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  • 1. 

    What does Buddy Baker do now?

    • A.

      Television Commentator For TNN's NASCAR Race Telecasts

    • B.

      Board Of Directors For Valvoline

    • C.

      U.S. Senator From Tennessee

    • D.

      Champion Fly Fisherman

    Correct Answer
    A. Television Commentator For TNN's NASCAR Race Telecasts
    Explanation
    Buddy Baker currently works as a television commentator for TNN's NASCAR Race Telecasts.

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  • 2. 

    Where was the 2004 Budweiser Shootout race held?

    • A.

      North Carolina Speedway

    • B.

      Daytona International Speedway

    • C.

      Dover International Speedway

    • D.

      Atlanta Motor Speedway

    Correct Answer
    B. Daytona International Speedway
    Explanation
    The 2004 Budweiser Shootout race was held at the Daytona International Speedway.

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  • 3. 

    Where was the 2004 Auto Club 500 race held?

    • A.

      Daytona International Speedway

    • B.

      Lowe's Motor Speedway

    • C.

      California Speedway

    • D.

      Atlanta Motor Speedway

    Correct Answer
    C. California Speedway
    Explanation
    The correct answer is California Speedway.

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  • 4. 

    Where was the 2004 Coca-Cola 600 race held?

    • A.

      Lowe's Motor Speedway

    • B.

      Richmond International Raceway

    • C.

      North Carolina Speedway

    • D.

      Daytona International Speedway

    Correct Answer
    A. Lowe's Motor Speedway
    Explanation
    The 2004 Coca-Cola 600 race was held at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

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  • 5. 

    Who was named Winston Cup Rookie of the Year in 1981?

    • A.

      Ron Bouchard

    • B.

      Jeff Gordon

    • C.

      Tony Stewart

    • D.

      Matt Kenseth

    Correct Answer
    A. Ron Bouchard
    Explanation
    Ron Bouchard was named Winston Cup Rookie of the Year in 1981.

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  • 6. 

    Who was named Winston Cup Rookie of the Year in 1959?

    • A.

      Davey Allison

    • B.

      Jeff Gordon

    • C.

      Sterling Marlin

    • D.

      Richard Petty

    Correct Answer
    D. Richard Petty
    Explanation
    Richard Petty was named Winston Cup Rookie of the Year in 1959. This recognition is given to the most outstanding first-year driver in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Petty's exceptional performance during his rookie season earned him this prestigious title. He went on to become one of the most successful and iconic drivers in NASCAR history, winning a record seven Winston Cup Championships and 200 races throughout his career.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these NASCAR racers drives for Haas/Carter Motorsports and was born on February 27, 1964?

    • A.

      Bobby Labonte

    • B.

      Kevin Harvick

    • C.

      Dale Earnhardt

    • D.

      Todd Bodine

    Correct Answer
    D. Todd Bodine
    Explanation
    Todd Bodine is the correct answer because he is the only NASCAR racer in the given options who drives for Haas/Carter Motorsports. Additionally, he was born on February 27, 1964.

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  • 8. 

    Which driver, whose hometown is Kannapolis, NC, drives for Richard Childress Racing?

    • A.

      Jeff Burton

    • B.

      Hut Stricklin

    • C.

      Rusty Wallace

    • D.

      Dale Earnhardt, Sr.

    Correct Answer
    D. Dale Earnhardt, Sr.
    Explanation
    Dale Earnhardt, Sr. is the correct answer because he is the driver from Kannapolis, NC who drives for Richard Childress Racing.

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  • 9. 

    Which driver was from Conover, NC, born in 1956 and drove for Robert Yates Racing?

    • A.

      Casey Atwood

    • B.

      Ron Hornaday

    • C.

      Ken Schrader

    • D.

      Dale Jarrett

    Correct Answer
    D. Dale Jarrett
    Explanation
    Dale Jarrett is the correct answer because he was born in 1956 in Conover, NC and drove for Robert Yates Racing.

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  • 10. 

    Which driver was born April 30, 1963, stands 6'5" tall and drives for Dale Earnhardt Inc.?

    • A.

      Stacy Compton

    • B.

      Mike Wallace

    • C.

      Michael Waltrip

    • D.

      Geoffrey Bodine

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Waltrip
    Explanation
    Michael Waltrip is the correct answer because he was born on April 30, 1963, and stands 6'5" tall. He also drove for Dale Earnhardt Inc.

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  • 11. 

    Pick the driver whose hometown is Columbus, IN, drives for Joe Gibbs Racing and was born on 5/20/71?

    • A.

      Tony Stewart

    • B.

      Mike Wallace

    • C.

      Brett Bodine

    • D.

      Robby Gordon

    Correct Answer
    A. Tony Stewart
    Explanation
    Tony Stewart is the correct answer because he meets all the given criteria. He is the driver whose hometown is Columbus, IN, drives for Joe Gibbs Racing, and was born on 5/20/71.

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  • 12. 

    Which driver was born May 8, 1964, stands 5'9" tall and drives for Joe Gibbs Racing?

    • A.

      Casey Atwood

    • B.

      Bobby Labonte

    • C.

      Kevin Harvick

    • D.

      Todd Bodine

    Correct Answer
    B. Bobby Labonte
    Explanation
    Bobby Labonte is the correct answer because he was born on May 8, 1964, stands 5'9" tall, and drives for Joe Gibbs Racing.

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  • 13. 

    Who is the team owner of Roush Racing?

    • A.

      Jack Roush

    • B.

      A.J. Foyt

    • C.

      Richard Childress

    • D.

      Angela Sadler

    Correct Answer
    A. Jack Roush
    Explanation
    Jack Roush is the correct answer because he is the team owner of Roush Racing. He has been involved in NASCAR for many years and is known for his success in the sport. Roush Racing has had multiple teams and drivers throughout its history, but Jack Roush has always been the owner and has played a significant role in the team's achievements.

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  • 14. 

    Who won the Most Popular Driver Award cast by Nextel Cup fans in 2003?

    • A.

      Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    • B.

      Darrell Waltrip

    • C.

      Fireball Roberts

    • D.

      Fred Lorenzen

    Correct Answer
    A. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    Explanation
    In 2003, the Most Popular Driver Award cast by Nextel Cup fans was won by Dale Earnhardt Jr. This indicates that he was the driver who received the highest number of votes and was the most favored by the fans during that year.

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  • 15. 

    Who was voted 1997 Most Popular Driver Award by the Nextel Cup fans?

    • A.

      Cale Yarborough

    • B.

      Bill Elliott

    • C.

      Fireball Roberts

    • D.

      Darrell Waltrip

    Correct Answer
    B. Bill Elliott
    Explanation
    Bill Elliott was voted the 1997 Most Popular Driver Award by the Nextel Cup fans. This means that out of all the drivers in the Nextel Cup series in 1997, Bill Elliott received the most votes from the fans, making him the most popular driver of that year.

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  • 16. 

    Who won the Nextel Cup "Most Popular Driver" Award in 1963?

    • A.

      Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    • B.

      Fred Lorenzen

    • C.

      Bill Elliott

    • D.

      Dale Earnhardt

    Correct Answer
    B. Fred Lorenzen
    Explanation
    In 1963, Fred Lorenzen won the Nextel Cup "Most Popular Driver" Award.

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  • 17. 

    When was the first race held at North Carolina Speedway?

    • A.

      35003

    • B.

      31351

    • C.

      13088

    • D.

      24046

    Correct Answer
    D. 24046
  • 18. 

    Which driver has the most Winston Cup (Nextel) titles?

    • A.

      Harry Gant

    • B.

      Bobby Allison

    • C.

      Richard Petty

    • D.

      Donnie Allison

    Correct Answer
    C. Richard Petty
    Explanation
    Richard Petty has the most Winston Cup (Nextel) titles. Petty is a legendary NASCAR driver who won a record-setting seven championships in the premier series. His dominance in the sport during the 1960s and 1970s earned him the nickname "The King." Petty's incredible career includes 200 race wins, making him one of the most successful and iconic drivers in NASCAR history.

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  • 19. 

    Where is Hendrick Motorsports based?

    • A.

      Miami, FL

    • B.

      Orlando, FL

    • C.

      Charlotte, NC

    • D.

      Atlanta, GA

    Correct Answer
    C. Charlotte, NC
    Explanation
    Hendrick Motorsports is based in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte is known as the hub of NASCAR racing and is home to many racing teams and facilities. Hendrick Motorsports, one of the most successful teams in NASCAR, is headquartered in Charlotte, where they operate their race shop and manage their operations. Being based in Charlotte allows the team to have easy access to the Charlotte Motor Speedway and other racing resources in the area.

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  • 20. 

    Who got the 100 win for Hendrick Motorsports?

    • A.

      Jeff Gordon

    • B.

      Jerry Nadeau

    • C.

      Geoff Bodine

    • D.

      Darrell Waltrip

    Correct Answer
    A. Jeff Gordon
    Explanation
    Jeff Gordon is the correct answer because he achieved the 100th win for Hendrick Motorsports. This indicates that Gordon was a successful and accomplished driver for the team, contributing significantly to their overall victories.

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  • 21. 

    Which Grand National Division, Busch North Series top driver is nicknamed "Eddie Mac"?

    • A.

      Ryan Moore

    • B.

      Eddie MacDonald

    • C.

      Mike Stefanik

    • D.

      Brad Leighton

    Correct Answer
    B. Eddie MacDonald
    Explanation
    Eddie MacDonald is the correct answer because he is the only driver listed who is nicknamed "Eddie Mac." This nickname distinguishes him from the other drivers and indicates that he is the top driver in the Grand National Division, Busch North Series.

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  • 22. 

    Where is Phoenix International Raceway located?

    • A.

      Twin Falls, ID

    • B.

      Phoenix, AZ

    • C.

      Wisconsin Dells, WI

    • D.

      Fountain, CO

    Correct Answer
    B. Phoenix, AZ
    Explanation
    Phoenix International Raceway is located in Phoenix, AZ.

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  • 23. 

    Where is Sears Point Raceway located?

    • A.

      Myrtle Beach, SC

    • B.

      Asheboro, NC

    • C.

      Twin Falls, ID

    • D.

      Sonoma, CA

    Correct Answer
    D. Sonoma, CA
    Explanation
    Sears Point Raceway is located in Sonoma, CA.

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  • 24. 

    Where is Greenville-Pickens Speedway located?

    • A.

      Wenatchee, WA

    • B.

      Sparta, KY

    • C.

      Greenville, SC

    • D.

      Madison, Il

    Correct Answer
    C. Greenville, SC
    Explanation
    Greenville-Pickens Speedway is located in Greenville, SC.

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  • 25. 

    Where is Kentucky Speedway located?

    • A.

      Richland, WA

    • B.

      Sparta, KY

    • C.

      Centre, MN

    • D.

      Greenville, SC

    Correct Answer
    B. Sparta, KY
    Explanation
    Kentucky Speedway is located in Sparta, KY.

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  • 26. 

    In what state is Brainerd International Raceway located?

    • A.

      Montana

    • B.

      Colorado

    • C.

      South Carolina

    • D.

      Minnesota

    Correct Answer
    D. Minnesota
    Explanation
    Brainerd International Raceway is located in Minnesota.

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  • 27. 

    Where is Rockford Speedway located?

    • A.

      Morris, Il

    • B.

      Madison, Il

    • C.

      Rockford, Il

    • D.

      Hickory, NC

    Correct Answer
    C. Rockford, Il
    Explanation
    Rockford Speedway is located in Rockford, Il. This is evident from the name of the speedway itself, which includes the name "Rockford." Therefore, it can be concluded that the correct answer is Rockford, Il.

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  • 28. 

    Which driver is known as the "Rocketman"?

    • A.

      Tony Stewart

    • B.

      Dale Jarrett

    • C.

      Ryan Newman

    • D.

      Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    Correct Answer
    C. Ryan Newman
    Explanation
    Ryan Newman is known as the "Rocketman" due to his aggressive and fearless driving style. He earned this nickname because of his ability to quickly accelerate and pass other drivers on the track, resembling a rocket launching into space. Newman's speed and determination have made him a formidable competitor in NASCAR races, and his nickname has become synonymous with his impressive driving skills.

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  • 29. 

    What race driver was in a world record book for most money earned during a season?

    • A.

      Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

    • B.

      Jimmie Johnson

    • C.

      Dale Jarrett

    • D.

      Jeff Gordon

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeff Gordon
    Explanation
    Jeff Gordon is the correct answer because he holds the record for the most money earned by a race driver during a season. Throughout his successful career in NASCAR, Gordon consistently earned high prize money and lucrative sponsorship deals, which contributed to his record-breaking earnings. His skill and popularity made him one of the highest-earning drivers in the sport, cementing his place in the world record book for this achievement.

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  • 30. 

    Which driver died on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500?

    • A.

      Dale Earnhardt

    • B.

      Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    • C.

      Richard Petty

    • D.

      Adam Petty

    Correct Answer
    A. Dale Earnhardt
    Explanation
    Dale Earnhardt died on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.

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