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    When most people think of sports, the first thing that comes to mind is probably football, basketball, maybe baseball, or soccer - usually a competition that involves a type of ball and two teams going head to head. But NASCAR is a different kind of sport, it is a motorsport. Forty purpose-built race cars with a team of pit crews, engineers, and mechanics battle every week on a variety of racetracks across the country. Just like any other sport, NASCAR has its own rules of competition, scheduled events, a points system, and a champion crowned at the end of the season. And just like many other sports, the possibility of player injury is also very real. In fact, with drivers competing in vehicles traveling upwards of 200 miles per hour, motorsports…

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    believe NASCAR exemplified the right attitude in protecting itself during the economic downturn. NASCAR has a strong brand image and loyalty that much of its strategy of co-branding, sponsorships, and partnerships helped to keep them from losing their reputable reputation and fan loyalty. However, much of their improvements can be attributed to a number of factors such as increasing more exciting races to gain more increased viewership (Ferrell & Hartline, 2014). Furthermore, NASCAR is…

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    Fast cars, cold beer, and cheap women. All those factors blend together into the great sport of NASCAR. It is not easy to make a permanent mark on a sport, yet some people manage to do the impossible. Over the years NASCAR has produced many great drivers. Dale Earnhardt was one of the best NASCAR drivers in history who left a legacy for others to follow, including his children. Dale Earnhardt’s love for racing began at a young age. He was born in North Carolina in 1951. (Biography.com) Young…

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    The early marketing plans for NASCAR was to mix numerous marketing resource to create a branding strategy, they joined with other companies to share marketing changes to the jumpsuits and cars started having logos on them from corporations that NASCAR had made agreements with. They formed a marketing agreement with even though they were partners with different companies; they were successful for the NASCAR brand and launched campaigns that were popular around the world (Ferrell & Hartline,…

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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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    The start of the six point safety harness was just the new redesign of the official NASCAR belt, and the HANS device. However, very quickly more straps became apart of the safety check. The name six point safety harness began to be used more and more often due to its six important straps to successfully, and safely prepare a driver for every race. Before every race, all the cars must pass a specific inspection check. The six point safety harness became a part of this soon after it had its place…

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    Dale Earnhardt Senior was a legend. With all of his wins. All the records broke and awards given to him. From the very begging he worked twenty-four-seven, to brake all those records, and make sure his car was ready for the next race. Even till this day every person in NASCAR, knows the name Dale Earnhardt Senior. Still honored at the Brickyard and still honored at the place of his death, his son Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still lives his dads dream every day. …

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    choice. The fences are not high enough to prevent lobbing something over, much like young Army recruits are taught to lob grenades, but they are mostly high enough from allowing you, the bomb thrower, anything like accuracy, even from a seat way up high. If you can hit a moving target from row 120, then you should be in the Major Leagues, as far as I'm concerned. Forget Nascar, you've got an arm! For God's sake, use it! I know that a lot of fans in red inhabit the stands at Nascar races today.…

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    Nascar's Stereotypes

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    NASCAR has a demographic problem. The motor sport’s top-level Sprint Cup series holds the current title of having the oldest, most politically conservative and least diverse fans of the major professional sports leagues. It feels as though NASCAR has always been this way, as if a requirement of outlaw country culture is included in the team regulations. However, over the past decade NASCAR has suffered from a steady decline in television ratings, forcing the association to change in order to…

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    Drag Racing Research Paper

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    There are many types of racing in this age; from NASCAR and Formula 1 grand spectacles, to Pinewood Derby and CO2 small scale drag races. Despite the differences between all the different types and the rules and restrictions, they all still share connections that branch over several spaces. One of these, and the most relevant to racing itself, is Physics, in particular how it affects the racing vehicles. These forces have always existed, but have been discovered relatively recently. And…

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