How Well Do You Know the History of the Daytona 500?

February 17, 2008 will be the 50th running of the great American race, the Daytona 500. But do you remember the Daytona 500's of the past? Take this quiz to find out.

Find out how big of a Nascar fan you really are! How much do you remember? Have you watched the races? Or just the highlights? Or don't even know what Nascar is, but want to guess at the answers to see how high of score you can get?

Created by: Tracy

  1. The 2002 Daytona 500 was red flagged in the closing laps of the race, so Nascar could clean up after an accident. Which driver got out of his car while on the track and attempted to pull his right front fender off his tire?
  2. Which of the following were the first brothers to both win the Daytona 500?
  3. The inaugural Daytona 500 in 1959 ended in a photo finish and took three days to declare the winner. Which driver was finally made the victor of this race?
  4. Which driver set a record for appearing in 32 consecutive Daytona 500 races?
  5. The 1979 Daytona 500 ended with a crash on the last lap, then a fist fight for the fans in the stands and the television world. Who were these drivers that got into the fist fight
  6. Who won the 1990 Daytona 500, later named the 'biggest upset race in history'?
  7. Who was the first 50 year old winner of the Daytona 500?
  8. The 1976 Daytona 500 ended under the green flag on the final lap, while Richard Petty and David Pearson both crashed fighting for the win. Who eventually won this race that had cars flying, spinning out, and crashing into the infield at the checkered flag
  9. Which driver in the 2002 Daytona 500 led only the last five laps and won the race?
  10. Which of the following drivers started 20 Daytona 500's before finally winning it?

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