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NASCAR racing has gained worldwide popularity in last decade. NASCAR racing requires a mastery of certain driving techniques plus a knowledgable race team to keep the car running in peak form.

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Why is it so hard to understand the NASCAR penalty system?

NASCAR fans might end race day either in a celebratory mood or completely dejected. And those feelings might have nothing to do with what happened out on the actual track. So what could cause fans to lose their cool even before a race begins?


How Dirt Stock Car Racing Works

 How Dirt Stock Car Racing Works

Dirt stock car racing is not as fast as racing at a speedway, but it's very exciting. Learn all about dirt stock car racing at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How NASCAR Engines Work

 How NASCAR Engines Work

NASCAR may be the most popular stock car racing circuit around, but very few know how NASCAR engines work. Learn how NASCAR engines work here. See more »

How NASCAR In-car Cameras Work

 How NASCAR In-car Cameras Work

NASCAR in-car cameras have been around since the 1980s, but few know how NASCAR in-car cameras work. Learn how NASCAR in-car cameras work here. See more »

Why doesn't NASCAR race in the rain?

 Why doesn't NASCAR race in the rain?

Why doesn't NASCAR race in the rain? Wet track conditions are often dangerous for the drivers. Learn more about NASCAR rain conditions here. See more »

What are marbles and why do NASCAR drivers try to avoid them?

 What are marbles and why do NASCAR drivers try to avoid them?

Marbles are tiny bits of rubber tire detritus that accumulate on the racetrack. Learn more about NASCAR marbles here. See more »

How much does a NASCAR race car cost?

 How much does a NASCAR race car cost?

How much does a NASCAR race car cost? Each year, teams spend millions on cars and car-related expenses. Learn how much might a NASCAR race car cost. See more »

How NASCAR Prize Money Works

 How NASCAR Prize Money Works

Have you ever wondered about the system behind all of the NASCAR prize money we see awarded each weekend after a race? Learn about NASCAR prize money here. See more »

How NASCAR Drafting Works

 How NASCAR Drafting Works

You might have heard about NASCAR drafting, but how much do you really know about NASCAR drafting? Learn about NASCAR drafting at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How NASCAR Pre-race and Post-race Inspection Works

 How NASCAR Pre-race and Post-race Inspection Works

You might have heard about the NASCAR inspection process, but how much do you really know? Learn about the NASCAR inspection process at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow Works

 How NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow Works

You may have heard about the NASCAR Car of Tomorrow, but how much do you really know about it? Learn about the NASCAR Car of Tomorrow at HowStuffWorks. See more »