BUSCH: Trivia trial, E.T. style - just for fun

Huntersville, N.C. (March 18, 2002)-- Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 GM Goodwrench Service Chevrolet Monte Carlo, will carry an E.T. (The Extra-Terrestrial. Universal Studios, 1982) paint scheme - to commemorate the movie's 20th anniversary...

Huntersville, N.C. (March 18, 2002)-- Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 GM Goodwrench Service Chevrolet Monte Carlo, will carry an E.T. (The Extra-Terrestrial. Universal Studios, 1982) paint scheme - to commemorate the movie's 20th anniversary and re-release - in both the NASCAR Busch and Winston Cup races this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Harvick will pilot a No. 29 GM Goodwrench Service/ Action Chevrolet in the NASCAR Busch Series, and also, a blue and black No. 29 GM Goodwrench Service Chevrolet in the Winston Cup Series.

Twenty years was a long time ago for some, and not so much for others. Time to dig through the cobwebs of your consciousness and remember the film that inspired a generation with a little trivia.

But first... Questions even the alien himself could answer:

Q: Who won the race last year? A: "Elliot (Sadler)."

Q: What do you want to eat? A: "Reese's (FastBreak)."

Q: What is Cingular Wireless used for? A: "Phone Home."

Q: What is your favorite television show? A: "E.T. (Entertainment Tonight)."

Q: What will you say if Kevin wins the Busch and Winston Cup races? A: "AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!"

Movie Trivia:

Q: What 80's toy helps E.T. learn to speak? A: Speak-and-Spell.

Q: What classic comic strip gives E.T. the idea to build a machine to phone home? A. Buck Rogers.

Q: When E.T. and Elliot sneak out of the house on Halloween, what does E.T. dress as? A: A ghost.

Q: What well-known actress contributed to the vocal effects for the voice of E.T.? A: Debra Winger.

Q: What 1950's science-fiction film does E.T. watch that features a flying-saucer? A: "This Island Earth."

Q: E.T.'s eyes were based partly on what famous person's face? A: Albert Einstein.

Q: When is the first time E.T.'s finger lights up to demonstrate his powers? A: When Elliot cuts his hand.

Q: E.T. stays hidden from Elliot's mom by doing what? A: By hiding in a closet, full of stuffed animals.

-ekh-

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Series NASCAR Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Kevin Harvick