Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.
Wayne's Garage is an Auto Repair shop in Eugene and Springfield Oregon
Thrust SSC - Recent Trivia Question
Question for this week: (New question on Wednesdays- answer on Friday)
Q: Who was the driver of the first land vehicle to break the sound barrier and where did it happen?
A: Andy Green in the Thrust SSC, Oct. 15, 1997 in the Nevada desert.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Movie - Recent Trivia Question
Q: What car company was the first to introduce the 3 point seat belt?
A: Volvo in 1959 – US in 1963.
Q: Why was the Indianapolis Motor Speedway nicknamed the Brickyard?
A: The original tar and gravel track broke up after the first race in 1908 so it was paved with bricks.
Q: Where was the first drive-in movie theater opened?
A: Camden, New Jersey – 1933.
Q: The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act was signed into law on September 9, 1966 in response to the national uproar over automobile safety prompted by a book targeting a car. What was the name of the book and the author?
A: Unsafe at any Speed by Ralph Nader. It was about problems with the early Corvair.
Q: Ian Fleming, (author of the James Bond books) wrote a children’s book about a car that could fly which was later made into a movie. What was the name of the car and the movie?
A: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Cars we Repair and Service:
Acura, Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GEO, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infinity, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
We do not work on cars older than 1985.