Special Sub-Topic: Nascar is Jericho
|In the Fall race at Charlotte in 1987 owner Rick Hendrick gave this "independent" campaigner a one shot ride in one of his cars. Who was this driver?|
Jimmy Means. Means was given the chance to drive one of Hendrick's Folgers Chevys for R&D purposes at Charlotte. He qualified 4th but was taken out early in a wreck.
|This unlikely driver won the pole for the very first "Brickyard 400"|
Rick Mast. Mast won the pole in Richard Jackson's Skoal sponsored #1 Ford.
|Robby Gordon won the fall race in New Hampshire in car #31. Who was the first driver to win a Winston Cup points race with that number?|
Robby Gordon. Hard to believe but in the history of Winston Cup racing #31 is one of only a handful of numbers never to be credited with a win in Nascar's top series. Mike Skinner won 2 exhibition races in Japan with that number, but not an official points race.
|Which of these driver did NOT drive for Di-Gard Racing?|
Terry LaBonte. Labonte has driven for many owners over the years but did not drive for this famous team from the 1980s.
|The late Alan Kulwicki went on to win the 1992 Winston Cup as an owner/driver. Previous to this he turned down a very lucrative offer to drive for this owner: ________ ?|
Junior Johnson. Kulwicki turned down an amazing offer from Johnson to drive his potent #11 Fords. Kulwicki told Johnson he had too much invested at that time to walk away from his team. He proved he was right.
|Ernie Irvan took over the wheel of the Morgan-McClure KODAK Chevy early in the 1990 season. Who started the year as their driver?|
Phil Parsons. Irvan took over prior to the Atlanta race.
|Dale Earnhardt won "Rookie of the year" honors in 1979. Which driver finished second in the voting?|
Terry Labonte. Terry went on to win 2 Cups of his own. A pretty strong class!!!
|Which of these drivers has NEVER driven for Robert Yates Racing?|
Mark Martin. Gordon, Speed, and Hillin all took a turn at some point during the '93 season after Davey Allison was killed in a helicopter accident at Talladega.
|Bill Elliott won his first Winston Cup race at _________ ?|
Riverside. It was Elliott's first and only win on a road course.
|Which driver was Mark Martin's first teamate at Roush Racing?|
Wally Dallenbach. Wally drove the Keystone Beer #16.
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