You don't like driving in the rain, so imagine the difficulties that a NASCAR driver faces racing at triple-digit speeds with no windshield wipers. In fact, NASCAR usually cancels races in wet conditions for safety reasons.
Ever wondered why NASCAR drivers sometimes weave their cars from side to side for several laps during races? They're trying get rid of marbles, little balls of rubber tire detritus that can prove dangerous to drivers.
NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow is loaded with improved safety features designed to keep the driver safe during high-speed impacts. Sounds great, right? Well then why are so many NASCAR drivers and fans resisting the change?
Every profession has its own set of required tools. Dentists, mechanics, landscapers, TV repairmen -- they all have specific tool needs. But what essential tools does a NASCAR pit crew use on race day?
Considering that more than 40 cars spin around a NASCAR track at triple-digit speeds on race day, it shouldn't surprise you that the asphalt covering the track undergoes several physical changes during a rae.
A loose or tight NASCAR race is something that drivers and crew chiefs need to correct quickly. The problem is due to oversteering and understeering the race car and can cost drivers valuable time -- and easily lead to crashes.
In the early days of NASCAR, there were few rules for teams to follow. Because of this, drivers pushed the envelope and tried every trick in the book. Now, there are more rules, but is it still easy to cheat?
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?
Since 1997, Goodyear Racing Eagles have been fitted to every race car or truck, at every NASCAR race, in the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series and Craftsman Truck Series. What makes Goodyear Racing Eagles special?
From the dirt tracks of Daytona Beach to Talladega's superspeedway, NASCAR drivers have risked their lives in the name of speed and competition. Learn about the legends of NASCAR, complete with bios, stats and photos.
Mark Martin has displayed incredible tolerance for pain, continuing to race despite broken bones, intense back pain and the death of his father, stepmother and half sister in a plane crash. Read more about this NASCAR veteran.