Top 10 cars facts Selected as the most interesting among cars related questions in Cars quiz Which company made that tractor?Lamborghini. In 1950s, Lamborghini's tractor company, had become one of the largest agricultural equipment manufacturers in Italy. Lamborghini's wealth allowed him to cultivate a childhood interest in cars, finally starting a car manufacturing business.Created by: Kasiacar brands facts » Which country banned motor racing from 1958 to 2007?Switzerland. In 1958 motor racing was banned by the Swiss government as an unsafe spectator sport following the death of 80 people at the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans race. The Swiss Grand Prix was held in 1975 and 1982 in France. The ban continued until 2007.Created by: globalquiz.orgmotor sports facts » What is the meaning of the Italian word "Ferrari"?Smith. "Ferrari" is the third most common surname in Italy. The word has the same root as Italian "ferro" (iron) or Latin "ferrum" (thus, Fe for iron).Created by: globalquiz.orgsurnames facts » What was Jaguar Cars called before 1945?SS. Jaguar was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars. In 1945 the company changed its name to Jaguar Cars Ltd, because of the connotations of the use of the SS name by Nazi Germany.Created by: globalquiz.orgNazis facts » Winners of the Indianapolis 500 race do not celebrate with a bottle of Champagne. What do they get instead?Milk. The tradition of drinking milk was founded in 1933. Since 1956, only one driver has broken it: In 1993, Emerson Fittipaldi drank a celebratory bottle of orange juice. He owned several orange groves in Sao Paolo, and wanted to promote the citrus industry.Created by: Kasiasport of North America facts » Where does the Bridgestone Corporation, maker of the Bridgestone tires, come from?Japan. The company was founded in 1931 in Kurume, Japan. The name is derived from founder Shojiro Ishibashi's last name, which translates literally to "stone bridge." In 1988, Bridgestone purchased American Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.Created by: Kasiatires facts » What technique are these parking sensors using?Echo sounding. Typical parking sensors are ultrasonic, often a clicking sound may be heard close by. There are also less popular electromagnetic sensors, that do not require any holes in the bumper, but detect metal objects only.Created by: globalquiz.orgelectronics facts » What may happen to a lead battery when overcharged?Explosion. Any lead-acid battery system when overcharged will produce hydrogen gas by electrolysis of water. If the rate of overcharge is small, the vents of each cell allow the dissipation of the gas. A severe overcharge may produce a flammable concentration of hydrogen.Created by: globalquiz.orgelectrics facts » A tragic car accident happened during the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race. How many people died?84. The Le Mans Disaster was the most catastrophic accident in motorsport history. 83 spectators and driver Pierre Levegh were killed, whilst 120 more were injured. The death of the spectators was blamed on inadequate safety standards for track design.Created by: globalquiz.orgLe Mans facts » Which tires are made of the softest rubber?Winter tires are the softest, because rubber hardens under low temperature conditions. Winter tires must be changed in the spring, or will become very soft in higher temperatures and quickly wear out.Created by: globalquiz.orgphysics facts » Play cars quiz and see all the questions.