The Physics of NASCAR

The Physics of NASCAR

The Science Behind the Speed

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452290228
  • 320 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

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.
The Physics of NASCAR

The Physics of NASCAR

Diandra Leslie-Pelecky

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