Auto Racing: How Much Do You Know?

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Auto Racing: How Much Do You Know?

How much do you really know about auto racing?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On a slip-free quarter mile pass, how many revolutions will a standard Top Fuel tire usually make?
    • A. 

      140

    • B. 

      250

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      1100

  • 2. 
    What female car racer was the 1st to run in "The Fours"?
    • A. 

      Shirley Muldowney

    • B. 

      Shelly Anderson

    • C. 

      Carla Blake

    • D. 

      Lori Johns

  • 3. 
    Where was Don Prudhomme's first NHRA win?
    • A. 

      1960 Winter Nats

    • B. 

      1965 Winter Nats

    • C. 

      1972 Fall Nats

    • D. 

      1974 Winter Nats

  • 4. 
    What did Bob Glidden accomplish at the 5th annual Keystone Nationals?
    • A. 

      Won 75th Career Oscar

    • B. 

      Set ET Record

    • C. 

      Set ET And MPH Record

    • D. 

      Set MPH Record

  • 5. 
    What was the win/loss record for the Greer-Black-Prudhomme Top Fuel Dragster?
    • A. 

      100w 10l

    • B. 

      150w 5l

    • C. 

      1000w 25l

    • D. 

      200w 7l

  • 6. 
    Who was the Fuel altered driver that was famous for driving with only one hand on the steering wheel?
    • A. 

      Don Garlits

    • B. 

      Chad Shellenbarger

    • C. 

      Willie Borsch

    • D. 

      George Montgomery

  • 7. 
    When was the Christmas Tree starting line lighting system first used in NHRA Pro drag racing?
    • A. 

      1963 Gatornats

    • B. 

      1963 U.S. Nationals

    • C. 

      1959 Winternats

    • D. 

      1965 Summernats

  • 8. 
    In auto racing, who won the Super Eliminator title at the 1969 World Finals?
    • A. 

      Don Prudhomme

    • B. 

      Ed McCulloch

    • C. 

      Don Garlits

    • D. 

      Jerry Gwynn

  • 9. 
    What is the fastest production car that is non-modified?
    • A. 

      Vector Avtech Wx3

    • B. 

      Ferrari F50

    • C. 

      Dauer 962 Le Mans

    • D. 

      Jaguar Xj220

  • 10. 
    In 1999, who finally won his first Winston Cup Championship?
    • A. 

      Bobby Labonte

    • B. 

      Mark Martin

    • C. 

      Dale Jarrett

    • D. 

      Jeff Burton

  • 11. 
    Who won the inaugural Brickyard 400?
    • A. 

      Rusty Walace

    • B. 

      Dale Earnhardt

    • C. 

      Ricky Rudd

    • D. 

      Jeff Gordon

  • 12. 
    Who drove the Champion Speed Shop dragster?
    • A. 

      Jim Head

    • B. 

      Sammy Hale

    • C. 

      Sammy Swindell

    • D. 

      Floyd Lippencott Jr.

  • 13. 
    Besides Ford, what other make of car did Bob Glidden win a championship in?
    • A. 

      Plymouth

    • B. 

      Oldsmobile

    • C. 

      Chevrolet

    • D. 

      Pontiac

  • 14. 
    What NHRA Hall of Famer is known as Mr. Flathead?
    • A. 

      John Bradley

    • B. 

      Jimmy Nix

    • C. 

      Jeb Allen

    • D. 

      Emery Cook

  • 15. 
    Why was Frank Pedregon, Sr. known as "Flamin' Frank"?
    • A. 

      His Car Often Caught Fire

    • B. 

      His Flamed Paint Job

    • C. 

      He Had Red Hair

    • D. 

      Fire Burnouts

  • 16. 
    At what race did Blaine Johnson collect his final win?
    • A. 

      1996 Autolite Nationals (Sears Point)

    • B. 

      1996 U.S. Nationals (Indy)

    • C. 

      1996 Mopar Mile High Nationals (Denver)

    • D. 

      1995 Winston World Finals (Pomona)

  • 17. 
    In which country is the infamous Bathurst Motor Race at Mount Panorama held?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 18. 
    Bunny Burkett crashed at what drag strip in 1995?
    • A. 

      Beaver Springs Dragway

    • B. 

      Sunset Dragstrip

    • C. 

      Qyaker City Raceway

    • D. 

      Syline Dragway

  • 19. 
    Which driver won the 1956 Southern 500?
    • A. 

      Lee Petty

    • B. 

      Tim Flock

    • C. 

      Curtis Turner

    • D. 

      Buck Baker

  • 20. 
    Which of the following drivers never drove for Melling Racing?
    • A. 

      Bill Elliott

    • B. 

      Lake Speed

    • C. 

      Dave Mader III

    • D. 

      Morgan Shepherd

  • 21. 
    Which of the following drivers have won the most championships?
    • A. 

      Bobby Allison

    • B. 

      Bill Elliott

    • C. 

      Benny Parsons

    • D. 

      Terry Labonte

  • 22. 
    Which driver is matched incorrectly with the year he won the championship?
    • A. 

      Rusty Wallace - 1989

    • B. 

      Cale Yarborough - 1975

    • C. 

      Bobby Allison - 1982

    • D. 

      Alan Kulwicki - 1992

  • 23. 
    Who is the only driver to win 4 straight Southern 500's in Darlington?
    • A. 

      Richard Petty

    • B. 

      Jeff Gordon

    • C. 

      Darrell Waltrip

    • D. 

      Jeff Burton

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Kevin Lepage

    • B. 

      Bobby Hamilton

    • C. 

      Robby Gordon

    • D. 

      Mike Skinner

  • 25. 
    Who was the first driver to run a 4-second pass in Australia?
    • A. 

      Gary Densham

    • B. 

      Don Garlits

    • C. 

      Graeme Cowin

    • D. 

      Jim Read