Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who drove the #14 car during selected races in 2004?||NASCAR 2004
Larry Foyt. Larry Foyt, son of the famous AJ Foyt, periodically drove the #14 car. Kenny periodically drove the #00 car. Mike Wallace periodically drove #50 and #09 cars. Hermie Sadler periodically drove the #02 car.
Greg Biffle. 2003 Rookie and Pepsi 400 Winner Greg Biffle drove the #16 car. He finished 20th in points in 2003, although he missed the 2nd race of the season because he didn't qualify. 2003 Rookie Casey Mears drove the #41 car. Dale Jarrett drove thew #88 car. Ricky Rudd drove the #21 car.
Scott Riggs. Rookie Scott Riggs drove the #10 Valvoline Chevy in 2004, and was teammate to Joe Nemechek. Johnny drove the car in 2003. Ricky and Joe had also driven the #10 car before.
Casey Mears. All the drivers have driven the #41 at some point in their careers, but Casey drove the #41 Target Dodge in 2004. He was teammates with Jamie McMurray and Sterling Marlin.
False. Ward Burton drove the #0 NetZero Chevy and was part of a single car team usually, At the Brickyard 400, Busch Series driver Jason Leffler was Ward's teammate, driving the #60 car. He crashed early in the race after a tire went down and finished 43rd. Ward's brother Jeff started out the season driving the #99 Ford which was part of Roush Racing which also includes drivers, Mark Martin, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth, and Kurt Busch. Jeff was then hired as the driver of the #30 AOL Chevy which was a part of Richard Childress Racing, which included Robby Gorgon and Kevin Harvick. Rookie Johnny Sauter started the season in the #30 car, but decided to focus on his Busch Series car. Dave Blaney was then hired as the full time driver. Jeff Burton took it over at Michigan in August. Roadcourse specialist Jim Inglebright, drove the #30 car at Infineon Raceway.
|During the Subway 400 at North Carolina Speedway in February, a car went tumbling down the straight-away, flipping five and a half times. Who was that driver?||NASCAR 2004
Carl Long . Brendan Gaughan made contact with Joe Nemechek, who then got into Carl Long, turning him into the wall. Carl then went tumbling down the straight-away. Carl was unhurt in the crash. Bobby Labonte was also involved in the accident.
32. Ricky Craven drove the #32 Tide Chevy.
Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr, Bobby Hamilton. Under the new points system, the 2004 Nextel Cup champion was Kurt Busch, who won three races in 2004. With the old points system, the 2004 champion would have been Jeff Gordon. The 2004 Busch Series champion was Martin Truex Jr, who won six races in 2004. The 2004 Craftsman Truck Series champion was Bobby Hamilton, who won four races in 2004.
|Truck: Who won their first two races in the Truck series in their first two starts?||Nascar Winners: 2004
Kasey Kahne. Kasey Kahne won his first two starts in the Craftsman Truck Series by winning at Darlington, and then again at Homestead-Miami the following week. Both wins came in the #2 ASE Dodge. Bodine won two races in 2004, Reutimann did not visit victory lane but did win Rookie of The Year, and Hmiel won at Las Vegas.
Mike Bliss. Bliss made a daring move on both Johnson and Kenseth coming out of turn four to take the lead with 18 to go. He was able to hold them both off and win his first Busch series race. Johnson ended up 3rd, Kenseth 2nd, and Truex Jr 6th
|Nextel Cup: Who won the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 to solidify themselves a place in the the Chase For The Cup?||Nascar Winners: 2004
Jeremy Mayfield. Jeremy Mayfield won the last race before the Chase For the Cup began. McMurray, who looked as though he would be the one to make the Chase, came up short when the #42 Havoline Dodge lost a cylinder. Kahne and Harvick both had bad races and ended their chances of being in the top 10.
Carl Edwards . Carl Edwards was the winner of the Florida Dodge Dealers 250 in a race that was full of cautions. Earlier in the race, Edwards collided with Randy LaJoie and both trucks went down pit road at race speed, but somehow still came back onto the track without losing many positions.
Justin Labonte . The winner was Justin Labonte, son of Terry Labonte and nephew of Bobby Labonte. Justin drove his #44 Coast Guard Chevrolet past Mike Wallace with one lap to go when Wallace ran out of gas.
Joe Nemechek. Joe Nemechek was the winner of the Banquet 400 after winning the pole. Ricky Rudd was a close 2nd, Biffle 3rd, and Sadler 4th.
|Craftsman Truck: Who won the first truck race for Toyota in the Line-X Spray-on Truck Bedliners 200?||Nascar Winners: 2004
Travis Kvapil. Travis Kvapil, the 2003 Truck champion, was the first to send Toyota to victory lane. The win came at Michigan International Speedway.
|Busch: Who won the Winn-Dixie 250 at Daytona, in what was one of the biggest upsets of the year?||Nascar Winners: 2004
Mike Wallace . The winner was Mike Wallace in the #4 Geico Chevrolet. The top three runners with less than three laps to go were Dale Earnhardt Jr, Michael Waltrip, and Jason Leffler. Leffler was running up on Waltrip and tapped Waltrip and put him in the wall. One lap later, he did the same thing to Earnhardt Jr, and this allowed Wallace to pass them all and win.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dale Jr did win the 2004 Daytona 500. Stewart ended up 2nd and Wimmer came out with an impressive 3rd place.
|How many points did Jimmie Johnson lose the championship to Kurt Busch by?||NASCAR 2004
8. Kurt Busch was loving the Chase for the Nextel Cup. If it wasn't for the new system, he would have lost the championship to Jeff Gordon. He wouldn't have even finished 2nd, but 4th 247 points behind.
|After the 500 mile race at Talladega, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the points leader until he had a swearing slip during an interview. Who did he lose the points lead to because of the points deduction?||NASCAR 2004
Kurt Busch. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was docked 25 points and ended up 12 points behind Kurt Busch after Talladega. This turned out to be the turning point in the loss of a championship.
|How many wins did Dale Earnhardt Jr. have in 2004?||NASCAR 2004
6. Sadly, he didn't win the chase and finished 5th.
|Who ended a 72-race drought when he won the 2004 MBNA 400 at Dover on June 6th?||NASCAR 2004
Mark Martin. Mark Martin won this race after going a lap down and receiving the lucky dog.
|Who received burns to the neck, legs, and back during a LeMans race in California July 2004?||NASCAR 2004
Dale Earnhardt Jr.. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was running in the LeMans race during a Nextel Cup off weekend when he was burned. He was unable to finish the next 2 Nextel Cup races due to his injuries.
|Who was not one of the contenders for the 2004 race to the chase?||NASCAR 2004
Kasey Kahne. The 2nd place finishing rookie worked hard, but didn't make the chase for the Nextel Cup.
|Whose car was hit by a dislodged piece of concrete coming from Martinsville speedway in the 2004 race?||NASCAR 2004
Jeff Gordon. Jeff Gordon started from the pole and was trying to pass Dale Jr. for the lead when he was hit by a piece of concrete from the track. The race was red flagged for an hour and 17 minutes before the track was fixed. Jeff Gordon finished 6th.
|Who beat Kasey Kahne to the finish line in the 2004 Subway 400?||NASCAR 2004
Matt Kenseth. Matt Kenseth beat rookie Kasey Kahne to the finish line by one of the closest margins in Nascar history. Kasey Kahne never had the chance to win a Nextel cup race at Rockingham as the Subway 400 was the final race there.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won this race exactly 6 years to the day from when his dad won it in 1998.
Jeff Gordon. Jeff Gordon won this race after a final lap caution came out just as he was passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. When the caution came out, the field was frozen and Jeff Gordon was declared the winner.