correct Answer
    B. Nissan
    Explanation
    Garry Rogers V8 Supercars started out racing with the Nissan body type.

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  • 16. 

    In what year was the Bathurst 500 race first held?

    • A.

      1974

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    C. 1963
    Explanation
    The Bathurst 500 race was first held in 1963.

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  • 17. 

    When was the British Touring Car Championship established?

    • A.

      1958

    • B.

      1962

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1975

    Correct Answer
    A. 1958
    Explanation
    The British Touring Car Championship was established in 1958. This means that the racing series has been in existence for over six decades. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious motorsport championships in the United Kingdom. Over the years, the championship has gained popularity and has become known for its close and competitive racing. Many famous drivers have competed in the series, making it a significant part of British motorsport history.

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  • 18. 

    Who dominated British Touring Car racing in the late 1980's?

    • A.

      Toyota

    • B.

      Vauxhall

    • C.

      Ford

    • D.

      BMW

    Correct Answer
    C. Ford
    Explanation
    In the late 1980's, Ford dominated British Touring Car racing. This means that Ford was the most successful and dominant brand in the sport during that time period. They likely had the most wins, championships, and overall success compared to their competitors such as Toyota, Vauxhall, and BMW.

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  • 19. 

    British Touring Cars raced with Super Touring cars until when?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    D. 2000
    Explanation
    British Touring Cars raced with Super Touring cars until 2000. This means that in the year 2000, the Super Touring cars were no longer used in the British Touring Car Championship.

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  • 20. 

    How large are the engines in the saloons used in British Touring Car racing?

    • A.

      2-litre

    • B.

      2.2-litre

    • C.

      1.5-litre

    • D.

      1.8-litre

    Correct Answer
    A. 2-litre
    Explanation
    The engines in the saloons used in British Touring Car racing are 2-litre in size.

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  • 21. 

    Which is not an independent British Touring Car racing team?

    • A.

      West Surrey

    • B.

      Vauxhall

    • C.

      Arena Motorsport

    • D.

      Team Dynamics

    Correct Answer
    B. Vauxhall
    Explanation
    Vauxhall is not an independent British Touring Car racing team because it is a manufacturer-backed team. Independent teams are typically privately owned and not affiliated with a specific car manufacturer. West Surrey, Arena Motorsport, and Team Dynamics are all examples of independent teams in the British Touring Car Championship.

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  • 22. 

    Those racing ex-works British Touring Cars are called what?

    • A.

      Privateers

    • B.

      Oldies

    • C.

      Newbies

    • D.

      Indies

    Correct Answer
    A. Privateers
    Explanation
    Privateers refers to independent teams or individuals who compete in motorsport events using vehicles provided by the manufacturer but not directly supported by them. In the context of British Touring Cars, privateers are the teams or individuals who race in ex-works cars, which are vehicles previously used by factory-supported teams. These privateers compete against the factory teams with their own resources and without direct manufacturer support.

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  • 23. 

    Which fuel did most British Touring Cars use in 2004?

    • A.

      Petrol

    • B.

      Liquefied Petroleum

    • C.

      Bio-Ethanol

    • D.

      Diesel

    Correct Answer
    A. Petrol
    Explanation
    In 2004, the majority of British Touring Cars used petrol as their fuel. Petrol is a commonly used fuel in motorsports due to its high energy density and efficiency. It provides the necessary power and performance required for racing vehicles. While other fuel options such as Liquefied Petroleum, Bio-Ethanol, and Diesel are available, petrol remains the preferred choice for most racing teams in the British Touring Car Championship in 2004.

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  • 24. 

    Where can the Mondello Park raceway be found?

    • A.

      Ireland

    • B.

      Wales

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    A. Ireland
    Explanation
    Mondello Park raceway can be found in Ireland.

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  • 25. 

    Which British Touring Car track is not located in England?

    • A.

      Silverstone

    • B.

      Knockhill

    • C.

      Brands Hatch

    • D.

      Oulton Park

    Correct Answer
    B. Knockhill
    Explanation
    Knockhill is the correct answer because it is the only British Touring Car track that is not located in England. Silverstone, Brands Hatch, and Oulton Park are all famous tracks in England. Knockhill, on the other hand, is located in Scotland, making it the only option that is not in England.

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  • 26. 

    How many rounds are in the British Touring Car competition?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    D. 30
    Explanation
    The British Touring Car competition consists of 30 rounds.

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  • 27. 

    How long is the qualifying session in British Touring Car racing?

    • A.

      30 Minutes

    • B.

      45 Minutes

    • C.

      60 Minutes

    • D.

      15 Minutes

    Correct Answer
    A. 30 Minutes
    Explanation
    The qualifying session in British Touring Car racing lasts for 30 minutes. This duration allows drivers to showcase their skills and set their fastest lap times to determine their starting positions for the race. It provides a sufficient amount of time for drivers to navigate the track and make multiple attempts at setting a competitive lap time. A 30-minute session strikes a balance between allowing drivers enough time to find their rhythm and preventing the session from becoming too lengthy or monotonous.

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  • 28. 

    How many laps are there in a typical British Touring Car race?

    • A.

      35 To 40

    • B.

      16 To 25

    • C.

      25 To 30

    • D.

      10 To 15

    Correct Answer
    B. 16 To 25
    Explanation
    A typical British Touring Car race consists of 16 to 25 laps.

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  • 29. 

    Who won the first British Touring Car Championship in 1958?

    • A.

      John Whitmore

    • B.

      Jack Sears

    • C.

      Doc Shepherd

    • D.

      Jeff Uren

    Correct Answer
    B. Jack Sears
    Explanation
    Jack Sears won the first British Touring Car Championship in 1958.

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  • 30. 

    Which company is not a sponsor is British Touring Car racing?

    • A.

      Microsoft

    • B.

      Hilton

    • C.

      Fuji

    • D.

      Dunlop

    Correct Answer
    A. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Microsoft is not a sponsor in British Touring Car racing.

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