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Author Leslie-Pelecky, Diandra L.

Title The physics of NASCAR : how to make steel + gas + rubber = speed / Diandra Leslie-Pelecky ; foreword by Ray Evernham.

Imprint New York : Dutton, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.7201 LES    DUE 06-01-20
Description xiii, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The physics of What ...? -- Bones of contention -- Skin care -- Makeup -- Combustion -- Power play -- The wizard and the flying car problem -- running with the pack -- Texas motor speedway at 150 mph -- Sound thinking -- The rubber hits the road -- Shock therapy -- The two-lap dash: a qualified success -- Keeping drivers (and fans) alive -- Making racing SAFER -- Practice doesn't always make perfect -- Elliott is hot -- the Locusts in the pit box -- The checkered flag.
Subject NASCAR (Association)
Stock cars (Automobiles) -- Design and construction.
Stock cars (Automobiles) -- Performance.
Stock cars (Automobiles) -- Equipment and supplies.
Stock cars (Automobiles) -- Dynamics.
Stock car racing.
ISBN 9780525950530 (hardcover)
0525950532 (hardcover)

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