Can We Guess Your Favorite NASCAR Driver?

Ryan Choate

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About This Quiz

Back in the prohibition days when alcohol was illegal in the U.S. for 13 years between 1920 and 1933, moonshiners made a living off production of illegally made spirits. Distillers of moonshine used runners to deliver their product. These runners were drivers who souped up their cars and made room by taking out seats and stripping parts in order to fit more booze. These runners were adept drivers who used their driving skills and modified cars to slip past the law. When runners weren't driving blindly down mountain roads at night with no headlights, they found entertainment and bragging rights by holding makeshift races on the weekends. These races would eventually become the first incarnation of NASCAR auto racing.

These informal races were often dangerous with no rules in place, too many cars racing at once and little to no organization. In 1947, a driver named Big Bill France held a meeting in Florida to organize drivers into a cohesive body of racers and mechanics with a common goal of standard rules of racing. This meeting bore what is to this day know as the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing or NASCAR. 

Today, NASCAR is one of the biggest spectator sports in the U.S. In the sport of auto racing, the drivers are the stars, and in NASCAR there is no shortage of popular figures. With nicknames like The King, Smoke, Outlaw and The Intimidator, NASCAR drivers are superstars in the sport. With a field of strong personalities, there are heroes and villains, and all have a huge amount of fans. Drop the hammer down and put it into overdrive on this quiz and we will guess your favorite NASCAR driver!

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

What's your favorite movie about auto racing?

Not all racetracks are alike. What's your favorite type of racing track?

How do you get your sports fix when you can't watch NASCAR?

NASCAR race cars are modeled on the following brands. Which would you drive?

You refer to your favorite driver by a nickname. Which of the following do you prefer?

What is your favorite television show?

What's your favorite driver number?

How do you describe your weekend activity?

If you had to pick a sponsor for your race care, which would it be?

What is your favorite refreshing drink?

Which of these is the reaction that best describes you when someone steals a parking spot from you?

If you could take a lap in your car around any track, which would it be?

How would you describe your driving style?

How often do you wear a cowboy hat?

Have you ever modified your car?

If you could pick a muscle car to do some burnouts, which would you choose?

What is the geographic location you call home?

What do you do to work out?

How often do you change the oil in your car?

What do you do if your car breaks down?

You enter a contest and win a car. Which of these would you take if you had to pick one?

How would you rank the following in order of importance?

What type of music do you listen to?

What song is your personal anthem?

Where did you grow up?

What event have you missed due to a NASCAR race?

How strongly do you feel about camouflage?

We all act a certain age; what's your soul's age?

How fast do you drive on a highway with a 55mph speed limit?

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