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Trivia Quiz - Daytona 500: The Super Bowl of NASCAR

The Daytona 500 has now become viewed by more viewers than the Indianapolis 500. Lets see how much you know about the history of Nascar.

Quiz Number: 4327
Date Submitted: February 28, 2012
Quiz Categories: Auto Racing
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 59.7 percent
Times Taken: 33 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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Daytona 500 The Super Bowl of NASCAR
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1. How many laps are run in the Daytona 500?
  A.   200
  B.   250
  C.   300
  D.   500

2. The Daytona 500 was the first race to ever be televised flag to flag in 1979. What driver won the race?
  A.   Bobby Allison
  B.   David Pearson
  C.   Richard Petty
  D.   Buddy Baker

3. Which driver's first two career wins were in the Daytona 500 in 1994 and 1995?
  A.   Dale Jarrett
  B.   Jeff Gordon
  C.   Mark Martin
  D.   Sterlin Marlin

4. Who was the first rookie to win the Daytona 500?
  A.   Jeff Gordon
  B.   Trevor Bayne
  C.   Joey Lagano
  D.   Jimmy Johnson

5. The Daytona 500 was initially called the Annual 500 Mile International Sweepstakes. Who won the very 1st Daytona 500 race?
  A.   Richard Petty
  B.   Fireball Roberts
  C.   Lee Petty
  D.   Junior Johnson

6. Which driver was the first to win the Daytona 500 an astounding seven times?
  A.   Fireball Roberts
  B.   Richard Petty
  C.   Cale Yarbourough
  D.   Jeff Gordon

7. How long is the Daytona 500 track?
  A.   1 Mile
  B.   2 Miles
  C.   2.5 Miles
  D.   3 Miles

8. Which driver was the first driver to win the Daytona 500 from the Pole Position?
  A.   Fireball Roberts
  B.   Richard Petty
  C.   Lee Petty
  D.   Junior Johnson

9. Who was the first driver to win both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500?
  A.   A.J.Foyt
  B.   Tony Stewart
  C.   Mario Andretti
  D.   Fireball Roberts

10. Who was the 1st driver to crack the 200 mph barrier at Daytona in 1984 by reaching a speed of 201.848 mph?
  A.   Alan Kulwicki
  B.   Buddy Baker
  C.   Cale Yarborough
  D.   Davey Allison®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

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