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Mark Donohue
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mark is able to go ______________ at Indianapolis, and when he tells another driver this fact, the other man is shocked and walks off, literally reeling from the blow.
(a) 186.7mph.
(b) 177.8mph.
(c) 187.7mph.
(d) 176.8mph.

2. This chapter is dated __________.
(a) 1973.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1970.
(d) 1976.

3. Mark Donohue begins this chapter informing readers that the team is taking their race car to Indianapolis in order to do what?
(a) To see how much the team has improved.
(b) To win large amounts of prize money.
(c) Run tests on the wheels they are seriously considering using during the upcoming race season.
(d) Race against the best teams.

4. Mark knows he wants to leave racing before what?
(a) He is too old to race.
(b) He turns into a loser instead of continuing to be a winner.
(c) The fans do not like him.
(d) He is burned out from racing.

5. Roger Penske offers Mark a salaried _____________ position.
(a) Pit Crew Leader.
(b) Team Organizer.
(c) Team Manager.
(d) Team Owner.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Penske team presently has ___________ different cars running in NASCAR, Can-Am and USAC style races for the season.

2. This chapter is dated ____________.

3. Mark finishes _______ and is mocked by another driver.

4. Right after a victory, the Porsche people offer the Penske people the opportunity to run a brand new type of Porsche ______ designed for racing conditions.

5. This time, in the _______________, they find a way to make it so that they almost break one of the rules but somehow manage to make a wing-like adjustment to the car that will not actually break the rules.

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Mark find a winning car for Indianapolis?

2. Do you believe that teams should be allowed to almost break the rules? Why or why not?

3. What does Mark say about racing fuel in this chapter? Why is this important?

4. What does Roger Penske think about the situation with American Motors? How does the situation with American Motors work out well for everyone involved?

5. What happens when Mark asks for advice from other drivers? Why do they act this way?

6. What late adjustment is made regarding the McLaren car and the Eagle cars?

7. What fact is reiterated using Mark's difficulty at Indianapolis?

8. What takes place right after a victory?

9. What does Roger Penske offer Mark? What does he think about this?

10. Describe Mark's disappointing performance. How does this become a positive situation?

(see the answer keys)

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