Quiz On Auto Racing

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Quiz On Auto Racing

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did Dale Earnhardt not win the Daytona 500 in 1990?
    • A. 

      He Ran Out Of Fuel

    • B. 

      His Tire Blew On The Final Lap

    • C. 

      His Crew Made A Mistake On The Lugnuts

    • D. 

      He Was Spun Out By Geoff Bodine

  • 2. 
    How many miles long is the Indianapolis 500 car race?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      500

    • D. 

      100

  • 3. 
    Which auto racing term is shorthand for the transmission?
    • A. 

      Tach

    • B. 

      Carb

    • C. 

      Flag

    • D. 

      Box

  • 4. 
    Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag in the final Winston Cup race held at North Wilkesboro in September of 1996,who finished second?
    • A. 

      Rusty Wallace

    • B. 

      Geoff Bodine

    • C. 

      Jimmy Spencer

    • D. 

      Dale Earnhardt

  • 5. 
    Which of these drivers had his first Winston Cup win at Lowe's Motor Speedway?
    • A. 

      Matt Kenseth

    • B. 

      Kurt Busch

    • C. 

      Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    • D. 

      Bobby Hamilton

  • 6. 
    What company sponsored Darrell Waltrip's Ford in his final season, 2000?
    • A. 

      Mountain Dew

    • B. 

      Discover Card

    • C. 

      Conoco

    • D. 

      Route 66

  • 7. 
    Where did Johnny Benson win his first Winston Cup race?
    • A. 

      Rockingham

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Richmond

    • D. 

      Talladega

  • 8. 
    In 1996 a driver won the championship with only 2 victories, who was it?
    • A. 

      Terry Labonte

    • B. 

      Rusty Wallace

    • C. 

      Dale Jarrett

    • D. 

      Dale Earnhardt

  • 9. 
    Which of these companies has never been a sponsor on Brett Bodine's Ford?
    • A. 

      Wells Fargo

    • B. 

      Hooters

    • C. 

      Trek

    • D. 

      Ralphs Supermarkets

  • 10. 
    What is the length of Pocono Raceway?
    • A. 

      1 Mile

    • B. 

      1.5 Miles

    • C. 

      2.5 Miles

    • D. 

      2 Miles

  • 11. 
    How many degrees are the turns banked at Bristol Motor Speedway?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      24

  • 12. 
    At what track will you find the "Mulsanne Straight"?
    • A. 

      Magny Cours

    • B. 

      Spa

    • C. 

      Brands Hatch

    • D. 

      Le Mans

  • 13. 
    Which racing car company was founded by Colin Chapman?
    • A. 

      Jaguar

    • B. 

      Austin Healey

    • C. 

      Lotus

    • D. 

      Lola

  • 14. 
    What make of car was Holman-Moody famous for preparing and racing?
    • A. 

      Ford

    • B. 

      Chevy

    • C. 

      Plymouth

    • D. 

      Pontiac

  • 15. 
    Which of these tracks has the least degree of banking?
    • A. 

      Rockingham

    • B. 

      Bristol

    • C. 

      Martinsville

    • D. 

      Darlington

  • 16. 
    What part of the Indianapolis Speedway still has a brick surface?
    • A. 

      The Start-Finish Line

    • B. 

      The Backstretch

    • C. 

      Pit Road

    • D. 

      The Frontstretch

  • 17. 
    How big was the Daytona Speedway facility in 2006?
    • A. 

      48 Acres

    • B. 

      4800 Acres

    • C. 

      4 Acres

    • D. 

      480 Acres

  • 18. 
    What does the term "aero push" refer to in NASCAR?
    • A. 

      Sloping Of A Racetrack

    • B. 

      A Rotating Shaft Within The Engine

    • C. 

      A Structure Used By Race Teams To Determine The Aerodynamic Efficiency Of Their Vehicle

    • D. 

      A Condition More Apparent On The Exit Of Turns On Vehicles Following Others Closely

  • 19. 
    What does the term "back marker" refer to in NASCAR?
    • A. 

      A Car Running Off The Pace Near The Rear Of The Field

    • B. 

      The Air Used And Discarded By The Lead Car

    • C. 

      The Person Who Specializes In Creating The Sheet Metal Body Of A Stock Car

    • D. 

      Solid Metal Plate That Separates The Engine Compartment From The Driver's Compartment

  • 20. 
    In NASCAR, which best defines the term "balance"?
    • A. 

      When A Car Doesn't Tend To Oversteer Or Understeer

    • B. 

      Designed To Disrupt Airflow In Attempt To Keep A Vehicle On The Ground

    • C. 

      A Car Is Said To Be This If The Front Wheels Lose Traction Before The Rear Wheels Do

    • D. 

      An Even Race

  • 21. 
    In NASCAR, which best defines the term "camber"?
    • A. 

      Bits Of Rubber That Have Been Shaved Off Tires, Dirt And Gravel

    • B. 

      The Angle At Which A Tire Makes Contact With The Track Surface

    • C. 

      The Amount The Tires Are Turned In Or Out

    • D. 

      A Term For A Way Of Making Chassis Adjustments Utilizing The Race Car's Springs

  • 22. 
    In NASCAR, which best defines the term "chassis"?
    • A. 

      Combination Of A Car's Floorboard, Interior And Roll Cage

    • B. 

      A Rear Suspension Piece Holding The Rear Axle

    • C. 

      A Strip That Hangs Under The Front Grill

    • D. 

      Air That Trails Behind A Race Car And Disrupts The Flow Of Air To The Cars Behind It

  • 23. 
    What does the term "chassis roll" refer to in NASCAR?
    • A. 

      The Resistance On A Car When Passing Through Air At High Speeds

    • B. 

      Combination Of A Car's Floorboard, Interior And Roll Cage

    • C. 

      Up-And-Down Movement Caused When A Car Corners At High Speeds

    • D. 

      New Tires

  • 24. 
    In NASCAR, which best defines the term "drafting"?
    • A. 

      Sloping Of A Racetrack

    • B. 

      The Difference In Tire Circumference Between The Left- And Right-Side Tires

    • C. 

      The Practice Of Two Or More Cars, While Racing, To Run Nose-To-Tail, Almost Touching

    • D. 

      The Last Official Practice Session Held Before An Event

  • 25. 
    What does the term "front clip" refer to in NASCAR?
    • A. 

      Cars That Have Completed At Least One Full Lap

    • B. 

      The Fastest Qualifier

    • C. 

      Fastest Average Speed

    • D. 

      Front-Most Part Of The Race Car, Starting With The Firewall