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 ... More »

Experienced freight haulers interested in becoming NASCAR transport drivers should start with a smaller racing league such as the Automobile Racing Club of America to become experienced. Landing a job with a NASCAR team ... More »

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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... More »

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... More »

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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. More »

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NASCAR RaceBuddy is a digital video service that places the viewer in multiple positions within the racing car and can be viewed using a computer, mobile device or tablet. NASCAR RaceBuddy includes multiple views of live... More »

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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... More »

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