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Old 08-12-2017, 12:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel Economy Racing in NASCAR

I shot this video with the Richard Childress Racing team at Pocono Raceway a couple of weeks ago. Winning in NASCAR = managing your fuel.

https://youtu.be/9R8Vb14Ipew

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Old 08-14-2017, 01:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As soon as NASCAR starts becoming more fuel endurance and less 'fast as you can' racing they will start thowing caution flags every 40 laps to make the fuel economy moot. They already throw questionable debris cautions toward the end of long races that haven't seen many cautions. They want a pack of cars and photo finishes at the end. I hate it, I like the old days where the crews and engineers that did the most work all preseason long could end up lapping the entire field.
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Driving SKILLS & STRATEGIES would become VERY important when they "seal" the tanks and must run the whole race on a set amount of fuel.

Where are the old MOBILFuel Economy runs when we could today use them?

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