Where Would You Place in the Daytona 500?

By: Teresa M.
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Where Would You Place in the Daytona 500?
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About This Quiz

Start  your engines! Once you're all revved up, tell us about about your driving habits, put yourself in the driver's seat of a NASCAR car and don't look back. We'll get a good sense of how you are on the road and how you would fare in the Daytona 500! Would you place as high as Richard Petty or Dale Earnhardt, Jr.? This quiz will let you know. 

An American tradition born out of bootlegging moonshine, NASCAR has become one of the greatest sports to glue us to television sets. Whether you drive like your grandma or you are always running behind, we'll be able to place you up there with driving legends. We won't make you sit through laps and laps of questions, but we do suggest buckling yourself in for safety and keeping your hands inside the vehicle at all times. Once we get a feel for your road warrior style, we'll tell you what size trophy you get to take home. 

You might not think you have it in you to become a legendary Daytona 500 winner, but we would like to be the judge of that! Are you the right combination of daredevil and level-headed to win? Let's go racing and find out!

What kind of car would you choose to drive in a NASCAR race?
Ford
Chevrolet
Dodge
Toyota

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How would your best friend describe your every day driving?
Courteous
Distracted
Cautious
Wild

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Which NASCAR driver would you love to have as a driving coach?
Richard Petty
Kurt Busch
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Jimmie Johnson

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Who would you ask to be your pit crew chief?
I would ask my mechanic.
My spouse would be an awesome pit crew chief.
I would ask my boss.
I would have my dad do it.

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Would you say that you are mechanically inclined?
I am really good with that kind of thing.
I do okay with minor fixes.
I would love to learn more about auto mechanics.
It's not my strongest suit.

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Why would you cause the caution flag to come out?
I would cause another car to crash.
I would hit the wall.
I would probably spin out.
It would most likely be a problem with my car.

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Do you pretend to race other drivers on the highway?
There's no pretending about it.
Who does that?
I do that at red lights sometimes.
No, but I'm going to do that on my way home tonight.

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Do you ever get road rage?
Road rage is pointless.
I get road rage from time to time.
How can you help it? People cannot drive.
I have a bad road rage habit.

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What company would you choose to be your sponsor?
Apple
Budweiser
Lowe's
Walmart

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Have you ever driven a race car?
I have!
No, but I would love to drive a race car.
I sat in a race car once.
Of course I haven't.

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What kind of vehicle do you drive most often?
Sports car
Truck
Van
SUV

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Where do you usually watch NASCAR races?
I go to the race track!
I go to a bar.
I have a party at my house.
I watch them at a friend's place.

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Could you physically handle driving over 200 miles without a break?
I have done it many times.
I might need a restroom break.
I'm sure I would have to stop for food.
I could give it a try.

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What would be the scariest thing about racing at Daytona 500?
Crashing
Losing
Car failure
The speed

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How many times have you had a speeding ticket?
0
4-6
2-3
7 or more

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Have you ever been to a dirt track race?
I have driven in a dirt track race.
I have been to many of them.
It sounds like fun!
It's too dirty and loud for me.

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If you were given an award for your driving, which one would it be?
Commute Grand Champion
Child Chauffeur Grand Supreme
Expert Yielder Award
School Zone Observer of the World

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What is the first thing you would do if you had a fender bender?
I would get out my insurance information.
I would call 911.
I would take a picture of the damages.
I would make sure everyone is okay.

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What do you most dislike seeing other drivers do?
Eating while driving
Texting
Putting on makeup
Forget to signal

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Have you ever had a car accident?
I have had several car accidents.
I have had a minor car accident.
I have been a passenger during an accident.
I've never been in an accident.

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Do you think Dale Earnhardt or Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is a better driver?
They are both great drivers.
I prefer Dale Sr.
I prefer Dale Jr.
I don't like either one of them.

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What do you like most about NASCAR?
I like the competition.
I like the rivalries.
I like the sportsmanship.
I like the history of the sport.

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Do you like the Daytona 500 or the Coke 400 more?
They are both exciting races.
I like the Daytona 500 more.
I like the Indy 500 more.
I prefer the Coke 400.

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Do you frequently wear driving gloves?
I sometimes wear driving gloves and a driving jacket.
I wear driving gloves in the winner.
No, but it's a great idea.
I don't like to have my hands covered when I'm driving.

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What job might you have at the Daytona 500?
Driver
Pit crew
Announcer
Paramedic

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Would your friends say that you are competitive?
My friends would say I'm very competitive.
They would say I have my moments.
My friends would say I could be more competitive.
My friends would laugh at the thought.

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Do you prefer to drive when you go on a long trip?
I always drive on long trips.
I prefer to have a driving partner for long trips.
I prefer to take an airplane.
It depends on where I'm going.

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Where did you learn to drive?
My parents taught me.
I taught myself.
I went to driving school.
I learned at my high school.

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Are you a good passenger?
I'm a terrible passenger.
It depends who is driving.
I'm a better driver than a passenger.
I'm a nervous passenger.

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What kind of weather is the toughest for you to drive in?
Snow
Ice
Fog
Rain

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