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23 NASCAR Challenge quizzes and 255 NASCAR Challenge trivia questions.
  Know Your Nascar    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Little known Nascar questions.
Difficult, 10 Qns, formula409, Jan 29 06
1980 plays
  Start Your Engines!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A hodgepodge of trivia that is more random than difficult. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, BlueHenRN, Jan 24 09
535 plays
  Ultimate Nascar Challenge [1]   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will test your knowledge of Nascar. You will need a complete mastery of the sport to perform well on this quiz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Treasurehunter, Dec 13 09
1050 plays
  NASCAR Nuggets    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome race fans! NASCAR has provided it's share of entertainment and controversy. Let's take a closer look at some of those moments.
Tough, 10 Qns, Jeff1966, Aug 21 13
230 plays
  Ultimate Nascar Challenge [2]   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the sequel to my first Ultimate Nascar quiz. It will be a lot tougher.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Treasurehunter, Nov 08 11
Very Difficult
744 plays
  NASCAR Firsts    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
These are questions about NASCAR firsts.
Difficult, 20 Qns, bigmanmac, May 25 07
1146 plays
  One Win Wonders    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Music has one-hit wonders. Racing has the drivers that only won once during their Winston Cup careers.
Difficult, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, Nov 10 06
GoodVibe gold member
1051 plays
  NASCAR Memories [2]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just more questions to tell, "how bad do you have it".
Difficult, 10 Qns, spanky312, Dec 13 09
610 plays
  General NASCAR    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just a few things to stump you with.
Difficult, 10 Qns, skyzer, Mar 09 06
1415 plays
  Who Did It?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about records set in NASCAR by certain drivers. You have to tell me which driver performed the feat.
Difficult, 10 Qns, catch can man, May 25 07
catch can man
689 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Who was the first driver in NASCAR history to win the Winston Cup title in his sophomore season?

From Quiz "Who Did It?"

  Nascar: Fast and Furious Facts    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The questions on this quiz is a mix of Nascar and some historical issues.
Difficult, 15 Qns, tonyistheman, May 25 07
634 plays
  10 Questions about Tough NASCAR    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A few questions about Nascar.
Difficult, 10 Qns, JOHNNYLLOYD, Aug 06 13
1008 plays
  Nascar Mania [2]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Try this hard Winston Cup NASCAR quiz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, num1ruddfan, Aug 23 18
Aug 23 18
772 plays
  Nascar Fun Facts    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on random Nascar trivia. I hope you enjoy it.
Impossible, 10 Qns, sillyboy, May 25 07
959 plays
  Nascar History Quiz Challenge    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
'Nascar History' These are some very hard ones to get. So don't feel bad if you don't get them. Have fun.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, howie68, Jun 09 03
Very Difficult
1513 plays
  Replacement Drivers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Drivers will have substitutes during the season if the lead driver is injured or dead. Somtimes, a track expert is brought in.
Difficult, 10 Qns, GoodVibe, Mar 29 04
GoodVibe gold member
722 plays
  NASCAR Memories [1]    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz should tell how much you really know about the history of Nascar.
Difficult, 10 Qns, spanky312, Dec 13 09
568 plays
  NASCAR Mixed Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here you will find a mixed bag of NASCAR questions from past to present.
Difficult, 10 Qns, FordOutlaw84, Mar 27 11
184 plays
  Nascar is Jericho    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This won't be easy!!!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Jericho1, Oct 30 02
687 plays
  Questions on Tough Nascar    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Pretty hard Nascar quiz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Abamafan15, Mar 09 06
776 plays
  Difficult Nascar History Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
From 1948 to today, this covers all years of Nascar.
Difficult, 10 Qns, whiteflaglap, Oct 17 06
476 plays
  NASCAR Challenge    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
If you are a die-hard NASCAR fan than this is the ultimate quiz for you!
Very Difficult, 25 Qns, Budweiser8, Dec 28 05
Very Difficult
958 plays
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Here is a special knowledge of America's favourite motor sport...It's not for the faint hearted. Gentlemen...
Difficult, 5 Qns, nascar_7x, Jun 14 07
886 plays

NASCAR Challenge Trivia Questions

1. Races have been delayed or postponed for rain or even snow. What caused the 1998 Pepsi 400 at Daytona to be delayed from July 4th until October 17th?

From Quiz
NASCAR Nuggets

Answer: The track was being used as a staging area for firefighters battling wildfires in central Florida

The 1998 Pepsi 400 at Daytona was originally scheduled to be the first superspeedway race run at night and covered flag-to-flag by CBS in prime time. The race was still run under the lights but CBS opted to move coverage to TNN rather than show the race against game 1 of the 1998 World Series.

2. In only his 13th Winston Cup start, which driver ran down Kurt Busch with 13 laps remaining in the 2002 California 500, to score his first NASCAR Winston Cup victory?

From Quiz NASCAR Mixed Trivia

Answer: Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson would win 3 races in 2002 and finish 5th in the season standings.

3. Rusty Wallace, Ernie Irvan, Dale Jarrett, Mark Martin, and Bill Elliot all appeared in a country music video in 1997. What popular singer was the star of the video?

From Quiz Start Your Engines!

Answer: Alan Jackson

NASCAR and country music have a close relationship. So do American motor vehicles. The video, set to Jackson's remake of "Who's Cheatin Who?", ties in all three, as Jackson had a sponsorship with Ford at the time. The five drivers in the video competed in Ford cars on the Winston Cup circuit at the time of the filming.

4. What driver won the 1000th Nascar Grand National (later Nextel Cup) race held on February 28, 1971?

From Quiz Ultimate Nascar Challenge [2]

Answer: A.J. Foyt

Foyt won the 1971 Miller High Life 500 at Ontario Speedway in Ontario, Canada. Foyt started the race on the pole in the number 21 car owned by the Wood Brothers. Foyt led 118 of the 200 laps and trumped second place finisher Buddy Baker by 8.5 seconds.

5. Jim Roper won the first Nascar Grand National race held at Charlotte Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 19, 1949. Which driver won the pole for that race?

From Quiz Ultimate Nascar Challenge [1]

Answer: Bob Flock

Bob Flock started on the pole and led five laps, but dropped out of the race due to engine failure.

6. It happened in 2004: who became the first driver to win the pole for the Cup race on Friday, win the Busch series race on Saturday and win the Cup race on Sunday?

From Quiz Nascar Fun Facts

Answer: Joe Nemechek

In October 2004 at Kansas Speedway Joe Nemechek did the unthinkable and won the pole, Busch race, and Cup race in one weekend.

7. Who gave the organization "Nascar" its name?

From Quiz Nascar: Fast and Furious Facts

Answer: Red Vogt

Red Vogt thought of the name Nascar, for National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. Bill France Sr. is the founder of "NASCAR," and Fireball Roberts and Lee Petty were some of the first drivers of the sport.

8. Who was the third driver in NASCAR history to win more than three titles in NASCAR's top level?

From Quiz Who Did It?

Answer: Jeff Gordon & Gordon

Jeff Gordon won his fourth Winston Cup championship in 2001, becoming only the third driver in history to win more than three. He also became the youngest driver to ever win four titles, at 30 years of age.

9. What year did Jeff Gordon NOT win the Brickyard 400?

From Quiz NASCAR Challenge

Answer: 1996

Dale Jarrett won the 1996 Brickyard 400 while driving for Robert Yates.

10. Who was the first Winston Cup driver to win a race on Hoosier tires?

From Quiz NASCAR Firsts

Answer: Neil Bonnett

Neil Bonnett won on February 21, 1988, at Richmond International Raceway.

11. "Looking back, knowing that you gave it your or lose you finish a..."

From Quiz NASCAR

Answer: champion

This is Dale Earnhardt's favourite quote from the poster picture "reflections"

12. What was the date Ernie Irvan announced his retirement?

From Quiz Nascar History

Answer: 9-3-1999

He said it was one of the biggest days of his racing career, not that it was a good day for his career.

13. The first biography of a Nascar driver was written about me in the mid sixties. The name of the book was "Timber on the Moon". Who am I?

From Quiz NASCAR Memories [1]

Answer: Curtis Turner

Curtis Turner was one of the original stars of Nascar. He was also the builder of Charlotte Motor Speedway. He got in financial trouble while building the Speedway and tried to unionize the drivers and was banned from Nascar for life but was later re-instated.

14. Who won the first Daytona 500?

From Quiz Nascar Mania [2]

Answer: Lee Petty

This was also, son Richard Petty's first super speedway race, who dropped out of his first Daytona race with a blown engine on lap 26. Father Lee, won the inaugural Daytona 500 in 1959.

15. 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?

From Quiz Nascar is Jericho

Answer: 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.

16. Carl Long qualified in the 2000 Coca-Cola 600, but this other driver did not. Long's team allowed the other driver to take Long's place and transfer sponsorship. Who was the other driver?

From Quiz Replacement Drivers

Answer: Darrell Waltrip

Waltrip could not qualify his car, the Travis Carter-owned 66 Ford. The 3-time Winston Cup champion and 5-time Coca-Cola 600 winner was out of provisionals. The 85 Mansion Motorsports Ford qualified 35th. Owner Thee Dixon and Carl Long allowed Waltrip to put KMart logos on the car.

17. Who got their only career win in their championship season?

From Quiz One Win Wonders

Answer: Bill Rexford

Rexford won the series title in 1950. He was the youngest driver to win a championship, at age 23. Byron got his two wins in 1949, Weatherly had 24 wins. Parsons had 21 wins.

18. Who won 27 races in 1967?

From Quiz Know Your Nascar

Answer: Richard Petty

Out of 49 races, Petty won 27 and the championship, including 10 races in a row. James Hylton was second with zero wins.

19. What is used in NASCAR tires instead of air?

From Quiz General NASCAR

Answer: Nitrogen

The teams also use nitrogen to power their air tools, too.

20. Where did the The Winston take place in its second year?

From Quiz Tough Nascar

Answer: Atlanta

It has been moved to Lowes's.

21. Who stayed in front of Bill Elliot in 'The Pass in the Grass'?

From Quiz Tough NASCAR

Answer: Dale Earnhardt

The phrase 'Pass in the Grass' is a misnomer. Earnhardt was ahead of Elliot at the time he was pushed into the infield.

22. Who won the 1970 Nascar Grand National championship?

From Quiz Nascar History

Answer: Bobby Isaac

Bobby Isaac (3911) beat out Bobby Allison (3860).

23. Qualifying- This driver, known for his red hair and Georgia accent, set the fastest qualifying lap ever with a speed of 212.809 mph at Talladega on April 30, 1987. Who was this "Million Dollar" man who calls Dawsonville, Ga home?

From Quiz NASCAR Nuggets

Answer: Bill Elliott

"Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" also set a record that year at Daytona with a speed of 210.364 mph. Elliott was the 1988 series champion and was voted most popular driver 16 times. His son Chase Elliott made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in 2013.

24. Trevor Bayne pulled the legendary 21 Wood Brothers Ford into victory lane in the 2011 Daytona 500. Who was last driver to win in the 21 Ford before Trevor?

From Quiz NASCAR Mixed Trivia

Answer: Elliott Sadler

Elliott Sadler won the 2001 Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, sending the Wood Brothers to victory lane for the first time since 1993.

25. Rusty Wallace had a favorite car in the early to mid-'90s. He even gave it a clever nickname. What did he call his beloved chassis?

From Quiz Start Your Engines!

Answer: Midnight

His Miller Genuine Draft-sponsored machine was black and gold. Appropriately, Rusty chose the name "Midnight" for his short track ride, and she brought him much success.

26. At which track did Hut Stricklin earn the first top five finish of his career?

From Quiz Ultimate Nascar Challenge [2]

Answer: Michigan

Hut Stricklin finished fourth in the 1989 Champion Spark Plug 400. Rusty Wallace won the race by 15.71 seconds over Morgan Shepherd. At the end of the race, only 10 drivers were on the lead lap.

27. Swede Savage made nine Grand National (now Nextel Cup) starts from 1967-1969. What was his best finish?

From Quiz Ultimate Nascar Challenge [1]

Answer: 3rd

Swede Savage finished third at Bristol in 1968 in a 36-car field. Savage had two top fives and five top tens in nine starts. Unfortunately, Savage would be killed in a crash during the 1973 Indianapolis 500.

28. In 2001, Derrike Cope formed Quest Motor Racing with what famous drag racer?

From Quiz Nascar Fun Facts

Answer: Warren Johnson

The first year the team struggled mightily without qualifying for one race. Derrike Cope is most famous for winning the 1990 Daytona 500.

29. Who won the first ever race in NASCAR's Winston Cup as the series sponsor?

From Quiz Who Did It?

Answer: Ray Elder

Elder passed Bobby Allison with 12 laps remaining to win the 1971 season opener at Riverside Raceway.

30. What years did Dale Earnhardt win his championship titles?

From Quiz NASCAR

Answer: 1980,1986,1987,1990,1991,1993,1994

Dale won his first championship with "Mike Curb" onboard for a sponsor, his next two were with Wrangler in 1986 and 1987 and the rest is history.

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