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  • Informative Essay On Nascar

    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 was able to obtain and implement solutions that save the lives of racecar drivers today. Despite the actions of the sanctioning body clearly demonstrating their commitment to make racing as safe as possible, some still doubted their effectiveness. A common claim is the phenomenon known as the Peltzman Effect. This is the tendency for people to react to safety regulation by increasing other risky behavior and possibly offsetting the benefits of those regulations (Pope). In NASCAR, this would translate to drivers racing more aggressively and competitively because they feel better protected by the equipment around them. Research proved this was true, however there was one major…

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  • Auto Racing Case Study

    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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  • Phonemic Awareness Literature Review

    The title of the article is called “The Stop and Go Phonemic Awareness Game: Providing Modeling, Practice, and Feedback” and it is written by Jill Howard Allor, Kristin A. Gansle, and R. Kenton Denny. The authors define phonemic awareness as “the ability to recognize the individual sounds within spoken words” and it is a critical skill needed to be successful with reading acquisition (Allor, Gansle, & Denny, 2006). The authors discuss the importance of explicitly teaching phonemic awareness…

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  • Summary Of Castello Cavalcanti By Wes Anderson

    Wes Anderson’s films are known for his vibrant color scheme and dry humor among others. Between his tracking shots and his attention to precision, symmetry and patterns, mixing them together he has created a unique style. This paper will analyze Wes Anderson’s “Castello Cavalcanti” and in this film, he did not stray from his tradition. The time is evening and initially you get the impression that it’s going to be a quite night. The opening scene starts with a long shot still and pan from the…

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  • Ken Block Research Paper

    So many things that seem so different but really can be close to the same. From Ken Block to Bryan Clauson we are all connected to each other no matter what. Ken Block is a racer on rally, Bryan Clauson a racer of midgets; two very different things but still have a lot alike. As almost all racing seems to be different with many things that can even be almost identical. Ken Block has had many accomplishments with racing and business. Block is the founder of Hoonigan Racing Division and the…

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  • Dale Earnhardt: Race Car Driver

    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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  • Why Is Dirt Track Racing Exciting

    Reason why dirt track racing exciting “You may win some, you may lose some, you may wreck some” – Dale Earnhardt. He was one of the greatest race car drivers and was responsible for making the sport popular. He won many championships on asphalt tracks and was killed at Daytona Speedway February 21, 2001. Racing on asphalt and dirt tracks can be dangerous but also very fun to watch. Dirt track racing is very competitive and is more exciting to watch compared to all the types of auto racing.…

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  • American Racing League Case Study

    Question 1 Indy Racing League IRL, an open wheel racing automobile racing series formed due to the split between Indy Car and CART, a sanctioning body of open wheel auto racing. The split was due to many conflicts between both the bodies out of which the main conflict is widely believed to be the Indian Polis 500, the most popular racing event owned by Tony George of Indy Racing League. CART allotted some points to drivers taking part in the Indian Polis 500 despite the event being the most…

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  • Essay On Drag Racing

    Economic Shift in Drag Racing Drag racing has spread out its economic value and growth since its launch in 1930s. With the evidence of economic shift from one dimension to the other in South California, drag racing is a sport with a worth cause. Consider its economic shift and development across the various states in America and in the world. Drag racing sport bring various persons together from all economic quarters, and has been of great economic value unto the spectators as well as…

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  • A Career In The Automotive Industry

    Navigation equipment, voice activation, hybrids and electric cars are all new technologies, and the mechanics are being continually trained. Diesel vehicles also have changed - they are way more clean and efficient compared to old vehicles. The training for auto technicians today is incredible. The industry is moving extremely fast with technology. Nowadays even basic cars are fully equipped with technology making buyers driving fun but hard for mechanics to work. There was a time when you could…

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