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Quiz about Obscure NASCAR Drivers
Quiz about Obscure NASCAR Drivers

Obscure NASCAR Drivers Trivia Quiz


Not every driver is an Earnhardt, Petty, Jarrett, or Gordon. There are other drivers who are not as well recognized. This quiz gives some credit to those racers and provides little-known facts.

A multiple-choice quiz by GoodVibe. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
GoodVibe
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
77,091
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
1199
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Question 1 of 10
1. After Micahel Waltrip won the 2001 Daytona 500, which driver has gone the longest without winning a NASCAR Winston Cup race? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Which open-wheel driver attempted a ROTY run in 2000? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which former Winston Cup driver once competed the 1998 BGN season driving a Thunderbird? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. How many women competed in the Winston Cup Series during the 1990s? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. In 2003, which of these ARCA drivers successfully attempted a Winston Cup race? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which racer has a father who is a famous Hollywood stuntman?

Answer: (Two words, or just surname)
Question 7 of 10
7. Who was the last driver to drive Larry Hedrick's 41 Chevrolet? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. What part-time driver was a crew chief for the Intimidator and finished a surprise 20th in the 2006 Daytona 500?

Answer: (Two words, or just surname)
Question 9 of 10
9. Who won Junie Donlavey's only win as a team owner?

Answer: (Two words, or just surname)
Question 10 of 10
10. Who was the 1990 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year?

Answer: (Two words, or just surname)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. After Micahel Waltrip won the 2001 Daytona 500, which driver has gone the longest without winning a NASCAR Winston Cup race?

Answer: Rick Mast

At about 355 winless starts, Mast became the losingest driver after Michael Waltrip won the tragic 2001 Daytona 500 in his 463rd race.
2. Which open-wheel driver attempted a ROTY run in 2000?

Answer: Scott Pruett

Pruett had an uneventful 2000 in the number 32 Tide Ford, Sponsored by Cal Wells and PPI Racing. Ricky Craven now occupies the ride.
3. Which former Winston Cup driver once competed the 1998 BGN season driving a Thunderbird?

Answer: Ed Berrier

The Taurus race car was introduced in 1998. 1997 marked the end of the Thunderbird. Berrier's car was the 77 Lear Ford owned by Tony Hall.
4. How many women competed in the Winston Cup Series during the 1990s?

Answer: None

Patty Moise competed in 1989. Shawna Robinson debuted in 2001.
5. In 2003, which of these ARCA drivers successfully attempted a Winston Cup race?

Answer: Jason Jarrett

Jason, son of Dale, successfully ran the EA Sports 500 in Talladega. He finished 29th in a Ford, 4 laps down to race winner Michael Waltrip. (nascar.com)
6. Which racer has a father who is a famous Hollywood stuntman?

Answer: Stanton Barrett

Barrett tried to run a ROTY season in 1999, but sponsorship fell through. He eventually competed in a few races for Junie Donlavey. In 2003, Stanton Barrett worked on the "Spiderman" sequel in between Busch races. The number 60 Odoban Ford was owned by Jack Roush.
7. Who was the last driver to drive Larry Hedrick's 41 Chevrolet?

Answer: Gary Bradberry

The 2000 Bristol race was the last time anyone saw the 41 Big Daddy's BBQ Chevy on the track. After a DNQ at Talladega, the sponsorship ended and the team disbanded.
8. What part-time driver was a crew chief for the Intimidator and finished a surprise 20th in the 2006 Daytona 500?

Answer: Kirk Shelmerdine

Shelmerdine won four championships when working for Richard Childress and the 3 car on Dale Earnhardt. After being a crew chief, Shelmerdine ran part-time from 2002 to 2009, ending when the costs became too much for an independent driver. Shelmerdine's 2006 Daytona 500 effort was basically with a donated car, borrowed engine, and volunteer pit crew.
9. Who won Junie Donlavey's only win as a team owner?

Answer: Jody Ridley

Ridley won Dover in 1980, which was Ridley's only win. Ridley was not a female, just in case you're curious.
10. Who was the 1990 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year?

Answer: Rob Moroso

Moroso died in a drunk-driving accident weeks before the 1990 season ended.
Source: Author GoodVibe

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