Graph of the Day

Overview: Las Vegas

Memories are selective, so let’s look at an overview of this Spring’s Las Vegas race and see how it compares to previous races. Start vs. Finish Even though last-lap pitting decisions played a crucial role […]

Aerodynamic Forces

From the Lab Notebook: Las Vegas and the Mysteriously Missing Oil Tank Cover

As we head for Las Vegas this weekend, I thought I’d repost on of my most popular posts from on 3/5/2008 since the redirects for the old site don’t work reliably. The post is about Carl Edwards’ 2008 win at Las Vegas when the team was subsequently fined for having their oil tank cover lid askew at the end of the race. I have edited the post extensively, adding some new information and better graphics. […]