Sports Quiz

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1. What race­track on the NASCAR cir­cuit is nick­named the “Mon­ster Mile”?

2. The Tour de France is one of three races that make up the Grand Tours of Euro­pean road bi­cy­cling. Name the other two races.

3. Who scored the con­tro­ver­sial win­ning touch­down re­cep­tion for the Seat­tle Sea­hawks in the 2012 “Fail Mary” game vs. the Green Bay Pack­ers?

4. What two sports dis­ci­plines do Win­ter Olympians com­pete in for the Nordic com­bined event?

5. What tro­phy, named in honor of a Soviet space-race hero, is awarded to the win­ning team of Rus­sia’s Kon­ti­nen­tal Hockey League play­offs?

6. What ac­tor starred as race­car driver Frank Ca­pua in the 1969 film “Win­ning” be­fore em­bark­ing on a sec­ond ca­reer as a race­car driver/owner?

7. Craig Hey­ward, who played full­back for five dif­fer­ent NFL teams from 1988-98, was bet­ter known by what nick­name?

An­swers

1. Dover In­ter­na­tional Speed­way.

2. The Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a Es­pana.

3. Golden Tate.

4. Ski jump­ing and cross-coun­try ski­ing.

5. The Ga­garin Cup, named after cos­mo­naut Yuri Ga­garin.

6. Paul New­man.

7. Iron­head.

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