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Every UNimaginable topic ... by number / year
4/93 “Formula NONE” – A racing series where there
would be no technical rules, except for safety.
5/93 The tandem ride-along racer – the original idea
before they actually did it in F1 and sprint cars.
6/93 Making “F-NONE” work – how to have both
a spec-car series and a separate free-tech car series.
1/94 Equalizing cylinder performance -- how to
Find treasures in the fabulous lost-power mine.
2/94 Undone research – driver feedbacks, tire Cf
Stagnation, and downforce measurement devices.
3/94 The coastdown tunnel – a way to measure aero
without computerized fluid dynamics or a wind tunnel.
4/94 Protection of racing secrets – from competitors,
without offending your friends in the media.
5/94 Two races without restrictions – the open-road
Challenge and the skidpad challenge.
6/94 Personal horsepower in racing – the importance
Of individual power and control, and who has it.
1/95 Computerized expert systems – analyzing a
Racing expert and putting it all into a computer.
2/95 Driving race cars to the track – overcoming
The stigma and the practicality problems.
3/95 How to make a winning racecar – engineer.
The raw materials, training, traits, experience.
4/95 Lessons from crashes and junkyard hulks.
Studying the catastrophic collapse of structures.
5/95 Outrageous vehicle stunts in movies –
and lessons for racing as entertainment.
6/95 A race engineer designs a getaway car.
And a movie script to use it in.
1/96 How to make a chassis dyno –
Out of that semi-tractor in your parking lot.
2/96 The FBI’s own stealth getaway racecar --
And NASCAR’s own inertial chassis dynos.
3/96 Internet racing resources --
An always out-of-date story.
4/96 Electric and hybrid vehicle design --
What race car engineering can contribute.
5/96 The “secret of success” in racing –
Foresight, logistics and teamwork.
6/96 Racing seat safety with foam-in-place –
And a case of mistaken recognition.
7/96 The spectator appeal of motorsports –
And Penske’s new Superspeedway.
8/97 One-minute expert answers –
To common auto/racing questions.
1/97 More on: spectator appeal, Penske’s
Speedway, racing films, and outrageous stunts.
2/97 The blind pursuit of racing innovation –
In spite of endless logical opposition.
3/97 Dirt track racing impressions –
Extreme asymmetry and the need for info.
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