Auto Racing Trivia

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Auto Racing Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which driver was the Indy 500 Rookie of the Year in 1980?
    • A. 

      Kevin Cogan

    • B. 

      Tim Richmond

    • C. 

      Michael Andretti

    • D. 

      Josele Garza

  • 2. 
    Who was the first driver to win every road race in one year in a CART season?
    • A. 

      Bobby Rahal

    • B. 

      Rick Mears

    • C. 

      Mario Andretti

    • D. 

      Emerson Fittipaldi

  • 3. 
    Who lost his life shaking down a friend's car in practice for the 1960 Indy 500?
    • A. 

      Bill Vukovich

    • B. 

      Tony Bettenhausen

    • C. 

      Eddie Sachs

    • D. 

      Jimmy Bryan

  • 4. 
    Which driver won his first career Winston Cup at the October, 2001 race at Martinsville?
    • A. 

      Dave Blaney

    • B. 

      Ricky Craven

    • C. 

      Jeff Green

    • D. 

      Elliott Sadler

  • 5. 
    In what place did Buckshot Jones finish at the 2001 Talladega 500?
    • A. 

      2nd

    • B. 

      9th

    • C. 

      16th

    • D. 

      14th

  • 6. 
    Which driver was not involved in the 20+ car wreck at the 2001 Daytona 500?
    • A. 

      Ward Burton

    • B. 

      Bobby Labonte

    • C. 

      Robby Gordon

    • D. 

      Robert Pressley

  • 7. 
    At what race did Stacy Compton earn his first career Winston Cup top ten finish?
    • A. 

      2000 Daytona #1

    • B. 

      2000 Martinsville #1

    • C. 

      2000 Atlanta #2

    • D. 

      2000 Phoenix

  • 8. 
    Who led the most laps at the 2001 Daytona 500?
    • A. 

      Dale Earnhardt

    • B. 

      Ward Burton

    • C. 

      Stacy Compton

    • D. 

      Michael Waltrip

  • 9. 
    Who won back-to-back Indy 500's in 1953 and 1954?
    • A. 

      Wilbur Shaw

    • B. 

      Bill Vukovich

    • C. 

      Mauri Rose

    • D. 

      Rodger Ward

  • 10. 
    Who was the first driver to win the Indy 500 with a rear engine car?
    • A. 

      Mario Andretti

    • B. 

      A.J. Foyt

    • C. 

      Parnelli Jones

    • D. 

      Jim Clark

  • 11. 
    How many times did Rick Mears win the pole at Indy?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 12. 
    Who won the 1958 Indy 500?
    • A. 

      Jim Rathman

    • B. 

      Pat Flaherty

    • C. 

      Sam Hanks

    • D. 

      Jimmy Bryan

  • 13. 
    Who won the Race of Jenk's Beard?
    • A. 

      Jackie Stewart

    • B. 

      Denny Hulme

    • C. 

      Jochen Rindt

    • D. 

      Gilles Villeneuve

  • 14. 
    Who won the Indy 500 in 1979?
    • A. 

      Rick Mears

    • B. 

      Al Unser

    • C. 

      Mario Andretti

    • D. 

      Bobby Unser

  • 15. 
    What was the basic shape of the old Langhorne, PA racetrack?
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Oval

    • C. 

      Road Course

    • D. 

      Trioval

  • 16. 
    Which of these drivers is not from United States?
    • A. 

      Bob Bondurant

    • B. 

      Masten Gregory

    • C. 

      Jim Clark

    • D. 

      Richie Ginther

  • 17. 
    Who had to pit for a tire change while leading the Indy 500 with 3 laps to go in 1961, thereby giving A.J. Foyt his first of four victories?
    • A. 

      Jim Hurtubise

    • B. 

      Rodger Ward

    • C. 

      Eddie Sachs

    • D. 

      Parnelli Jones

  • 18. 
    Who did Lee Petty edge out in a photo finish to win the first Daytona 500?
    • A. 

      Richard Petty

    • B. 

      Johnny Beauchamp

    • C. 

      Tiny Lund

    • D. 

      Joe Weatherly

  • 19. 
    Where is the Targa Florio held?
    • A. 

      Monte Carlo

    • B. 

      Corsica

    • C. 

      Sicily

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 20. 
    What type of engine does the 1999 Honda Civic SI have?
    • A. 

      13bt

    • B. 

      B18c

    • C. 

      B16a

    • D. 

      H22a

  • 21. 
    In a street race how would you normally show that you are winning?
    • A. 

      Flash Your High Beams

    • B. 

      Honk Your Horn 3 Times

    • C. 

      Flash Your Hazards

    • D. 

      Turn Your Lights Off And On

  • 22. 
    Which car has the 2JZGTE engine?
    • A. 

      Supra

    • B. 

      3000GT

    • C. 

      300ZX

    • D. 

      RX7

  • 23. 
    The term "Altezza Lights" refers to what?
    • A. 

      Headlights That Give Off Blue Light

    • B. 

      Lights On The Side

    • C. 

      Brightly-Colored Brake Lights

    • D. 

      Tail Lights With LED Rings

  • 24. 
    In the USA, which car is the "Altezza"?
    • A. 

      Is300

    • B. 

      300m

    • C. 

      Sc300

    • D. 

      Gs300

  • 25. 
    To turbo-charge a car, the turbo must be bolted to what?
    • A. 

      The Head

    • B. 

      A Manifold

    • C. 

      The Block

    • D. 

      A Pipe