NASCAR Science 101: The Center of Gravity, Part I

You hear¬†engineers and crew chiefs talking a lot about the racecar’s “center of gravity”. There’s a reason for all the talk. The center of gravity really is the point around which everything else on the car rotates. Terminology: CG vs CM You will hear people in racing use the terms…

The Zen of Brake Bias

With all the talk about giving the drivers the ability to change aspects of the setup from within the car, I thought some comments on what types of changes they can make would be appropriate. ¬†Since the only control they have right now is brake bias, let’s start there. The…

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