Auto Racing - Other

Have you ever wondered what a superkart is or just simply wanted to learn more about famous car races? If so, you've come to the right place. Here you'll find driver biographies, racer profiles and other cool facts about auto racing.
By: Alison Bowler
When Enzo Ferrari first met Canadian driver Gilles Villeneuve, he said he reminded him of Nuvolari. But who was Nuvolari? Tazio Nuvolari was born towards the end of the nineteenth century on 18 November 1892 in Casteldrio near Mantua. He grew up in a world...
By: Jim Becker
Now that Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has announced that he will leave DEI at the end of the 2007 season, there is great speculation as to where he will end up. Will he drive for Richard Childress, his dad's former owner? Will he drive for Rick...
By: Jeff B. Bird
NASCAR: What do the flags mean in auto racing?For 60 years of racing, NASCAR has relied on its system of colored flags to manage the cars that race on the track and to enhance the safety of its drivers and their crews. NASCAR effectively...
By: Sherrill Fulghum
There is a total of eight flags that can be used at a NASCAR race. Three of these flags are seen at every race, while one of them has a fairly good chance of being displayed at least once during the course of a race...
What do the flags mean in auto racing?
By: Kathleen Richardson
NASCAR enthusiasts know that every race starts and finishes with the waving of a flag. From beginning to end, flags let racing fans, pit crews and drivers know what's going on every step of the way. In the earlier years of stock car racing, flags...
By: Meg A Wright
Auto Racing encompasses not only NASCAR but the IRL, Formula 1, Grand Prix, as well as all of the smaller midget and go-cart racing. In all of these 8 flags are synonymous with certain types of alerts and functions imperative to know during races. Since...
By: Marc Phillippe Babineau
Long before two-way radios were installed in racing cars to allow drivers and pit crews to talk with each other and the racing officials, the only way for racing officials to communicate with drivers during noisy racing action was with the use of a colored...
By: Lisa Miller - 420762
In Nascar, flags can literally make and break a race. Flags such as Caution, can change a whole race field, and make a drivers day, or steal a shot at victory lane away in the matter of a minute. Fans and drivers alike watch flags...
By: Shawna Blake
The pace car sat idle before him, while above, he could scarcely see the red flag that called the race to a halt waving in the breeze. Ahead; miles of open oval that could not be utilized until the stop was waived, and the track...
By: B. L. Babb
Even though a NASCAR race takes many hours to run from start to finish, the competitors running in the race may be going up to 200 MPH on the track. At this speed, it is imperative to have traffic signaling devices easily visible to the...

 

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