Interesting Trivia On Auto Racing! Quiz

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Interesting Trivia On Auto Racing! Quiz

Do you know anything about auto racing? Would you be able to ACE this interesting trivia? For this quiz, you will need to know who the first car owner of Rusty Wallace’s 1st Cup start was, who was the first to drive a Dodge intrepid to victory lane, and what company put Australian cars on the world scene. ACE this quiz and get your engine revving.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first car owner for the Rusty Wallaces 1st Cup start?
    • A. 

      Cliff Stewart

    • B. 

      Roger Penske

    • C. 

      Raymond Beadle

    • D. 

      Dale Petersohn

  • 2. 
    Who was the first to drive a Dodge Intrepid to victory lane?
    • A. 

      Bill Elliott

    • B. 

      Sterling Marlin

    • C. 

      John Andretti

    • D. 

      Casey Atwood

  • 3. 
    Which driver competed closely with Ryan Newman for Rookie of the Year in 2002?
    • A. 

      Kurt Busch

    • B. 

      Jimmie Johnson

    • C. 

      Casey Mears

    • D. 

      Greg Biffle

  • 4. 
    Who won the 1990 Daytona 500 after Dale Earnhardt had a flat on the final lap?
    • A. 

      Tim Richmond

    • B. 

      Derrike Cope

    • C. 

      Ernie Irvan

    • D. 

      Darrell Waltrip

  • 5. 
    What company put Australian touring cars on the world scene?
    • A. 

      General Motors

    • B. 

      Nabisco

    • C. 

      Konica

    • D. 

      Avesco

  • 6. 
    Australian V8 Supercars made their debut in what city in 2005?
    • A. 

      Beijing

    • B. 

      Shanghai

    • C. 

      Baghdad

    • D. 

      Tokyo

  • 7. 
    V8 Touring Cars are the pinnacle of racing in which country?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      New Zealand

  • 8. 
    V8 Touring Car racing returned to which Australian state in 2004?
    • A. 

      Queensland

    • B. 

      New South Wales

    • C. 

      Victoria

    • D. 

      Tasmania

  • 9. 
    Hidden Valley Raceway is located in which Australian city?
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Sydney

    • C. 

      Melbourne

    • D. 

      Canberra

  • 10. 
    V8 Touring Car racing crowds increased by how much in 2004?
    • A. 

      0.2

    • B. 

      0.05

    • C. 

      0.35

    • D. 

      0.1

  • 11. 
    How many households saw V8 Touring Car racing worldwide in 2004?
    • A. 

      500 Million

    • B. 

      800 Million

    • C. 

      700 Million

    • D. 

      100 Million

  • 12. 
    How many fans attended V8 Touring Car series races in 2004?
    • A. 

      1.9 Million

    • B. 

      1.6 Million

    • C. 

      2.2 Million

    • D. 

      1.2 Million

  • 13. 
    Chrysler returned to V8 Supercars in 2005 after how many years?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      14

  • 14. 
    What company won the naming rights to Australian auto racing's Carrera Cup in 2005?
    • A. 

      Wright Patton Shakespeare

    • B. 

      Wells Fargo

    • C. 

      Principal Financial Group

    • D. 

      American Express

  • 15. 
    In what year was the South Australian Motor Sport Act passed?
    • A. 

      1984

    • B. 

      1997

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1972

  • 16. 
    In auto racing, when did TEGA and SEL sign the "Memorandum of Understanding"?
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      1997

  • 17. 
    How many days does the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar race last?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

  • 18. 
    In what Australian city can the Barbagallo Raceway be found?
    • A. 

      Sydney

    • B. 

      Adelaide

    • C. 

      Shanghai

    • D. 

      Wanneroo

  • 19. 
    In what year did Tasman Motorsport make its V8 Supercar debut?
    • A. 

      2004

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      2002

  • 20. 
    Pukekohe Park Raceway is the venue for which V8 Supercar race?
    • A. 

      V8 International

    • B. 

      Clipsal 500

    • C. 

      Tasmania Triple Challenge

    • D. 

      Sandown 500

  • 21. 
    Which car maker is no longer a force in Australian V8 Supercars?
    • A. 

      Holden

    • B. 

      Ford

    • C. 

      Nissan

    • D. 

      BMW

  • 22. 
    What is the minimum category weight of a V8 Supercar?
    • A. 

      1170 Kg

    • B. 

      1205 Kg

    • C. 

      1355 Kg

    • D. 

      1415 Kg

  • 23. 
    Who makes the control tire used by all 2006 V8 Supercar racing teams?
    • A. 

      Firestone

    • B. 

      Dunlop

    • C. 

      Goodyear

    • D. 

      Pirelli

  • 24. 
    Who won the 2000-2002 Australian Touring Car Championships?
    • A. 

      Craig Lowndes

    • B. 

      Mark Skaife

    • C. 

      Glenn Seton

    • D. 

      Marcos Ambrose

  • 25. 
    What bodyshell did Mark Skaife drive to several V8 Supercar wins?
    • A. 

      BMW M3

    • B. 

      Nissan Skyline

    • C. 

      Ford Falcon

    • D. 

      Holden Commodore