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NASCAR Nation Quiz

NASCAR fans start your engines! This one's about the history of and a few facts about one of Americas favorite pastimes. 20 Questions.

 
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What is "NASCAR" an acronym for ?

  • National Academy of Superstock Cars and Racing
  • North American Stock Cars and Racing
  • National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
  • National Assembly of Stock Car and Auto Racing

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Which one of these races " is not " one of NASCARs sanctioned racing series ?

  • Mopar Dragster Series
  • Sprint Cup Series
  • Nationwide Series
  • Camping World Truck Series

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The first NASCAR competition held " outside the U.S. " was held in which country ?

  • Mexico
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Brazil

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Stock car racing traces its roots back to what "industry" ?

  • Government Taxation
  • Emergency Medical Transport
  • Farming
  • Bootlegging

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Can you name the first NASCAR commissioner ?

  • Bill France, Sr.
  • Erwin "Cannonball" Baker
  • Bob "Barky" Barkhimer
  • Glen "Fireball" Roberts

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Of the three NASCAR series, which is the only one to race outside of the U.S. ?

  • Nationwide
  • Camping World Truck
  • Mopar Drag
  • Sprint Cup

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How many Sprint Cup series races are ran over a 10 month period ?

  • 18
  • 24
  • 36
  • 42

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What does a " white " flag mean in NASCAR racing ?

  • Driver must pit
  • Caution due to wreck
  • Resume racing
  • Last lap of the race

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Which of these " is not " an oval race track ?

  • Dover International Speedway
  • Watkins Glen International
  • Darlington Raceway
  • Martinsville Speedway

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What track is known as " The Brickyard " ?

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Daytona International Speedway
  • Rockingham Speedway
  • Pocono Raceway

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What year was NASCARs Super Truck Series formed ?

  • 1979
  • 1984
  • 1989
  • 1994

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What is the " average time " it takes a pit crew to change four tires and fuel a car ?

  • 11 - 13 seconds
  • 13 - 15 seconds
  • 15 - 17 seconds
  • 17 -19 seconds

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The closest finish in NASCAR history saw a difference of , " 0.002 seconds " , between which two racers ?

  • Dale Earnhardt and Darrell Waltrip
  • Kurt Busch and Ricky Craven
  • Jeff Gordon and Terry Labonte
  • Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman

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What year did " Toyota " join NASCARs ranks ?

  • 2006
  • 2008
  • 2010
  • 2012

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What was the Grand National Series, originally known as, before it became the Sprint Cup Series ?

  • Budweiser Shootout
  • Busch Series Grand National
  • Winston Cup Series
  • Nextel Cup Series

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The death of Dale Earnhardt on, Feb. 18th 2001, is known as Black Sunday. At which race did his death occur ?

  • Indianapolis 500
  • Daytona 500
  • Quaker State 400
  • Brickyard 400

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How much was team owner " Richard Childress " fined for punching driver Kyle Busch ?

  • $100,000.00
  • $150,000.00
  • $200,000.00
  • $250,000.00

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What track is known as " The World's Fastest Half Mile " ?

  • Talladega Superspeedway
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Texas Motor Speedway
  • Bristol Motor Speedway

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How many crew members are routinely allowed " over the wall " during pit stops ?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

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NASCAR was founded by Bill France Sr. in which year?

  • 1945
  • 1948
  • 1953
  • 1958

 

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