Although stock-appearing, running oval tracks at 200 mph the Cup car generates huge aerodynamic forces. Under the skin the Cup car is purpose-designed for racing albeit around some mandatory components that are strangely archaic. It all adds up to a fascinating engineering challenge. Published annually, Cup Race Technology explains in depth how some of the finest minds in motorsport rise to this fascinating and unique challenge.
Contents include: Intro: THE EDITOR - Stockcar racing is ever changing Grid - The latest news from the world of stockcar racing Dossier: KYLE BUSCH MOTORSPORT TOYOTA TUNDRA - Lawrence Butcher talks to Jerry Baxter about Toyota's dominant Truck Focus: OFF-TRACK TESTING - Test rigs and systems investigated Profile: TOM HARRIS BRISCA F1 - The toughest stockcars in the world under the spotlight Focus: FLUID SYSTEMS - Fluid transfer and cooling systems dissected Insight: DRIVER IN THE LOOP SIMULATION - The latest development in stockcar vehicle simulation explained Insight: CFD - A revolutionary new CFD code that removes the need for user generated meshes PS: WINDS OF CHANGE - Is a composite stockcar a realistic proposition?.