Essays Tagged: "Auto racing"

Automobile Racing

International competitiveness, testing the capabilities of specially designed automobiles and the skill of their drivers,over tracks and courses of differing lengths and construc ... d the skill of their drivers,over tracks and courses of differing lengths and construction, this is automobile racing. The first car race consideredis the one held in France in July 1894, in which the ... the one held in France in July 1894, in which the winner averaged 24 kilometers per hour, when 100 automobiles setout from Paris to Rouen. The first race in North America was held in Chicago, Illinoi ...

(4 pages) 112 1 3.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This ESsay is about Mario Andretti

55 his family lived in a refugee camp. Mario's family was very poor and had to work hard to get by. Racing was a part of Mario's life from the beginning. In Italy race car drivers were well looked up ... alented Italian drivers to be recognized. Mario and his brother got a sponsor for a car and started racing in Formula Junior racing in Italy. Aldo and Mario switched off driving and crewing at the rac ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

DRAG RACING.

Drag RacingSome people may think that staying up late at night and gambling on street races is a waste of ... an honestly say, even though I am a female, that watching races and participating in the whole drag racing scene is fun and exciting. I started going to street races about three years ago. I originall ... After going many times I became a "regular" and began to learn what goes on behind the scenes.Drag racing is a straight line acceleration contest between two race cars and is conducted over a specifi ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Aerodynamics of racing cars.

ormous difficulties in treating a large class of problems.Figure 3: Formula1 racing car designed in autocad20002.2 AERODYNAMIC DESIGNAerodynamic design may as well be the largest and the oldest proble ...

(12 pages) 70 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

"A day at the track" Descriptive essay

I don't know what it is about racing, but I really enjoy going to the track. Thecombination of all the cars racing, the smell of t ... lack pavement at a high rate of speedsimply amazes me.There are so many different cars at the track racing. From a 1970 Chevelle to abrand new 2003 Corvette, and sometimes if your lucky there is a ful ... staging laneslooking at all the cars with their gleaming paint jobs and their black, super wide dragracing slicks. Some of the motors in these cars are simply magnificent. They're all chromedup and so ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Ethnography essay on MotoCross racing: Family, Friends, and Fun At The Race Track

FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FUNAT THE RACE TRACK I was just recently introduced to Quad Racing (ATV's) by my boyfriend Kelly. Kelly has been riding quads and dirt bikes for most of his lif ... y boyfriend Kelly. Kelly has been riding quads and dirt bikes for most of his life, and he has been racing for the past ten years. Kelly and his best friend Dean both race quads and they are always wo ... y and his best friend Dean both race quads and they are always working on their quads or out riding/racing together. I use to always give them a hard time about spending so much time working on their ...

(9 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Southeast Racing Parts (SRP)

1.0 Executive SummarySoutheast Racing Parts (SRP) is a small, North Carolina-based automobile racing parts brick and mortar and mail order organization. SRP will remain small in order ... te for total number of racers. The resulting number was 385,000 people who competed in an organized auto race at least once in the past year. The estimate includes all forms of auto racing: drag, stoc ... The estimate includes all forms of auto racing: drag, stock car, open wheel, modified, sports car, autocross, formula car, tractor pull, and off-road.Overall it is estimated that the total retail mar ...

(29 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

CARQUEST- Intro to a indepths proposal

Busch. Another outlet of promotion is through Hendricks Motor sports that Car quest is the Official Auto Parts supplier. This outlet only may reach a small part of the public through different promoti ... anagement, consumers, internet consumers, and consumers that may not use Car quest as their primary automotive supply store. The plan should state the primary goals; for instance, one goal can be to i ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Is NASCAR a sport?

INDEXIntroductionAuto racing and motor sports historyRacing leagues and NASCAR developmentWho races and whyKeeping up ... k car race on the beach in Daytona, FL back in the 1940s. The question has been raised about other auto racing events throughout history. Today, the question is posed on innumerable websites and get ... ulture.If there are no athletes, how can it be a sport?Personally I have a hard time considering auto racing, golf or yacht racing as sports.NO (posted by ‘The Rock’s #1 Fan)YESYes, and I can ...

(15 pages) 30 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Formula1

organisation that made formula1 a professional sport. FIA stands for FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE. The FIA's head quarters are in Paris and it is there that they decided to make car sport ...

(6 pages) 517 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt Biography Dale Earnhardt was born on April 29, 1951 in Kannapolis, N.C. He began racing in his late teens at local tracks in North Carolina, working full time during the day welding ... in North Carolina, working full time during the day welding and mounting tires, and at night either racing or working on cars. He would often have to borrow money to help pay for his racecar and hope ...

(2 pages) 684 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Frozen Dog

for bed. Yep... spring was in the air heavy that night."Hey... let's take your car and run down to Autozone" said Rick. "What for?" I need to get some more zip strips to tie up that harness and besid ... and we both walked out and headed over to what has to be the most awesome silhouette in all of the automotive world - a Turbo Buick. We both stepped around to the driver's window, the cool night air ...

(15 pages) 15 0 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Personal Hero

n the world. It is outrageous that anyone can build a motor that can withstand the brutal forces of racing at nine thousand revolutions per minute for four hours. They are able to harness anywhere fro ... r minute for four hours. They are able to harness anywhere from six hundred horsepower in stock car racing to ten thousand horsepower in drag racing. It is mind-boggling that anyone can keep a car fro ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Personal Hero

n the world. It is outrageous that anyone can build a motor that can withstand the brutal forces of racing at nine thousand revolutions per minute for four hours. They are able to harness anywhere fro ... r minute for four hours. They are able to harness anywhere from six hundred horsepower in stock car racing to ten thousand horsepower in drag racing. It is mind-boggling that anyone can keep a car fro ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sarah Barron 1st Block Aug. 29, 2001 “Race Day”         It

h his daughters. I've always told my dad he was lucky to have two daughters that loved the sport of racing as much as my sister and I do. Over time I've realized that it was us that have been the luck ...

(2 pages) 339 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Car Culture

to take a picture next to their favorite car-say cheese.But lets be honest, cars are fun to drive; racing is thrilling-its definitely more extreme than a car show. Racing means starting at 0mph and p ... gines and crowds, watching glittering paint jobs, and cars screaming around at near blinding speeds-racing is begging to be a fun event. Imagine driving at race car speeds, I could drive from the La B ...

(2 pages) 10 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Informative Paper, Oxford Plains Speedway

Racing first started at Oxford Plains Speedway in 1950. A man named George Damon purchased 200 acres ... George Damon purchased 200 acres of flat land and six weeks later it was changed into a race track. Racing has been a part of my dad’s life for thirty six years and a part of my life since I was ... s and hand him tools. I thought it was great to be there.Now getting into the more serious parts of racing you should start off with doing research on who has the better parts. It’s good to watch ...

(4 pages) 895 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

ECU / VCS

oxygen sensors, serves as a measure for the composition of the air/fuel mixture.Part BFunction of a racing engine management systemObviously a race car ECU is much different from the production one, b ...

(7 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering