Putting the pieces together to build a winning engine
In a constant game of cat-and-mouse, NASCAR enforces rules to rein in speed while teams do their best to build the fastest and most powerful engines.
NASCAR Sprint Cup race cars are, in many ways, a paradox. They are highly technical yet simplistic in design. A race car is built for one purpose only -- to go fast. To achieve that goal you minimize the car's weight and then you build the most powerful engine that you can to make it go faster. To create a powerful engine you have to navigate the NASCAR rule book to maximize your performance without exceeding the rules.