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Life of a Local Boy!

Created by rkt70

Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Mark Martin
Life of a Local Boy game quiz
"I am a huge NASCAR fan and Mark Martin is my favorite driver of all time. It is long and it covers his ENTIRE racing career from the local tracks in Arkansas to the Speedways of NASCAR. Good Luck!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What year did Mark start racing stock cars and how old was he? (Not professionally, in general)
    1974 at the age of 15
    1973 at the age of 14
    1975 at the age of 16
    1976 at the age of 17


2. What year did Mark begin racing in the ASA - American Speed Association?
    1978
    1977
    1976
    1979


3. In what year did Mark start racing Winston Cup?
    1981
    1982
    1988
    1989


4. Besides his love of racing, what else did Mark like to do when he was young?
    He made ceramic pottery, he baked, and he loved to read.
    He loved to read, played Little League and lifted weights.
    He took care of his tropical fish, liked to bake, and played Little League Baseball.
    He played Little League baseball, made ceramic pottery and took care of his tropical fish


5. What was Mark's car number when he started racing on the local tracks?
    6
    2
    4
    7


6. What was the date of Mark's first local race?
    April 12, 1974
    March 28, 1974
    April 20, 1973
    February 13, 1975


7. Mark won the Tri-State Championship in 1976?
    True
    False


8. Mark was offered a car to race the Daytona 500 when he was 19 years old?
    True
    False


9. When was Mark's Winston Cup debut?
    February 15, 1980
    April 3rd, 1981
    March 20, 1981
    February 28, 1980


10. Mark began to drink heavily during his racing career - what did he do to conquer his drinking habits?
    He started playing tennis
    He started running
    He got into golf
    He got into weight lifting


11. How did Mark meet his wife, Arlene?
    His mom set him up
    His sister set him up
    He met her at a race
    She was his high school sweetheart


12. What year did Mark start racing for Jack Roush?
    1987
    1986
    1989
    1988


13. In what year and at what track did Mark get his first Winston Cup win?
    1988 at Bristol
    1988 at Watkins Glen
    1989 at Darlington
    1989 at Rockingham


14. Who was Mark's sponsor when he got his first Winston Cup win?
    Stroh's Light
    Foldgers
    Valvoline
    Apache Stove


15. In 1990, Mark's team was fined $40,000 and lost 46 points for having a car part half an inch too thick, an "illegal carburetor spacer" . What driver ended up winning the championship that year because of this infraction?
    Bobby Allison
    Bill Elliott
    Darrell Waltrip
    Dale Earnhardt


16. At what track did Mark win the race 3 years in a row, during the 1990s?
    Watkins Glen
    Rockingham
    Bristol
    Martinsville


17. In the 2000 season Mark again finished in the top 10 in the Winston Cup point standings. It was the ____ consective year in which he had a top 10 finish?
    9th
    5th
    12th
    10th


18. His last win by the end of the 2001 season was his _____ win in the Winston Cup?
    32nd
    48th
    35th
    51st


19. When Mark left the Busch Series (to concentrate solely on Winston Cup races), Mark was the leader in career victories. How many wins did he have?
    32
    45
    50
    38


20. What race was Mark's first win in the 2002 season?
    The Coca Cola 600
    Southern 500
    Daytona 500
    Brickyard 400


21. In what year did Mark win 7 races?
    1995
    1998
    1999
    1996


22. His bud pole on May 5th, 2001 at the Pontiac Excitement 400, was his _______ career bud pole?
    41st
    42nd
    35th
    58th


23. Mark never won the Daytona 500 during the 1990s?
    True
    False


24. Mark owns a Winston Cup race team?
    True
    False


25. What was Mark's car number when he began racing with Jack Roush in 1988?
    97
    17
    6
    99


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