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Old 04-01-07, 07:12 PM   #1
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Tiny little carbon wings in nascar, wth?

Is this an april fools thing? When did this happen, carbon fiber parts in nascar??
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It's part of the Car Of Tomorrow that came out last week. I think in two weeks they are going back to the old car, but what was seen this week and last week will be the norm next year.
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Big budget teams have been using carbon fibre seats and air ducts for a while now.

That pesky HANS device is made of carbon fibre, too.
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Big budget teams have been using carbon fibre seats and air ducts for a while now.

That pesky HANS device is made of carbon fibre, too.
Bulls**t, that's actually mahogany.
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Bulls**t, that's actually mahogany.
That's what I thought at first, then when I got up close, I noticed a laminate structure.

So, I would say plywood.
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That's what I thought at first, then when I got up close, I noticed a laminate structure.

So, I would say plywood.
Nice, that sounds about right for nascar. Thanks.
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they are not CF, some sort of plastic so lower cost.
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That pesky HANS device is made of carbon fibre, too.
And I bet it still would have killed Dale if he used it .
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