The Physics of Nascar: The Science Behind the Speed

The Physics of Nascar: The Science Behind the Speed

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by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky
     
 

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A physicist explores the science of speed racing

With 75 million fans, NASCAR is the #1 spectator sport in America. Now, in The Physics of NASCAR, a scientist explains the intricate and complex way the sport works, in terms that anyone who drives a car-or maybe occasionally looks under the hood-can easily comprehend. Based on her extensive access to

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A physicist explores the science of speed racing

With 75 million fans, NASCAR is the #1 spectator sport in America. Now, in The Physics of NASCAR, a scientist explains the intricate and complex way the sport works, in terms that anyone who drives a car-or maybe occasionally looks under the hood-can easily comprehend. Based on her extensive access to NASCAR race shops, drivers, crew chiefs, engine builders, and pit crews during races, Diandra Leslie-Pelecky traces the life cycle of a race car from its creation at top race shops to competing in the door-todoor action of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452290228
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/27/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
314,068
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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The Physics of NASCAR: The Science Behind the Speed 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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