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HowStuffWorks advises that NASCAR engines cost $45,000 to $80,000 to build. Most of the top racing teams construct their own engines from scratch, and it takes engineers more than 100 hours of combined work to construct ...

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As of 2014, NASCAR mandated specifications include a carbureted V8 engine with a maximum 5.9-liter capacity (358 cubic inches). The current limitations are designed to encourage the engine parity of vehicles, which gener...

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According to Race Line Central, a NASCAR engine holds 16 quarts of oil. Unlike regular cars, race cars have a dry pump lubrication system, according to Popular Mechanics.

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NASCAR qualifying is the process that determines the placement of cars in the starting grid. Forty-three Sprint Cup Series drivers race over one to three rounds to set the starting order. The starting grid is set in grou...

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As of 2015, 46 drivers have died during a NASCAR race, including Dale Earnhardt, Carlos Pardo, Tony Roper, Don Williams and Larry Smith. Other fatalities have occurred during qualifiers and practice laps on NASCAR tracks...

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Influential NASCAR racing deaths include Joe Weatherly, Dale Earnhardt and Adam Petty. Weatherly was killed on January 19, 1964, at the Riverside International Raceway. He was the reigning NASCAR champion in 1962 and 196...

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Drivers and track owners met in December 1947 to discuss standards for auto racing. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing was born from that meeting.

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