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Daytona 500 Quiz
by Staff
The Daytona 500 is arguably the most popular NASCAR race. How knowledgeable are you on the Daytona 500? Take this quiz and find out!

When does the Daytona 500 take place?

  • January
  • February
  • March

Who said, "Daytona is still the biggest event in our sport"?

  • Darrell Waltrip
  • Jeff Gordon
  • Dale Earnhardt

The Daytona 500 is the culmination of what?

  • Speed Weeks
  • Winter Classic
  • NASCAR Week

How does the Daytona 500 differ from other NASCAR races?

  • it's the only race in which the starting line up is not determined by qualifying
  • it's the only race in which the starting line up is determined by qualifying
  • it's the only race where no sponsor logos are allowed on race cars

The Daytona 500 was first run in what year?

  • 1949
  • 1959
  • 1969

Who built the Daytona International Speedway?

  • Big Bill France
  • Henry Ford
  • Bob Chrysler

How big is Daytona International Speedway's track?

  • 2.5 miles
  • 3.5 miles
  • 5.5 miles

The slope of the track is referred to as what?

  • the banking
  • the angle
  • the slant
  • all of the above

What term is used to describe when the front car punches a hole in the air, and the trailing cars ride in the wake -- the vacuum -- of the front car?

  • drafting
  • punching
  • trailing
  • all of the above

Other than Daytona, what is the only other NASCAR track that requires restrictor plates?

  • Talladega Super Speedway
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Darlington Raceway
  • all of the above