Quiz: 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results Quiz
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2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results Quiz
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The 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results are quite fascinating. How knowledgeable are you on the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results? Take this quiz and find out!

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In 2006, after three years in the NASCAR Craftsman truck series, Toyota announced that is was going to filed which type of automobile into the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup competition in 2007?

January 12, 2006 - After three years in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Toyota announces it would field Camrys in NASCAR NEXTEL Cup competition in 2007. Bill Davis Racing, Team Red Bull, and Michael Waltrip Racing are the first to sign with Toyota. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who won the Daytona 500 on February 19, 2006?

February 19, 2006: Daytona 500 - Jimmie Johnson wins the Daytona 500 six days after his crew chief Chad Knaus is suspended by NASCAR for a rear-window violation detected after qualifying. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who was the fist African American to start a race at NASCAR's top level since Willy T. Ribbs in 1986?

March 20, 2006: Golden Corral 500 - Bill Lester becomes the first African American to start a race at NASCAR's top level since Willy T. Ribbs in 1986. Lester qualifies for the Golden Corral 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and finishes 38th. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Which city won the bidding to be the host for a new NASCAR Hall of Fame on March 6, 2006?

March 6, 2006 - NASCAR Chairman Brian France announces that Charlotte, N.C., has won the bidding to be the host city for a new NASCAR Hall of Fame. Construction is due to be completed no later than spring 2010. A voting process to induct Hall of Fame ­members is still under consideration. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who bowed out the 2006 NASCAR Nextel cup series after being diagnosed with cancer?

March 17, 2006 - NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver Bobby Hamilton announces he has been diagnosed with cancer, causing him to bow out of the 2006 season. The 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion would lose his battle with the ­disease on January 7, 2007, at age 49. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who came out of retirement to fill in for Tony Stewart in the Neighborhood Excellence 400 on June 4, 2006?

June 4, 2006: Neighborhood Excellence 400 - Despite retiring after the 2005 season, Ricky Rudd fills in for the injured Tony Stewart in the Neighbor­hood Excellence 400 at Dover Inter­national Raceway. Stewart broke his shoulder the previous week at Charlotte. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who won the Pocono 500 on June 11, 2006?

June 11, 2006: Pocono 500 - Rookie Denny Hamlin wins the Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway. It is the rookie's first career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory, and it comes in his 21st start. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who won the USG Sheetrock 500 on July 9, 2006? (hint - this was his 75th career win)

July 9, 2006: USG Sheetrock 500 - Jeff Gordon drives to his 75th career win in the USG Sheetrock 500 at Chicagoland Speedway. Gordon is now one win behind Dale Earnhardt for sixth on the all-time list. On the same day, Chip Ganassi Racing announces that it has signed Formula One driver and former CART champ­ion Juan Pablo Montoya for the 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who won the Dover 400 on September 24, 2006? (hint - It was his first victory in five years)

September 24, 2006: Dover 400 - Jeff Burton posts his first victory in five years in the Dover 400 to take the points lead in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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Who won the UAW-GM 500 on October 8, 2006?

October 8, 2006: UAW-GM 500 - Brian Vickers taps teammate Jimmie Johnson on the last lap of the UAW-GM 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, sending Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., spinning. Vickers goes on to win, while Johnson finishes 24th, leaving him mired in eighth in points with six races remaining. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/2006-nascar.htm">2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results</a>

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