Auto Racing Exciting Trivia

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Auto Racing Exciting Trivia

An exciting and racy quiz on everything auto racing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many championships did Dale Earnhardt, Sr. win before he died?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    In auto racing, what does "banking" refer to?
    • A. 

      The Slope Of The Racetrack

    • B. 

      Bumping Another Racer's Car

    • C. 

      Weaving In And Out Of Position

    • D. 

      Tailgating

  • 3. 
    What does the acronym NASCAR stand for?
    • A. 

      North And South Carolina Auto Racing

    • B. 

      Non Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks

    • C. 

      National Association Of Stock Car Auto Racing

    • D. 

      Nextel All Star Challenge Aaron

  • 4. 
    Which web-based company was the sponsor of the 2007 IRL Indy 500?
    • A. 

      GoDaddy.com

    • B. 

      Ebay.com

    • C. 

      Amazon.com

    • D. 

      Match.com

  • 5. 
    Who won the Indy 500 in 2009 after recently being found innocent of tax evasion?
    • A. 

      Dan Wheldon

    • B. 

      Danica Patrick

    • C. 

      Helio Castroneves

    • D. 

      Scott Dixon

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the mountain on which the Bathurst Tooheys 1000 is raced in Australia?
    • A. 

      Mount Bathurst

    • B. 

      Mount Panorama

    • C. 

      Mount Warning

    • D. 

      Race Hill

  • 7. 
    Who won the PPG Indy Car Championship in 1994?
    • A. 

      Al Unser, Jr.

    • B. 

      Arie Lyundike

    • C. 

      Jeff Gordon

    • D. 

      Emerson Fittipaldi

  • 8. 
    Which driver was the fastest qualifier for the Indy 500 in 1991?
    • A. 

      Roberto Guerrero

    • B. 

      Gary Bettenhausen

    • C. 

      Rick Mears

    • D. 

      Mario Andretti

  • 9. 
    When did auto racer Davey Allison die?
    • A. 

      36330

    • B. 

      26529

    • C. 

      32344

    • D. 

      36354

  • 10. 
    During what month did auto racer Ernie Irvan have his near-fatal accident in Michigan?
    • A. 

      September

    • B. 

      July

    • C. 

      June

    • D. 

      August

  • 11. 
    Who finished second in the 1990 Daytona 500?
    • A. 

      Terry Labonte

    • B. 

      Darrell Waltrip

    • C. 

      Dale Earnhardt

    • D. 

      Derrike Cope

  • 12. 
    Which company was Mario Andretti's Indy car sponsor before Andy Granatelli's STP racing team?
    • A. 

      Dean Van Lines

    • B. 

      Safeway Food Stores

    • C. 

      Mattel Toys

    • D. 

      West Penn Power And Light

  • 13. 
    Which driver won back-to-back Indianapolis 500 races in 1970 and 1971?
    • A. 

      Johnny Rutherford

    • B. 

      Bobby Unser

    • C. 

      Al Unser

    • D. 

      Tom Sneva

  • 14. 
    Who won the inaugural U.S. 500 auto race?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Vasser

    • B. 

      Paul Tracy

    • C. 

      Al Unser, Jr.

    • D. 

      Michael Andretti

  • 15. 
    What size engine is the standard for the Indianapolis 500?
    • A. 

      5.0 Liters

    • B. 

      4.6 Liters

    • C. 

      3.2 Liters

    • D. 

      4.0 Liters

  • 16. 
    What was the name of the Renault racer without a windscreen?
    • A. 

      The Clio

    • B. 

      The Testarosa

    • C. 

      The Laguna

    • D. 

      The Spider

  • 17. 
    In the 1960's FX racing wars, who was known as "The Funny Farmer"?
    • A. 

      Arnie Beswick

    • B. 

      Hayden Proffit

    • C. 

      Eddie Gregg

    • D. 

      Dickie Harrell

  • 18. 
    Which racecar driver flew end over end in the closing laps of the Goody's Dash Series wreck in the 1999 Dash Series Race at Daytona?
    • A. 

      Scott Weaver

    • B. 

      Richard Earnhardt

    • C. 

      Casey Atwood

    • D. 

      Danny Bagwell

  • 19. 
    Who was the first driver to break into the 4 second zone?
    • A. 

      Joe Amato

    • B. 

      Eddie Hill

    • C. 

      Connie Kalitta

    • D. 

      Kenny Bernstein

  • 20. 
    What sanctioning body outlawed nitro methane in the 1950's?
    • A. 

      NHRA

    • B. 

      UDRA

    • C. 

      IHRA

    • D. 

      AHRA

  • 21. 
    In 1987 Bob Glidden managed to do what at every NHRA national event?
    • A. 

      Win

    • B. 

      Set A Record

    • C. 

      Qualify #1

    • D. 

      Go Out In 1st Round

  • 22. 
    By the end of 1998, who had won a Top Fuel & Funny Car season championship in NHRA?
    • A. 

      Roland Leong

    • B. 

      Kenny Bernstein

    • C. 

      Don Prudhomme

    • D. 

      Ed McCullough

  • 23. 
    What Pro Stock Bike record was set at Gainesville in March '99?
    • A. 

      ET And Mph

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Mph

    • D. 

      ET

  • 24. 
    In 1993, who became the oldest Pro Champion in NHRA history at age 57?
    • A. 

      Eddie Hill

    • B. 

      Connie Kalitta

    • C. 

      Don Garlits

    • D. 

      Don Prudhomme

  • 25. 
    Who was the crew chief on the first dragster to top 300 mph?
    • A. 

      Dale Armstrong

    • B. 

      Jimmy Prock

    • C. 

      Connie Kalitta

    • D. 

      Lee Beard