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    It was a nice warm Sunday afternoon with clear skies. There was tension in the air as everyone waited to hear those famous words: “Racers, start your engines.” Those words shattered the calmness of the day as the roar of forty three, nine hundred horsepower small block V8s screamed to life. The area surrounding Charlotte Motor Speedway’s oval track was hosting one of America's most favorite and historical sporting events. Many people look down on this sport because they believe it is simple, stupid, or even redneck when in reality that is not the case. NASCAR, or the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing, started out in the forties and fifties as bootleggers came together and raced their cars, which were souped up for running moonshine to see who had the fastest car. As more and more people found out about this sport, they started to come just to watch the races. Soon, NASCAR grew into the multi-billion dollar sport it is today.…

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    Auto Racing Research Paper

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    The enclosed annotated bibliography represents recent research on the topic of safety in auto racing. I began my research by asking ‘Is NASCAR taking proactive measures to keep its drivers, crew members and fans safe while maintaining its entertainment value?’ In my paper, I will argue yes, NASCAR takes safety seriously while still maintaining fair and entertaining competition. Although throughout its history safety was overlooked, the current state of operation is dedicated to research and…

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    Physics Of Nascar Essay

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    nascar The main impetus behind the foundation of NASCAR was William "Charge" France occasion spot for dashing fans, and France got to be included in hustling autos and advancing races. In the wake of seeing how hustling principles could change from occasion to occasion and how unscrupulous promoters could slip off with prize cash, France felt there was a requirement for a representing body to endorse and advance dashing. He assembled individuals from the hustling group to talk about the…

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    Stock car racing, based solely on total spectator audience is the most popular team sport. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest of all the stock car racing groups and just celebrated its 60th year. The season runs from February to November and is called the Sprint Cup Series. Latest numbers display that NASCAR attracts over 3.5 million fans to its races and another 218 million watched them on television. NASCAR is a marketing powerhouse, ranking it amongst…

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    driver seat closer to the center, larger crumple zones in the front and rear to dissipate energy away from the driver and more aerodynamic downforce to reduce the car from snapping out of control mid-corner. NASCAR admits “had it not for those [R&D] experts, [they] might have concentrated on the front bumper, because that was the popular opinion in the industry for what needed to be worked on” (Nelson in Anderson). In realizing answers lied outside the scope of traditional racing wisdom, NASCAR…

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    Good morning, If IndyCar hired me as their strategic marketing analyst, I would encourage the league to focus its efforts on road courses, as well as, oval tracks for its racing venues. Oval tracks were initially built for stock car racing (Ferrell & Hartline, 2014); however, I think open-wheel racing can also be a part of this venue. The IndyCar league differs from NASCAR for the one reason they can reach speeds that far exceed stock car racing; however, this does bring the safety of the…

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    Drag Racing Impacts

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    There are many kinds of different cars in drag racing, such as Pro-stock, funny cars, top-fuel and stock cars. All of these cars are built for specific wants and needs, like the top-fuel car. This car is built to be the fastest car and the fastest accelerating car. The main thing about these things is that Drag racing and These cars have had many impacts or the sport of racing. Some impacts include the impact of different size tracks, restrictor plates, sponsors, and the sprint cup. These all…

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    Auto Racing Case Study

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    Southern University MGT 86500: Business Organization and Management Date 12/07/2017 Dr. Donna DiMatteo-Gibson Auto Racing Case Study In the present day of competitive auto racing, the drivers have become the stars of the sporting event. However, behind the driver's success, two groups exist, formal and informal that enables smooth running of the racing cars, Formula one, and NASCAR. The case study looks at how the auto racing team is involved in ensuring the success of the auto racing…

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    man? Dale Earnhardt. That is all that has to be said if you live in North Carolina or are a Nascar fan. His driving made him famous. His personality was playful, but when he crawled in a race car he was all business. Dale was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina.. He grew up watching his dad drive dirt track race cars. This early exposure to racing helped Dale to make the decision to become a race car driver. He ran his first Nascar race on May 25th, 1975 in the World 600 in Charlotte N.C. From…

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    American Motocross

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    There has never been a lot of research on american motocross and its history. The sport has been around for a while now and is finally gaining a name for itself. The sport started naturally with a group of just average people riding their motorcycles on a course they designed with maybe a few man made jumps. Motocross really took a step in the direction it is in today when Edison Dye came into the motocross picture. He ran motorcycle touring business in Europe and his travels across the pond…

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