Have you ever wondered what the main differences are between Nascar and Indycar? The two offer totally different styles of driving and feature completely different, but powerful race cars. It has long been debated as to whether Nascar racing or Indycar racing is more challenging, however there simply is no right or wrong answer to this as both require an immense amount of skill from the drivers and support staff. As far as entertainment value, it’s really all about your personal preference. My personal preference is Indycar due to the elements of turning and braking in the races. The following infographic compares Nascar to Indycar racing and although it does not touch all of the differences, it does cover some of the more interesting ones. For more stats and facts on Nascar vs Indycar watch the informative videos below the graphic.
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If you’re new to Nascar then you’re likely asking yourself some of the following questions. How does Nascar work? What do the Nascar flags mean? How many Nascar races are there? The Nascar for beginners info-graphic provided below will answer these questions and more. Nascar, which is short for “National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing” actual has its roots in bootlegging during the prohibition period. Bootleggers modified their stock cars to make them faster on back country roads in order to out-run police cars in hot pursuit and increase their odds of a successful delivery of alcohol. Formed in 1948, it has gone through many transitions and is currently the fastest growing sport in the United States and gaining thousands of new fans each week. Some critics of Nascar claim that the racing can be relatively boorish compared to other forms of auto racing such as LeMans or GT Series, but don’t knock it until you try it. Going to a Nascar race is truly a full 5 senses experience with the screams of the engines and the fans, the smoking tires and brakes, the food and the brightly colored race cars. Browse the info-graphic below to learn more about the basics of Nascar.
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