Race Day News Trivia: Bristol Dirt Race
By Steve Luvender | Sunday, March 28, 2021
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Test your knowledge of NASCAR news and trivia from the past week before the drivers hit the dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway this afternoon (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
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Q1: When was the last time the NASCAR Cup Series raced on dirt?
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Q2: How many drivers are making their NASCAR Cup Series debuts at the Bristol Dirt Race?
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Four: Stewart Friesen, Shane Golobic, Mike Marlar, and Chris Windom.
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Q3: Although NASCAR didn’t race on it, Bristol Motor Speedway once put dirt down on the race surface temporarily. What year did Bristol’s last dirt conversion take place?
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Q4: How many truckloads of dirt were hauled in to cover Bristol’s half-mile surface?
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More than 2,000 truckloads.
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Q5: Which driver is the oddsmakers’ favorite to win the Bristol Dirt Race?
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Kyle Larson is considered the favorite at 5-2 odds, according to BetMGM.
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Q6: How many drivers are pulling double-dirt-duty this weekend, competing in both the Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Cup Series races?
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Q7: Which driver, known for his iRacing prowess, won the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series Bristol Dirt Race Wednesday night?
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Q8: NASCAR and iRacing announced the creation of a virtual street course, which will host the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series on June 2. In which city is the track based?
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Q9: Three drivers completed a Goodyear tire test at Nashville Superspeedway this week in preparation of the track’s inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race in June. Which rookie driver participated in the test?
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Q10: The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series raced on the dirt seven times at Eldora Speedway from 2013-2019. How many Eldora winners will start today’s race?
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Six: Austin Dillon (2013), Bubba Wallace (2014), Christopher Bell (2015), Kyle Larson (2016), Chase Briscoe (2018), Stewart Friesen (2019). The only former Eldora winner who won’t compete Sunday is Matt Crafton, the 2017 victor.
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How’d you do?