Maverick Trivia Contest

Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for creating this friendly competition and putting all the hard work and dedication into administering it. Also, thanks to our sponsors for being so generous and for making it interesting. :)


  • 1 Point awarded for each correct answer.
  • 1 entry per member.
  • Drawing to break a tie.

If you have any questions, contact Jerry DeFeo at

Here are this month's questions:You must submit your answers by January 31, 2020.

  1. Porsche has recently come out with Official Owner's Manuals reprinted from Digitized Copies of the Originals. Unfortunately, it does not go back to the very beginning in the 1940's, but it does start with the _______ Porsche 356.
  2. The Famed LeMans 'Run across the Track' start to the race had all the cars lined up in order of Engine Displacement until ______ ? After that date they were lined up in the order of Qualifying Times
  3. Some felt that the Running Across the Track, Jumping in the Car, and Roaring Off BEFORE Fastening the Safety Harness and other Safety Features was unsafe. So, in ________ the Famed LeMans Start was changed in favor of Sitting in your car with all Safety Harnesses and Belts fully in place.
  4. One such Driver was ____________ , who in 1969 to show his protest to the few seconds one might gain simply walked across the track vs running, nearly being hit by other cars, got into his car, fastened all safety items, and then started the race actually finishing quite well considering his slow start.
  5. In 1970 there was a great battle between Porsche 917K's and Ferrari 512's where at LeMans they were known to have hit _____ MPH on the three-mile long Mulsanne Straight.