Daytona Trivia #NASCAR
THE DAYTONA 500 RETURNS FOR ITS 59TH EDITION IN SPECTACULAR FORM
Fresh off of a sold-out crowd witnessing the closest finish in DAYTONA 500 history against the backdrop of the world's only motorsports stadium, the 59th running of the DAYTONA 500 is sure to be another for the record books.
While we NASCAR fans anxiously await the Advance Auto Parts Clash on February 18th, how about some Daytona Trivia!!!
What driver has won 105 Sprint Cup races but only one DAYTONA 500?
What driver has won the Coke Zero 400 four times but never the DAYTONA 500?
How many races total did Dale Earnhardt Sr. win at Daytona?
Who has the most wins at Daytona International Speedway?
Dale Earnhardt Sr.
What driver has won what is now the PowerShares QQQ 300 five consecutive times?
Dale Earnhardt Sr.
How long did the first Daytona Continental or what is now known as the Rolex 24, last?
The first Rolex 24 in 1962 was 3 hours in length
In 1998, the summer race which is now known as the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola was delayed until October. Why?
Wild fires in the area
The Speedway opened in 1959. What year did the Speedway start hosting the DAYTONA 200?
What two drivers share the most wins of the DAYTONA 200?
Scott Russell and Miguel Duhamel
What year and what race did Jeff Gordon get his first win at Daytona?
1994 Busch Clash (Sprint Unlimited)
What year did the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola go from 250 laps to 400?
Who won the first race which is now known as the Sprint Unlimited?
What driver drove the #17 car and won the DAYTONA 500 on his 17th try?
Who was the only driver to win the DAYTONA 500 on one set of tires?
Who was the first woman to race in the DAYTONA 500?
Who is credited with discovering drafting?
Junior Johnson who said “drafting was hitching a ride to the winners’ circle.”
What two riders have won the Supercross four consecutive times?
Jeff Stanton and Ricky Carmichael
How long did construction of the Daytona International Speedway take?
15 months. It broke ground in November of 1957 and opened in February of 1959
A key financial partner in the building of Daytona International Speedway, would also come a major American sports team. Who was it?
Clint Murchanson – Dallas Cowboys
Which drivers had their first Sprint Cup Series win during the DAYTONA 500?
- 1963 – Tiny Lund
- 1967 – Mario Andretti
- 1970 – Pete Hamilton
- 1990 – Derrike Cope
- 1994 – Sterling Marlin
- 2001 – Michael Waltrip
- 2011 – Trevor Bayne
Only two drivers have won the DAYTONA 500 and the Indy 500. Who are they?
Mario Andretti and AJ Foyt
Who are the only drivers to win both the DAYTONA 500 and Rolex 24?
Jamie McMurray, Mario Andretti, AJ Foyt and recently Jeff Gordon
Now you are equipped to wow your friends with your Daytona International Speedway knowledge!
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